Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach – Colby-Sawyer College

School: Colby-Sawyer College
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Part-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division III
Colby-Sawyer College is seeking an Assistant Coach to assist with the activities of the Men’s Basketball team, participate in the growth and development of every student athlete, and promote healthy lifestyles and interpersonal skills. The Assistant Coach may periodically be asked to assume overall responsibility in the absence of the Head Coach.


  • Perform key program implementation functions for assign team, in conjunction with the mission and culture of the college and in consultation with the Head Coach.
  • Serve as professional educator for student athletes, encouraging individual as well as team goal setting, acknowledging individual challenges and achievements, encouraging academic achievement and positive social interactions at all times.
  • Carry out specific team development tasks as assigned. May include: generating on campus participants, conditioning of athletes, monitoring academic and personal development through program evaluations.
  • Plan and carry out team practice sessions, coach team during games, modeling good sportsmanship and positive social interactions at all times.
  • Assist in the recruitment of student athletes: maintain up-to-date files of prospective students; evaluate athletic performance and potential; meet with prospective students; participate in special department recruitment programs/activities.
  • Participate in various athletic advertising and fundraising efforts.
  • Maintain strict compliance with all college, conference and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Bachelor’s degree in physical education, recreation, or other appropriate discipline.
  • Certifications appropriate to the relevant sport, division, or other regulating agency.
  • High school or college coaching experience, with collegiate playing experience desirable, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.
  • Basic knowledge and skills related to college athletic programs, with demonstrated skills in assigned team sports.
  • Demonstrated basic teaching/coaching skills.
  • Demeanor to deal effectively with students, parents, coaches, and other college athletics personnel, and other CSC personnel in carrying out the recruitment and coaching aspects of the job.

Colby-Sawyer College is a comprehensive liberal arts-based institution located in the scenic Lake Sunapee area of New Hampshire. We have friendly people, beautiful nature, and small-town amenities and shops. We are located about 35 minutes south of Dartmouth College and just 1 hour 30 minutes from Boston. For more information see Lake Sunapee Region Chamber of Commerce, NH.

We strive to always be a people-first organization. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working environment for all employees. If you are looking for a place where you will feel welcome and that you belong, Colby-Sawyer College is that place.

Colby-Sawyer is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to share what they can offer and how they can help us to achieve and maintain these values in their cover letter.

Interested candidates may also visit Human Resources in Colgate Hall Room 230, Monday through Friday from 8am – 5pm, to alternatively complete a paper application.

Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Colby-Sawyer College is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to maintaining a diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment which celebrates multiple perspectives. Colby-Sawyer College will not tolerate discrimination in employment or employment-related decisions on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, mental or physical disability, family or marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, or gender identity.

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