Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the Head Coach of Feltrim Sports Postgraduate Basketball Program will be responsible for the start-up of the men’s postgraduate basketball program which will begin competition for the 2020-2021 season. The head coach will also be responsible for supervising a full-time assistant basketball coach and part-time assistant basketball coaches. The head coach will be responsible for all aspects of the program including recruitment, retention, placement of players at the next level, budget, academic support, practice preparation, game day coaching, fundraising, and community service. The expectation is to field at least two (2) basketball teams. This position will assist with site management as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
Formulate a successful philosophy to promote the educational welfare and sportsmanship of the student-athlete. Prepare a yearly budget for the basketball program. Purchase equipment, uniforms, and maintain records of all purchases. Recruiting, scouting, practice planning, game preparation, directing training sessions, away game travel, home game preparation, recruiting future student-athletes, scheduling games, planning practices, overseeing practice, conducting practice, conducting player development sessions, assisting in day-to-day operations of the program, planning for travel and team activities, assisting in recruitment and marketability of players, assisting in college academic preparation of players, assisting with accounts receivable, hosting film/videography sessions, hosting team activities, supervising discipline and rules/regulations, consistently communicating with college coaches, assisting with placing players at the collegiate level, assisting with NCAA Eligibility Center and compliance obligations. Develop a recruitment plan and actively recruit student-athletes. Travel and work a flexible schedule in order to meet the needs of the program. Perform all other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
A bachelor’s degree and a 3-5 year record of successful coaching in the sport of basketball with an emphasis on recruiting, teaching, coaching, and athletic leadership. The applicant should have a working knowledge of NCAA/NAIA rules and regulations and have strong oral and written communication skills, computer skills, and be a good ambassador of the program. This position will require the candidate to communicate within the community as well as those outside that community.
Full-time with benefits
$40,000 annually, plus commission
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
High energy environment that requires a significant amount of physical conditioning and endurance to execute programs properly.
Requires background and drug check upon offer.