Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach – Sacred Heart University

School: Sacred Heart University
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I
Conference: NEC

Assist and support the development of an infrastructure for a womens basketball recruitment and retention plan directed at solidifying a championship roster of quality student-athletes.  Assist with the cultivation of a recruiting plan to support the university’s strategic plan as directed by the head coach and recruiting coordinator.  The assistant coach has considerable secondary responsibility in successfully developing a championship roster of quality student-athletes that will represent the university in a positive way in the community; at the same time supporting and encouraging a community outreach attitude advancing  of the university strategic plan.  Assist and support the development of all our student athletes to reach their potential academically, athletically and socially.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Evaluate player performance( games and practices)
  • Serve as video liaison with our league and other schools, uploading game video on the league server on time as directed by our league.
  • Build effective partnerships with co-workers throughout the university
  • Assist with planning, organizing and conducting an effective practice
  • Video – pre scouts, post game review, individual player video and team teaching clips
  • Recruitment of prospective student-athletes; evaluate prospective student-athletes academic and athletic abilities
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Assist with fundraising efforts as directed by head coach
  • Proficient in skill development
  • Oversee our video/capture of game on game days with help from student managers
  • Assist with game day coaching
  • Work with various cohorts within university to ensure student-athletes are in good stead with: Academics, compliance ,strength and conditioning and athletic training



Statement of Personal & Organizational Responsibility for Diversity and Inclusion

Actively promote a collegial environment and consciously apply our mission and values to create a culture of inclusion and belonging; a safe space where all may thrive and succeed. Participate in developmental activities to increase understanding and awareness of issues related to diversity, equity and inclusion; apply that understanding to guide your approach to all aspects of your job and the community as a whole. Demonstrate that we are “Stronger Together” as described in the Office for Diversity & Inclusion’s Mission and Vision statements.

Knowledge and Skills Needed:

Bachelors’s degree.   Two or three years coaching experience at the intercollegiate level or professional level.  Potential for developing good organizational skills with a solid sense for developing the infrastructure for an effective recruiting system. Excellent communication skills, and positive motivator.  Impeccable integrity with a working knowledge of the NCAA rules and regulations.


Additional Information:

Nights and weekends required.  Must have fundamental athletic skills to teach and supervise

Applicant Information:

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