Provides assistance with coaching of the Men’s Basketball team and all facets of the program, particularly in the areas of recruiting, training, scheduling and conditioning exercise.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS •Assists the Head Coach with the organization, administration and implementation of the Men’s Basketball program.
•Works with the Head Coach in recruiting student athletes for the basketball team.
•Participates in organizing and supervising practices and games.
•Directs pre-season conditioning program for student athletes.
•Establishes daily practice routines to include condition, running and scrimmages.
•Over 25 percent travel required to attend SCAC and NCAA meetings, conferences, and training seminars, as well as traveling with the team to ensure the players are prepared for the game and to support team competitions and recruiting. Works with Head Coach to coordinate the travel plans for the team.
•Scouts upcoming opponents at the discretion of the Head Coach and within the College, NCAA and the Conference (if applicable) guidelines.
•Works with Head Coach to develop a game plan for upcoming opponents.
•Assists the Head Coach with directing and coordinating activities, ensuring compliance with the NCAA and Centenary College guidelines.
•Collaborates in the organizing, promoting and conducting summer camp activities and various other camps and clinics throughout the year.
•Works on approved fundraising activities under the coordination and direction of the Director of Athletics.
•Monitors student athletes’ academic progress.
•Monitoring of Athletic facilities as assigned by Athletic Director
•Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary. As an institutional staff member actively involved with NCAA Division III prospects, student-athletes, and athletic department personnel, you are responsible to uphold all conference and NCAA rules and regulations. In accordance with NCAA bylaw 11.1, you are responsible to report any known violations and will be held accountable for any violations committed within your department.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES None.
3 or more years as a competitive player or experience in basketball coaching at the college or junior college level.
Must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
Must be people-oriented individual, have good communication skills, and the ability to work with a diverse group of people.
Well organized and self-motivated.
Must be able to fulfill job requirements in a high-energy, high-traffic area.
Must be able to obtain First Air/ CPR/ AED certification and van driving clearance.
5 years as a competitive player or experience in college basketball coaching at the assistant or head coaching level.
Specific experience with a campus admission/recruiting office, NCAA compliance, event management, outdoor field management, or coaching in another sport.
Experience in a NCAA Division III program.
Experience with a selective, residential, Liberal Arts college.
About Centenary College of Louisiana
Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi river and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.