Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach – University of New Haven

School: University of New Haven
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division II

The University of New Haven, founded on the Yale campus in 1920, is a private, coeducational university that has been recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report for academic excellence. Located between New York City and Boston in the shoreline city of West Haven, the University is a diverse and vibrant community of nearly 10,000 students from across the globe. Within its five colleges, students immerse themselves in a transformative, career-focused education across the liberal arts and sciences, fine arts, business, engineering,
public safety and public service. More than 100 academic programs are offered, all grounded in a long-standing commitment to collaborative, interdisciplinary, project-based learning.

Under the guidance of the Head Coach while using independent judgment and discretion, instruct, educate, and train players on the rules, strategies, and techniques of the applicable sport and ensure that student-athletes understand, comply, and abide by the rules and regulations of the NCAA, the NE10 Conference, and the University of New Haven.

You are:
 A strong leaders with excellent verbal, written communication, and motivational skills
 Able to teach and demonstrate the skills and strategies of the sport in an independent manner
You will:
 Use independent judgment and discretion, instruct, educate, and train student-athletes so they are properly
prepared for competition. Maintain appropriate boundaries as outlined by the Head Coach per school
 Educate athletes on safety rules and regulations specific to their sport to ensure compliance with NCAA and
conference guidelines
 Train, encourage and motivate student-athletes and understand role and responsibilities
 Manage various issues with student-athletes in an effective and professional manner
 Instruct and demonstrate proper game techniques, strategies, and use of equipment
 Work closely with the Head Coach to evaluate the strengths and weakness of student-athletes and then
develop programs and techniques to help optimize their skill and performance
 Assist the Head Coach in planning, organizing, and conducting practice sessions using sound motor
learning principles and sport specific techniques in preparing student-athletes to compete at maximum
levels. Ensure timely Submission of all compliance related tasks though Arms
 Identify, monitor, and recruit quality student-athletes that will be an asset to the University’s athletic program
 Use a variety of technology resources, assist the Head Coach in the scouting of opposing teams and the
development of scouting reports that are precise, accurate and easily communicated
 Use technology and statistics, keep accurate records of players’ progress as related to performance in
games and practices and keep weekly practice outcomes
 Organize and confirm team travel needs such as transportation, accommodations, and meals as required
 Fiscal-Stay within the budget allocations and submit in a timely manner
 Perform other duties and projects as assigned

You need:
 Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred

 Previous playing and/or coaching experience in the sport preferred
 Maintain up to date certification-First Aid/CPR/AED
 Ability to teach and demonstrate the skills and strategies of the sport in an independent manner.
 Must possess a demonstrated ability to successfully coach at the Division II level.
 Strong leadership, verbal and written communication, and motivational skills.
 Ability to work long hours/weekends
 Ability to lift and/or move equipment required for the sport

What’s In It For You:
 Health & Welfare Programs: Employees and their eligible family members, including spouses and
dependent are eligible for Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Programs.
 Wellness & Fitness: On-campus Recreation and Fitness Center for employees and families; Employee
Assistant Program
 Commitment to Educational Excellence: Tuition assistance for employees and eligible dependents; Tuition
exchange opportunities
 Employee Discounts on products, services and educational opportunities
 Work/Life Benefits: Generous paid time off programs; progressive paid holiday schedule (including holiday
break between Christmas and New Year’s); 4 weeks of parental paid leave; flexible work schedules
including summer hours where applicable

Applicant Information:

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