Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach – Eckerd College

School: Eckerd College
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division II

Supports the head coach in all aspects of the intercollegiate women’s basketball program through pre-season training, recruiting, academic progress, individual player development, coordination of all travel and the planning and preparation of all practices and contests.

Essential Functions (other non-essential duties may be assigned)

  1. Manage all day to day operations of the women’s basketball program.
  2. Plan and implement the daily training of women’s basketball players including all pre and post-season conditioning and training sessions.
  3. Conduct individual workouts and oversee the individual development of women’s basketball players.
  4. Organize and coordinate all recruitment (international and domestic) of women’s basketball players in conjunction with all NCAA, SSC and Eckerd College rules and regulations.
  5. Lead and provide tactical in-game suggestions and manage personnel during all women’s basketball contests.
  6. Conduct video sessions in preparation of all contests and create scouting reports for all opponents.
  7. Monitor academic progress of women’s basketball student-athletes and coordinate academic assistance and tutoring when necessary.
  8. Plan and supervise all team travel and meals.
  9. Work collaboratively with athletic communications personnel, departmental support staff and sports medicine team.
  10. Oversee and participate in the department-wide even management through the hiring/assigning of student workers.


Position(s) Directly Supervised

  • Game Management Student Workers (appx. 50)


Required Qualifications (knowledge, skills, abilities, and certifications needed upon entry into the position)

  • Must possess a valid driver license.
  • Must be able to pass the NCAA Coaches Certification.
  • Ability to identify, recruit and retain competitive student-athletes.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Skills in cultivating relationships with athletes, alumni, parents and donors.


Physical Requirements/Working Conditions (include travel and after-hours work requirements)

  • Must be able to lift, carry and transport up to 50 pounds.
  • Frequent prolonged periods of standing or walking.
  • Frequent after-hours work (early mornings, nights, weekends, holidays)
  • Occasionally operates motor vehicles including golf carts


Education and Experience (minimum combined education and experience needed for position)

Bachelor’s degree; at least two (2) years of experience as an assistant basketball coach in college, high school, or club athletics, or playing experience at the college level.

Applicant Information:

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