Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach – University of the South, Sewanee

School: University of the South, Sewanee
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division III
Conference: SAA

Assist head coach with planning, organizing, and directing one of the University-sponsored athletic programs.

This position receives general supervision. Broad instructions are provided and the staff member uses judgment and experience to carry out assignments. Completed assignments and finished products are reviewed by the supervisor after completion.

Career Band: 



Position Description


Typical Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Instruct student-athletes individually or in groups in techniques and fundamentals of the respective sport.
  • Organize and execute effective team practices and coaching under the direction of the head coach.
  • Assist head coach with player assessment, game strategy, and game film review.
  • Identify, evaluate, and encourage application and acceptance of student-athletes in accordance with University, NCAA, and SAA policies and regulations.
  • Participate in speaking engagements for the Sewanee Club and support community initiatives.
  • Instruct students in one or more physical education courses.
  • Perform collateral departmental duties, as required, such as intramural coordination, event management or coaching a secondary sport.

Judgment Required:

The performance of the essential duties of this position is dependent upon independent ingenuity and developmental efforts.

Personal Interaction/Communication:

  • Student Contact: Daily; recruiting, conducting campus visits, instructing physical education classes, coaching
  • Internal: Periodic; addressing student athletes’ schedule problems, academic problems, or personal issues; collaborating with the Office of Admissions in recruiting efforts.
  • External: Periodic; scheduling events/competitions with other institutions, periodic; communicating with parents of student-athletes, alumni groups, and media


Attributes of a Successful Candidate



Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education or related field.


1-3 years coaching experience at high school or collegiate level or experience competing as an athlete at the collegiate level, Knowledge of NCAA rules & regulations.

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