Assistant Women's Basketball Coach | Davenport University



Posted: 19-May-22

Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan

Type: Full-time

Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree

Salary: 36,0000



Coaching – Basketball


Professional Sports

Salary Details:

Our culture, benefits and perks Empower U with:

Freedom to grow. We offer free or reduced tuition for staff, spouses and dependents. Nationally recognized internal training and leadership programs, and career development. Is your program not available at DU? Ask about Tuition Assistance.

A caring culture DU values work-life balance and offers generous and flexible paid time off, 403(b) with an employer contribution plus the opportunity for an additional employer match with an employee contribution, paid volunteer time off, relocation benefits and more…

A Healthier U. Wellness program, free use of Athletic Facilities, Employee Discounts, and access to Employee Assistance Program (EAP.)

This position has responsibilities that include assistant coaching, practice planning and recruitment. These responsibilities are performed in an ethical manner consistent with the University’s mission, and values which include diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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  1. Assist the Head Coach in providing instruction to student athletes regarding the specific skills needed to play the sport, to build and inspire great teamwork, and for their own character development.

  2. Assist in the planning, organization, and implementation of inter-collegiate games and practices.

  3. Assist the head coach to build a cohesive and competitive program. 

  4. Assist supervisor in the monitoring of the student athletes academic performance.

  5. Abide by the rules and regulations of the league in which you will be competing.  

  6. Understand and abide by universal standards of confidentiality and ethical decision-making.

  7. Responsible for assisting the head coach with recruiting of student athletes.

  8. Responsible for taking a leadership role in the athletic program.

  9. Assist Athletic Department in athletic issues as needed.

  10. Understand and abide by all external and internal regulations and policies.  This includes NCAA, GLIAC and national affiliations associated within athletics or other role specific regulations.

  11. Provides GREAT customer service, anticipating and exceeding the needs of our customers.

  12. Demonstrate and promote the University Cultural Values. 

  13. Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Ability to pass a pre-employment background investigation including but not limited to: criminal background check, employment reference checks, and drug/alcohol screening. 

  • Minimum one to three years of advanced coaching experience. College coaching experience preferred.

See full qualifications at job posting at Careers at DU.