Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

Start Date

March 2024

Listed On

March 4, 2024

Position Type

10-month

Salary

15,000

Job Summary

Assist the head coach with supervision and coordination of the women’s basketball program.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing and executing recruitment of quality student athletes including but not limited to: off-campus evaluation, contacts, organization of on-campus visits, and tryouts.
  • Advise and instruct student-athletes on skill development.
  • Be an integral part of practice and game preparation.
  • Attend and instruct during all games, practices, weightlifting sessions, conditioning sessions, and individual workouts.
  • Develop and implement an academic monitoring system of all student-athletes.
  • Organize and carry out film exchanges through Game Tape Exchange.
  • Organization and burning of game film for opponents and head coach.
  • Develop and implement a strength program.
  • Monitoring the student-athletes’ growth within the strength program.
  • Scouting of opponents and instructing team on the strategies that will be implemented.
  • Liaison for the program with the Athletic Training Staff.
  • Equipment and gear maintenance.
  • 13. Advise student-athletes in their day to day activities.
  • 14. Maintain a good working relationship with all athletic coaches and staff regarding facility use and condition.
  • 15. Other duties assigned by the Head Coach.
  • 16. Must be able to lift more than 50-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking.
  • Ability to work various hours, including nights and weekends throughout the year for practice, games and recruiting.
  • Be able to transport team to the contests, and be responsible for their well-being.
  • Could be exposed to a variety of weather conditions.
  • Other duties as assigned by the or his/her designee.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree. Previous successful coaching experience and/or playing experience and recruiting at the collegiate level. Ability to work various hours, including nights and weekends throughout the year for practice, games and recruiting. Excellent written/oral communication, as well as demonstrate strong organizational skills.

About Oklahoma Panhandle State University (OPSU): OPSU is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is the first public Hispanic Serving Institution in Oklahoma. The university is a baccalaureate degree granting institution located in Goodwell, Oklahoma. Rooted in “Progress through Knowledge,” OPSU is committed to promoting excellence in the preparation of students for success in a global community. Our university achieved multiple rankings by the 2023 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings: #3 Best Value Regional Colleges West; #8 Top Public Colleges for the Western Region; and #17 Best Regional Colleges West. U.S New and World Report also recognized OPSU as one of the top ten universities in Oklahoma, standing out of our affordable tuition rates.