Head Men’s Basketball Coach – Dakota State University

School: Dakota State University
Position: Head Men's Basketball Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NAIA
Conference: North Star Athletic Association
Dakota State University is seeking candidates for a Head Men’s Basketball Coach. This is a twelve-month, benefit eligible position. The purpose of this position is to support and enhance the direction of the Dakota State University Athletic Department and the Men’s Basketball program. As the Head Men’s Basketball Coach, the incumbent will be responsible for oversight and administration of all aspects of the Men’s basketball program which will include coaching, recruiting, player development, fundraising, compliance, budget management, and developing a positive culture.

About DSU Athletics
Dakota State University competes in the North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) of the NAIADSU currently offers 13 sports; 6 for men and 6 for women and 1 coed.


    • Evaluate and recruit qualified student-athletes.
    • Supervise assistant coaches, including hiring, training, and evaluating assistant and student coaches.
    • Prepare game and practice plans.
    • Develop and grow the skills of players through effective coaching.
    • Manage men’s basketball budgets.
    • Coordinate annual summer camps, recruitment trips, and on-campus recruitment events.
    • Communicate and collaborate with departments across campus to ensure student-athlete success.
    • Monitor academic progress of the team and individual student-athletes.
    • Mentor student athletes through academic and athletic challenges.
    • Participate in fundraising events.
    • Off-season game management for other DSU sports.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • One to three years of previous experience coaching at the collegiate or high school level.
  • Ability to work evening and weekends and travel as required.
  • Knowledge and skill to evaluate and assess student-athletes’ skills and abilities.
  • Ability to maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have a strong commitment to student-athlete success.
  • Must have exemplary ethical conduct and a commitment to follow all applicable NAIA and North Star Conference rules and regulations.
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Link: https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu/postings/32939
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