Head Women’s Basketball Coach – Trinity Christian College

School: Trinity Christian College
Position: Head Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NAIA

Trinity Christian College seeks a full-time Head Women’s Basketball Coach. The Head Coach is a full-time professional staff person that provides leadership for particular athletic program(s) reporting to the Director of Athletics. He/she is responsible for developing and leading a highly competitive and formational program that is in support of the Student Life and Athletics purpose and outcomes. He/she contributes to the health and vitality of the athletics department through strong collaboration with colleagues across campus and through positive participation in departmental projects, tasks, and/or operations. We seek to cultivate an environment in which students flourish as they encounter the Triune God with their whole lives and discover the joy of their vocation.

The essential duties and responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following:

Related to the particular athletic program(s):

    • Develop a program that consistently competes at a high level (including but not limited to win-loss record, conference leadership, post-season competition, sportsmanship, etc.)
    • Develop a program that consistently fosters student-athletes spiritual, professional, and leadership identities
    • Develop a program of student-athletes that are positively engaged academically and communally (i.e. campus involvement and/or leadership, academic achievements, local community involvement, etc)
    • Establish and communicate program/season objectives and goals
    • Develop and implement practice and training schedules
    • Hire, train, and supervise an assistant coaching staff
    • Maintain equipment and playing surface conditions ensuring their readiness for competition
    • Manage allotted program budget(s)
    • Develop and highlight an annual Champions of Character initiative
    • Ensure compliance with relevant sport or affiliation bylaws and standards (CCAC, NAIA, and NCCAA)

Related to recruiting:

    • Develop a program roster that reflects Trinity’s desired student population
    • Meet roster range goals
    • Manage approved discount rate and ensure compliance with the athletic scholarship policy
    • Work collaboratively with admission and financial aid colleagues to effectively move prospective student-athletes through enrollment and financial aid processes

Related to community:

    • Develop exceptional working relationships with colleagues across campus
    • Create and implement sport camp opportunities
    • Collaborate and cooperate with Athletic Communications and Athletic Training departments
    • Develop events or initiatives to engage program alums

Related to administration and operations:

    • Work effectively within established systems
    • Maintain CPR and First AID certification
    • Manage and plan for program equipment, supplies, needs, etc.
    • Participate in or lead tasks/projects as requested/assigned by the AD

Related to leadership:

    • Represent Trinity, the athletics department, and/or the AD through participation in meetings/events, committees/task forces, etc.
    • Engage with and provide service to regional and/or national associations
    • Regularly identify and participate in professional/coaching development opportunities

A completed bachelor’s degree is required; master’s degree preferred. A positive and engaging demeanor, strong interpersonal communication, effective instruction strategies, organizational skills, and an ability to effectively collaborate with a variety of colleagues are essential. 3-5 years of relevant coaching experience required; collegiate level coaching experience strongly preferred.

Responsible for the leadership of particular athletic program(s) requiring a high level of communication, planning, independent decision making, travel with students, evaluation and improvement. Works closely with admission and financial aid personnel relative to campus visits, the enrollment process, and financial aid packaging. Responsible for proactive and effective communication, information sharing, and planning with departmental colleagues. Responsible for representing his/her sport and the College to regional or national affiliates. Know and maintain compliance with NAIA and NCCAA procedures, bylaws, and sport rules.

Trinity Christian College seeks candidates that have a personal faith and commitment to Jesus Christ, and a sincere allegiance to the mission of the college.

Trinity Christian College embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.

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