Head Men’s Basketball Coach – Texas A&M University

School: Texas A&M University
Position: Head Men's Basketball Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I
Conference: SEC

The head basketball coach is responsible for the overall Men’s Basketball program; determines scholarship value and recruits student-athletes; provides instruction, demonstration, evaluation and teaching of sport to assure individual athletes and team reaches maximum potential. Monitor the academic progress of student athletes.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Three years of basketball coaching/teaching/playing experience

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others

Other Requirements:

  • Working nights, weekends, and holidays as required to complete assigned tasks

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Previous Division I college coaching experience


  • Provide instruction, demonstration and teaching of sport s dynamics to student-athletes to ensure the maximum potential of individuals and the team as a whole
  • Schedules and conducts regular practice sessions within compliance periods
  • Coaches team during scheduled events
  • Determines and implements strategy to obtain maximum level of team and individual performance
  • Scouts and recruits prospective student-athletes from high schools and community colleges
  • Coordinates all phases of recruiting activities
  • Works with Scholastic Supervisors and Coordinator for Student-Athlete Services to determine each student s academic qualifications and suitability for admission, assists in making application, and recommends grants-in-aid
  • Supervises all contact with prospective student-athletes to avoid violations of NCAA or other recruiting rules and regulations
  • Assists in preparation of budget and administration of program
  • Works within budget guidelines
  • Determines amount/percentage of Athletic Scholarships and the awarding of said scholarship
  • Determines competitive event schedule, coordinating with teams both inside and out of the Conference
  • Recommends participation in post-season games, when invitations are received
  • Oversees the purchase of uniforms and equipment
  • Works closely with Scholastic Supervisor to monitor the scholastic progress of each student-athlete
  • Encourages each athlete to pursue a career goal and to graduate within a five-year period
  • Ensures that athletes meet requirements established for athletic eligibility
  • Assists in enforcement of mandatory study programs for freshman and upper classmen having academic difficulties; enforces Athletic Department requirements for class attendance, make-up course work, etc
  • Consults with Athletic Trainers and Team Physicians regarding overall health of student athlete
  • Consults with Strength & Conditioning Coach to determine team and individual conditioning program
  • Maintains continual and thorough familiarity with all applicable NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations
  • Establishes and ensures communication and enforcement of rules and regulations concerning student-athletes: conduct, appearance, road games, punctuality and other areas as deemed appropriate
  • Maintains awareness of and supports the diversity and inclusion initiatives of the Athletics Department
  • Participates in media-related activities including newspaper, television, radio interviews and new conferences
  • Accepts speaking engagements and makes public appearances at schools, Aggie Clubs, banquets and civic organizations
  • Provides individual counseling to student-athletes as need on personal problems, team performance, class schedules and the transition to college life
  • Counsels each student athlete to set individual goals for improvement of performance
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Applicant Information:

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