Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach | Upper Iowa University



Posted: 02-Jun-22

Location: Fayette, Iowa

Type: Contract

Required Education: 4 Year Degree



Coaching – Basketball


Collegiate Sports

Upper Iowa University (UIU) invites applications for the position of Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach. The Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach at UIU reports to the Head Women’s Basketball Coach and is responsible for assisting in the planning, directing, and evaluating all aspects and facets of building and maintaining a successful Women’s Basketball program on the NCAA Division II level. Duties include, but not limited to: assist in the recruitment of highly skilled and academically qualified student-athletes, monitor academic progress and eligibility, and effectively analyze and teach the fundamentals skills and strategies of the sport. Assist in planning, organizing, conducting, and evaluating practice sessions along with developing, implementing and evaluating game plans and strategies. Serve as a leader, mentor, and role model to student-athletes of the program. Assist in the preparation of a competitive team schedule; participate in public relations/media activities and fundraising initiatives. Assist in overseeing team travel coordination and other administrative processes and procedures. Aid in preparing, monitoring, and management of team budget. Ability to collaborate with Athletic Department staff members with regards to marketing and promotional initiatives; along with other University, Departmental, NCAA Division II, and conference initiatives. Ensure compliance with all Department, University, NCAA, and NSIC policies, procedures, and regulations.

Bachelor’s degree required; graduate degree preferred. Minimum of two (2) years successful coaching experience in women’s basketball at the intercollegiate or AAU level. UIU is located in scenic northeast Iowa, sponsoring 16 intercollegiate programs on the NCAA Division II level and is a proud member of the highly competitive Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. For more information on UIU, please visit our web page at

UIU offers exceptional benefits, including tuition remission, health and dental insurance, retirement, vacation and sick time, and much more. Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references. To apply, visit Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

– Bachelors degree required.
– Two (2) years experience with organized women’s basketball at the collegiate or AAU level.
– Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as needed and assigned.
– Communication and computer skills are required.
– Working knowledge and understanding of NCAA and NSIC rules and regulations