Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach – Northern Arizona University

School: Northern Arizona University
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I
Conference: Big Sky

Northern Arizona University is seeking a dynamic individual for the position of Assistant Coach, Men’s Basketball is an NCAA Division I program and member of the Big Sky Conference. This position is responsible for assisting with all aspects of coaching and administration of the NAU men’s basketball program. The Assistant Coach, Men’s Basketball will lead student-athletes in their academic, physical and leadership development and promote the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletics program in a manner that advances the brand of Northern Arizona University.

Assistant Coach, Intermediate, Assistant Coach, Senior and Assistant Coach, Lead Job Duties

Assist in coaching NAU’s Men’s Basketball team – 60%

  • Assists in and may organize, prepare, and conduct individual team practices and trainings; aids in the critical areas of team competition planning, as appropriate to the program.
  • Assist the head coach in planning and organizing all phases of a Division I basketball program.
  • Promotes a successful philosophy to promote the educational welfare and sportsmanship of the student-athlete.
  • Assists as directed with the oversight of athletic training, strength, nutrition and conditioning workouts; provides technical support and training to athletes, as appropriate to the sport; receives instruction and developmental guidance from more senior coaching staff.
  • Scouting of assigned opponents.
  • Assist head coach in overseeing academic progress.
  • Evaluation of student-athletes.
  • Demonstrating basketball skills and techniques.
  • Administrative tasks including but not limited to: budgeting, travel and scheduling.

Ensures team follows rule and regulations – 20%

  • Ensures that team rules and regulations regarding conduct and eligibility of the athletes are clearly communicated and followed.

Department Representation – 15%

  • Represents the NAU Men’s Basketball program to various institutional programs and externally, as assigned
  • Recruitment and evaluation of prospective student-athletes and related regional and national travel.
  • Liaison to designated campus support departments and athletic departments (i.e. residence life, academics).
  • Coordinate outreach efforts with community, alumni, and supporters.

Other – 5%

  • Other duties as assigned.

Assistant Coach, Lead – Additional Duties

  • If head coach is unable to perform duties, this position would take over.
  • Would also lead recruiting efforts in key locations.

Assistant Coach, Intermediate, and Assistant Coach, Senior – Additional Duties

  • Cover on court duties as assigned by the head coach (guards vs forwards vs centers).
  • Responsible to act in the liaison role to serve academics, compliance, Adidas, facility scheduling, and etc..
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