Assistant Women's Basketball Coach (2nd Assistant Coach)

Apr 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Assist the Head Women's Basketball Coach with the coaching and developing a nationally competitive Division I Basketball team. Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to: coaching student-athletes; recruiting; game management; scouting; academic monitoring; practice organization; summer camps; compliance; travel; In addition to other administrative duties as assigned.

Position Summary:


  • Ensure adherence to all governing rules, university, department, conference, NCAA policies and procedures, including student-athlete benefits.
  • Assist in the management of equipment budget, ordering, processing and distribution.
  • Handle paperwork and related administrative responsibilities in a thorough, complete, timely manner and adhere to university and department fiscal procedures and practices.
  • Responsible to complete and manage all compliance paperwork in a timely manner.


  • Assist Head Coach in recruitment of student-athletes who can compete successfully on a level consistent with program expectations, and who can be successful academically, including designated geographical areas set by the Head Coach.
  • Assist in the recruitment of prospective athletes within the framework of the university, department, conference and NCAA
  • Responsible for planning unofficial and official visits with student-athletes.
  • Maintain up to date records of compliance issues, including phone logs, contact sheets, phone numbers, and evaluations.


  • Responsible for player development, focusing on point guards.
  • Evaluate point guard play and incorporate strategies to improve.
  • Observe players while they perform to determine need for individual or team improvement
  • Manage and operate video technology effectively to enhance player and team development.
  • Analyze performance and instruct participants in program strategies and techniques to prepare them for competition.
  • Assist in the organizing and facilitating of camps/clinics, including summer workouts.
  • With scouting student-athletes, create a method to digitize and log video in an orderly fashion; coordinate Synergy breakdown with other coaches; and film breakdown / player breakdown / game plan prep.
  • Designated liaison with the Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach, collaborate on scheduling workouts and any issues that may arise. Attain the knowledge to do lifting sessions if needed. Attend weight room workouts and consult with the Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach afterwards.
  • Assist Head Coach in evaluating student-athletes performance and design instructional opportunities to improve technical and strategic execution based on sound motor learning and bio-mechanical principles.
  • Assist Head Coach in creating and reinforcing an environment of academic achievement, expectations, and success that supports and encourages academic progress and graduation; monitor the academic progress of student-athletes; monitor class attendance and study halls if necessary.
  • Assist Head Coach in coaching team at competitive events. Assumes full team responsibility for organizing and conducting competitive events.
  • Assist Head Coach in team aspects such as daily (team) decisions

Other Duties:

  • Propose the strategies, goals and objectives for the sports program on a short and long-term basis.
  • Represent and promote professional conduct, university good will and high standards at all promotional and media related events including games.
  • May participate in fundraising activities for the program and department.
  • Maintain an effective channel and level of communication and follow-through, emphasizing relationships with sport administrators and support services.
  • On court duties of demonstrating and communicating technique.
  • Assist Head Coach in community relations
  • Assist Head Coach in fundraising

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Have strong communication and motivation skills.
  • Computer and video analysis and breakdown knowledge.
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and policies.
  • Coaching philosophy and teaching concepts must be compatible with those of the Head Coach.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with coaches, staff, faculty, students, and members of the community.
  • Ability and willingness to support the diversity and equity commitments of the department.
  • Commitment to academic integrity and compliance with University, conference and NCAA regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse ethnic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds and project a professional attitude.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education or by an equivalent international institution of higher education.
  • Played Division 1 collegiate basketball or minimum of five (5) years of experience coaching or managing at any level.

Preferred Skills:

  • Master's Degree
  • Experience with Synergy and Fast Scout Software
  • Excel and Microsoft Word understanding

Filing Deadline:

April 26, 2017

Application Procedures:

Complete the required fields on the online application, a resume, and three professional references, including telephone numbers, are required. A cover letter that addresses your qualifications for the position is also required. Full consideration will not be given to applicants who fail to complete all application requirements.

Pursuant to Executive Order 1088, reasonable accommodation is to be provided upon request from an employee or applicant with disabilities, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the campus. What constitutes a reasonable accommodation is to be determined by the campus on a case-by-case basis after it has received the individual's request for accommodation and engaged in an interactive process. Employees or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation should contact Human Resources directly at (559) 278-2032.

How To Apply:

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Other Requirements:

Pursuant to the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, any offer of employment is contingent upon verification of individual's eligibility to be employed in the United States.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be satisfactorily completed (as determined by the CSU) before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete or pass the background check may be the basis for rescinding an offer of employment and/or affect the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for posted positions identified as sensitive.

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This position may be a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position may be required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

Other Applicant Information:

Applicants will receive confirmation of receipt of their application materials via automatic email reply. In addition, qualified applicants will receive email notification at the conclusion of the recruitment process.

It is the policy of the California State University to fill vacant positions represented by the California State University Employees' Union (CSUEU) with qualified applicants currently employed on the campus. Other applicants may be selected when it is necessary to meet the best interests of the campus by obtaining specialized skills and abilities not available from campus applicants.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. Executive Order 883 prohibits discrimination and Executive Order 927 prohibits harassment, on the basis of a protected status: race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex (including gender identity, per HR 2004-12), sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition and covered veteran status. Retaliation against individuals for complaining about these proscribed conduct, opposing such conduct, or participating in an investigation or proceeding involving such conduct is prohibited by both executive orders.

Further, the California State University, Fresno's statement of commitment to equal employment opportunity principles is also found in the various collective bargaining agreements.

General Information:

California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System. The University's mission is to offer high-quality educational opportunities to qualified students at the bachelor's and master's levels, and in certain applied disciplines, at the doctoral level. The current student enrollment is approximately 23,000, including a large percentage of students with diverse and culturally rich backgrounds. The University serves the San Joaquin Valley while maintaining deep involvement with the state, nation, and world. California State University, Fresno promotes student learning and community engagement through faculty scholarship and service learning opportunities in collaboration with community organizations, educational institutions, industry, business and government. The University was one of the first U.S. Colleges and Universities to be selected by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its Community Engagement Classification.

Metropolitan Fresno, with a multi-ethnic population of over 600,000, is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley on the western edge of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. The campus is within easy driving distance of San Francisco, Los Angeles, Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, the Monterey Peninsula, Lake Tahoe, beaches, sailing, lakes, and numerous ski resorts. Fresno boasts one of the most reasonable housing markets in California and offers a wide array of locally grown fruits and produce.