Head Men's Basketball Coach | MSU Denver


Posted: 08-Mar-22

Location: Denver, Colorado

Type: Full-time

Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree

Salary: Range is $100,000-$140,000



Coaching – Basketball


Professional Sports

Salary Details:

The salary range is $100,000-$140,000 .
The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.
The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. MSU Denver offers a full benefits package.

Internal Number: E00095

Position Summary: The Men’s Basketball Head Coach is responsible for leading a program that has enjoyed a rich tradition in the RMAC and NCAA Division II including two NCAA National Championships in 2000 and 2002. The coach will direct all phases of the Men’s Basketball program by establishing and maintaining a high standard of excellence, which includes recruiting academically qualified student-athletes, scheduling, scouting, conditioning, supervising the assistant coaching staff, managing the program budget, generating revenue, and other duties assigned. In addition, the Head Coach is responsible for ensuring that all duties are executed in compliance with NCAA, RMAC and institutional regulations. Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provide leadership and oversight for all aspects of NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball program. • Coordinate all activities in preparation for scheduled competition. • Work with the Director of Athletics on the selection and scheduling of team contests. • Recruit academically and athletically qualified student-athletes. • Facilitate a team environment that fosters the holistic growth and development of the student-athlete. • Develop and conduct pre-season, in-season and off-season training and conditioning programs for the team. • Plan and direct athletic skill development for student-athletes. • Monitor and operate within budgetary guidelines established by the Director of Athletics. • Evaluate performance of assistant coaches. • Work in collaboration with Athletics administrative staff in Compliance to advise student-athletes and staff of applicable intercollegiate athletic rules, regulations, and University policies and ensure compliance of such regulations. • Work in collaboration with Athletics administrative staff in Student-Athlete Welfare to inform student-athletes of academic and other matters pertaining to their enrollment and educational progress. • Monitor student-athlete academic performance and implement team, athletic department, and University measures to support their academic performance. • Ensure student-athletes participation in Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) initiatives. • Ensure appropriate safety measures are observed when conducting team activities. • Cooperate with the University physicians and athletic trainer staff to ensure student-athletes receive proper medical and physical training services. • Work with alumni, student groups, University administration, and community groups to seek support for the team. • Assist the Director of Athletics in fundraising and revenue generation activities including camps/clinics. • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Three years of experience coaching at the collegiate level.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree,
  • Successful head coaching experience at the collegiate level
  • Knowledge of Division II rules