Assistant Men's Basketball Coach - Saint Leo University in Saint Leo Florida

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Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, Florida

United States


Detailed Job Description



This 12-month position will assist the head men’s basketball coach with all aspects of the intercollegiate athletics program.

Basic Function:

The successful applicant must be knowledgeable of and follow all university, conference and NCAA rules and regulations. The assistant coach will be responsible for teaching basketball student-athletes a variety of tasks such as:
• Individual skills and techniques associated with basketball.
• Game tactics associated with basketball.
• Proper nutrition needed for participation in college athletics.
• Proper techniques in strength and conditioning training.
• Effective time management strategies for balancing academic and athletic team demands.
• Instruct team captains in leadership strategies.
• Instruct, monitor, counsel and assist student-athletes to make sure they meet satisfactory progress and eligibility rules.
• Recruit prospective student-athletes capable of graduating from our institution and will assist with scheduling conflicts, keeping missed class time to a minimum.
• Will be responsible for the academic performance of the student-athletes in their academic programs by monitoring class attendance, study/tutoring sessions, and assisting with academic advisors, when necessary.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

• Must be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively use the available technology to recruit student-athletes, build relationships with recruits and parents and be able to communicate with all constituents impacted by the program.
• Knowledge of coaching tactics and techniques.
Experience as a collegiate assistant or high school head coach.
• Ability to motivate student-athletes.
• Ability to prioritize practice plans, recruiting and in game
• Demonstrated ability to use computer programs.
• Ability to recruit student athletes.
• Well developed interpersonal communication skills to deal with recruits and their parents.
• Demonstrate the ability to effectively use the Internet.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the head coach.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
High School head coach or collegiate coaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Any applicant to Saint Leo University must be mindful of the core values, mission and vision that guide the university in all decisions.
Graduates from Division II institutions are preferred.
Successful collegiate coaching background.

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  • Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: High School
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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