Head Men’s Basketball Coach – Lane College

School: Lane College
Position: Head Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division II

Lane College, NCAA Division II, located in Jackson, Tennessee invites applicants for the position of Head Men’s Basketball Coach. This is a full-time position reporting to the Director of Athletics. Lane College is a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC).


  • Conduct all aspects of the program within the rules, regulations, and procedures encompassed in the NCAA, the athletic conference, College, and athletic department policies and procedures manual, with an understanding that failure to do so may lead to sanctions up to and including termination.
  • Work closely with the assistant coach(es) in recruiting student athletes and submitting their academic records for admission.
  • Create strategies for the team, instruct players, and provide mentorship.
  • Develop the offensive and defensive game strategies for students.
  • Demonstrate game techniques and recommend player position assignments.
  • Cooperate in the pre- and post-workouts.
  • Assist in the designation and recruitment of scholarship athletes.
  • Plan and schedule coaching sessions according to established standards.
  • Understand each players strengths and weakness and accordingly train players individually or in groups.
  • Supervise the purchase of equipment, uniforms, and supplies based on assigned budget.
  • Coordinate with Business Office in recruiting and team traveling activities.
  • Coordinate maintenance and repair works for athletic equipment.
  • Promote athletic programs through community events, fundraising, public speaking and marketing.
  • Supervise academic progress of each player and implement necessary action plans.
  • Have a solid knowledge of developing winning attitudes with good communication skills.
  • Maintain discipline and conduct standards for players.
  • Recruit and retain student-athletes.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required):

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required (Master’s Degree preferred).
  • Minimum of 3 years coaching experience required, preferably on the NCAA collegiate level.
  • Must have the ability to walk, stand, or sit for long periods of time and be able to lift a minimum of 20lbs.
  • Overnight travel at a minimum of 50% of the time.


You will be expected to abide by the NCAAs Article 2: Principles for Conduct of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Athletics Department Code of Conduct. Adherence to all guidelines, policies and procedures contained in the NCAA Division II Manual, Athletic Conference Policies and Procedures Manuals, and Lane College Athletic Department Policies and Procedures/Compliance Manuals in the performance of the responsibilities outlined in your positions job description will be expected and enforced.

Creating an atmosphere of compliance, accurately completing required Lane College and NCAA forms and reports and reporting any suspected violation of NCAA rules and regulations are expected and required.

All athletics staff and coaches are expected to act professionally to foster an atmosphere conducive to student athlete well-being, a safe and welcoming environment, high academic achievement, and a highly competitive athletic experience for our student athletes.

Failure to meet these expectations may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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