Asst Men's Basketball Coach

Jul 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Asst Men's Basketball Coach

Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Position Status: Administrative Exempt Positions

Basic Function:
Responsible for assisting Head Men's Basketball Coach in coaching, recruiting and supervising the basketball team while providing an educational environment which enhances the development of the whole student-athlete. Teach physical education and manage a departmental administrative responsibility.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the head coach in the leadership and direction of the program in the following areas: organize practice sessions, create scouting reports and game plans, edit game film using Gamebreaker editing system, participate in the preparation of student-athletes for competition, supervision of student-athlete academic progress, provide positive guidance to students off the court, assist with team budget management and overall program development.
  • Recruit prospective student-athletes committed to academic and athletic excellence.
  • Establish and maintain a positive public relations image for the program, the department and WPI.
  • Serve as a role model for players both on and off the court.
  • Develop a good rapport and working relationship with students, coaching staff, department members, faculty and alumni.
  • Adhere to WPI departmental, NCAA and university policies.
  • Teach PE courses as assigned.
  • Be responsible for a departmental administrative duty as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Previous college coaching experience with an emphasis on recruitment of high academic student-athletes. Competitive playing experience is strongly preferred.
  • CPR certificate, first aid certificate and valid driver’s license.

    Posting Date: 07/25/2017

    Open Until Filled: No

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    EEO Information:
    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability. We are looking for individuals who value creativity, diversity, inclusion, and collaboration.

    Criminal Background Check Statement:
    A pre-employment criminal records check is required.

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    WPI, the nation's third oldest private technological university, established in 1865 by New England industrialists John Boynton and Ichabod Washburn consists of 80 acres set in a safe, residential section of Worcester, Massachusetts—the second largest city in New England—home to 13 colleges, and situated 40 miles west of Boston.

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