Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach – Northern Illinois University

School: Northern Illinois University
Position: Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Conference: MAC
Description:

Assist head coach in coaching student-athletes, implementation and instruction of game strategy, recruiting prospective student-athletes, monitoring student-athlete academic progress, program organization, managing travel, managing student-athlete scholarships and overseeing the discipline, conduct and image of the sport program and student-athletes of a major university sport program in conjunction with other departmental responsibilities as assigned.

This is a professional coaching position and all of the duties of the position must be conducted in adherence with the policies, rules and regulations of affiliated national, regional and state intercollegiate athletic associations, the Mid-American conference (or subsequent member conference) and the university.
• Coach student-athletes individually and in groups, and demonstrate game techniques; Plan coaching and practice sessions in accordance with NCAA and conference regulations for specified positions. Develop, recommend and teach game strategy and position assignments.
• Assist in the administration of the entire sport program, including, but not limited to creating daily and weekly practices, scheduling, game planning and implementation, recruiting, equipment management and facilities scheduling, with specific emphasis in opponent scouting reports and management of game day officiating reports. This position, in preparation for competition, will review opposing team film and provide scouting reports to coaches and student-athletes.
• Scout, identify, and establish relationships with high school, junior college, and four-year college prospective student-athletes and their parents, guardians, and/or coaches.
• Monitor and maintain the discipline and conduct of student-athletes to support the image and reputation of the department and university.
• Promote the university, athletic department and specific sport through community events, public speaking, fundraising and marketing.

Minimum Required Qualifications for this position:

– Bachelor’s Degree
– Minimum of 10 years collegiate coaching experience.
– Demonstrated ability to teach basketball skills, game and training strategies, plus teaching progressions.
– Proven experience with scouting reports, assisting in daily practice, and individual player relationship
– Experience with Sportcode and Synery software programs

Applicant Information:

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Link: https://employment.niu.edu/postings/45684
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