Special Assistant to the Head Coach (Volunteer) – Siena College

School: Siena College
Position: Special Assistant to the Head Coach (Volunteer)
Position Type: Volunteer
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I
Conference: MAAC

The Special Assistant to the Head Coach assists and advises the Head Men’s Basketball Coach & coaching staff by conducting various assignments while ensuring adherence to all policies, procedures and regulations required of the program. This is a voluntary position where no compensation is provided and hours will be required to include early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Interstate and intrastate travel is required to include overnight stays.


  • Assist with special projects assigned by the Head Men’s Basketball Coach.
  • Assist with the overall practice and game day preparation, statistical analysis, and video analysis of opposing teams.
  • Assist with self-scouting of offensive, defensive and special team’s schemes.
  • Travel with coaching staff and team to provide statistical and coaching support.
  • Assist with the organization of team travel and coordination of team travel arrangements – e.g., transportation, off-site practices, and meals.
  • Assists in coordinating on-campus official and unofficial visits, and in developing recruiting materials.
  • Help oversee the student managers’ involvement in practice, game day, and video responsibilities.
  • Represents the College in donor/alumni relations and community programs.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience with basketball as a former player, manager, coach, or support staff member at an elite level.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills to enhance interaction with student-athletes, peers, alumni, administrative personnel, and the community. Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
  • Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
  • Proficiency in computer & technology uses and relevant Microsoft & Apple applications
  • Availability and willingness to work weekends and evenings

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as a member of a collegiate men’s basketball coaching staff
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record and insurability

Salary Range: Volunteer

Working Conditions

  • May work in all weather conditions
  • May work in extreme temperatures
  • May work around standard office conditions
  • Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation
  • Use of manual dexterity
  • Lifting and moving

Required Materials

  • Resume/CV
  • 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
Applicant Information:

Please email materials to Andy Farrell: [email protected] (773-255-8226).

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