Associate Head Coach for Men's Basketball | Miami University



Posted: 08-Apr-22

Location: Oxford, Ohio

Type: Full-time

Required Education: 4 Year Degree



Coaching – Basketball


Collegiate Sports

Internal Number: 500165

Job Summary:

To assist the head coach in day to day men’s basketball program. To conduct the men’s basketball program in a safe and professional manner, and within all rules and regulations of Miami University, the NCAA, and other appropriate governing bodies (i.e. 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 athletes who qualify academically for admission to Miami
• Maintain complete and accurate files of all recruits
• Evaluate prospective athletes for the purpose of recruitment
• 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
• Participate in daily basketball practice. Teach basic skill fundamentals, develop strategy and team play
• Assist in team selection
• Assist in daily organizational ideas for the team
• Advise and counsel current athletes with regard to academics
• Co-direct summer basketball camp and hire camp coaches
• Correspond with high school coaches in order to maintain camp application numbers
• Assist with equipment ordering
• Assist head coach in day-to-day operations of the team
• Assist the head coach in conducting the basketball program in accordance with all NCAA rules, including attendance at compliance meetings, successfully completing the annual NCAA certification test, and assisting in the education of 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.

Additional Duties:
• Events and Activity Planning
• Special Events – Kid’s basketball clinics & golf outing if applicable
• Schedule basketball activities (practice times, individual workout times & facility reservations)
• Promotion of Program
• Assist marketing staff with outreach to campus, community and region
• Alumni Relations
• Community Relations
• Assist with all community service events
• Coordinate fan support and production of group’s special events
• Responsible for organizing coaches and players ticket requests
• Other duties assigned by Head Coach

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree
• Experience in recruiting and coaching at the Division I level

Desired Qualifications:

• Experience in teaching basketball skills
• Network of contact in primary recruiting areas
• Understanding of the rules and policies of the NCAA
• Master’s Degree

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds and promote an inclusive work environment