Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach – Northland College

School: Northland College
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Part-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division III
Northland College, an NCAA Division III institution located in Ashland, Wisconsin is seeking a hard-working, motivated, and driven individual for its Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach position.

This position reports to the Head Men’s Basketball Coach and the Director of Athletics.

Duties include:

– Practice and game preparation & execution.

– Breakdown and editing film of team practices, games and future opponents’ games.

– Creation of opponent scouting reports, and game plan for success.

– Identification and recruitment of high-quality student-athletes, including travel to see recruits play/practice, communicate with recruits, parents, high school & AAU coaches, etc.

– Maintain recruiting database.

– Create recruiting material, including hard copies and digital material.

– Maintain team social media accounts.

– Communications with alumni and program sponsors/donors.

– Plan and execute annual Alumni Game & Alumni Day.

– Monitor and track academic progress of student-athletes.

– Help create and monitor strength & conditioning program of student-athletes.

– Promote, plan and execute both summer youth camps and high school summer league.

– Create and maintain effective working relationship with multiple departments across campus, including admissions, faculty, advancement, athletics, maintenance, etc.

– Explore, plan and engage in community service and fundraising projects for both the program and the athletic department as a whole.

– Plan, schedule and coordinate team travel including transportation, lodging and meals.

– Other duties within both the men’s basketball program and the athletic department as assigned by the Head Coach and/or Director of Athletics.




Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience coaching at the high school, college and/or professional level.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to teach the game of basketball at a high level, both offensively and defensively, within the systems as set up by the Head Coach, while also providing valuable insight and input on ways to improve teaching and strategy.
  • Dedication to the physical, social, emotional, and academic development of student-athletes, as well as the overall well-being of the individual student-athlete, the men’s basketball program, the athletic department and the institution as a whole.
  • Working knowledge of NCAA rules and demonstrated dedication to the ethical following of those rules.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous collegiate coaching experience.
  • Previous success in recruitment and retention of high-quality student-athletes.
  • Past experience with creating both digital recruiting and social media content, and hard copy recruiting materials.
  • Experience with team and opponent video breakdown, specifically with Synergy Sport Tech (other systems acceptable).
  • Certified Strength & Conditioning certificate or willingness to acquire certification.
  • Previous experience with running youth summer camps.
  • Knowledge of NCAA Division III and Upper Midwest Athletic Conference rules and regulations.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certificate or willingness to acquire certification.
Applicant Information:

Applicants should apply online with a cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references at

Contact Scott Sorenson at [email protected] with questions.

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