Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach – Vanguard University

School: Vanguard University
Position: Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience and includes a generous benefits package
Organization: NAIA
Conference: GSAC

The men’s Assistant Basketball Coach is a full-time staff position in the Vanguard University intercollegiate Athletic Department. This position reports directly to the Head men’s Basketball Coach.


  • Provide leadership and help oversee the direction and development of the basketball program in accordance with the direction and philosophy of the Head Basketball Coach.
  • Assist in coaching and the evaluation of student athletes.
  • Assist with the recruitment of student athletes.
  • Help manage the basketball budget and scholarship funds.
  • Assist in the planning and scheduling of appropriate practice sessions and games.
  • Assist in the development of game strategy.
  • Assist in the assessment and scouting of future opponents and the preparation of scouting reports.
  • Provide for the well-being of the student-athletes in the program, physically, spiritually, academically, and emotionally.
  • Assist with the Vanguard University Program Center for Character in the development of the Vanguard University student athletes and the community at large.
  • Serve as a role model and provide spiritual leadership to the student athletes.
  • Represent the institution well at all times.
  • Know and understand all NAIA and GSAC eligibility rules and guidelines.
  • Develop a thorough knowledge of the policies and procedures of the Vanguard University Athletic Department.
  • Assist in the organization and development of a sports camp in basketball.
  • Perform other duties necessary for the day-to-day operation of a quality basketball program.
  • Perform additional duties and assignments as designated by the Director of Athletics.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated successful coaching at the high school, community college or college level.
  • At least three years of college coaching experience required or the equivalent thereof.
  • A desire to be involved in a strong faith based institution with an understanding of and appreciation for the Christian worldview.
  • Strong communicative and interpersonal skills for recruitment, advisement and retention of student-athletes.
  • Knowledge and acceptance of principles and philosophies of Vanguard University.
Applicant Information:

Applicant should submit a completed VUSC Application for Staff Employment and current resume. All applications/resumes/materials must be submitted electronically via e-mail to: [email protected] . We are located at: Vanguard University of Southern California, 55 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626. Applications will be received until position is filled or until a sufficient number of applications are received.

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