Head Women’s Basketball Coach – Spartanburg Methodist College

School: Spartanburg Methodist College
Position: Head Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NAIA
As an integral member of the Athletic program, the Head Women’s Basketball Coach is primarily responsible for coaching and instructing the Women’s Basketball team of Spartanburg Methodist College. The Coach will recruit and manage this team in accordance with the rules of the NAIA, the mission and values of Spartanburg Methodist College, and serve as an advisor to the Athletic Director regarding all issues pertaining to the Women’s Basketball team.  The Coach must execute all of the responsibilities of this position with unfailing integrity, a commitment to excellence, and an emphasis on the academic success and growth of the student-athletes in the program.
Areas of Responsibility:
  • Plan and implement a program of intercollegiate Women’s Basketball in accord with the standards and goals set by the College.
  • Train and develop student-athletes into a Women’s Basketball team of at least 18 players who will represent the College with skill and sportsmanship.
  • Develop and implement strategies for motivating student-athletes to perform at maximum levels both as individuals and as a team.
  • Instruct student-athletes on personal and athletic development, including counseling team members in academic and disciplinary matters, when appropriate.
  • Work closely with all College departments to advance student-athlete academic progress and potential.
  • Schedule and conduct training of student-athletes during regular practice sessions.
  • Create long-term player development plans for the technical, tactical, and physical development for individual members of the team.
  • Oversee conditioning and training of student-athletes in conjunction with the Athletic Trainer to ensure that student-athletes are physically prepared for competition.
  • Evaluate and recruit qualified student-athletes.
  • Develop a recruitment plan with the Admissions Office and Financial Aid Office to attract excellent student-athletes to meet the recruiting goals of the College and participate fully in implementing the plan.
  • Schedule games, practice times, facility and vehicle usage.
  • Participate in fundraising efforts that benefit the athletic programs of the College.
  • Supervise all aspects of the work of volunteer coaches.
  • Attend staff meetings involving members of the Athletic Department.
  • Attend games and provide support to other coaches.
  • Manage the budget for the Women’s Basketball program.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics and President of the College.
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of and ability to adhere to all policies, rules and regulations of the College and the NAIA.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information discretely.
  • Ability to work well with individuals with diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent organizational skills and efficiency in recordkeeping.
  • Ability to establish positive working relationships with members of the College community and members of the public.
  • Attention to detail and follow through.
  • Ability to work independently to perform assigned tasks.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate school vehicles.
Working Conditions:
Work is performed in a gymnasium. While performing the duties of this position, the employee will work a schedule set by the needs of the position. The employee will be required to travel with the team.
Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to bend, stoop, reach, stand, and move around the campus.
  • Manual and physical dexterity and visual acuity needed to operate a computer keyboard and handle paper documents.
  • Sufficient near vision acuity to read information appearing on a computer display screen, in hand­ written form, and printed on paper.
  • Adequate hearing and verbal abilities to communicate effectively in person and by telephone.
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
Education and Experience:
  • Education: Master’s Degree preferred, Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Experience: Coaching experience at the college level or participation in intercollegiate athletics.
Applicant Information:

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Link: https://www.smcsc.edu/human-resources/work-with-us/
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