Head Men’s Basketball Coach – Edward Waters University

School: Edward Waters University
Position: Head Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division II
Conference: SIAC

Edward Waters University is seeking a highly-motivated individual to serve as a Men’s Basketball Coach in a full-time capacity. Under the general supervision of the Associate Vice President & Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, the coach will provide comprehensive instruction and leadership to the student-athletes and develop a competitive program within the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC). The coach will be responsible for recruiting student-athletes to participate at the Division II level, managing an operational budget, planning practices, and matches, monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes, and maintaining compliance with all NCAA Division II and SIAC guidelines and regulations. Travel and weekends will be required.


  • Coach student-athletes, which includes training & evaluating their performance in both practice and competition, teaching fundamental techniques, and providing leadership and instruction;
  • Implement a successful recruiting strategy to attract outstanding student-athletes to attend EWU while remaining in full compliance with all NCAA and SIAC rules, as well as departmental and university policies and procedures;
  • Develop and implement all aspects of pre-season, in-season, post-season, and off-season conditioning;
  • Process all necessary EWU documents and ensure administrative duties are carried out within deadlines;
  • Maintain standards of performance consistent with departmental academic and athletic expectations as reflected in the EWU mission statement, goals, objectives, departmental guidelines, and performance appraisal procedures;
  • Coordinate and implement with the compliance officer eligibility requirements to ensure full compliance with governing rules and regulations, proper administration of financial aid for both prospective and enrolled student-athletes, facilities scheduling, and contest administration and game operations as necessary;
  • Maintain team discipline and moral standards at all times and on special assignments;
  • Adhere to NCAA and SIAC sports rules, conference bylaws, compliance regulations, and conference recruiting rules and policies;
  • Report all NCAA and SIAC Conference violations to the proper personnel;
  • Monitor student-athlete’s academic progress through classroom checks, study hall, and progress reports;
  • Support institutional compliance and academic programs, and maintain athletic and academic records;
  • Instruct student-athletes in the areas of physical health, team concepts, and safety; designs instructions for individual or team needs;
  • Maintain the coordination, development, and supervision of the basketball program, summer camps, and clinics;
  • Engage in, coordinate, and help implement all fund-raising activities for the program in conjunction with the Associate Vice President & Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and athletic representatives;
  • Represent the university at professional meetings, alumni gatherings, campus activities, and civic affairs as requested by athletic administrators;
  • Attend and participate in department and staff meetings as requested/required;
  • Encourage an effective outreach program with student-athletes that provide benefit to the on and off-campus community;
  • Maintain, as appropriate, effective relationships with parents, alumni, friends of the program, and others toward the positive image and promotion of the program;
  • Evening and weekend work is required; and
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Applicant Information:
Office of Human Resources and Administrative Services
Edward Waters University
(904) 470-8151
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