Head Men’s Basketball Coach – Lane College

School: Lane College
Position: Head Coach
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division II
Conference: SIAC

Essential Functional


Lane College is in search of a basketball coach who is responsible for the instruction of players during practice and games. The responsibility of Head Basketball Coach includes creating strategies for the team, instructing the players and providing mentorship. The Head Basketball Coach should have a solid knowledge of developing winning attitudes with good communication skills.

Conducts 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.


Job Duties

  • Works closely with the assistant coaches in recruit student athletes, and submit their academic records for admission.
  • 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 player’s 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.
  • Maintain discipline and conduct standards for players.


You will be expected to abide by the NCAA’s 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 position 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 is 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

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

Bachelor’s Degree is required (Master’s Degree preferred). Minimum Required Experience must have at least three years of experience, preferably on the NCAA collegiate level.

Applicant Information:

All interested inquiries please contact the Director of Athletics Derrick Burroughs at [email protected]. No phone calls please.

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