The Head Men’s Basketball Coach directs and coordinates the planning, organizing and coaching of the Siena Heights University basketball team. The head coach is further responsible for providing a quality athletic program for student athletes through pre and postseason training/conditioning, intercollegiate competition, student athlete recruitment and monitoring of academic progress.
Recruiting student athletes for the Men’s Basketball program by establishing recruiting goals in conjunction with the Athletic Director and Dean of Admissions. Develops a relationship with the stakeholders in the sport of basketball and works to establish the Siena Heights University reputation in the community. Establish networking through high schools, travel ball programs, junior colleges as well as parents and student athletes. Maintain recruiting correspondence with high school and junior college coaches as well as prospective student-athletes. Plan, organize and administer basketball summer tournaments for fundraising and recruiting purposes. Prepares student-athletes for competition in the Men’s Basketball season by organizing daily practice plans, including pre and post season conditioning programs.
Requires Bachelors degree with a Master Degree preferred. Requires minimum 2 years previous basketball coaching experience, preferably at the collegiate level, including player evaluation and recruiting. Must have excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to instruct and motivate athletes and assistant coaches. Must be able to communicate clearly in writing as well as have highly developed time management skills.