Northland College, an NCAA Division III institution located in Ashland, Wisconsin, is seeking a hard-working, motivated, and driven individual for its assistant women’s basketball coach position. Interested applicants can apply here: https://www.northland.edu/job/assistant-womens-basketball-coach/
This position reports to the head women’s basketball coach and the director of athletics.
Practice and game preparation and execution
Breakdown and editing film of team practices, games, and future opponents’ games
Creation of opponent scouting reports and game plan for success
Identification and recruitment of high-quality student athletes, including travel to see recruits play/practice, and communication with recruits, parents, high school and AAU coaches, etc.
Maintain recruiting database
Create recruiting materials, including hard copies and digital materials
Maintain team social media accounts
Communicate with alumni and program sponsors/donors
Plan and execute annual Alumni Game and Alumni Day
Monitor and track academic progress of student athletes
Help create and monitor strength and conditioning program for student athletes.
Promote, plan, and execute summer youth camps and a high school summer league
Create and maintain effective working relationships with multiple departments across campus, including admissions, faculty, advancement, athletics, and maintenance
Explore, plan, and engage in community service and fundraising projects for both the program and the Athletics Department as a whole
Plan, schedule, and coordinate team travel including transportation, lodging, and meals
Other duties within both the women’s basketball program and the Athletics Department as assigned by the head coach and/or director of athletics.
Experience coaching at the high school, college, and/or professional level
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to teach the game of basketball at a high level, both offensively and defensively, within the systems as set up by the head coach, while also providing valuable insight and input on ways to improve teaching and strategy
Dedication to the physical, social, emotional, and academic development of student athletes, as well as the overall well-being of the individual student athlete, the women’s basketball program, the Athletics Department, and the institution as a whole
Working knowledge of NCAA rules and demonstrated dedication to the ethical following of those rules
Current CPR and first aid certificate or willingness to acquire certification
Previous collegiate coaching experience
Previous success in recruitment and retention of high-quality student athletes
Past experience with creating both digital recruiting and social media content and hard-copy recruiting materials
Experience with team and opponent video breakdown, specifically with Synergy Sport Tech (other systems acceptable)
Certified strength and conditioning certificate or willingness to acquire certification
Previous experience running youth summer camps
Knowledge of NCAA Division III and Upper Midwest Athletic Conference rules and regulations
Northland College is an NCAA Division III institution located in Ashland, Wisconsin along the shores of Lake Superior. Northland College competes in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference and the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Northland College sponsors 14 varsity athletic programs.