Fresno Pacific University Head Coach

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Position Summary:

The Head Men’s Basketball Coach directs a men’s basketball program that seeks to be nationally competitive within the NCAA Division II. FPU was accepted into the NCAA Division II membership process in July of 2011 and began competing in the Pacific West Conference in 2012-13. The FPU Department of Athletics seeks to raise the profile of the men’s basketball program by building a foundation for both academic and athletic success. Primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, recruiting, the direction of effective practice, coordination of off-season conditioning, fundraising, and all aspects of program administration. Additional responsibilities may be considered based on university needs and candidate strengths/interests.

Essential Functions:


Uphold the “Founded on Christ” mission of Fresno Pacific University at all times.
Exhibit unfaltering commitment to the “The Fresno Pacific University Idea” and agreement to support its ideals and practices while employed by the University.
Be Christ-centered in all areas while working with other staff members, students, and guests.

Develop and maintain a men’s basketball program that is athletically competitive within the Pacific West Conference and NCAA Division II.
Work to maintain an atmosphere within the FPU athletics program that is consistent with the mission of FPU, including the active demonstration and modeling of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
Operate the men’s basketball program within the mission, policies and regulations of FPU, the Pacific West Conference and NCAA Division II.
Maintain and submit all required NCAA compliance documentation.
Provide leadership in the academic, spiritual, personal and athletic development of student-athletes at FPU.
Be responsible for all administrative aspects of the men’s basketball program including scheduling, off-season conditioning, program equipment, program budget, and the direction of FPU-identified men’s basketball camps.
Hire, supervise and direct all full-time, part-time and volunteer assistant coaches in proper function and assignments.
Determine fiscal requirements and recommending budget to athletics administration. Monitoring, verifying and reconciling expenditures of budgeted funds.
Oversee, organize and conduct effective practice sessions including sessions involving individual work.
Oversee, organize and conduct an effective recruitment strategy.
Serve as preliminary contact for scheduling of all men’s basketball games. Coordinating schedule through proper channels in the Department of Athletics.
Purchase and maintain all team uniforms and equipment.
Actively support and engage in FPU fundraising efforts for the men’s basketball program, the Sunbird Association, and other FPU fundraising efforts as appropriate or needed.
Work in support of FPU staff, faculty and administration in all areas including facilities, athletics administration, sports information, athletic training, student life, and academic efforts.
Other duties as assigned.


Commitment to the Christian mission of the University.
Master’s degree from an accredited institution.
Previous successful intercollegiate basketball coaching experience.

Previous successful NCAA Division II coaching experience.
Demonstrated success in recruiting at the collegiate level.
Strong organizational and administrative skills.
Demonstrated commitment to following NCAA, conference and institution legislation and rules.
Proven commitment to athletic and academic success.
Previous fundraising experience.
Customer service orientation and the ability to communicate effectively.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

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