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Head Men's Basketball Coach

Employer
Northwood University
Location
Midland, Michigan, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 31, 2024


Roles

Northwood University is seeking a Head Men’s Coach. This is a full-time, 10-month, non-tenure position. The University is a member of the Great Midwest Athletic Conference and sponsors 20 Division II varsity sports.

The head coach is responsible for management and administration of all phases of a varsity intercollegiate sports program and team, within the guidelines, rules and regulations established by the university, Great Midwest Conference, and NCAA.

Responsibilities
  • supervision and development of student-athletes
  • recruiting student-athletes
  • monitoring academic progress of student-athletes
  • athletic financial aid distribution
  • game and practice preparation and management
  • community and alumni relations
  • community service
  • physical conditioning of student-athletes
  • budget management
  • making travel arrangements
  • administrative duties including timely completion of required paperwork
  • fund-raising
  • overseeing coaching staff
  • adherence to NCAA, GMAC and Northwood University rules, regulations, and policies
  • other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
  • Previous coaching experience
Expectations
  • Field a competitive team that challenges for GMAC championships and for post-season play
  • Recruit quality student-athletes who can compete academically, athletically, and have strong character
  • Oversee and monitor academic success of team members
  • Involve team in community service
  • Represent Northwood in a professional, positive manner on-campus and in the community
  • Require team members to represent Northwood in a professional, positive manner
  • Provide opportunities and promote leadership skills for team members
  • Conduct program with integrity and within NCAA, GMAC and university rules
  • Seek continuous improvement in all areas of athletic program through evaluation of all processes
  • Seek to integrate general education and business specific offerings and combine them with life impacting experiences in the athletic arena to ensure a well-rounded, positive experience for student-athletes
Northwood University has an institutional philosophy which emphasizes free enterprise in a context of limited government and individual responsibility. The ideal candidate will have a strong attraction to the mission and core values of Northwood University. Applicants are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the University’s outcomes at www.northwood.edu/aboutus/ .

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