Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach – University of St. Thomas

School: University of St. Thomas
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I
Conference: Summit

The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for an Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach position within the department of Intercollegiate Athletics.


The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.  The University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (EEO).  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. We are committed to building a skilled team that represents a variety of backgrounds and perspectives. This commitment is consistent with our mission: Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good.  A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.



The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:

  • Up to 100% tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility
  • A generous Employer retirement contribution of 9.4% of annual salary upon eligibility
  • Medical, dental, and vision options
  • Employer-paid disability, life, and AD&D benefits


Reporting to the Head Women’s Basketball Coach, this position is responsible for, but not limited to recruitment, video analysis, skill development of student athletes, game/ practice planning & instruction, scouting, program social media strategy and day to day program administrative duties. Specific emphasis on recruiting and player instruction. Position will act as primary back-up for head coach in his/her absence. This position will work collaboratively with Head Coach and women’s basketball staff in developing a competitive Division 1 program.




Identify, evaluate, and recruit prospective student-athletes – local, regional, national, and international.  Establish and cultivate relationships with high school coaches and AAU programs. Participate in the planning and execution of unofficial and official recruiting visits. Maintain and manage recruiting logs and contact dates/times.


Student-Athlete skill development, technique & mentorship

Assist in the instruction, assessment, and growth of women’s basketball student-athlete skill development. Responsible for player development scope & sequence. Assist in implementation and management of academic progress. Serve as active participate in student-athlete progress off the court in a holistic approach including, but not limited to professional development, community service engagement and life skills.



Organize team travel including – ground transportation, lodging and meals. Work collaboratively with head coach, equipment manager and vendor on team equipment ordering. Contribute to the management and requesting of program annual operating budget. Plan, coordinate and establish initial contact for program future scheduling.


Program Marketing & Social Media

Purposefully manage and execute all program social media content and delivery. Establish Work in partnership with external affairs administration to align with Intercollegiate Athletics over-arching strategic goals and initiatives related to social media.  Focus on alumni communication and engagement opportunities.


Game and Practice Planning

Organize, administer, and demonstrate all aspects of team practice. Assist in practice and game strategy including opponent scouting. Prepare for games involving video breakdown and analysis. Maintain practice records in accordance with NCAA and conference guidelines.


Other duties as assigned by head coach

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