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Coach, Men’s Basketball

Thompson Rivers University

Application Deadline Ended
Apply by Ended 3/17/2023

Coach, Men’s Basketball | Thompson Rivers University

Coach, Men’s Basketball

Thompson Rivers University

Apply by Ended 3/17/2023

Posted 1 month ago

No Longer Accepting Applications



Kamloops, BC, Canada

Job Type

 Job Description

  • Responsible for the effective selection, leadership, mentorship and evaluation of assistant coaches and other team personnel
  • Accountable for the development and delivery of an annual plan
  • Responsible for the recruitment of highly skilled student-athletes
  • Responsible for orienting student-athletes to the policies and regulations of the University, Department of Athletics & Recreation, Canada West and U SPORTS
  • In conjunction with compliance staff, ensures participating student-athletes meet all necessary and required eligibility regulations as set out in the Canada West and U SPORTS rules and regulations
  • Works with Manager, High Performance and/or Director, Athletics and Recreation in competition scheduling and program development
  • Fiscally responsible for preparing and managing the men’s basketball budgets as directed:
  • Develop an annual fundraising program for program enhancements
  • Contribute to department fundraising initiatives (e.g., scholarship breakfast and golf tournament)
  • Works with the Director, Development in support of team fundraising initiatives
  • Performs administrative duties in conjunction with the department staff in regards to travel arrangements, student-athlete financial awards, housing and eligibility requirements.
  • Encourages student-athletes to maintain and develop good academic standing and monitors and assists student-athletes with academic progress (support for PACE program)
  • Works with the Manager, High Performance Sport in delivery of sports science and support programs for the Varsity team
  • Cooperates with Manager, Communications and Marketing in conducting interviews and athlete information for media, publications, and website.
  • Participation in provincial and national programs and community events is encouraged to enhance coaching ability and the overall program

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Minimum of five years coaching experience at a high level and a proven track record of success (preferably at the post-secondary level, or equivalent).
  • Excellent leadership skills and ability to recruit.
  • Proven track record, and a leadership style characterized by enthusiasm, integrity and discipline.
  • Knowledge of academic system.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently.
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills.
  • A proven record of integrity, high principles, and demonstrated skill in developing / motivating student-athletes both academically and athletically.
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