Graduate Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach – University of Pikeville

School: University of Pikeville
Position: Graduate Assistant
Position Type: Part-time
Organization: NAIA
Level: Division I
Conference: Mid-South Conference

University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking a Graduate Assistant Coach for our Men’s Basketball program. The Graduate Assistant Coach will assist the Head Men’s Basketball Coach with the overall operations of the Men’s basketball program, in accordance with the University of Pikeville, Mid-South Conference, and NAIA regulations. The Graduate Assistant Coach must have a commitment to the philosophy of providing a competitive NAIA Division I basketball program that emphasizes integrity and the educational welfare of its student-athletes.

The central focus for this position is to coordinate and assist with all aspects of the team by performing the following responsibilities:

  • Assist with daily coaching and planning practices
  • Scout opposing teams/players for game preparation
  • Assist with game preparation and the recruitment of qualified student-athletes to the program
  • Insure the health and safety of student athletes
  • Manage all video responsibilities
  • Oversee managers and work studies
  • Assist in making team travel arrangements including but not limited to reservations for buses, vans, drivers and hotel accommodations
  • Assist in skill development and conditioning
  • Oversee study table and academic performance of athletes
  • Assist and oversee summer camps, fund raising, and team meal arrangements
  • Other duties as assigned


  1. Must have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree and be accepted into graduate program at UPIKE
  2. Must have strong interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate with all members of the College community
  3. Must have experience working with office equipment, e.g. computer, printer, fax machine, copier
  4. Must be familiar in Microsoft Office, particularly with Word and Excel
  5. Must be able to perform simple calculations
  6. Must be familiar with creating online travel arrangements

* Graduate Assistants receive tuition waivers of up to 6 hours of classes per semester, a stipend of $500 a month, housing & a meal plan. The meal plan covers the actual number of weeks that classes are in session during the fall and spring semesters.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

Applicant Information:

Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting the link below. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

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