Assistant Women's Basketball Coach | Northland College



Posted: 21-Jun-22

Location: Ashland, Wisconsin

Type: Part-time

Required Education: 4 Year Degree



Coaching – Basketball


Collegiate Sports

Northland College, an NCAA Division III institution located in Ashland, Wisconsin, is seeking a hard-working, motivated, and driven individual for its Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach position.

This position reports to the Head Men’s Basketball Coach and the Director of Athletics.

Duties include:

-Practice and game preparation & execution.

-Breakdown and editing film of team practices, games and future opponents’ games.

-Creation of opponent scouting reports, and game plan for success.

-Identification and recruitment of high-quality student-athletes, including travel to see recruits play/practice, communicate with recruits, parents, high school & AAU coaches, etc.

-Maintain recruiting database.

-Create recruiting material, including hard copies and digital material.

-Maintain team social media accounts.

-Communications with alumni and program sponsors/donors.

-Plan and execute annual Alumni Game & Alumni Day.

-Monitor and track academic progress of student-athletes.

-Help create and monitor strength & conditioning program of student-athletes.

-Promote, plan and execute both summer youth camps and high school summer league.

-Create and maintain effective working relationship with multiple departments across campus, including admissions, faculty, advancement, athletics, maintenance, etc.

-Explore, plan and engage in community service and fundraising projects for both the program and the athletic department as a whole.

-Plan, schedule and coordinate team travel including transportation, lodging and meals.

-Other duties within both the men’s basketball program and the athletic department as assigned by the Head Coach and/or Director of Athletics.

Interested applicants can apply with a cover letter, resume and list of references at:

Questions/Inquiries/Recommendations can be sent to: [email protected]

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience coaching at the high school, college and/or professional level.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to teach the game of basketball at a high level, both offensively and defensively, within the systems as set up by the Head Coach, while also providing valuable insight and input on ways to improve teaching and strategy.
  • Dedication to the physical, social, emotional, and academic development of student-athletes, as well as the overall well-being of the individual student-athlete, the men’s basketball program, the athletic department and the institution as a whole.
  • Working knowledge of NCAA rules and demonstrated dedication to the ethical following of those rules.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certificate or willingness to acquire certification.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous collegiate coaching experience.
  • Previous success in recruitment and retention of high-quality student-athletes.
  • Past experience with creating both digital recruiting and social media content, and hard copy recruiting materials.
  • Experience with team and opponent video breakdown, specifically with Synergy Sport Tech (other systems acceptable).
  • Certified Strength & Conditioning certificate or willingness to acquire certification.
  • Previous experience with running youth summer camps.
  • Knowledge of NCAA Division III and Upper Midwest Athletic Conference rules and regulations.

Interested applicants can apply with a cover letter, resume and list of references at:

Questions/Inquiries/Recommendations can be sent to: [email protected]