Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach – Northland College

School: Northland College
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Part-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division III
Conference: Upper Midwest Athletic Conference

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. – Current CPR and First Aid certificate or willingness to acquire certification.

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.

Applicant Information:

Questions/Inquiries/Recommendations can be sent to: [email protected]

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