The purpose of the Head Coach – Women’s Basketball position is to develop Christ-centered excellence, to mentor and challenge student-athletes to grow spiritually (discipleship), academically, athletically, to provide opportunities for Christian service through the medium of basketball and to be consistently competitive at the championship level.
This position is responsible for initiating, developing and leading all aspects of the Women’s Basketball program, such as recruiting, scheduling opponents, individual training, and coaching team members.
This position provides support forspecific internal operations for the athletic department and must abide by rules and regulations established by William Jessup University, the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) and the GSAC, (Golden State Athletic Conference).
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Provide Christ-like (biblical) leadership for the women’s basketball program and athletic department.
Recruit and graduate student-athletes who maintain the standards of the university and department.
Recruit, mentor and supervise assistant coach(s).
Schedule practices, games, transportation/accommodations and travel itineraries for road games with the approval of the Athletic Director and in coordination with the Administrative Assistant to Athletics.
Disciple and assist with the character development of student- athletes.
Drive positive culture within the team through encouragement, accountability, appropriate team standards, etc.
Plan and be involved in summer missions opportunities for student-athletes.
Represent the University at conference and national meetings as assigned.
Prepare and oversee the program budget.
Lead and assist in fundraising efforts aimed to support the Athletic Department as well as the basketball program.
Assist in the development of public relations with local constituencies aimed at gaining support for basketball as well as all athletic programs.
Attend mandatory coaches and departmental meetings.
Responsible for a variety of administrative support duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.
Complete other duties as assigned.