Job Purpose Towson University is a Division I member of the Colonial Athletic Association. This position, under the direction of the head coach, teaches and provides instruction in the sport of women's basketball and assists in the planning, promotion and administration of a quality Division I women's basketball program. This position is responsible for player development and scouting and serves as the recruiting coordinator.
Description Independently plan and implement a season-long plan for a set group of student-athletes; participate in all aspects of practice instruction and game coaching; create scouting reports, as assigned by the head coach, and provide institution to team related to strategy derived from scouting reports; serve as the recruiting coordinator, which includes coordinating recommendations from other coaches on which prospective student-athletes should receive a scholarship offer from Towson University; recruit and evaluate prospective student-athletes through the use of technology, conducting contacts and evaluations, organizing official visits, including assigning hosts, creating travel itineraries and managing all budgetary elements of visits while adhering to all NCAA regulations; and assist with academic support, fundraising activities, community service including communication and outreach to Alumni.
Qualifications Bachelors degree and two years of successful basketball coaching at the camp/clinic, high school, collegiate, or professional level. The selected candidate must have the ability to train and recruit at the Division I collegiate level, accept and carry out assigned program and responsibilities, communicate effectively and work well with other coaches, students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni and the community, and pass the NCAA recruiting test and have a thorough understanding of NCAA rules and regulations; a demonstrated commitment to high academic standards for student-athletes and their ability to succeed both academically and athletically is essential, to building a positive team culture, and commitment to personal and professional development of student-athletes; and must have the ability to work collaboratively within the structure and framework of an Athletics Department and University. A Master's degree, coaching experience at the Division I level, and experience as a Division I student-athlete are strongly preferred.
A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
Salary and Benefits Competitive salary and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, click here.
Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required.
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