This is the primary assistant coaching position reporting to the Women’s Head Basketball Coach. The Assistant Coach will be an integral part of the coaching staff and your responsibilities will include but not be limited to: I. RECRUITING a. Identify and recruit highly qualified student-athletes b. Build relationships with prospective players and their families c. Promote strengths and values of Alvernia University II. COACHING a. Planning practices and game strategies b. Scouting opponents c. Develop fundamentals, skills and basketball intelligence; emphasis on guard position, ball handling and court management [generalship] d. Foster team building, teamwork and sportsmanship e. Mentoring student-athletes’ in positive manner f. Monitor and regulate academic progress of student-athletes g. Preference will be given to applicants with a background in strength and conditioning III. ADMINISTRATION & PR a. Administer team travel, hotel accommodations, meal plans, etc. b. Facilitate fundraising in support of the women’s basketball program and in support and in conjunction with the fundraising efforts of the university c. Advocate community service and outreach programs that the team can identify with and help support throughout the year Assistant Coach is responsible for adhering to all NCAA, Conference, and University rules and regulations, promoting Franciscan ideals and adherence to the Mission of the University, and commitment to the mission statement, core values and goals of Alvernia University. REQUIREMENTS Bachelor Degree required. Playing, strength and conditioning and/or coaching experience required; NCAA experience preferred. Applicants should submit a Cover Letter, Resume, and three references to the head coach at Sheila.email@example.com. The stipend for this position is $12,000.
Alvernia is a co-educational Catholic Franciscan institution dedicated to academic and professional leadership based in the liberal arts tradition. Its suburban 121-acre campus outside Reading is within a ninety-minute drive to New York, Princeton, and Philadelphia. Alvernia University is committed to equal opportunity. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of our campus are encouraged to apply. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer