Assistant Coach for Women's Basketball | University of Minnesota Duluth



Posted: 12-Apr-22

Location: Duluth, Minnesota

Type: Full-time

Required Education: 4 Year Degree



Coaching – Basketball


Collegiate Sports

Internal Number: 347365

Minnesota Duluth

This incumbent will develop and maintain a competitive Division II basketball program in a manner compatible with the department and University philosophy, and in compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations. Establish and maintain effective relationships within the athletic department, the University, community, booster clubs, alumni, high school coaches, media and the general public. Represent in a positive fashion the University and its athletic programs in private and public forums. Commit to adhering to all rules and regulations.

Duties/Responsibilities: -Instruct and teach student athletes in fundamentals of sport technique and strategy -Assist in monitoring the academic performance of student athletes to help them achieve full potential. -Plan and execute practice and competition plans including the evaluation of opponents -Evaluate and recruit qualified student athletes to UMD whose athletic skills make them highly competitive and whose academic abilities make them good candidates for our student population. -Perform administrative responsibilities, including assisting in budget planning and management, scheduling of competitions and planning and executing team travel. -Provide opportunities for student athletes to develop life and leadership skills. -Establish and maintain effective relationships within the athletic department, the University, community, booster clubs, alumni, high school coaches, media and general public. -Serves as an integral part of achieving fund raising, budget and community service goals -Support the UMD Athletics mission of excellence in the Classroom, Community and Competition; while furthering the strategic plan of UMD -Other Duties as assigned

How to Apply: Applications must be submitted online. Please cut and paste link or control + click link and type job posting number 347365. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your “My Job Applications” page and uploading documents in the “My Cover Letters and Attachments” section.

Please contact Mandy Pearson, Head Women’s Basketball Coach at [email protected]

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail [email protected] or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

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Required qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university
-1 or more years combined progressive experience as an assistant coach at the collegiate level
-Experience managing an athletics budget
-Experience as a collegiate student athlete

Preferred qualifications:
-Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
-Commitment to athletic excellence in an academic environment and the student athlete experience
-Experience in recruiting student athletes
-Demonstrated ability to communicate both written and verbally
-Experience in working with diverse populations
-Masters degree from a regionally accredited university