Head Men’s Basketball Coach – Knox College

School: Knox College
Position: Head Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division III


The Head Coach is responsible for all aspects of the Knox College Men’s Basketball Program including but not limited to: executing a successful recruiting and retention plan; integrating the program into the campus community; scheduling, planning, and supervising practices and contests; team travel; managing the program operating budget; developing cultural competence within the men’s basketball program; fully supporting Knox College and Prairie Fire athletics department diversity and inclusion initiatives;  fundraising; administering all aspects of the program ensuring compliance with departmental, institutional, Midwest Conference (MWC), and NCAA rules and regulations; participating in alumni and booster engagement, including promotion of program on social media platforms; and additional coaching and administrative duties as assigned. The Head Coach must develop a competitive program within the MWC with the goal of postseason participation. The Head Coach must also provide support and encouragement and ensure the safety and well-being of the student-athletes.

This position will supervise at-will full-time and part-time assistant coach(es), as well as student manager(s), student worker(s), and volunteer assistant coach(es) as needed. Additional duties will be determined, in part, by the experiences and strengths of the successful candidate and may include assisting department operations and/ or teaching a sports studies course.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university

  • 3 or more years collegiate basketball coaching experience

  • Evidence of the ability to plan, organize, and administer training strategies for practice and game implementation (such as the design of workouts and long-term training plans)

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks and projects

  • An appreciation for a residential liberal arts education, respect for individual differences, openness to the values and opinions of others, and flexibility to adapt to constant change

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 or more seasons experience as a head NCAA/NAIA collegiate basketball  coach

  • 4 or more seasons experience NCAA/NAIA coaching collegiate basketball

  • 4 or more seasons NCAA/NAIA basketball recruiting experience

  • Experience hosting collegiate campus basketball camps

  • Experience building alumni and fan engagement and fundraising

  • Experience with social media and overall promotion of the athletics program

  • Experience with recruiting software Front Rush (or similar platform)

Applicant Information:

Follow link below for complete job posting and application information.

Link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitmen
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