Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach – Truman State University

School: Truman State University
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division II
Conference: GLVC

This is a full-time position responsible for assisting the head coach with all phases of the women’s basketball program in a manner compatible with department and University philosophies.



Assist the head coach in the following primary responsibilities:

  • recruitment of prospective student-athletes
  • coaching, mentoring, and retaining student-athletes
  • in-season practice and game planning; out of season conditioning
  • compliance with NCAA Division II, GLVC, and University rules and regulations
  • team travel arrangements
  • filming/game tape exchange

Additional secondary responsibilities may include:

  • grant-in-aid recommendations;
  • academic integrity;
  • alumni, community, and media relations; fund-raising;
  • and any other duties as assigned.



Required qualifications include: a Bachelor’s degree; demonstrated effective written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; and collegiate basketball playing and/or coaching experience.  Also must be able to travel for competition and recruiting with most travel occurring evenings and weekends.


Preferred qualifications include: a Master’s degree, coaching/recruiting experience in women’s basketball, and knowledge of and commitment to NCAA rules.

Applicant Information:

Submit a letter of application, resume, contact information for at least three references, and academic transcripts to or mailed to:


Truman State University

Human Resources MC 101

100 E. Normal

Kirksville, MO  63501


Review of applications will begin March 24, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.  Final candidates will be expected to undergo and successfully pass a background check.  Questions may be directed to Human Resources at [email protected] or 660-785-4031.

Truman is an equal employment opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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