Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach – Wake Forest University

School: Wake Forest University
Position: Assistant Women's Basketball Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I
Conference: ACC

Under general supervision, assists in the recruitment, supervision, and coaching of Division 1 women’s basketball student-athletes, under the guidelines of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and the NCAA. Assists head coach in the coordination of the University’s women’s basketball program.

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Promotes the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletics program; to include adhering to all Departmental policies and procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the University, the Atlantic Coast Conference and the NCAA.
  • Provides assistance in the coaching and coordination of various positions on the women’s basketball team.
  • Provides assistance in the identification and recruitment of potential student-athletes for women’s basketball program, in accordance with ACC and NCAA regulations, guidelines, and standards.
  • Provides guidance and assistance to student-athletes on a range of personal issues, as required.
  • Leads, monitors, and coordinates training and practice sessions, ensuring that all appropriate safety guidelines and standards are maintained.
  • Advises and counsels with student-athletes regarding their obligations to comply with all rules and regulations related to financial aid, eligibility, as well as personal conduct and appearance.
  • Provides assistance in the coordination and administration of the women’s basketball program, as required.
  • Assists with approved fundraising activities, as requested.
  • Participates in clinics, exhibitions and camp activities, as approved.
  • Participates in public relations activities, to include speaking engagements, television and radio interviews and press conferences, as approved or requested. Represents the athletic department at professional, civic, charitable and alumni events.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required (Master’s preferred), with one to three years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Ability to lead and guide Division 1 student-athletes in area of specialty.
  • Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the game of basketball.
  • Knowledge of NCAA regulations and guidelines governing the recruitment and retention of student-athletes.
  • Knowledge of NCAA, ACC, and Wake Forest University rules, regulations, and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of athletic recruitment methods and techniques.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative environment.
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
  • Valid driver license with good driving record; must be insurable.
Applicant Information:

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