The assistant coach, men’s basketball, under the direction of the head coach, assists in successfully coaching and managing the men’s basketball program. Responsibilities include the following:
- Coach during practices and games
- Recruit qualified student athletes
- Provide academic support for student athletes
- Other basketball program tasks including but not limited to: scouting, video breakdown, individual workouts, strength & conditioning, alumni events, student worker supervision, coordinating community service projects, fundraising, and weight room/gym monitoring
- Ensure the welfare of the student-athlete in all activities
- Abide by all NCAA and USA South rules
- Complete the NCAA rules test annually
- Cooperate with other athletic department and institutional personnel
- Maintain current certification in CPR/AED training
- Supervise athletic facilities for the purposes of safety and security
- Serve on college committees when designated
- Attend convocations, graduations, etc.
- Perform other duties assigned by the Director of Athletics
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Willing to comply with all NCAA rules and regulations
- Possess a valid driver’s license and be eligible to operate a school vehicle
- Reliable, consistent attendance is a requirement and essential function of all positions.
- Employees are expected to be punctual and dependable in order to meet the needs of their department and the College.
- Ability to use Microsoft Products: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
- Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than three (3) hours per day.
- Work environment involves minimal exposure to physical risks, such as operating dangerous equipment or working with chemicals.
- Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
- Requires the manual dexterity with normal hand and finger movements.
- Requires talking, hearing, and seeing as important elements for completing assigned tasks.
- Requires the ability to relate to others beyond giving and receiving instructions: must partner with colleagues without exhibiting behavioral extremes.
- Bachelor’s degree
- Demonstrated history of successful coaching skills
- Strong interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills
- In-depth knowledge of applicable sports and playing rules
- Knowledge of NCAA rules governing the recruitment and retention of student-athletes
- Knowledge of athletic training and conditioning programs and routines