Virginia Military Institute is accepting applications for a full-time Head Basketball Coach. The candidate will be responsible for all facets of conducting a successful NCAA Division I basketball program.
Duties include the following: – Responsible for the direction, instruction, supervision, and coaching of the Men’s Basketball program – On- the-court coaching during practice and competition. – Recruitment of quality student athletes. – Practice planning and game preparation; formulating and implementation of pre-and post-season conditioning programs. – Administration of an operating budget. – Oversight, supervision and development of assistant coaches. – Fundraising; promotional and public relations activities; speaking engagements and media interviews. – Know and comply with all NCAA, conference, and Institute rules and regulations. – Direct and coordinate the planning, organizing, and coaching of the VMI Basketball team. – Provide leadership and instruction in terms of the personal and athletic development of cadet athletes at VMI. – Encourage, inspire and support cadet-athletes’ commitment to academics – Must be able to study, evaluate and implement innovations in Basketball strategy and equipment; and demonstrate professional integrity.
A Bachelors degree is required; must have successful NCAA Basketball coaching experience as an assistant or head coach; must possess the ability to recruit in high schools, primarily in Virginia and the surrounding states; has to have demonstrated knowledge of and ability to comply with NCAA, conference, and Institute rules and regulations.