Head Men's Basketball Coach | Augustana College

The Head Men’s Basketball Coach is responsible for the overall management of the program including coaching, recruitment and retention of student-athletes, scheduling and budget management, equipment ordering, viable fundraising, public relations and other duties as assigned.

Status: Full-time position. Works on an academic year schedule.

Supervises: Full-time assistant coach, Part-time coaching assistant(s) and student workers.

* Responsible for creating an overall positive and successful environment for the student-athletes of the men’s basketball program.

* Provide oversight and evaluation of the daily progress of the team including strength training, conditioning, and student-athlete academic, personal and athletic development.

* Plan, conduct and evaluate practice activities for men’s basketball team members.

* Provide group and individual assistance in a manner that engages the athletes and builds commitment to the program.

* Work collaboratively with other members of the Augustana staff to integrate efforts and create program success.

* Assist other staff members with activities as needed to reach the overall goals of the Augustana athletic department.

* Meet with prospective students and their family members both on campus and at remote locations as possible.

* Provide advice and counsel on the admissions process, the Augustana experience and the integral role of the student-athlete in overall campus life.

* Hire and oversee a full-time assistant coach, part-time coaching assistants and student workers as needed to assist with the program and competition-related activities.

* Provide feedback–both positive and negative–on work products and outcomes.

* Order equipment and supplies and manage operating budget for the program.

* Complete auxiliary assignments including teaching physical education activity classes during the academic year.

* Actively participate in department and college-wide meetings and events, and adapt work as required to meet overall campus goals.

* Other duties as assigned.