Head Women's Basketball Coach | University of Alaska Fairbanks



Posted: 25-Mar-22

Location: Fairbanks, Alaska

Type: Full-time

Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree

Salary: $75,000 to $125,000 DOE



Coaching – Basketball


Collegiate Sports

Internal Number: 519155

Community relations and fundraising

Assist in the development and implementation of fundraising for the program and the department. Promote a positive image for the athletic program and institution. Work with department liaison and local media to publicize the program, team members and season results. Foster positive relationships with all the campus community, alumni, boosters and Fairbanks community. Supervise and evaluate Assistant coaches and other staff. Consultation/advising of student-athlete welfare Foster team compliance with NCAA, conference and institution academic standards. Counsel student-athletes, to encourage satisfactory progress toward a degree and graduation. Create a positive team atmosphere. Supervise team while off-campus on trips

Administrative Duties Comply with directives from the Director of Athletics. Immediately inform the Director of Athletics of rule violations or potential rule violations. Comply with all NCAA and conference rules and regulations; University of Alaska Policy and Regulations; UAF policies, rules and procedures; Athletic Dept. rules and procedures. Operate athletic program within assigned budget and assist in the development of the program budget, which is not limited to financial aid, travel, guarantees, officiating, equipment and supplies. Recruit, manage, coach and supervise all aspects of the Women’s Basketball varsity sports team and program.

Recruiting Observe, evaluate and recruit student-athletes who have the academic and athletic ability to succeed in the classroom and on the court. All recruiting efforts must demonstrate the conscience effort to recruit students from diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

Practice and competition and game organization and scheduling Schedule Design and conduct practice and competitive events of the team Conduct pre-season conditioning and practice Coach Promote, recruit Division II teams through contacts with coaches, athletic directors and conference commissioners for UAF’s Division II basketball tournament. Schedule opponents years in advance. Secure return games with guarantees.


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Bachelor’s Degree and four years relevant coaching experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience preferred.

Must have an in-depth knowledge of the sport of basketball. Must have previous coaching experience at the junior, NCAA or professional level. Must have CPR certification. Pass annual NCAA recruiting exam. Demonstrate a commitment to recruiting students of a diverse background and foster an atmosphere of inclusivity and equality. Must be familiar with NCAA rules and regulations. Must have strong interpersonal and motivational skills as well as strong oral and written communication skills. Experience in recruitment of student-athletes. Experience in community relations and community involvement. Experience in fund raising. Experience in finance and budget management.