Head Men’s Basketball Coach – Oklahoma Panhandle State University

School: Oklahoma Panhandle State University
Position: Head Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NAIA

Responsible for all aspects in leading a competitive NAIA men’s basketball program and provide the necessary leadership and to plan, organize, and to carry out the objectives of the university athletic program.


  • Develop and execute recruitment and retention of quality student athletes including but not limited to: off-campus evaluation, contacts, organization of on-campus visits, and tryouts.
  • Build and sustain positive relationships with student-athletes, former players, faculty, alumni, staff, media, boosters, and the community.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to implement effective coaching theory, strategies, and techniques appropriate for college athletes.
  • Work effectively with student athletes of varying abilities, socio-economic, and cultural backgrounds to instill commitment, discipline, and teamwork.
  • Responsible for inventory, selection and care of equipment and proper care of the school facilities including Oscar Williams Field House and Anchor D Arena.
  • Manage the team budget and put together a competitive schedule in line with that budget.
  • Communicate effectively with team members, recruits, and administration.
  • Emphasize academic success and service to all team members.
  • Motivate and mentor collegiate student-athletes
  • Advise and instruct student-athletes on skill development.
  • Scouting of opponents and instructing team on the strategies that will be implemented.
  • Commit to all NAIA, Sooner Athletic Conference, and Oklahoma Panhandle State University Athletics Department policies and procedures. Advise student-athletes in their day to day activities.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with all athletic coaches and staff regarding facility use and condition.
  • Responsible for team fundraising activities and maintaining quota numbers.
  • Must be able to lift more than 50-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking.
  • Ability to work various hours, including nights and weekends throughout the year for practice, games and recruiting.
  • Be able to transport team to the contests, and be responsible for their well-being.
  • Could be exposed to a variety of weather conditions.
  • Other duties as assigned by the or his/her designee
  •  The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
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