Code: 106 Posted: 02/11/2015

Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach
University of Wisconsin - Parkside

Position Location: Southeastern, WI
Reporting Relationship: Athletic Director

Under the general supervision of the Head Women’s Basketball Coach, the Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach will assist in all areas of the game; to include recruiting, scouting, break down of game film, daily practice responsibilities, community engagement activities and fund raising. This position will co-coordinate the Champs Life Skills Class during the fall semester. Due to the nature of this work, a willingness and flexibility to work nights and weekends is required. Perform other duties as assigned.


A. Recruiting

  1. Travel nights and weekends to evaluate Midwest talent to be competitive in the GLVC.

  2. Develop positive relationships with regional High School and Junior College women’s basketball programs to acquire talented prospects.

  3. Assist in home visits with prospective student-athletes and their parents

  4. Coordinate campus visits with prospective student-athletes and their parents

B. Basketball Instruction

  1. Scouting of opponents

  2. Game film break down

  3. On court practice

  4. Weight room coordination and instruction

  5. Summer Camp Instruction

C. Student-Athlete Development

  1. Co-coordinate Fall Freshman Life Skills class

  2. Schedule and coordinate team community engagement activities

  3. Student-Athlete academic monitoring

  4. Monitor Student-Athlete study tables

  5. Assist in fundraising and special events

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of NCAA Division II rules

  • Considerable knowledge of and adherence to University and GLVC rules and guidelines and a commitment to the Student-Athlete concept and Life In the Balance.

  • Considerable knowledge of desk top publishing software.

  • Ability to have excellent organization skills which include, but are not limited to, multi-tasking, managing competing deadlines and time management skills.

  • Ability to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to create a positive coach/student-athlete relationship, including balancing academics with athletics and creating a supportive environment to develop athletes on and off the court in areas such as leadership, teamwork, maturity and goal setting.

  • Ability to have excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to exhibit professionalism at all times and an ability to be an exemplary representative of UW-Parkside.

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships within a diverse, academic environment.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and troubleshoot and problem solve daily.

  • Ability to travel frequently.

  • Ability to work on computers for an extended period of time.


  • Master’s degree

  • Previous women’s basketball coaching experience

  • Demonstrated ability to recruit Midwest talent

  • This position requires weekend and evening hours and significant travel


  • 3+ years of previous collegiate coaching experience

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.

Review of Applications: Applications received by March 20, 2015 are ensured full consideration. The position is open until filled.

To Apply: Interested candidates should submit the following, preferably in electronic format:

  • a cover letter outlining their qualifications for the position

  • resume

  • list of three or more professional references with contact information

Go to: www.careers.wisconsin.edu Click the "Apply Now" button. You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password' and select "Login."

  • Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.

If you have application questions call or email:

Nancy Franzen
Phone: 262-595-2245
Email: franzen@uwp.edu

It is the policy of UW Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

About the University:

UW-Parkside is committed to diversity, engagement, access, and academic excellence. Candidates who can contribute to these goals are encouraged to identify strengths and experiences. The University enrolls approximately 5,100 students, many of whom are first generation and nontraditional students. Located in northern Kenosha County in the Chicago-Milwaukee urban corridor, much of the university's 700-acre campus has been preserved in its natural wooded and prairie state.

Contact Name: Nancy Franzen

Contact Phone: (262) 595-2245

Contact Email: franzen@uwp.edu

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