This incumbent will develop and maintain a competitive Divisions II basketball program in a manner compatible with the department and University philosophy, and in compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations. Establish and maintain effective relationships within the athletic department, the University, community, booster clubs, alumni, high school coaches, media and the general public. Represent in a positive fashion the University and its athletic programs in private and public forums. Commit to adhering to all rules and regulations.
Duties/Responsibilities -Instruct and teach student athletes in fundamentals of sport technique and strategy -Assist in monitoring the academic performance of student athletes to help them achieve full potential. -Plans and execute practice and competition plans including the evaluation of opponents -Evaluate and recruit qualified student athletes to UMD whose athletic skills make them highly competitive and whose academic abilities make them good candidates for our student population. -Perform administrative responsibilities, including assisting in budget planning and management, scheduling of competitions and planning and executing team travel. -Provide opportunities for student athletes to develop life and leadership skills. -Establish and maintain effective relationships within the athletic department, the University, community, booster clubs, alumni, high school coaches, media and general public. -Serves as an integral part of achieving fund raising, budget and community service goals -Support the UMD Athletics mission of excellence in the Classroom, Community and Competition; while furthering the strategic plan of UMD -Other Duties as assigned
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Required qualifications: -Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university -2-5 years combined progressive experience as a head or assistant coach at the high school/ collegiate and/or professional level -Experience managing an athletics budget
-Experience as a collegiate student athlete
Preferred qualifications: -Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations -Commitment to athletic excellence in an academic environment -Experience in recruiting student athletes -Demonstrated ability to communicate both written and verbally -Experience in working with diverse populations
About University of Minnesota Duluth
Now in its 80th year of existence, the University of Minnesota Duluth athletics continues to reign as one of the most well-balanced and competitive programs in the Upper Midwest. UMD is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and belongs to the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NCAA Division II), except for men's and women's ice hockey, which are aligned with the National Collegiate Hockey Conference and the Western Collegiate Hockey Association respectively, both NCAA Division I conferences.