Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach (2 spots) – University of St. Thomas

School: University of St. Thomas
Position: Assistant Men's Basketball Coach (2 spots)
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I
Conference: The Summit League

The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for two full-time Assistant Men’s Basketball Coaches.

The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.  We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities, and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our mission to inspire our students, using the Catholic intellectual tradition, to think critically, work skillfully, and act wisely – all for the common good.  A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.


The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:

  • Up to 100% tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility
  • A generous Employer retirement contribution of 9.4% of annual salary upon eligibility
  • Medical, dental, and vision options
  • Employer-paid disability, life, and AD&D benefits


The Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach is responsible for the recruitment of outstanding student-athletes, coaching at the individual and team level, video analysis, skill development of student athletes, and game/practice planning. Specific daily emphasis will be on recruiting, practice planning, motivating and mentoring student athletes and game planning duties as assigned by head coach. Secondary emphasis on alumni events, community engagement, and academic support of players.



  • Identify, evaluate, and recruit outstanding prospective student-athletes – local, regional, national, and international
  • Establish and cultivate strong relationships with high school and AAU coaches
  • Participate in the planning and execution of unofficial and official recruiting visits
  • Maintain and manage recruiting logs and contact dates/times
  • Assist with promoting our University and basketball program through social media channels that align with strategic goals and initiatives

Student-athlete development and mentorship

  • Assist with the instruction, assessment, and growth of basketball student-athletes
  • Assist in implementation and management of academic progress
  • Serve as active participant in student-athlete progress off the court in a holistic approach


  • Assist with daily administrative duties for all aspects of the program
  • Organize team travel to matches including – ground transportation, lodging and meals
  • Work collaboratively with head coach, equipment manager and vendor on team equipment ordering
  • Contribute to the management and requesting of program annual operating budget
  • Plan, coordinate and establish initial contact for program future scheduling
  • Review and evaluate practice and game video and prepare scouting reports

Team building, game and practice planning

  • Assist with organizing, administering, and supporting team building, practice planning, and game planning
  • Preparations involving video breakdown and analysis
  • Maintain practice records in accordance with NCAA and conference guidelines

Other duties as assigned by head coach


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Three years of relevant coaching and recruiting and/or playing experience
  • Experience to include knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree
  • Five plus years of experience coaching at the Division I level or head coaching experience
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