Assure that athletic activities are conducted in accordance with the College and United States Collegiate Athletic Association policies. Incorporates the philosophy of the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College curriculum into the philosophy and practice of the particular sport. This is a part-time position during the sports season requiring weekend, evening and summer work.
Essential Job Responsibilities: •Serve as Assistant Coach for Basketball •Recruiting. •Assists the head coach in scheduling and providing transportation. •Assists in preparing events and practices •Attends all practices and games •Carries out scouting assignments as outlined by the Head Coach •Provide student-athletes the necessary time and resources to succeed academically •Promotes the sport on and off campus •Maintains good relationship with alumnus, parents, officials, volunteers and fans. •Performs other duties as requested by the Head Coach.
Other Duties & Responsibilities: •Update Coaches Recruiting Report. •Help process credit card statements and check requisitions in a timely manner. •Maintain practice and game facility as applicable. •Develop gameday itineraries, secure lodging, and plan meals for all team travel dates. •Provide travel information for faculty.
Supervision: Will supervise student athletes and may supervise student workers
2+ years Previous coaching experience in assigned sport
Recruiting experience preferred
Substantial knowledge of the technical aspects of the sport and examine new theories pertinent to the field
Ability to work in a team setting and work effectively with a variety of audiences and departments
Understanding of student development
Ability to balance student needs and take on an institutional perspective
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is a Catholic, private liberal arts college in Indiana where women and men are empowered to meld intellect and spirituality, direct ambition, attain goals and stretch beyond the imagination.
SMWC Athletics encourages student-athletes to develop their skills and themselves to maximize potential and benefit from the experiences of perseverance, competition, sacrifice, and teamwork. Athletics is an integral complement to the principal mission of the College, and our department strives to provide equitable athletic experiences. Our goal is to use intercollegiate athletic competition as a vehicle to cultivate leaders who will affect change in their ventures beyond SMWC. Athletics equally contributes to the college through athletic and academic achievement, generating visibility, promoting institutional pride, and enhancing campus life, and serves as a connection with alumni and fans.
At SMWC, athletics integrates with the academic experience by providing student-athletes the opportunity to succeed at the most elevated level in academics and National Intercollegiate Athletic Association (NAIA) intercollegiate competition. Our Athletic department dev...elops a more engaging campus experience for the unified community, inspiring a shared allegiance and a lifelong commitment to the College, connecting the College’s generations and extended community by building spirit, enthusiasm, and pride in athletic successes. Our continuous efforts to bring positive visibility to the College by highlighting the academic and athletic values of the institution is unprecedented.