Primary responsibility is overseeing the athletic development of Men’s Basketball, Women’s Volleyball, and assisting with Football when available. Candidate must be able to work well within a team setting as well as possess the following attributes; able to demonstrate knowledge in the areas of speed development, agility, weight lifting, Olympic lifts, energy system development, and annual programming. The ideal candidate has a background in the athletic development of Men’s basketball, volleyball, and possesses the ability to coach and manage their teams with high discipline and command. The ability to mentor athletes and develop them as young men and women is a must.
Bachelors degree from an accredited institution required. NSCA (CSCS) or CSCCA.
The Department of Athletics at Western Carolina University is an integral program of the institution and exists solely to complement the central University mission of teaching and learning. The University seeks to create a community of scholarship in which the activities of its members are consistent with the highest standards of knowledge and practice in their disciplines. The athletics program reflects this commitment to highest standards and shares the responsibility of achieving the goals of the University. The activities of the athletics program provide an environment in which students, coaches, faculty, staff and administrators jointly assume the responsibility for the success on and off the field of play. The athletics program embraces the concept that student-athletes
are first and foremost students — possessing academic goals, personal interests, and vocational ambitions not unlike those of any other student. The athletics program complements other University programs by enhancing the educational, social, career and athletic opportunities of the students who participate in athletics. This environment also fosters a commitment to high standards of personal and professional... conduct by all members of the athletic community manifested in the highest level of sportsmanship.
Western Carolina University is committed to ensuring equitable participation and treatment of men and women of all races and ethnic origins. The athletics program actively promotes an environment in which fair and equitable distribution of athletic opportunities, benefits, and resources are available to all athletics program participants, and in which any person is free from discrimination. The athletics program provides significant contributions to the University by enhancing loyalty to the alma mater, strengthening the pride and enthusiasm of alumni, fostering a strong sense of community, and serving as a positive public relations tool for the university.