Saint Leo University is accepting applications for a Head Men’s Basketball Coach who will be responsible for the organization and administration of an competitive NCAA Division II program which competes in the powerful Sunshine State Conference. Saint Leo University was 18th in the Learfield Director’s Cup in 2014. The program has gone to the NCAA Tournament three of the last four years. The Head Basketball Coach will be a positive, energetic leader with the ability to coach, mentor, motivate and recruit student athletes who possess the desire to excel academically and athletically. Reporting directly to the Director of Athletics, the Head Coach will administer the progress and success of a competitive NCAA DII Men’s Basketball program that operates with integrity and within the scope and intent of all University, Conference and NCAA rules and regulations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing day to day operations; practice and game day preparation; planning and directing recruitment; coaching, conditioning and training of student athletes; monitoring academic performance/progress and eligibility status of student athletes; operational and fiscal management; scheduling; fundraising and maintaining positive public relations with donors, supporters, media, the community and constituency groups on campus; hire supervise and mentor assistant coaches; promote an atmosphere of compliance within the program and effectively monitor activities regarding compliance. Candidate must have a strong commitment to the academic success of the student-athlete and have experience working effectively in a private school environment.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and three years of collegiate coaching experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and at least three years of successful collegiate head coaching experience.
HOW TO APPLY:
Submit an online application, resume and cover letter through the online application site found on the Saint Leo Employment tab; APPLY
Must apply online to be considered. NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME. Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue untl position is filled. A criminal history background check is required.