Assistant Coach, Women’s Basketball
Position Summary: The employee is expected to conduct all assigned tasks in a manner that supports program compliance with NCAA, MIAA and Washburn University policies, rules and regulations.
Works in concert with and at the direction of the Women’s Basketball Head Coach to assist with coaching and building athletes’ abilities and capabilities. Provides individual and group coaching and guidance to assist the Head Coach with running practices, workouts and meets.
Essential Job Functions of Position
Scouts and recruits quality student athletes to the program:
Sets up recruiting trips, schedules visits, establishes and maintains recruiting contacts adhering to NCAA, MIAA and University policies.
Monitors individual student athletes’ academic progress, tracking class schedules, grades, and academic performance and working with individual athletes, faculty and staff to address concerns and help athletes maintain academic achievement that will allow them to maintain NCAA eligible.
Assists the Head Coach with administrative duties: Schedules competitions with other teams, makes team travel arrangements, and develops travel schedules, works with Athletics personnel to ensure any scholarships awarded are in place for women’s basketball student athletes and performs other administrative duties as assigned.
Attends conferences and workshops, researches publications, etc. to remain apprised of University, MIAA and NCAA rules and regulations.
Performs other related job duties as assigned or appropriate.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree and experience coaching and/or participating in basketball.
Preferred: Master’s degree. Experience playing in or coaching college athletics.
Valid driver’s license with driving record that meets University standards.