Associate Women’s Basketball Coach – Wesleyan University

School: Wesleyan University
Position: Associate Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Level: Division III

The Wesleyan Athletic Department, located in the Freeman Athletic Center, a state-of-the art-facility, is a member of the prestigious New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC). They sponsor 30 varsity sports and believe athletics plays an integral part in a Wesleyan scholar–athlete’s liberal arts education. Highly trained and dedicated faculty coaches, administrators and staff work collaboratively and tirelessly to assist student-athletes in reaching their academic and athletic goals.

Primarily reporting to the head coach of women’s basketball, the Associate Women’s Basketball Coach (Intern) will assist the head coach in all phases of the program. Responsibilities include coaching and teaching (75% of expected effort) and administrative duties (25% of expected effort).

Responsibilities include:
Coaching Responsibilities:
Assist with and provide on instruction during practices and competitions.
Provide video analysis for competition and practice sessions.
Participate in the planning, organizing and execution of practices and contests.
Evaluate the athlete’s performance and progress to ensure peak performance during practices and contests.
Oversee the mental and physical preparation of athletes for contests. Assist in the development of conditioning programs.
Assist with scouts and evaluating opponents’ performance and recommend strategy based on the evaluation.
Manage Individual Development Plans for each player on the team.
Responsible for cultivating relationships with every player on the team to create trust, transparency and legitimacy to better assist players in all aspects of being a student-athlete.

Teaching Responsibilities:
As a teaching fellow, assist physical education faculty members with classroom interaction.
Assist with out of class project work required for PE credit.

Recruiting Responsibilities:
Assist with both on campus and off campus recruiting efforts.
Coordinate campus recruiting visits for prospective student-athletes.
Organize all academic materials from recruits as well as coordinate and manage recruits within FrontRush database.
Assist in booking flights, housing, & transportation for events.
Oversee the recruitment of student-athletes; evaluate prospective students’ academic and athletic abilities.
Manage the recruiting schedule and coordinate communication between prospective athletes and coaching staff.
Attend permissible off campus recruiting events.
Attend showcases for evaluation and work clinics/ID camps for evaluation.

Administrative Responsibilities:
Provide academic support and monitor academic progress for student-athletes.
Provide additional support for contest management as needed.
Participate in planning for alumni events including fundraising and or special functions.
Plan and execute team community service efforts.
Coordinate team travel for in/out of region trips.
Collect and manage student schedules to coordinate individual, group and team meetings.
Manage and create content for all social media platforms.
Work with representatives from various apparel outlets to manage and order team gear. Coordinate with the DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) Committee and athletic department to facilitate trainings and materials to be distributed to the team.
Lead one of our Leadership Council committees (DEI, Mental Health/Well Being, or Community Service).

This is an on-campus position.

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