Head Men’s Basketball Coach – Catholic University

School: Catholic University
Position: Head Men’s Basketball Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division III
Conference: Landmark

The Head Men’s Basketball coach leads and directs a nationally recognized, high profile, intercollegiate NCAA Division III basketball program. The coach’s responsibilities include but are not limited to: Establishing an effective vision, with then planning and implementation; sound business and financial management; recruitment and supervision of assistant coaches; assistance with departmental personnel matters, individual and team leadership and achievement; recruitment of student athletes and assistance with programs for their retention and successful graduation; significant fund and friend raising; compliance with national, local, university, NCAA and conference laws, regulations, standards and codes.


Coaching, Training, Instruction: Perform as a professional educator and role model to enable individual students to develop as student-athletes and to work together as a successful, competitive intercollegiate team. Provide practice and game planning, implementation and assessment including but not limited to management of schedules, athletic participation and support services, facilities, marketing, and promotion in close collaboration with other colleagues and service providers.

Recruitment: Lead the recruitment of student-athletes who demonstrate the potential to be successful academically and by competing on the men’s basketball program.

Academic Oversight: Mentor and monitor the academic success of the student-athletes.

Budget Planning and Fiscal Management: Provide sound business and financial management in areas including but not limited to expenses, operating budgets, procurement of goods, services and equipment.

Compliance/Certification: Ensure compliance with national, local, university, NCAA, and Landmark Conference laws, regulations, standards and codes. (Note:  The violation of NCAA and conference rules is prohibited and may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination).

Supervision: Recruit, supervise, train and evaluate assistant coaching staff.

Fund and Friend Raising: Significant responsibility for assisting with the development of fundraising plans for the athletic department and men’s basketball program in close collaboration with the Athletic Director and Office of Advancement. Serve as a primary liaison to the men’s basketball alumni and supporters who contribute to the Athletic Department’s fundraising initiatives. Cultivate relationships with potential donors and handle regular correspondence with supporters throughout the year, including periodic travel to cultivate donor relationships.

Marketing & Promotions for Athletic Department: Work collaboratively with student groups and the athletic administrative staff to market and promote CU athletic events to the student body, CU community and local interest groups.

Corporate Sponsorship/Partnerships: Work in conjunction with the Athletic Administration to pursue potential corporate sponsorship in support of the athletic department.  This involves periodic travel.


Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum five (5) years of successful basketball team coaching at the high school or collegiate level. Collegiate coaching experience preferred. Potential for success in fund-raising and donor relations. Proficiency in computer software applications Word, Excel, Outlook etc. Experience with sport-specific technology (Hudl, FrontRush, Synergy, etc.) is preferred.

Applicant Information:

Follow link below for complete job posting and application information.

Applicants should attach a resume and a cover letter (detailing their relevant work experience, interest in the University’s Catholic mission and salary requirements).

Link: https://staff-cua.icims.com/jobs/8127/head-men's-basketball-coach/job?
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