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Assistant Coach, Women's Basketball

Washburn University
Kansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 28, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Title: Assistant Coach, Women's Basketball

Department: Basketball - Women

Campus Location: Washburn University

The screening committee will review all eligible applications submitted by May 12, 2023

Position Summary: Assist the Head Coach in the general leadership of the women's basketball team, including coaching, scheduling, conditioning, practices and recruiting.

Essential Functions:
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.

Maintain a healthy, fair and inclusive work environment by promoting diversity, and exercising teamwork and collaboration. Actively promote a professional workplace culture of mutual respect and collegiality for all members of the institution. As team leader and motivator, work to build positive and cooperative relationships with staff, encouraging them to work toward individual and departmental goals

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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 eligibility.

4. 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.

5. Attends conferences and workshops, researches publications, etc. to remain apprised of University, MIAA and NCAA rules and regulations.

Performs additional job-related duties in support of Washburn University Women's Basketball and the Athletics Department as assigned or as appropriate.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree and experience coaching or playing basketball.

Must have a valid US driver's license with a driving record that meets the University standards.

Physical Requirements:
Proven ability to conduct team practices, drills, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master's degree. Experience playing in or coaching college athletics.

Full time Exempt

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