Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach – Langston University

School: Langston University
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NAIA
Langston University Department of Athletics is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach. Located in Langston, Oklahoma, 40 miles north of Oklahoma City, Langston University is a Historically Black College & University (HBCU), an NAIA institution and member of the Sooner Athletic Conference (SAC). This is a full-time 12-month position.
The Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach is responsible for assisting the Head Women’s Basketball Coach with all facets of a nationally elite NAIA women’s basketball intercollegiate program. Duties include: on-the-floor coaching during practices and games; recruiting of top-quality student-athletes; team travel, conditioning, academics, promotional and public relations activities; collegiate summer camps; and other duties as assigned by the head coach. This position reports directly to the head coach.  The Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach will be a positive, energetic leader who is responsible for the overall management of the Women’s Basketball program with student-athlete welfare as a guiding principle.


Leads all aspects of a competitive NAIA Women’s Basketball Program
  • · Instruct, teach and coach student-athletes during practice and competition.
  • · Conduct video breakdown and instruction as a teaching and preparation tool.
  • · Assist in planning practices including both varsity and junior varsity.
  • · Provide input to the head coach on practice and/or game strategy.
  • · Ensure that program meets annual squad size number (currently 35 student-athletes)
  • · Identify, evaluate, and recruit potential team members to Langston University.
  • · Retain current LU students as team members.
  • · Ensure program recruiting activities adhere to the University and NAIA Policies and Procedures
  • · Assist with key administrative tasks, team travel, budget management and academic success of student-athletes.
  • · Coordinate community service and Champions of Character program for the Women’s Basketball program.
  • · Assist with the operation of the athletics program by serving in an as-needed basis for key tasks, such as game management, marketing or other duties as requested.
  • · Develop a network of high school and/or college coaches that can assist in the recruiting process. Perform other duties as assigned by the position’s supervisor. 
Supervise support staff (Graduate Assistants and Team Managers)

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  • · Mentor and supervise support staff.

Marketing and Fundraising efforts
  • · Assists with the coordination of program marketing, media and public relations.
  • · Assists with facilitating charitable giving by donors and fundraising events.

Adheres to all National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), Sooner Athletic Conference (SAC) and Langston Athletics rules and regulations.
  • · Responsible for managing the program in adherence to all budgetary guidelines, as well as Langston Athletics, Sooner Athletics Conference (SAC) and NAIA rules and regulations.
  • · Attend mandatory compliance and departmental meetings as scheduled.

  • · Bachelor’s degree required.
  • · 3- years of experience
  • · Strong analytical and communication skills are an essential element of the position.
Applicant Information:

please email resumes to Head Coach at [email protected]

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