Head Women's Basketball Coach | Central College


Posted: 09-Mar-22

Location: Pella, Iowa

Type: Full-time



Coaching – Basketball


Professional Sports

Responsible to the Director of Athletics for the overall management and leadership of the intercollegiate women’s basketball program. This program will support the philosophy, mission, and standards of Central College, the American Rivers Conference (ARC), and the NCAA, Division III. ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES •Develop and maintain a highly competitive intercollegiate program within rules and regulations of the institution, the American Rivers Conference, and NCAA Division III. •Plan, organize, and manage all phases of the program including: •teaching student-athlete skill development and mental/motivating techniques for competition •scheduling and supervision of practice and game sessions •supervision and evaluation of assistant coach(s) and other support staff members in an efficient and productive manner •monitoring and maintaining the discipline and conduct of student-athletes to support the image and reputation of the athletics program •Recruit and retain academically qualified student-athletes within the guidelines of Central College, the ARC, and NCAA Division III. •Develop a yearly recruiting plan and budget •Collaborate with admission office staff and counselors for contacts, campus visits, and other recruiting activities •Maintain a roster that is competitive within the ARC and NCAA, Division III and support the college enrollment strategy/mission •Monitor student-athlete progression in collaboration with academic affairs to ensure graduation, retention, and eligibility •Manage the program budget in collaboration with the associate athletics director of business affairs. •Develop an out-of-season strength and conditioning program in collaboration with the Strength and Conditioning staff/coaches in accordance with NCAA rules. •Develop and direct camps, clinics, and fund-raising activities to support the program. •Work cooperatively with faculty members, admission, alumni, and development office personnel, the sports information director, all student support services, and all athletic department personnel. •Attend staff development activities and coach’s meetings. CENTRAL COLLEGE BRAND EXPECTATIONS

•Demonstrate a network of caring relationships by showing respect for others, being dependable, and promoting cooperation with others in the work environment. •Be your best self by being accountable for responsibilities, adapting well to change, and maintaining the highest standards of business ethics. •Perform job responsibilities on campus to support the residential college environment. •Strive to perform as effectively as possible while maintaining a high level of quality and promoting personal growth and development. •Respect and comply with college rules and policies, including participation in required training courses; report any suspected violations of the Title IX policy to the Title IX Coordinator. •Violation of NCAA or ARC rules is prohibited and may result in disciplinary action or termination

  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s preferred
  • Three to five years of coaching experience required
  • Strong communication and organizational skills are required.
  • First Aid/CPR/AED certified or ability to obtain certification within six months required
  • Ability to travel; night and week-end work required
  • Valid driver’s license and the ability to be insured to drive college vehicles required