Head Women’s Basketball Coach – Northern Kentucky University

School: Northern Kentucky University
Position: Head Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I
The Head Women’s Basketball Coach reports directly to the Director of Athletics and is responsible for the organization and administration of the women’s basketball program in accordance with the rules and regulations of the University, Horizon League and NCAA.

The Head Women’s Basketball Coach must have a commitment to developing a competitive NCAA Division I basketball program, while maintaining an emphasis on the academic success and well-being of the student-athlete. The Head Women’s Basketball Coach will be expected to administer the program in a manner that promotes the health, safety and welfare of the student-athlete.
Compliance with NCAA rules is of the utmost importance at Northern Kentucky University.

As a member of the athletics department staff it is expected that the Head Women’s Basketball Coach will have a full understanding of the NCAA rules that pertain to the position. It is also expected that the Head Women’s Basketball Coach will comply with all NCAA rules and if he/she becomes aware, or have reasonable cause to believe, that a violation of a rule has occurred he/she will immediately report it to the Director of Athletics or his/her designee.

Primary Responsibilities
The Head Women’s Basketball Coach duties include, but not limited to:
  • Hire and evaluate Assistant Women’s Basketball Coaches and Director of Basketball Operations.
  • Recruit student-athletes in accordance with NCAA regulations and academic standards, as well as University academic requirements.
  • Establish procedures to monitor the academics of each of the women’s basketball student-athletes. Effectively communicate with Athletics Academic Advisor to ensure any academic concerns are being addressed.
  • Plan and coordinate in-season practices, including team and individual workouts.
  • Plan and coordinate out-of-season practices, including individual skill instruction and team workouts, focusing on the development of athletic skills to compete at the Division I level.
  • Coordinate strength and conditioning program with the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach.
  • Plan and implement game plans for each game, including development of scouting reports of opponents.
  • Complete all necessary compliance forms as required and/or requested by the Athletics Compliance Office.
  • Prepare game schedule on an annual basis.
  • Monitor budget to ensure the women’s basketball program is fiscally responsible and expenditures are within the programs budget allocation.
  • Support all marketing activities of the Department of Athletics for the women’s basketball program.
  • Participate in fund raising activities for the women’s basketball program and/or Department of Athletics.
  • Be actively engaged within the University, as well as the surrounding communities.
  • Attend Department of Athletics staff meetings and training as directed by the Director of Athletics.
  • Attend NCAA and Horizon League meetings as needed.
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Link: https://jobs.nku.edu/postings/13901
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