Founded in 1853, Central College of Pella, Iowa, is a private, residential four-year liberal arts college known for its academic rigor and strength in global experiential learning, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), sustainability education, athletics success and tradition, and leadership and service. Central continues to value its long-standing relationship with the Reformed Church in America. The college participates in NCAA Division III athletics and is a member of the Iowa Conference. Central is an active part of the Greater Des Moines region and just minutes from Lake Red Rock, Iowa's largest lake.
Responsible to the athletic director to develop and maintain a highly competitive women's JV and varsity basketball program within rules and regulations of the institution, the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III, and perform additional athletic department duties.
Responsible for the overall management, leadership and execution of the basketball intercollegiate program.
Plan, organize, and manage all phases of the basketball program; to include:
development and implementation of game strategy/techniques and position assignments - individually with student athletes and in groups
teaching student-athlete skill development and mental/motivating techniques for competition
scheduling and supervision of practice and game sessions
monitoring and maintaining the discipline and conduct of student athletes to support the image and reputation of the athletics program.
Develop and supervise:
assistant coaches, if assigned
a strength and conditioning program in collaboration with the Strength and Conditioning staff/coaches
fund raising activities for the basketball program
basketball camps and clinics, including budget management
Develop and manage the basketball program budget in collaboration with the associate athletics director of business affairs.
Attend staff development opportunities and coaches meetings.
Follow the mission and beliefs of the athletic department and Central College.
Consistently demonstrate a positive team player attitude.
Must be open and adaptable to change.
Must work cooperatively and respectfully with a variety of campus groups.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree required; Master's preferred in related field
Three to five years coaching experience
Ability to travel; night and week-end work required.
CENTRAL COLLEGE is a residential liberal arts college dedicated to the education of 1400 undergraduate students. Guided by its ecumenical Christian tradition, the college community engages in vigorous, free, open inquiry in pursuit of academic excellence. Founded in 1853, the college is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America and NCAA Division III athletics. Central is a recognized leade...r in study abroad as a result of its international, residential programs. Central College is located in Pella, Iowa, a thriving community of 10,000 two minutes from the state’s largest lake and 40 minutes southeast of Des Moines. Please visit the college website at www.central.edu.