The Assistant Coach is responsible for providing coaching and administrative assistance to the head coach. This position will work with individual student-athletes on improving their performance in the sport of basketball. Additional responsibilities include scouting opponent teams, collecting and analyzing tactical and statistical data, evaluating and editing game film, and designing game plans and strategies. This position will also effectively research, scout, evaluate, and contact prospective student athletes, including internationally.
The Assistant Coach is responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletics program, including adherence to all department policies and procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the university, the PAC-12 Conference, and the NCAA.
Minimum Requirements • Bachelor’s degree • Combined 8 years’ experience: playing DI collegiate/professional basketball, working/coaching with a collegiate/professional basketball program
Professional Competencies • Excellent written, interpersonal and oral communication skills • Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated dedication to the full academic and social development of student-athletes. • Capacity to interact comfortably with individuals and constituency groups (student-athletes, alumni, coaches, parents, etc.) crucial to the advancement of the University of Oregon Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.
Preferred Qualifications • Proven success with a Power 5 women’s basketball program • Preference will be given to candidates who effectively communicate a plan of action for recruiting/developing elite women’s basketball players • Affiliation with highly successful elite program(s). • Candidates with experience serving the needs of diverse populations are strongly desired. • Proven successful implementation of offensive and/or defensive strategies. • Proven significant skill development of student-athletes both individually and collectively. • Full understanding of providing a quality student-athlete experience. • Knowledge of NCAA rules and interpretations.