Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach – Augsburg University

School: Augsburg University
Position: Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
Position Type: Part-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division III
Conference: MAIC

Assists the Head Coach with the organization and administration of all aspects of the Augsburg men’s basketball program, including coaching and training, student-athlete retention, advising, mentoring and recruiting prospective student-athletes.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the Head Coach:

  • Instruct student-athletes on physical health, team concepts, safety, and sport-specific skills on both an individual and team basis
  • Identify and recruit talented and qualified prospective student-athletes according to program recruiting plan.
  • Teach, advise and mentor student-athletes on life-skills.
  • Create sport-specific practice and game plans, analyze film and facilitate team meetings.


  • Assist with monitoring and supporting academic progress of student-athletes/teams to exceed athletic department standards
  • Assist with maintaining acceptable student-athlete retention rates to the team and/or institution
  • Assist with budget management, fundraising, travel planning and program organization
  • Assist with Alumni/parent communication and involvement, including organizing events as appropriate
  • Assist with organizing and participating in team community-service event(s)
  • Assist with camps and clinics
  • All other duties as apparent or assigned by supervisor(s).


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • At least three (3) years of playing/coaching experience required, recruiting experience preferred.
  • Knowledge and adherence to the MIAC Code of Ethics.
  • Follow MIAC and NCAA Division III guidelines and regulations, while exhibiting behavior that represents a positive image of the athletic program and the college.
  • Integrity and leadership skills
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to build and strengthen cross-campus relationships
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse work environment.
  • Ability to be attentive to details, be accurate, be precise.
  • Ability to lead/teach and mentor others.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment; and work independently with little supervision.
  • Ability to reason/analyze; maintain confidentiality; and demonstrate patience, understanding.
  • Ability to show initiative; organize workflow; manage one or more projects; and handle frequent interruptions.
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