Centre College, founded in 1819, offers its students a world of opportunities, highlighted by one of the nation’s top-ranked study abroad program, ranked #59 by US News of national liberal arts colleges, and recently tabbed as one of the top 100 colleges in the nation for sports lovers, coming in at #47 (across all NCAA Divisions) for student-athlete experience according to Money magazine and Sports Illustrated. Located on 152-acres in Danville, Ky., the heart of the Bluegrass Region of Central Kentucky, Centre is a proud member of the NCAA Division III, a founding member of the Southern Athletic Association.
Job Skills / Requirements
Centre College invites qualified applicants for the full-time position of Assistant Men's Basketball Coach. Reporting to the Head Men's Basketball Coach and Director of Athletics, this position leads all aspects in building a nationally competitive Division III men’s basketball program, including but not limited to: identifying and recruiting successful student-athletes, skill development during practices and games, monitoring student-athlete academic progress, building a positive and cohesive team culture, scouting, and other duties as assigned.
This position requires compliance with all NCAA, SAA, and Centre College rules and regulations and to be mindful of the College’s core values of diversity and inclusion.
With groundbreaking in July 2021, Centre Athletics is constructing the $65 million Initiative for Wellness and Athletics Excellence (IWAE) project. The transformational facility will feature a new indoor fieldhouse, with a 200-meter track plus indoor turf, a 50-meter natatorium, a new baseball facility, plus a new stadium for football, lacrosse, and track and field. Included in this strategic initiative is over 6,000 square feet of additional strength and conditioning space.
Under supervision of the Head Men’s Basketball Coach, provide assistance in the leadership of all coaching, recruiting, and administrative duties for a nationally competitive Division III men’s basketball program. Individual reports to the Head Men’s Basketball Coach as well as to the Deputy AD (or designee) with a secondary duty to be assigned.
Essential Job Functions:
Assist in organizing, preparing and conducting practices, training and competition;
Recruit student-athletes in accordance with all Centre College, Southern Athletic Association, and NCAA rules and regulations;
Assist in directing all aspects of the program;
Assist with the holistic development of men’s basketball student-athletes;
Represent the program and the College to students, parents, alumni, and the general public;
Assist in managing the daily operations and administration facets of the men’s basketball program – including but not limited to – court maintenance and set-up;
Actively participate in department-wide fundraising initiatives;
Assist in all duties as assigned by the Head Coach or the Director of Athletics;
Will be assigned a secondary job duty by the Director of Athletics;
Demonstrates an appreciation of and commitment to further an inclusive culture for those of diverse backgrounds such as ability, age, class, ethnicity, faith background, gender expression, gender identity, geographic region, national origin, neurodiversity, race, and sexual orientation that comprise individual and group expressions of identity.
Marginal Job Functions:
Contribute to the overall success of the department by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Interested applicants must apply through the Centre College Human Resources site at Employment at Centre | Centre College (with a cover letter, resume, and list of references). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.