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 executive director of intercollegiate athletics.

Responsibilities and Qualifications


  • Practice and game preparation and execution
  • Breakdown and edit film of team practices, games, and future opponents’ games
  • Create opponent scouting reports, as well as a game plan for success
  • Identify and recruit high-quality student athletes, including traveling to see recruits play/practice and communicating with recruits, parents, high school and AAU coaches, etc.
  • Maintain recruiting database
  • Create both print and digital recruiting materials
  • Maintain team social media accounts
  • Communicate with alumni and program sponsors/donors
  • Plan and execute annual Alumni Game and Alumni Day
  • Monitor and track academic progress of student athletes
  • Help create and monitor strength and conditioning program for student athletes
  • Promote, plan, and execute 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 Athletics 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 Athletics Department as assigned by the head coach and/or the executive director of intercollegiate athletics


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience coaching at the high school, college, 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 Athletics 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, as well as hard-copy recruiting materials
  • Experience with team and opponent video breakdown, specifically with Synergy Sport Tech (other systems acceptable)
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning certificate or willingness to acquire certification
  • Previous experience running youth summer camps
  • Knowledge of NCAA Division III and Upper Midwest Athletic Conference rules and regulations
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