Head Women’s Basketball Coach – McNeese State University

School: McNeese State University
Position: Head Women's Basketball Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I
Conference: Southland
McNeese State University seeks qualified applicants for the position of Head Women’s Basketball Coach. This is a full-time, 12–month, unclassified position. The appointment is available April 1, 2021.

Position Description and Responsibilities: McNeese State University, a Division I member of the NCAA and the Southland Conference, is seeking a highly motivated individual with strong leadership and technical skills for a full-time position of Head Women’s Basketball Coach. This position will lead the Women’s Basketball program under the direction of the Director of Athletics will implement goals and objectives as they relate to McNeese’s 16-sport NCAA Division I athletics program, The Southland Conference and NCAA policies and procedures.

Job duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintain compliance with NCAA, Conference, and Board of Supervisors regulations and policies
  • Promote an atmosphere of compliance within the program supervised by the Head coach and to monitor the activities regarding compliance of all assistant coaches and other administrators involved with the program who report directly or indirectly to the Head Coach.
  • Responsible for Women’s Basketball program operations, including coaching, recruiting, and supervision of secretary, coaching assistants, graduate assistants, and student workers
  • Be attentive and responsible with budget set forth each year.
  • Responsible for purchasing within the Women’s Basketball program
  • Responsible for supplies and equipment maintenance
  • Responsible for preliminary squad list due on June 1 of every year to Compliance Office
  • Responsible for completing and returning all forms, lists, and reports originating from the Compliance Office involving the Women’s Basketball program
  • Responsible for the academic progress of student athletes in Women’s Basketball program.
  • Supervision of Women’s Basketball athletes’ progress within the program
  • Responsible for fundraising efforts for the program
  • Maintain inventory records for equipment and apparel.
  • Responsible for maintaining annual CPR certification


Required: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

Preferred: Master’s degree from an accredited institution.


Experience as a Head Coach or Full-Time Assistant Coach with a Division I Women’s Basketball Program, or Experience as a Head Coach at a, DII, DIII or Junior College Program.


  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proven successful experience in recruiting and coach/and or playing basketball at the DI college level
  • Ability to operate a departmental budget within allocated resources
  • Ability to supervise personnel through previous leadership experience
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of NCAA DI rules, practices, policies, philosophy and procedures.
Applicant Information:

For the application process, interested applicants should electronically submit a: Cover Letter, Resume, References, (name, phone number, and e-mail address of at least three), and Unofficial Transcripts.  Please email the required documents to Senior Associate A.D., Tanner Stines at [email protected]; Phone: (337) 475-5215; TDD: (337) 562-4227.

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