Head Men’s Basketball Coach – Santa Fe College

School: Santa Fe College
Position: Head Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NJCAA
Santa Fe College (SF) has been recognized as one of the top-rated community colleges in the United States. Santa Fe College is a student-centered institution with a commitment to open access, academic excellence, and cultural and ethnic diversity. SF enrolls over 16,000 students each semester, retains and completes over 60% of students every academic year, while over 10% transfer into the University system.



The Men’s Basketball Coach is responsible for oversight of the men’s basketball program and administering the sport in a manner that is consistent with the policies and procedures of the college, Florida College System Activities Association, the National Junior College Athletic Association, and the Central Conference. The ideal candidate will have an appropriate combination of education, training, and experience working with students. The successful candidate will have the knowledge, skills and judgment needed to build and maintain positive and productive relationships with athletes, parents, faculty, staff, administrators, coaches and community members. The coach will report directly to the Athletic Director.

Responsibilities and Duties


  • Teach individual and team skill development and strategies.
  • Recruit qualified student-athletes to be members of our team.
  • Advise student-athletes and help them register for classes, enroll in the college, and prepare for transfer.
  • Coach all games and scrimmages.
  • Assist in the marketing and recruitment of our student-athletes to four-year schools.
  • Schedule regular season games, scrimmages, and practices.
  • Actively seek support for the program from outside sources and/or sponsors.
  • Schedule all travel accommodations for road games and recruiting.
  • Order all needed equipment and gear; keep an inventory.
  • Follow all NJCAA and FSCAA rules as applicable to the Men’s Basketball program.
  • Counsel team members regarding basketball, academics, and life circumstances.
  • Engage with the community via camps and clinics.
  • Be active in facilitating alumni involvement
  • Knowledge of NJCAA, FSCAA, MFC, and Santa Fe rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of basketball skills and strategies; ability to convey them to the team.
  • Knowledge of NCAA and NAIA eligibility rules as they relate to our team members moving on to four-year schools.
  • Knowledge of financial aid and how it may assist our student-athletes in meeting their college costs.

Reports to: Athletic Director 


Required:   Bachelor’s degree and four years of related work experience. First Aid and CPR certification.
Additional Requirements:  A criminal background check will be conducted. The Men’s Basketball Coach will need to possess a valid state driver’s license and be cleared to drive for the College.
Preferred:  Preferred qualifications a master’s degree and college coaching experience.

General Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Analytical Aptitude & Problem Solving – able to analyze information, problems, situations, practices and/or procedures, collect and interpret data, reason logically, establish facts, identify and define existing and potential issues, recognize the interrelationships among elements, draw valid conclusions, develop recommendations, as well as alternative courses of action, select appropriate course, follow up, and evaluate.
  • Critical Thinking & Judgement – able to make well-reasoned, sensible, and timely decisions based on careful, objective review and informed analysis of available information, considerations, and other factors.
  • Leadership – has demonstrated success as an entrepreneurial, high energy, driven, hands-on leader.  Possess expertise in selecting, training, developing, coaching, mentoring, and retaining a highly motivated workforce.
  • Communication – able to effectively communicate in a professional, diplomatic, empathetic, and tactful manner using preferred method and level as applicable to the job.
  • Organization & Time Management – able to plan, schedule, and organize tasks related to the job to achieve goals within or ahead of established time frames.
  • Team Orientation & Interpersonal – highly motivated team player with ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with all levels within and external to the organization.
  • Systems & Software – proficient level of knowledge of Microsoft Office and/or relevant position software programs.
  • Ethics – able to demonstrate integrity, professionalism, civility, and a high degree of ethics in all job-related actions.
  • Ability to work successfully in a multi-cultural environment.
Applicant Information:

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Link: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/sfcollege/jobs/4445316/mens-basketb
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