The University of California San Diego is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach. UC San Diego, located in La Jolla, in the San Diego Metropolitan area, enrolls over 35,000 students and is one of the University of California’s 10 campuses. UC San Diego has earned recognition as one of the world’s premier research universities and one of the top-10 public universities in the nation. UC San Diego Athletics has a proud tradition of academic and athletic excellence, sponsors 23 varsity sports, and is reclassifying to NCAA Division I as a member of the Big West Conference. Triton Athletics consistently ranks as one of the most successful athletic programs, ranking among the top 10 nationally in the Learfield Director’s Cup in 19 of the past 23 years.
Serve as Assistant Coach- Women’s Basketball for the NCAA Intercollegiate Athletics program. This is a vital position within the Athletics program and has a 12-month contract with full benefits. Triton Athletics promotes the pursuit of excellence, strength of character, teamwork, ethical conduct, and diversity, and is inextricably linked to the educational mission of the University. UC San Diego has a proud tradition of academic and athletic excellence.
The Assistant Coach must have a commitment to the philosophy of providing a competitive Women’s Basketball program that emphasizes integrity and the educational welfare of its student-athletes and also strives for athletic excellence. Follow athletic philosophy consistent with that of the UCSD Athletic Department and a commitment to diversity in all of its forms. Assist Head Coach in all of the following: recruiting, organizing and conducting practices, preparation of scouting reports, conditioning programs, utilize video tagging software, competitive and fundraising events.
Assist with administrative responsibilities, including scheduling, budgets, inventory, coordination of team, professional & recruit travel and team equipment purchases. Prepare statistical analysis and reports. Assist with coordinating contest, event and tournament management, and with recruitment of student-athletes, and basic knowledge of and compliance with all NCAA regulations. The incumbent is responsible for conducting all activities in compliance with NCAA, Big West and UC San Diego rules and regulations.
A Bachelor's Degree; or an equivalent combination of education and experience to demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in both academics and athletics, as well as to understand the needs of students balancing the requirements of academics and athletics.
Recruiting experience at a D1 level with student-athletes that are at a high-academic and high-athletic level.
Demonstrated ability to teach specified sport to individuals and the team as a whole.
Ability to follow work schedule as outlined by Head Coach and department.
Strong proven knowledge of sound principles and rules governing specified sport. Personal experience with specified sport.
Demonstrated experience in coordinating and instructing camps of specified sport.
Proven ability to use all athletic equipment and computer software programs needed to perform job duties.
Ability to utilize video tagging software to analyze critical moments in games by athletes and opponents and communicate those to the coach(es) and team.
Proven ability to provide statistical analysis and reports in regards to the specified sport. Ability to complete forms thoroughly and to keep them current.
Strong writing skills to prepare clearly understandable correspondence and reports.
Good interpersonal skills, including tact, diplomacy, and flexibility.
Outstanding leadership, management, and interpersonal skills to relate to a wide diversity of faculty, staff, students and community members.
Ability to speak before large and small groups with evident poise and enthusiasm and ability to effectively motivate team members.
Strong administrative and organizational skills, with ability to follow up and review, to insure that no details are overlooked and that all arrangements have been made.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html
UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.
Additional Salary Information: Full career benefits
Internal Number: 108821
About UC San Diego Tritons
UC San Diego, located in La Jolla, in the San Diego Metropolitan area, enrolls over 35,000 students and is one of the University of California’s 10 campuses. UC San Diego has earned recognition as one of the world’s premier research universities and one of the top-10 public universities in the nation.
UC San Diego Athletics sponsors a broad based program of 23 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) sports, with approximately 600 student-athletes. It promotes the pursuit of excellence, strength of character, teamwork, ethical conduct, and diversity, and is inextricably linked to the educational mission of the University.
UC San Diego has begun the journey to reclassifying to NCAA Division I and the Big West Conference. The Tritons will begin playing a full schedule in the Big West in the fall of 2020, spend four years in a reclassification period, and then have full-fledged NCAA Division I status in the fall of 2024.
A premiere NCAA athletics program, our vision encompasses; setting the standard in all aspects of competitive success, academic excellence, ethical conduct, student-athlete experience, campus pride, the development and retention of coaches and staff, and t...he establishment of lifelong relationships. Athletics enhances campus, alumni, and community pride while fostering collaborations that increase our profile and visibility throughout the region.
•UC San Diego sponsors 23 intercollegiate sport programs that currently compete in the Big West Conference, Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, Western Water Polo Association, Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association, and Western Fencing Conference.
•As of fall 2020 all Triton athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division I level, with the exception of the men's volleyball, men's and women's water polo, and men's and women's fencing programs, which compete at the NCAA “National Collegiate” level. Men's rowing is not sanctioned by the NCAA and competes as a member of the Intercollegiate Rowing Association.
•During its recently-concluded 20-year affiliation with NCAA Division II, UC San Diego consistently ranked as one of the most successful athletic programs in the nation, ranking among the top 10 nationally in the Learfield/IMG College Directors' Cup in 20 of the last 25 years – five of which were Division III. The program claimed the Director's Cup title as a member of Division III in 1998 and finished as runner-up three times while in Division II, including 2018-19.
•UC San Diego intercollegiate athletic programs have claimed 30 NCAA national championships in team sports, while 44 have finished as national runners-up and 49 achieved 3rd-place honors. Individually, 138 Triton scholar-athletes have earned national titles. All told, UC San Diego has won 276 national, regional, and conference championships.
•The most recent NCAA report indicates scholar-athletes at UC San Diego own a 4-class average graduation rate of 91 percent, the highest among Division II institutions and sixth among all institutions in Divisions I and II.
•Triton scholar-athletes have earned an impressive 1,389 All-America honors for athletics achievement over the years, while 82 have been named to Academic All-America teams and 37 have been awarded prestigious NCAA Post Graduate Scholarships.
•During its time as a member of the California Collegiate Athletic Association, UC San Diego claimed eight Robert J. Heigert Commissioner's Cup titles, including the 2018-19 season. The award is given to the CCAA member institution with the highest aggregate ranking in eight of the league's 13 championship sports.