Head Basketball Coach – Austin Peay State University- Full-time

School: Austin Peay State University
Position: Head Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Salary: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education.
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I
Conference: Ohio Valley

The Head Men’s basketball coach reports directly to the Athletics Director and is responsible for the overall management, leadership and function of the men’s basketball team.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

-Carry out all aspects of the Men’s basketball program necessary to accomplish objectives of the sport within the guidelines of the Athletic Department, University, OVC and NCAA rules.
-Recruit, train, and coach the members of the men’s basketball program.
-Adhere to the policies and regulations of the University, Department of Athletics, OVC and NCAA; orient student-athletes and boosters to these guidelines.
-Oversee the conduct and discipline of student-athletes.
-Work with admissions and academic coordinator in the enrollment of student-athletes and in their persistence and successful progress toward a degree.
-Assist in fundraising in both men’s basketball and major fund raisers in the Athletic Department, in consultation with the Office of Advancement and the Athletic Director
-In consultation with the Athletic Director:
-Select, supervise and evaluate assistant coaches
-Manage sport budget.
-Market and promote sport program, to internal and external constituent groups.
-Develop a sport schedule.
-Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Essential Functions:

-Ability to evaluate and recruit highly skilled student-athletes.
-Ability to effectively analyze and teach the fundamental skills and strategies of the sport.
-Ability to comply with all policies and regulations of the University, TBR, OVC and NCAA.
-Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately.
-Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
-Ability to interact in an effective and appropriate manner with diverse populations, the University community and the public.
-Ability to maintain files accurately, in paper and in software programs.
-Ability to effectively supervise personnel and complete all associated personnel actions in a timely and accurate manner.
-Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records and reports in a timely manner, particularly regarding athletic budget, eligibility, compliance and travel documentation.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s degree.
-Demonstrated successful experience in coaching at the collegiate, university, or professional level
-A proven record of integrity, high principles and demonstrated skill in developing and motivating student-athletes academically and athletically.
-Strong communication skills
-A background check will be required for the successful applicant.


Applicant Information:

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Link: https://apsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/7820
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