Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach – St. Mary’s College of Maryland

School: St. Mary’s College of Maryland
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division III
Conference: United East Conference

The Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach is responsible for serving as an assistant coach in a competitive
NCAA Division III women’s basketball program. Duties include assisting in all areas of coaching the
women’s basketball team including, but not limited to, recruiting, organizing, and planning practices and
game strategies, and fund raising. In addition, this position will be working with Athletic
Communications, Game Day Management, or Facilities management as needed. This position reports to
the Head Women’s Basketball Coach.

(Note: These examples are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed in
positions allocated to this class. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from
the position if work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)
Responsible for following the policies and procedures as defined in the employee handbook.
Assists in recruiting qualified studentathletes, including tours and scheduling overnight visits.
Assists in organizing and conducting effective training sessions.
Scouts and prepares student athletes for opponents through live and film scouting.
Responsible for managing inventory of all equipment and uniforms.
Attends recruiting tournaments throughout the summer.
Reviews and upholds all NCAA, United East Conference, and SMCM rules, regulations, and policies.
Assists in the preparation of alumni events and programs.
Assists in the coordination of team travel, housing, and meals for away game events.
Demonstrates a high level of leadership, sportsmanship, and personal and ethical conduct becoming
of a national public honors college, the United East Conference, the NCAA and the appropriate
professional coaching association.
Reviews annually the NCAA, United East Conference, and sport rules.
Attends all required United East Conference and SMCM coaches’ meetings.
Communicates and cooperates with the training staff regarding athlete medical clearance, injury
prevention, rehabilitation, and the status of injured athletes.

Position Description
Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach
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Communicates and cooperates with the Director of Athletic Communications regarding the promotion
of the team and individuals.
Communicates, cooperates, and assists the athletic and institutional staff with the daily management
of the sport program.
Ability to assume head coach responsibilities if the situation warrants.
Serves as a Campus Security Authority.
Assists Athletic Communications, Game Day Management, or Facilities Management as needed.
Education: Bachelors degree required; masters preferred.
Experience at the college level preferred.
Knowledge of NCAA and United East Conference rules and regulations.
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Ability to travel, work nights and weekends.
Ability to lift approximately thirty (30) pounds.
Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary
knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be con

Applicant Information:

Questions may be directed to Brittney Kenney at [email protected].

Review of résumés will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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