Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach – Abilene Christian University

School: Abilene Christian University
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I
Conference: WAC

ACU is affiliated with the fellowship of the Church of Christ. All applicants must be professing Christians and willing to support the Christian mission and purpose of Abilene Christian University while employed by the university.

Department: Athletics

Employee Class: Exempt Full-Time

Basic Responsibilities

  1. Coaching and Teaching student-athletes
  2. Assist in all aspects of Recruiting
  3. Student-athlete development
  4. Social Media Coordinator
  5. Responsible for scout team and managers
  6. Summer camp coach and counselor
  7. Other duties as directed by Head Women’s Basketball Coach

Essential Duties

Coaching and Teaching student-athletes

  1. Teach and instruct principles, skills and techniques of the game
  2. Teach and Develop physical skills of basketball
  3. Teach and Develop mental skills of basketball
  4. Ascertain game plan for opponent
  5. Organize game film for staff and team
  6. Teach and Develop spiritual and relational goals for basketball student-athletes


  1. Evaluate potential basketball student-athletes
  2. Recruit potential basketball student-athletes via mail-outs, phone contacts, and personal visits on and off campus
  3. Establish and develop relationships with high school coaches, AAU Coaches, and other sources of potential basketball student-athletes

NCAA Regulations

Responsible for understanding NCAA rules for yourself and your student-athletes. Compliance with NCAA rules is of the utmost importance at Abilene Christian University. As a member of the athletics department staff, it is expected that you will have a full understanding of the NCAA rules that pertain to your position. It is also expected that you will comply with all NCAA rules, and if you become aware, or have reasonable cause to believe, that a violation of a rule has occurred, you will immediately report it to the Director of Athletics or his/her designee.

Professional Development Requirements

  1. Skills
  1. Adept interpersonal and communication skills
  2. Strong organizational skills
  3. Excellent knowledge of basketball
  4. Photo Shop Skills
  5. Experience with creating digital content
  1. Training Modules Required
  1. Basketball clinics and seminars
  2. Leadership, management, and decision-making workshops
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