Basketball Coach Job Description

A basketball coach is a person in charge of a basketball team.

For college level teams, coaching is usually a part-time position.

For high school teams, coaches are full-time.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Basketball Coach to join our team and help us take our game to the next level. Our ideal candidate is someone with a passion for the game and a proven track record of success. If you have what it takes to be our next Basketball Coach, we want to hear from you!

Basketball Coach Duties:

  • Coach and teach basketball fundamentals to high school and club level players, track progress, and assess student performance
  • Evaluate players’ strengths and weaknesses and help them improve
  • Provide feedback and suggestions to players
  • Conduct drills, practice, and play games
  • Assign and oversee practice schedules and monitor player form
  • Create and maintain player schedules
  • Maintain player records and communicate performance to parents
  • Develop and implement practices, drills, and strategies
  • Coordinate with high school coaches to develop team strategies
  • Maintain equipment inventory and oversee cleaning and maintenance

Basketball Coach Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain a safe and healthy culture within team
  • Develop and implement coaching and training program
  • Co-ordinate practice schedules, game schedules, and player attendance
  • Provide constant feedback and communicate performance expectations
  • Coach players through practice, competition, and off-season
  • Construct and maintain a training manual
  • Conduct ongoing evaluation of players and program
  • Recruit, train and motivate players and staff
  • Recruit, coach, and evaluate assistant coaches
  • Provide compensation and benefits to staff

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Height of 6’3”
  • Excellent knowledge of basketball
  • Ability to motivate and lead players
  • Experience coaching high school, college, or professional basketball
  • Proper knowledge of basketball rules and strategy

Company Name is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that diversity and inclusion are key to building a successful team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.