Assistant Men's Basketball Coach | Miami University



Posted: 01-Apr-22

Location: Oxford, Ohio

Type: Full-time

Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree

Salary: TBD



Coaching – Basketball


Collegiate Sports

Additional Information:

3 openings available.

Internal Number: 500133

Job Summary:

To assist Head Coach in day to day basketball related duties, practice organization, recruitment of student-athletes and their evaluation, oversee campus visitation procedures, maintenance and development of Division I program in the sport of basketball consistent with the policies of Miami University, the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the Mid-American Conference.

This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.


Duties/Physical Demands:

Participates in the administration and organization of the Men’s Basketball program, to include:
• Assist in planning, organizing and directing all activities involved with a Division I program
• Identify student-athletes who qualify academically for admission to Miami
• Maintain complete and accurate files of all recruits
• Coordinate all underclass recruiting mailings.
• Maintain contacts with high school coaches within the specified area of recruiting through letters and telephone
• Observe prospective student-athlete’s participation in competition
• Visit high school students throughout the recruiting area on a regular basis
• Attend summer basketball camps to evaluate talent
• Scout upcoming opponents
• Assist in game preparation plans and their implementation
• Arrange scouting assignments with opponents
• Coordinate facilities and participate in daily basketball practice. Teach basic skill fundamentals, develop strategy and team play
• Assist in daily organizational ideas for the team
• Advise and counsel current student-athletes with regard to academics. Organize and assign necessary tutoring help through the Office of Learning Assistance
• Co-direct summer basketball camp and hire camp coaches
• Assist in the supervision of summer camp
• Correspond with high school coaches in order to maintain camp application numbers
• Assist with equipment ordering
• Work as a liaison with strength coach and team trainer. Assist with scheduling workouts and necessary team travel arrangements
• Coordinate the hiring and organization of the managerial staff
• Assist the head coach in conducting the basketball program in accordance with all NCAA rules, including attendance at compliance meetings, appropriate record keeping for recruiting and playing/practice seasons, monitoring eligibility of student-athletes in the program, successfully completing the annual NCAA certification test, and assisting in the education of student-athletes about NCAA rules
• Maintaining knowledge and ensure compliance with NCAA, MAC and University rules and regulations
• Performs other duties as assigned by the Athletic Administration
• Other duties assigned by Head Coach

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree
Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds and promote an inclusive work environment

Desired Qualifications:

1. Experience in recruiting, coaching and teaching basketball skills
2. Experience at the Division I level
3. Network of contact in primary recruiting areas
4. Understanding of the rules and policies of the NCAA
5. Master’s Degree