Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach – University of Pennsylvania

School: University of Pennsylvania
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I

The Assistant Coach for Women’s Basketball is responsible for assisting the Head Coach with all aspects of program management. In addition to coaching duties, extensive recruiting responsibilities, office administration, planning, scouting, counseling of student-athletes, alumni and development functions. Ability to motivate and counsel recruiting and team members. The work is performed under general supervision and reports to the Head Coach.

Job Description

Job Responsibilities

  • Coaching – Coach and teach sport specific skills and strategies to current student-athletes at practice and competition, including preparation for said practice and competition. Educate team members on proper training techniques, exercises, and any sport-specific needs. Prepare and execute practice.
  • Recruiting – Consistently recruit national caliber athletes for enrollment at the University through mail, phone and in-person contact. Identify and properly vet prospects of strong character, academic ability and athletic skill. Evaluate recruits at competition. Organize and coordinate official and unofficial visits. Communicate with athletic liaison to admissions and financial aid regarding top prospect academic viability.
  • Administrative Duties – Effectively work with staff members in the areas of compliance, student development, external operations, facilities/operations, equipment operations, internal operations and athletic development. Comply with all NCAA, Ivy League and Penn rules and policies. Organize team and coach travel, compliance paperwork, and other administrative responsibilities.
  • Counseling/Mentoring – Serve as a role-model and advisor for student-athletes in a general capacity. Connect student-athletes to necessary resources within and outside of Penn Athletics as needed. Provide a support system to all student-athletes on the team.
  • Alumni/Community Relations – Build strong relationships with alumni, fans, campus partners and the broader community.
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