Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach

ID# 004827
Centre College
600 West Walnut Street
Danville, KY 40422
United States
8592385465 (Main Phone)
Job Description
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.


Sports
Baseball
Division
NCAA III
Category
Employment Type
Full Time
Application Procedure
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.
Job Requirements
Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree with previous collegiate playing experience required; previous collegiate coaching experience preferred. CPR, AED, and First-Aid certifications will be required once hired. This position is responsible for driving vehicles, specifically 15-passenger vans, therefore a valid Driver’s License and a good driving record is required.

Knowledge and Skills

Demonstrated knowledge of the sport of basketball and its playing rules; ability to foster a team environment; demonstrated coaching skills in sport of basketball; knowledge of travel, lodging, planning, and scheduling; a commitment to the NCAA Division III philosophy of athletics, sufficient knowledge of NCAA and SAA rules and regulations, and a demonstrated ability to successfully recruit, retain, and mentor student-athletes; the ability, and desire, to work successfully within a team-oriented athletic department.

Physical Requirements

Moderate physical activity. Requires handling up to 25 pounds. Standing and or walking for more than four hours per day.

TO APPLY

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.

Education Requirements (Any)
Bachelor's degree with previous collegiate experience; previous collegiate coaching experience preferred.
Additional Information / Benefits
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan

Employer Contact Information
Centre College
Christy McGuire
600 West Walnut Street
Danville KY 40422
United States
Main Phone 8592385465
Centre College Christy McGuire
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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.

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