Assistant Coach - Women's Basketball - University of Guelph
Post date: Aug. 7, 2019
Application Deadline: Aug. 19, 2019
Position Start Date: Sep. 3, 2019
Reporting to the Head Coach, Women’s Basketball, the Assistant Coach of the Gryphon Women’s Basketball Program assists with one of the Department’s highly visible OUA and U Sports programs.
Under the mentorship of the Head Coach, Women’s Basketball, the Assistant Coach will gain experience in all phases of a USports program. This includes but is not limited to; recruitment and retention of academically qualified student athletes; overall program administration; community relations; practice and game coaching; local basketball organizations player and coach development and strict compliance with OUA/USports policies. In addition, the Assistant Coach will assist with summer camp/clinic development and administration, ensuring a safe, fun, and educational experience for all participants.
As this position is subsidized by the Coaches Association of Ontario, Quest for Gold program which assists post-secondary institutions to develop female coaches, the University is accepting submissions from applicants who identify as female. Additionally, applicants will have: an undergraduate degree; NCCP High Performance Level I coaching certification or equivalent, and some previous successful coaching experience. A knowledge of and commitment to OUA/USports rules and regulations are essential to this role. Other requirements include; a commitment to excellence; superior organizational and communication skills; strong team building and conflict management skills. Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team, must have an understanding and appreciation of the University’s unique environment, as well as adhere to University and Department expectations, policies, and regulations.