Head Women’s Coach Bates College

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Full-time, 12 month appointment directing all aspects of the Women’s Basketball program, inclusive of pre-season meetings, college vacation periods, all practices, competitions, meetings and post-season responsibilities.  The head coach is fully responsible for the ongoing operation and development of the Women’s Basketball program and for contributing to and building on the inclusive culture of the Athletic Department. This position includes but is not limited to, teaching and coaching, training and conditioning, administrative duties, recruiting talented and academically qualified student-athletes, supervising the assistant coach(es), supporting the academic success of the student-athletes, and complying with all college, NESCAC and NCAA policies.


1.  Coaching Responsibilities

  • Communication
  • Instruction
  • Training planning and season organization
  • Daily practice coaching
  • Competition planning
  • Athlete evaluation
  • Motivation

2. Administrative Responsibilities

  • Budget development and fiscal responsibility
  • Travel planning
  • Alumni relations
  • Fundraising
  • Competition scheduling and management
  • Hire and supervise assistant coach(es)
  • Web site management
  • Departmental administrative responsibilities

3. Recruiting

  • Recruiting plan for a highly diverse squad
  • Prospect evaluation
  • Contacts and communication
  • Admissions deadlines and policies

4. Teaching Physical Education courses


  • Administrative duties in the off-season to be assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • 3- 5 years basketball coaching experience; college coaching experience preferred; head coaching experience preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to promoting equity and inclusivity
  • Knowledge of NCAA DIII rules


Please submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references. This position requires successful completion of a pre-employment background screening.