Head Men’s Basketball Coach – Texas A&M-Texarkana

School: Texas A&M-Texarkana
Position: Head Men's Basketball Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NAIA
Conference: Red River Athletic Conference

Texas A&M University – Texarkana is seeking an outstanding candidate for our new Men’s Basketball team! The head coach will direct all facets of a competitive NAIA Basketball program with a special emphasis on recruitment of students whose educational, athletic, and personal aims are imminently congruent with the University mission.  Each coach is responsible but are not limited to:  practice and game preparation; budgeting; academic support; supervision of assistant and graduate assistant coaches and insuring the general welfare and the development of the student-athlete.  Responsibilities include establishing a first-year NAIA basketball program.

Please be prepared to upload your cover letter, resume and transcripts in the questionnaire section.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, Education, related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish priorities and work independently.
  • Knowledge of intercollegiate athletics at the NAIA level
  • Minimum 3 years head coaching experience at the NAIA or NCAA level
  • Minimum 3 Years of Assistant Athletic Director Duties in an Intercollegiate Athletic Department

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • College coaching experience at the NAIA or NCAA level

Essential Functions:

•    Coordinate the implementation of the University’s Basketball program based on equity, integrity and compliance with all NAIA regulations.
•    Responsible for game day personnel, visiting team’s arrival, coordinating locker room usage, pre-event coordination, post-event clean-up, athletic facilities usage, etc.
•    Assist with guiding the Eagle Athletics Branding efforts
•    Identifies new and creative means to attract fans to various events
•    Assists with format for home events for PA announcer, sponsor’s announcements, upcoming activities and activities sponsored by organizations during games and matches.
•    Athletic Department Liaison for student-life activities, mascots, student-led organizations.
•    Implements and administers team rules and discipline policies not less restrictive than the general rules and policies of the Universities Athletic Program.
•    Plans and implements training procedures for individual and team improvement while developing match schedules, practice schedules and travel accommodations as needed.
•    Supports Registrar and Faculty Athletic Representative in adhering and maintaining academic eligibility requirements.
•    Supports the Athletic Trainer in managing athletes’ injuries and in administering the institution’s athletic drug testing policy.
•    Supports Faculty in accomplishing the academic aims of the institution and ensuring the academic success of student-athletes.
•    Assist the Athletic Director in activities surrounding community support through fundraisers for the basketball program which includes basketball camps to enhance community awareness within the sport.
•    Maintains athletic facility in a manner to ensure well-being of athletes and viability of athletic competition.
•    Reinforce the TAMUT culture by demonstrating sportsmanship, integrity, a competitive spirit, and the importance of academics.
•    Other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director


  • Assistant Coaches and Graduate Assistants

Marginal Functions:

  • Marginal functions will vary with the specific assignment and depend on the particular unit or function for which the person is responsible.
  • Consideration will be given on a case by case basis and reassignment of marginal duties will be made when appropriate.

CLOSING DATE: February 9, 2019

Applicant Information:

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Link: https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/TAMUT_External/job/Texarkana
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