Head Women’s Basketball Coach – Great Lakes Christian College

School: Great Lakes Christian College
Position: Head Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Level: null

Great Lakes Christian College, located in Lansing, MI, is seeking a full time Women’s Basketball Coach.

Great Lakes Christian College is a four-year college focused on preparing servant leaders for the church and  world. In the 70 plus years of existence, the college has prepared numerous men and women for ministry  positions and laypersons to serve the Kingdom of God. Our history gives hope for the future. Students are the  key to our success. The position we are filling serves both as a means to recruit and to retain those  students. This position will help make Great Lakes ready to serve God’s kingdom for the years to come.

Applicants having Gameday Management or SID experience will be a plus. Great Lakes Christian College is an  NCCAA Division II institution and competes in the NCCAA. This position is responsible for planning and directing  the recruitment, skill development, performance, scouting and administration of the Women’s Basketball  program in the manner that upholds the mission and values of Great Lakes Christian College and the Athletics  program. The successful candidate will be dynamic, energetic, and teaching-oriented. They will demonstrate a  strong commitment to the Christian faith.

The incumbent must be able to communicate effectively verbally, in writing, in person and by telephone. This  position reports to the Director of Athletics.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Schedule intercollegiate events for Basketball. The schedule must meet all requirements for the  intention to compete in the NCCAA.
  2. Oversee budgets for equipment, travel, officials, recruiting, and approved expenses.  3. Commitment to the mission of Great Lakes Christian College and work to recruit and retain academically  qualified student-athletes that represent our beliefs in a positive light.
  3. Maintain and set reasonable policies designed for students-athlete success.
  4. Coordinate recruiting with admissions and compliance office.
  5. Other duties as assigned.
  6. Acknowledge Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and demonstrate personal maturity and godliness, agree  with our statement of faith, and be involved with a local church body.
  7. Support the mission statement of “to prepare servant leaders in the church and world”  Requirements:
  8. Prior Coaching and competitive experience is required.
  9. Bachelor’s Degree.
  10. Working knowledge of NCCAA DII rules.
  11. Collegiate coaching experience preferred.
Applicant Information:

Applicants should be prepared to upload the following during the online application process:

  1. Provide a Cover Letter
  2. Submit a Resume
  3. Provide Three References
  4. Faith Statement

All applications should be emailed to Richard Westerlund, Director of Athletics. The email address is  [email protected]. The position will remain open until filled.

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