Graduate Assistant Men's Basketball Coach - 10 month - Saint Leo University in Saint Leo Florida

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Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, Florida

United States


Detailed Job Description



The graduate assistant provides assistance in all phases of coaching the Division II Men’s basketball program including; student-athlete recruitment, game preparation, player evaluation, academic coordination and practice and game coaching. Also provide administrative support as assigned.

Basic Function:

  • Assist in all aspects of the student athlete development and performance of the Men’s intercollegiate basketball program to include:
  • Implementing and coordinating the recruitment process.
  • Organizing, recruitment/evaluation of student-athletes.
  • Instructing and supervising practices and player conditioning.
  • Providing appropriate leadership, direction and supervision relevant to the academic progress and personal development of student-athletes within Men’s basketball program.
  • Creating a positive and productive environment for the student-athletes.
  • Assist with the administrative functions with the Men’s intercollegiate basketball program:
  • Coordinating travel for team trips, recruiting and official visits.
  • Monitoring academic progress of student-athletes.
  • Participate in promotional and public relations to advance athletic programs by:
  • Representing the Department of Athletics at designated University, departmental and community functions.
  • Serving in public relations capacities as needed.
  • Encouraging staff and student-athletes to participate in community service activities.
  • Promote the University’s core values to student’s, co-workers and university community.
  • Build effective partnerships with co-workers throughout the University by freely sharing appropriate information and providing assistance when needed.
  • Maintaining an environment that is welcoming to persons of all backgrounds, nationalities, and roles.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

  • Knowledge of coaching basketball tactics and techniques.
  • Ability to motivate student-athletes.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Ability to effectively work with collegiate student-athletes.
  • Demonstrated ability to use computer programs.
  • Ability to recruit student athletes.
  • Valid driver’s license.
    • Well developed interpersonal communication skills to deal with recruits and their parents.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.

Collegiate basketball background as a player.

Commitment to ensure compliance with all NCAA and University rules and regulations.

Accepted and enrolled in a Saint Leo University Master’s degree program, at time of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Proven ability to provide mentoring and leadership to student athletes.
Previous coaching experience.
Video editing experience.

Keyword Phrases

  • Athletics
  • innovative Catholic university
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  • leader in online higher education
  • Athletic Department & Coaching
Employment Type:Post-Doc and Graduate Assistants
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Graduate Assistant
Post - Doctorate
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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