Head Women’s Basketball Coach – Western New Mexico University

School: Western New Mexico University
Position: Head Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division II

Under supervision of the Executive Director of Athletics, plan, develop, and supervise the Women’s Basketball program to ensure compliance with all NCAA DII and other accrediting association requirements for college sports.


  1. Plan and develop the women’s basketball program to ensure compliance with established guidelines and regulations for college/university accredited events.
  2. Develop and implement schedules, including practice and home and away competitions, to provide participating student-athletes appropriate training and academic time for continued program eligibility and personal growth.
  3. Recruit prospective athletes through personal visits, telephone interviews, texting, and mail solicitation, focusing on the states of New Mexico, Arizona, and Colorado (along with the city of El Paso, Texas) in accordance with established NCAA DII requirements and standards.
  4. Discuss personal scholastic and athletic goals and objectives with available opportunities at the University.
  5. Identify and recommend potential recruits for available financial assistance through scholarships.
  6. Coordinate and schedule site visits for prospective recruits, parents, and other interested parties.
  7. Monitor academic performance levels of participating student-athletes to ensure compliance with established university and accrediting standards for class attendance and graduation performance.
  8. Counsel and assist students regarding study habits and class performance to promote and encourage continued program eligibility and attainment of degree status.
  9. Plan, develop, and implement a variety of fundraising events for financial and equipment contributions.
  10. Work cooperatively with other conference schools for development of intercollegiate events.
  11. Arrange travel requirements, including meals, lodging, and transportation for athletes, in accordance with available funding and budget constraints.
  12. Coach students throughout all games; review strategies, strengths, and weaknesses of previous, current, and future performance to promote and encourage personal and/or team improvement.
  13. Complete and maintain a variety of records and reports of achievements and activities.
  14. Provide information and/or statistics to the University’s media as well as other local/regional media (i.e.: radio, print, and television) to promote awareness of Western New Mexico University’s athletic programs, students, and environment.
  15. Monitor inventory levels of all uniforms and equipment, prepare purchase requisitions, bid requests, and prepare and monitor operating budget.
  16. Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Athletics.
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