The assistant women's basketball coach will assist the head coach in instructing and organizing the women's basketball program; furthermore, the assistant coach reports to the athletic director and head women's basketball coach. The assistant coach is responsible for helping maintain the integrity of the program, helping create an exemplary student-athlete concept, and assisting in the personal development of the student-athletes. The assistant coach should model the NAIA Champions of Character & OLLU's core values and follow all rules and regulations pertaining to the NAIA and OLLU. The assistant coach is expected to support the head coach and their efforts to develop unity and is expected to inform the head coach concerning all individual and team concerns.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience as a women's basketball coach at the college level is preferred.
Display knowledge of coaching techniques, conditioning, and injury prevention.
Must possess a thorough knowledge of the rules, regulations, strategies, and techniques of the sport.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Ability to instill discipline in a diverse population of students, as well as to mentor and motivate them towards success as scholarly athletes.
Ability to organize and document large competitions and camps, as well as to communicate expectations clearly.
Interpersonal skills to support professional relationships with officials, coaches, parents, media, and the public.
Ability to work collaboratively with other departments on campus.
Education and Experience:
1. Bachelor's Degree in management or education related field (required), Master's Degree (preferred).
2. One year of coaching experience with women or girls in a college, national federation, or high school level coaching experience in basketball is preferred.
3. Office management and clerical experience (required).