Calvin College is seeking a Head Men's Basketball Coach to join our Athletic program!
This Head Coach is responsible for directing, leading and mentoring the men’s basketball program in a variety of activities related to the successful operation of the athletic team and program and contributing to the Athletic/Kinesiology department in a secondary role. This requiresan understanding and commitment to the mission of Calvin College, the ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends, and an ability to work with students, parents, coaches, faculty, staff, administrators, and outside contacts.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Plan and lead practice sessions, workouts, and strength and conditioning program
Be responsible for skill analysis and development for student athletes
Recruit prospective student-athletes to Calvin and Men’s Basketball
Work with athletic directors to develop contest and practice schedules
Maintain positive working relationships with Athletic and Kinesiology Department staff and faculty, Enrollment and Advancement Division staff, and other college constituents.
Depending on team size and travel distance, drive for out-of-town trips if needed
Accept constructive criticism and show evidence of professional growth
Adhere to the Code of Ethics for coaches (Calvin, MIAA, NCAA)
Contribute to the maintenance of good working relationships with assistant coaches and student-athletes through a positive and constructive approach to all tasks, show respect for the competencies of others, and demonstrate appropriate resolution behavior.
Contribute to the moral and spiritual growth of the student-athlete in keeping with the mission of Calvin College
This position requires a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) from an accredited college or university and at least three years of successful high-level basketball coaching experience, preferably at the college level.