Assistant Coach - Men's Basketball

Freed-Hardeman University

Henderson, TN

JOB DETAILS
LOCATION
Henderson, TN
POSTED
30+ days ago

Description

Description

Summary Assist head men's basketball coach with all aspects of program, including recruiting, scouting, coaching and counseling, by performing the following duties.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Coordinate program’s recruiting efforts by identifying and evaluating prospects, making initial contact with potential recruits, and selling the school and program to recruits.
  • Maintain records of all recruiting contacts and keep head coach informed of recruiting efforts.
  • Make regular contact with signees and assist with needs for enrollment into school such as transcripts, class scheduling and housing assignments.
  • Coordinate locating and scheduling of opponents, make travel arrangements for away games. Scheduling and assistance for opponents’ practices in FHU gymnasium and possible travel.
  • Communicate with players’ teachers and with student services regarding class, chapel absences and academic progress.
  • Write player and program information for publication on athletics web site and in annual media guides. (Assist Sports Information Director)
  • Assist head coach in practice and practice preparation, game preparation and strategy, and scouting opponents, including video exchange.
  • Coordinate and organize equipment used and needed for the program. (Practice & Game Uniforms, balls and other equipment)
  • Assist with organization and administration of summer camps.


Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Requirements

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies :

  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.
  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.


Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; previous playing and/or coaching experience preferred.


Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations


Other Skills and Abilities


Other Qualifications


Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may frequently life and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.


Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The noise level in the work environment rangers from quiet to loud.