Siena Heights University invites applications for the position of Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach. The Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach will handle many of the administrative duties of the basketball program.
Coordinate all aspects of on and off campus recruiting year-round. Establishing networking through high schools, travel programs, junior colleges as well as parents and student athletes.
Develop recruiting travel schedule to high schools and junior colleges. Maintain recruiting correspondence with high school and junior college coaches as well as prospective student-athletes. Plan, organize and administer summer camps and tournaments for fundraising and recruiting purposes.
Implement the head coaches plan for conditioning, strength training, and skill development. This includes pre and post season conditioning programs. Providing and maintaining necessary uniforms and equipment. Assist in scouting opponents, recruiting, and coaching fundamentals.
Schedules contests for the JV women’s program subject to the approval by the Head Coach.
Ensure that all travel arrangements for the team, including all transportation, overnight plans and meals are planned. Provide statistical data in an accurate and timely fashion to the Sports Information Director.
Coordinate fundraising projects to benefit the women’s basketball program.
Monitor student as athletes' academic progress by scheduling study sessions and communicating with academic advisors and faculty mentors as needed. Promote environment in which student athletes will develop competent, purposeful, and ethical leadership characteristics.
This position is institutionally authorized to accept financial aid documents and verify information.
Other duties within the scope of division’s responsibilities as defined by the Head Coach/Athletic Director.
A letter of application, resume and three letters of reference should be forwarded to:
Sue Syljebeck, Athletic Director and Head Women’s Basketball Coach
Siena Heights University,
1247 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian, Michigan 49221.
Siena Heights University is an equal opportunity employer.
Bachelor’s degree required, with a minimum of 2 years previous basketball coaching experience, preferably at the collegiate level, including player evaluation and recruiting.
Must have excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to instruct and motivate athletes and assistant coaches. Must be able to communicate clearly in writing as well as have highly developed time management skills. Must be able to travel, including overnight stays, occasionally longer.
About Siena Heights University
Siena Heights University is a Catholic university founded and sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters. Founded in the liberal arts tradition, Siena offers associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees and has a total of 2000 students on all campuses. The university is headquartered in Adrian, Michigan with degree completion centers located throughout Michigan. Siena Heights University is a NAIA school with an affiliation in the Wolverine Hoosier Athletic Conference.