Head Men’s Basketball Coach – Bethany College

School: Bethany College
Position: Head Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NAIA


· This position, under general supervision, independently performs and is responsible for running a safe, enthusiastic sports program.


· Administration of all phases of a NAIA sports program including recruiting qualified student athletes.

· Adhere to College recruitment scholarship model.

· Lead, support, and prioritize student retention and persistence to graduation.

· Create and foster a positive environment of growth, development, and support for student-athletes, both in and out of sport. Negative, demeaning, and derogatory coaching and communication tactics will not be tolerated.

· Formulate the team’s competitive schedule.

· Organize and train student-athletes for successful and safe competition.

· Keep abreast of current trends and methods by participating in clinics, workshops, etc. that contribute to professional development and self-improvement.

· Adhere to college, KCAC and NAIA policies and procedures.

· Foster cooperative working relationships with immediate supervisor as well as any staff or team members associated with the program.

· Cooperate with other coaches in providing the optimum sports program possible under existing conditions.

· Adhere to all College spending policies and procedures.

· Effectively prepare, spend and manage the budget and records for the team.

· Actively lead fundraising efforts for the sport program, as well as for the Department of Athletics.

· Prepare timely and accurate documents, such as travel expense statements, itineraries, etc.

· Take the initiative to provide new ideas and concepts to improve the efficiency and productivity of the staff.

· Support the Department of Athletics mission, vision, and values.

· Monitor and support the academic success of student athletes.

· Lead community engagement and service-learning opportunities within the sport program.

· Plan and conduct pre- and post-season conditioning and training programs.

· Plan and lead pre- and post-season individual meetings with student-athletes to discuss progress, development, and goals.

· Arrange team travel and meals.

· Approve any stipends to assistant coaches.

· Oversee the safety conditions of the facility or area in which the sport is conducted at all times.

· Coordinate visits by recruits and their families.

· Prepare an inventory of all equipment at the end of the season.

· General upkeep and protection of equipment under the jurisdiction of the program.

· Write at the end of the season an annual report evaluating the program with recommendations for improvements.

· Carry out other related administrative duties as directed by the Dean of Athletics and Assistant Athletic Director.

· Participate in staff and team meetings, providing input and suggestions.

· Provide continual evaluation of processes and procedures. Responsible for suggesting methods to improve area operations, efficiency and service to both internal and external customers.

· Work in collaboration and cooperation with other departments and academic divisions on campus, using timely and appropriate judgment in upward communication regarding department concerns and responsibilities

· Perform all other duties as assigned

The statements contained herein describe the scope of the responsibility and essential functions of this position, but should not be considered to be an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other areas to cover absences or relief to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload.

Job Requirements


· Must have knowledge of KCAC and NAIA policies and procedures.

· Bachelor’s degree, Master preferred.

· A results oriented candidate with the ability to handle multiple projects/assignments concurrently and who works well independently and fosters a team environment.

· This position rewards a good organizational fit.

· Flexible schedule and travel required.

· Ability to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences, including students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni, administration, and the community-at-large.

· Ability to handle multiple projects/assignments concurrently and be very results-oriented.

· Highly motivated and works well both independently and in a team environment.

· Regular Attendance Required


· Functional knowledge with Microsoft Windows

· Functional knowledge with Microsoft Office

· Basic personal computer operation

· Willingness to adapt to a changing technology environment, i.e. updates, security, and new versions

· Ability to use multiple Internet browsers

· Competent in email and document management

Applicant Information:

Follow link below for complete job posting and application information.

Link: https://www.bethanylb.edu/employment
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