Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach – College of the Holy Cross

School: College of the Holy Cross
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I
Conference: Patriot

Assist Head Coach with all facets of Women’s Basketball program, primarily by: instructing student-athletes on Women’s Basketball skills and techniques, educating on Women’s Basketball rules and NCAA requirements, assessing comprehension of skills, techniques and rules and providing additional instruction as appropriate, and preparing team for competition and practice.

Assistant coach must perform duties in compliance with all College, Patriot League, and NCAA rules and regulations.

Primary Responsibilities (60%):
Provide individual and team instruction to student-athletes on

  • rules & fundamentals
  • skill attainment
  • techniques and methods required to demonstrate satisfactory performance in a safe manner
  • team concepts
  • Provide individualized coaching/tutoring/mentoring to student-athletes, including preparatory work that includes:
  • assessing student-athlete skill attainment demonstrated during practice, competition, and in films of both practice and competition
  • reviewing video of opponent performance and subsequently designing individualized and team instruction for Holy Cross student-athletes
  • determining specific daily practice activities that will be conducted by student-athletes
  • developing instruction for individual student-athletes and specific team needs
  • determining pre-competition activities that will be conducted during days of competition
  • attending workshops and training sessions for the purpose of researching methods to provide student-athletes with training and instruction on: rules, fundamentals, team concepts, physical health, safety, skill attainment, conference rules and regulations

Secondary responsibilities (40%)

Recruiting (30%):

  • identifying talented, academically qualified prospective student-athletes
  • Administrative duties as assigned, including, but not limited to (10%):
  • collaborating with coach to develop annual goals for the program
  • maintaining records
  • effectively communicating with coaches, prospects and parents
  • tracking academic progress and providing counseling as appropriate
  • assisting with fundraising, marketing and promotional activities
  • administering sport camps as directed by head coach and/or Athletics Administration


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