Head Women’s Basketball Coach – Rochester Institute of Technology

School: Rochester Institute of Technology
Position: Head Coach
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division III

The Head Women’s Basketball Coach will direct all phases of the day-to-day operations of the RIT Women’s Basketball program, including the planning, development and implementation of all activities related to the program but not limited to: recruitment, instruction, development and competitive coaching of student-athletes. Duties will also include scheduling, coordination of travel, fundraising and camps, and representing and promoting the women’s basketball program within the established guidelines of RIT, the Liberty League, and NCAA. The head coach must also have a commitment to the academic success of student-athletes, community engagement, positive public relations and the fiscal management of the program.

The Head Women’s Basketball Coach will effectively recruit highly qualified student-athletes by working in partnership with the Office of Enrollment Management and the leadership team in Intercollegiate Athletics. The head coach will develop and maintain positive relations with student-athletes, parents and families, colleagues in and outside of the university, alumni and friends of the program and the University.

The Head Women’s Basketball reports to the Executive Director of Intercollegiate Athletics.

Responsibilities of the Position

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Commitment to the development and support of the student-athlete, passion for the game, and the ability to coach and motivate players and staff. Establish rules for the team and oversee the supervision, instruction and development of student-athletes and the team; make strategic decisions in contest situations; coordinate player evaluation and selection in conjunction with the assistant coaches.
  • Develop and implement an annual recruiting plan, associated strategy and maintain a database of prospective student-athletes in coordination with the office of enrollment management. Develop and implement communications strategies that will assure the success of the program.
  • Upholding and enforcing the standards and expectations for student-athletes as outlined in the Student-Athlete handbook. Enforcing team rules with appropriate disciplinary actions. Exhibiting professional and sportsmanlike manner.
  • Monitoring the eligibility status of student-athletes in the women’s basketball program and promoting the academic progress of all student-athletes in conjunction with the Assistant Athletics Director.
  • Develop and oversee a competitive schedule, including organizing and supervising all practices and competitions.
  • Recruit, onboard, supervise, develop, and evaluate coaching staff to ensure their professional growth and development; assist with goal setting, prioritization, personnel matters, professional development, appraisals, operational functions and the delegation of responsibilities.
  • Play a key role in fundraising for the program and maintaining relationships with alumni and key stakeholders. Promoting the program to the campus and community through public speaking and various community activities.
  • Development and maintenance of annual budget (operations, recruiting, team travel, hospitality and equipment acquisition). Operating a fiscally responsible program.
  • Overseeing the selection, purchase, and maintenance of team equipment with the guidelines of departmental policies and procedures.
  • Organize and participate in community outreach events, camps and clinics to grow the sport and connect with potential future student-athletes.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of and adhering to the policies, procedures, rules, and regulations of Rochester Institute of Technology. Knowing and complying with all federal, state, and local laws, as well as applicable NCAA, Conference and University rules.
  • Cooperating with all Athletic Department staff members to enhance overall department operations and initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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