Assistant Coach, Women's Basketball | Piedmont University



Posted: 20-May-22

Location: Demorest, Georgia

Type: Full-time

Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree



Coaching – Basketball


Collegiate Sports

Assistant Coach, Women’s Basketball

Demorest, GA

Staff, Full-time

Founded in 1897, Piedmont University is a private, comprehensive liberal arts university with an enrollment of approximately 2,500 students at campuses in Demorest and Athens, Georgia.

The Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach at Piedmont University is responsible for assisting the head coach with the management and administration of all phases of the program and team, within the guidelines, rules and regulations of Piedmont University, the NCAA, and the conference. This includes the instruction and recruitment of academically-qualified student-athletes for a NCAA Division III women’s basketball program.

•Assist in organizing, supervising, and conducting practice. •Organizes and directs individual and small group player-development workouts. •Assist with game strategy after scouting upcoming opponent and assessing team and individual skills. •Models sportsmanlike behavior and maintains appropriate conduct towards players, officials, and spectators. •Supervises work study students, overseeing gym and locker-room upkeep. •Responsible for organizing recruiting efforts including but not limited to establishing a recruiting notebook/software, attending games/events to recruit quality student-athletes, maintaining a professional relationship and consistent communication with the recruits throughout the recruiting process. •Help organize and facilitate all camps and tournaments involving women’s basketball. Assist head coach with all aspects of the team including but not limited to training, competing, and scheduling. •Coordinates scouting and game tape exchange. •Performs game day and practice facility set-up (camera set-up for games). •Coordinates alumni game event. •Commits to and is responsible for adhering to all rules and regulations set forth for the team, the University, the Conference, and the NCAA with the utmost integrity. •Work cooperatively with personnel in the athletic department and attend department meetings/activities. •Other relevant duties as assigned. •Regular and predictable attendance is required. •On-site work is required. •Incumbents must remain relevant in the area of employment and flexible to changes in work related to institutional needs.

Education and Experience

•Bachelor’s degree required. •Two year minimum experience coaching women’s basketball either as a head or assistant coach.

Licenses and Certification

•Current certification in CPR/AED training. •Valid Georgia Driver’s License (or obtained within 30 days of hire date) and satisfactory MVR.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Ability to:

•Recruit, coach, and communicate with student-athletes professionally and effectively. •Initiate and take responsibility for specific tasks without being instructed and multitask in a fast-paced environment. •Scout opponents, break-down tapes, and relay the information to the head coach and student-athletes effectively. •Improve individual skills of student-athletes by enforcing and instructing player development sessions. •Collaboratively and effectively work in a diverse and inclusive environment.

Environmental, Physical, and Visual Acuity Factors

•Incumbents are subject working in both internal and external working conditions where they will be subject to exposure to extreme heat or temperatures above 100 degrees and extreme cold or temperatures below 32 degrees. •Incumbents will perform a medium level of work where they may exert up to 50lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs of force frequently, and up to 10lbs of force constantly. Incumbents must have close visual acuity to operate motor vehicles. •The duties of this position will be required to: climb or ascend or descend stairs, ramps, or hills; balance or maintain body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching; stoop or bend downward and forward by bending at the spine or waist; kneel or bending legs at knee to come to rest on knee or knees; crouch or bend body downward and forward by bending leg and spine; crawl or move about on hands and knees or hands and feet; reach or extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction; stand or remain upright on the feet; walk or move about on foot to accomplish tasks; push and pull or use upper extremities to press against something with steady force to thrust forward, downward, or outward; lift or raise objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to-position; finger; grasp; feel; talk to express or exchange ideas; hear to perceive the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels; and make repetitive motions.

It is the policy of Piedmont University not to discriminate in its educational programs, activities, or employment on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. All members of the student body, faculty, and staff are expected to assist in making this policy valid in fact.

Inquiries concerning complaints regarding the disability statement should be directed to:

Coordinator for Title IX 1021 Central Avenue Student Commons 243 P.O. Box 10 Demorest, GA 30535 (706) 778-8500, ext. 2834 [email protected] [email protected]

Coordinator, 504 Compliance Human Resources 1021 Central Avenue Daniel Hall-2nd Floor P.O. Box 10 Demorest, GA 30535 (706) 778-3000 [email protected]