Assistant Coach, Men's Basketball | Stanford Athletics



Posted: 25-Apr-22

Location: Stanford, California

Type: Full-time

Required Education: 4 Year Degree



Coaching – Basketball


Collegiate Sports

Internal Number: 94180

Stanford’s Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (“DAPER”) is the premier intercollegiate athletics program in the country. We are the proud Home of Champions! We lead the nation with 128 NCAA championship titles, won the Women’s Capital One Cup four of the last five years, and have brought home the Learfield Director’s Cup for 25 straight years. We also support the university’s physical education, recreation and wellness initiatives. Our dedicated staff embody a culture of excellence, embrace our mission of scholar-athleticism and exemplify a relentless championship spirit. Our actions and staff are guided by the core tenets of the DAPER culture, “The DAPER Way,” which are: Embrace Scholar-Athleticism, Pursue and Revere Excellence, Lead with Courage, and Work Cohesively.

Are you ready to inspire champions? If yes, then this may be the right opportunity for you!

DAPER is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Coach, Men’s Basketball. This position will report to the Anne and Tony Joseph Director of Men’s Basketball. The assistant coach position is a 12-month position and is responsible for assigned aspects of a highly elite and competitive Division I Men’s Basketball Program. The assistant coach is responsible for operating within the rules of the Pac-12 Conference and NCAA, as well as all institutional policies.

In this role, you will:

  • Assist with all aspects of game plan preparation, practice organization, and off-season training programs.
  • Assist with identifying and recruiting top student-athletes to compete at Stanford within the context of applicable NCAA regulations and University admission expectations.
  • Assist with leadership and instruction in personal and athletic development of student-athletes, including overall team management in areas such as academic, disciplinary, and personal matters when appropriate.
  • Participate in overall DAPER education and activities, such as regular coaches’ meetings and compliance education sessions. Required to take and pass the NCAA Coaches’ Recruiting Exam annually.
  • Participate in alumni relations, fundraising activities, and other program communication and relationship-management as appropriate.
  • Assist with summer camps and clinics.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Anne and Tony Joseph Director of Men’s Basketball.

    To be successful in this role, you will have:

    Bachelor’s degree and three years of playing or coaching experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.


    DAPER’s Integrity:

    This position, along with all DAPER coaches and staff, is responsible for the integrity of Stanford’s intercollegiate athletics program and for the reputation of Stanford University. This position is responsible for ensuring that his/her/their involvement with Athletics Department activities maintains the integrity of the University’s reputation and does not negatively impact the relationship between the University and its faculty, staff, students and alumni. Additionally, this position must comply with University policies and procedures, NCAA and Pac-12 rules and regulations.


    Why Stanford is for you:

    Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

    • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
    • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
    • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
    • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
    • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!

    The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

    *Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his/her/their job.

    *Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.