Assistant Women's Basketball Coach | Heidelberg University

Heidelberg University, located in Tiffin, Ohio, is rising! Heidelberg University seeks a dynamic individual for the new position of Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach. This position is in the Athletic department. Heidelberg University offers a strong liberal arts curriculum and professional education programs with the mission of personal, intellectual, and professional development, leading to a life of purpose with distinction. Heidelberg is a NCAA Division III institution, a member of the Ohio Athletic Conference and its 20 varsity teams have achieved success at the conference, regional, and national levels. The Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach reports to the Head Women’s Basketball Coach and the Director of Athletics and is a full-time 12 month position.

Heidelberg University is a student-focused community with a significant commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. Individuals who value, demonstrate, and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion are preferred candidates for Heidelberg’s vacant positions. Additionally, we are seeking faculty and staff who want to contribute to the University’s initiatives to improve our student recruitment, engagement, retention, success, persistence, graduation, and placement.


The candidate is expected to have an in depth knowledge of basketball technique, strategy and play design, and a general understanding of NCAA and OAC regulations. We are committed to the Division III vision of enabling the academic and career success of our student athletes. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: travel, scheduling, fundraising, oversight of graduate assistant coaches, and public relations. The position may also involve secondary administrative and physical education responsibilities within the department.


Further, the ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in accelerating the academic performance and matriculation of student athletes, excellent leadership both in recruitment and retention of student athletes, and a solid performance record.

A bachelor’s degree is required; prior college coaching experience is preferred.