Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach – George Washington University

School: George Washington University
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I

The George Washington University Department of Athletics, an NCAA Division I member of the Atlantic 10 Conference, actively engages our students, our campus community, our alumni, and our fans through the spirit of healthy living and competition. Located in the heart of our nation’s capital, this world-class university aspires to have a world-class athletics and recreation program. We are committed to building and sustaining a program that mirrors the overall excellence of the university, by providing students an unparalleled opportunity for achievement and engaging the larger community as we grow and cultivate the next generation of leaders.

Reporting to the Head Coach, Men’s Basketball, the Assistant Coach, Men’s Basketball will support the Men’s Basketball program by performing the following duties:

  • Assists Head Coach, Men’s Basketball in creating, promoting, and maintaining a culture of determination, commitment, and respect; including the development, implementation, and accountability of team standards.
  • Coaches student-athletes individually and in groups, and demonstrates game techniques; this may manage a designated skill development area or group of positions, as assigned by the Head Coach.
  • Develops, recommends, and teaches game strategy and position assignments; this position will provide on-court coaching during competition.
  • May manage on-campus recruitment by liaising with the Office of Athletics Compliance, Office of Admissions, and Office of Student Financial Assistance.
  • May manage or assist in managing on-campus recruitment of prospects and their families for all coaches.
  • Will not recruit off-campus unless designated by an exception regulated by the NCAA on minimal occurrences during the year.
  • Assists in promoting the academic, physical, mental, social, and personal development of the complete student-athletes, including consulting with the student-athlete, Academic Support Staff, Mental Health professionals, and other University administrators and support staff.
  • May manage or assist in budget management and team fundraising.
  • May manage or assist in managing scheduling, team travel logistics, or other administrative duties.
  • May be designated as the liaison with the marketing and social media personnel within the department.
  • May be designated as the liaison with the equipment manager.
  • Maintains knowledge and remains current regarding all appropriate NCAA, Atlantic 10 Conference, Department of Athletics and Recreation, and University compliance issues, policies, and procedures.
  • Works to develop a diverse and inclusive environment for the program and department.
  • Develops and maintains effective relationships and communications with students, colleagues, faculty, staff, alumni, parents, and the general public.

The position is based at GW’s Foggy Bottom Campus in Washington, DC but will require significant domestic travel for games and events. The incumbent may perform other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

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