Position Summary: The assistant coach for women’s basketball will be responsible for all aspects of the basketball program under the direction of the Head Coach. Duties will include monitoring academic progress, assisting with recruiting, proper training of squad members, and fundraising. The assistant coach of the women’s basketball program is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by the University of Charleston, the Mountain East Conference (MEC) and the NCAA. This is a full-time, twelve-month position. UC is a member of the NCAA at the Division II level.
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Promote, monitor and facilitate student-athlete classroom success
Recruit student-athletes that align with the mission of the university
Teach on court dribbling, shooting, rebounding, passing and other techniques to promote proper skill development and other related techniques
Instruct the basketball players on on-court offensive and defensive strategies and tactics
Assist the head coach with generating additional funds for support of the program.
Assist with the development of and the scheduling of practice sessions.
Coordinate and instruct individuals on strength training and related fitness skills
Represent the University of Charleston and the women’s basketball program in a professional manner.
Assist with keeping statistics and reporting scores to the MEC and the NCAA.
Educate different campus constituencies and community members on the core values associated with the women’s basketball program and the athletic department
Assist the head coach with establishing mentoring opportunities with both institutional and community groups for team members
Perform additional tasks as assigned by the Director of Athletics
Develop and implement strategies that will maximize the synergies among the various athletic programs that UC sponsors
Oversee game operations for softball home games
About University of Charleston (W.Va.)
The University of Charleston is a private, four-year residential university that fields 20 NCAA Division II programs. UC has an enrollment of approximately 2,300 students and is located in the state capital of West Virginia amidst magnificent mountains and rivers. It has a panoramic view of the capitol building across the Kanawha River. Charleston is easily accessible by air via Yeager Airport, by regional train and bus services, and by car via I-77, I-64, and I-79.
For more information, visit www.ucwv.edu or www.ucgoldeneagles.com