Head Men’s Basketball Coach – Columbia College (SC)

School: Columbia College (SC)
Position: Head Men's Basketball Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NAIA
Conference: Appalachian Athletic Conference

The Head Men’s Basketball Coach is responsible for maintaining a high-quality NAIA athletic program that supports student recruitment and enhances the educational experience and personal growth of the student-athletes. This position will manage the team and all aspects according to the Columbia College Department of Intercollegiate Athletics Policies and Procedures. The Head Coach must conduct all activities in accordance with all state and federal regulations, accreditation standards, and the College’s policies and procedures. Additionally, this position must comply with all AAC and NAIA regulations while maintaining the highest ethical standards. This position works within a general outline of work to be performed and develops work methods and sequences under general supervision of the Athletic Director.


  • Recruits and trains all men’s basketball student-athletes.
  • Schedules contests, arranges travel and transportation, follows budgetary guidelines, purchases equipment, inventories equipment and supplies, and all issues related to the intercollegiate men’s basketball program.
  • Accurately and completely portrays College’s educational programs, expected outcomes, student services, and financial consideration to students, parents, and educators.
  • Monitors academic progress and eligibility of men’s basketball student-athletes.
  • Participates in appropriate Department of Intercollegiate Athletics activities, including weekly staff meetings, training sessions, orientation programs, cultural and social activities, etc. Makes available any representational and public relations activities.
  • Communicates and cooperates in a highly professional manner with all departments and/or administrative units at Columbia College relevant to problems or potential problems that may arise, and ultimately, have an impact on your program.
  • Conducts all activities in accordance with the highest ethical standards; adheres to all state and federal regulations, accreditation standards, and the College’s conference and NAIA policies and procedures, regarding intercollegiate athletic activities.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in sports management, business, science or closely related field; Master’s preferred.
  • Must have at least two (2) years of successful basketball coaching experience, preferably at the college/university level.
  • Prior experience working in a college environment with interactions with faculty, staff, and students preferred.
  • Must have a strong knowledge of sport specifics, strength training, and game day competitions.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours which may include early/late hours, occasional weekends, and the ability to travel.
  • Must have a valid SC Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be qualified to operate, willing and able to safely drive a 12 or 15-passenger van which is consistent with the College’s insurance regulations.
  • Must pass a background check.
  • Must have a high attention to detail and maintain a personal standard of excellence.
  • Must have desire and knowledge to help maintain sports facilities as needed for practice and game day competitions.
  • Required to report any athlete/team issues that are detrimental to the team, department, or college; any illegal activities must be reported immediately.
  • Must be willing to work within and follow the guidelines of the College, and the Department of Athletics at all times.


  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work.
  • Ability to meet schedules and timelines.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; excellent interpersonal skills.
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