Head Men’s Basketball Coach – Salt Lake Community College

School: Salt Lake Community College
Position: Head Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NJCAA

The Basketball Head Coach for Salt Lake Community College is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the basketball program in collaboration with the Director of Athletics and Recreation within the college’s athletic department. This individual will lead, mentor, and guide student-athletes in both their athletic and academic pursuits, while fostering a culture of excellence, sportsmanship, and teamwork.
This is an at-will position.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Team Leadership and Development:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive coaching strategy to maximize the potential of student-athletes.
  • Lead practices, drills, and game-day strategies to enhance individual and team performance.
  • Provide mentorship and support to athletes, promoting personal growth and character development.
  • Foster a positive team culture built on mutual respect, discipline, and accountability.

Academic Support:

  • Collaborate with academic advisors and faculty to monitor the academic progress of student-athletes.
  • Promote a culture of academic excellence, provide resources and support to help athletes balance athletics and academics.
  • Encourage accountability and time management skills to ensure academic success.

Compliance and Administration:

  • Ensure compliance with all college, conference, and NJCAA rules and regulations.
  • Manage budgetary resources effectively, including travel expenses, equipment purchases, and facility usage.
  • Coordinate scheduling of games, practices, and other team activities in collaboration with the athletic department.

Recruitment and Retention:

  • Recruit talented student-athletes who embody the values and standards of Salt Lake Community College.
  • Build relationships with high school coaches, attend recruiting events, and evaluate prospective players.
  • Implement retention strategies to ensure academic and athletic success throughout each player’s college career.

Community Engagement:

  • Serve as an ambassador for the basketball program and Salt Lake Community College within the local community.
  • Engage with alumni, fans, and supporters through events, fundraisers, and outreach initiatives.
  • Promote the college’s values and mission while fostering positive relationships with external stakeholders.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Applicant Information:

Follow link below for complete job posting and application information.

Link: https://jobs.slcc.edu/postings/58469
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