Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach – Millikin University

School: Millikin University
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division III

The Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach will assist the Head Coach in all aspects of the women’s basketball program, particularly recruiting, travel management, on campus events, on court instruction, and scouting for opponents.  The Assistant Coach will assist in the recruitment of prospective student-athletes and the retention and success of current student-athletes, which is of the utmost importance and priority.  The Assistant Coach may serve as the Head Coach of the Women’s Basketball Junior Varsity Program.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Recruit prospective student-athletes.
  2. Camps
  3. Traveling for games throughout the calendar year
  4. Planning visits and hosting recruits on campus
  5. Weekly recruit contacts & growth/management of database
  6. Manage travel for the team including buses, uniforms, and meals.
  7. Handle video responsibilities for women’s basketball including CCIW required video exchange, video breakdown of Millikin practices and games, and opponents’ scouting preparation.
  8. Assist with practice planning and game preparation.
  9. On-court coaching in practice and games as allowed by CCIW and NCAA regulations
  10. Perform duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics

Other Duties:

  1. Serve as Griswold Gym Monitor.
  2. Assist with other game management for other Millikin sports.
  3. Laundry assistant


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position does not have supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to succeed in a result-driven professional organization. Maintaining professional performance, demeanor, team-approach and focus on results while working under pressure in a dynamic environment. Ability to establish priorities, work independently with minimal supervision, and facilitate teamwork. Highly organized, with the ability to plan, execute and multitask to meet deadlines.

 Minimum Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in coaching preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of the sport of basketball
  • Knowledge of, or ability to learn, technology skills needed to perform listed responsibilities.
  • Ability to recruit and retain quality women’s basketball student-athletes.
  • Excellent organization, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively to various audiences.
  • Ability and willingness to work effectively in a team atmosphere in the Athletic Department
  • Strong commitment to the University and NCAA Division III philosophy
  • Demonstrated commitment to the academic and athletic success of the student-athlete.
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