Adventist Education

A Journey to Excellence
Pacific Union College
May. 3, 2022
Resumes Due:
Sep. 30, 2022

Description: The Pioneers Head Basketball Coach is a member of the Athletics & Recreation Department of Pacific Union College. This position reports directly to the Athletic Director. Pioneers’ basketball competes in the California Pacific Conference of the National Athletic Intercollegiate Association. The head basketball coach is responsible for managing all operations for the men and women’s programs to maintain competitive intercollegiate teams. The coach provides leadership and direction to support student-athlete success in the classroom and on the basketball court. The coach provides leadership and direction to the assistant coaching staff (volunteer and paid) and is responsible for fundraising for the basketball program. The basketball program will maintain a positive reputation with the community. The basketball coach will be a positive contributor to the athletic department and Pacific Union College. • Recruit and maintain men and women’s basketball teams of 19 athletes each. • Formulate a successful philosophy to promote the educational welfare and sportsmanship of the student-athlete. • Support the Seventh-day Adventist mission of the institution and demonstrate how they can contribute to a Christian college environment. • Conduct and supervise all practices • Schedule and attend all contests as approved by the Director of Athletics. Must travel with the team unless alternate arrangements have been approved, in advance, by the Director of Athletics • Develops appropriate training programs and practice schedules. • Follows and maintains knowledge of all NAIA and Cal Pac policies and procedures. • Instructs and demonstrates skill sets and techniques necessary for individual and team achievement in the sport of basketball. • Promote the academic success of student-athletes and track the progress of each player in all classes. • NAIA Eligibility Coordination • Obtain a strong understanding of NAIA and PUC academic and eligibility rules and regulations. • Works in tandem with the PUC Records Office and coaches to review academic and athletic information of current and future student athletes to ensure eligibility of play for all student athletes. • Holds office hours for student-athletes to drop in for resources and support.. • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Experience: Education: Bachelor’s Degree, Masters preferred. Experience: Minimum of 2 years’ experience in student life or related field.