Head Men’s Basketball Coach – Community College of Rhode Island

School: Community College of Rhode Island
Position: Head Coach
Position Type: Part-time
Organization: NJCAA

This is a part-time position with no full-time opportunities attached. This position includes the administration of all phases of an NJCAA Division III Men’s Basketball program including: monitoring and supporting the academic success of the student-athletes; recruiting quality student-athletes; organizing and training athletes for successful competition; planning and conducting pre and post season conditioning programs. All responsibilities of the position must be conducted in adherence with the policies, rules, and regulations of the NJCAA, Region XXI, and the Community College of Rhode Island.

Duties and Responsibilities

Commitment to CCRI’s Mission:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive community college.
  • Work collaboratively with others in a diverse and inclusive environment.
  • Work collaboratively in a diverse, inclusive and student-centered environment with students of various learning styles, cultures, identities, and life-experiences.
  • Work collaboratively with others and provide quality customer service in a diverse and inclusive environment.


  • Recruit and retain eligible student-athletes.
  • Meet designated roster goals, established by Director of Athletics, Recreation and Wellness and the NJCAA.
  • Collaboratively work with the College’s athletic staff to identify and guide prospective student-athletes through the enrollment process.
  • Regularly report information to the Compliance Office on prospective student-athlete interest.
  • Establish a comprehensive list of prospective student-athletes and regularly contact prospective student-athletes about attending Community College of Rhode Island.
  • Attend Community College of Rhode Island athletic and other on-campus recruiting events.


  • Collaboratively work with the Student-Athlete Enhancement and compliance officer to ensure student-athletes are meeting regularly to complete academic initiatives.
  • Provide direction, motivation, and advice to prepare student-athletes in the classroom
  • Promote academic success through a commitment to class attendance, academic persistence, retention, and graduation.
  • Communicate the high academic standards expected within the athletic program.


  • Effectively communicate proper techniques, fundamentals, and team strategies.
  • Positively represent Community College of Rhode Island by demonstrating good sportsmanship and collegiality.
  • Manage student-athlete conduct while traveling and at home events.
  • Responsible for the safety and well-being of student-athletes.
  • Organize, prepare and conduct team practice sessions to train and prepare for competition.
  • Provide, direction, motivation, and advice to prepare student-athletes for competition.
  • Establish individual and team goals.
  • Establish and enforce department, college and team policies.
  • Study the field and remain up-to-date on the latest trends of Men’s Baseball.
  • Use lessons in sport as a platform for overall student-development.
  • Work with the Athletics Trainer to organize an off-season training program for student-athletes.


  • Maintain fiscal responsibility and integrity as it pertains to organizing travel, distribution of meal money, and purchasing equipment.
  • Develop relationships with four-year coaches and implement a plan to assist student-athletes in transferring.
  • Coordinate the game schedule and practice schedule with the athletic administration staff.
  • Responsible for the scheduling of all games and working within Regional master schedules.
  • Demonstrate an understanding and adhere to NJCAA eligibility and compliance.
  • Adhere to all institutional and department policies.
  • Work with the athletic administration staff as it relates to, but not limited to, team and personal travel, purchasing, student-athlete eligibility, fundraising and camp approvals.
  • Provide/submit player information, scheduling information, team results and statistics by the required deadlines and post online at the NJCAA Presto Sports website.
  • Submit all ejections/cards from games to the Region XXI representative and the Director of Athletics, Recreation and Wellness.
  • Report facility issues to the Director of Athletics, Recreation and Wellness in a timely manner.
  • Submit uniform and equipment requests to the Director of Athletics, Recreation and Wellness.
  • Responsible for all equipment inventory.
  • Coordinate and attend all fundraising initiatives for your particular sport.
  • Attend all mandatory Athletic Department meetings.
  • Must maintain current CPR/AED Certification.
  • Distribute, collect and launder all practice and game day uniforms.
  • Assist with preparing the practice and game day areas.
  • Prepare all student-athlete information and speak at annual athletic awards banquet.
  • Prepare Athletic Department nominations for all post-season awards.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Applicant Information:

Follow link below for complete job posting and application information.

Link: https://jobs.ccri.edu/postings/5028
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