The full time Assistant Coach is responsible for assisting the Head Coach by providing effective leadership and day-to-day administration for the sport while fostering skill development and teamwork among student athletes.
Primary responsibilities include assisting the Head Coach with the following:
•Providing instruction, mentoring, and guidance to student athletes in their academic, athletic, and social development
•Recruiting evaluation, communication, coordination of recruiting travel, and on campus visits
•Practice planning and on court instruction
•Opponent scouting and game planning
•Travel operations related to meals, transportation, and lodging for away games
•Non-conference opponent game scheduling
•Develop and maintain effective relationships within the athletics department, as well as with other staff and faculty in the F&M community
•Alumni engagement and fundraising efforts
•Manage F&M Men’s Basketball social media accounts
•Other administrative duties and day to day basketball operations as needed
The Assistant Coach must have a thorough knowledge and conscientious adherence to the rules and regulations of the NCAA, the Centennial Conference, Title IX and equal opportunity regulations, FERPA, and all applicable College policies and practices. Regular attendance at games, practices and meetings is required.
The Assistant Coach must cooperate with Health Services and Athletic Trainers to assure injured athletes receive proper treatment and understands that all medical decisions related to a student athlete’s health and well being is the responsibility of the team physician and Certified Athletic Trainers and all final decisions regarding participation in practice and games lies with the medical staff. All known medical history related to injury or illness must be reported to the medical staff. Learn more about the Athletics & Recreation Department at Franklin & Marshall.
Full-time members of the Franklin & Marshall College professional staff receive competitive starting pay and a comprehensive benefits package that includes health coverage, dental, vision, generous retirement savings plan contributions, education benefits for employees, spouses and dependent children, and enjoy access to all College facilities including dining venues to suit all tastes, recreation and fitness facilities, and libraries, plus access to College performances, lectures, and events.