Head Coach, Men’s Basketball
Red Deer College
Red Deer, Alberta, CA
13d ago

Coaches of RDC athletic teams are responsible for the recruitment, selection and training of their players for all aspects of leadership, coaching, and guidance during actual competition, and general leadership, guidance and supervision outside of training or competition times.

The coach is co-responsible for all promotions and public relations specific to their team, and communicates as required with external media.

The coach reports to the Athletic Director.


  • Maintaining an active, focused recruiting plan
  • Designing and executing a Yearly Training Plan (YTP) program including, on and off the court sessions, scheduling appropriate competitions and team building
  • Utilizing appropriate tactical and technical strategies during competition
  • Ability to put coaching theory into practice
  • Analyzing student-athlete performance and providing effective feedback
  • Providing appropriate mental and physical conditioning tactics for student-athletes
  • Personnel

  • Recruiting and supervisor teams personnel such as assistant coaches, team managers, etc.
  • Establishing a culture that ensures equal and fair treatment of all his / her team members.
  • Establishing a channel of communication between self and players, self and the Athletic Director, and players (captains) and the Athletic Director.
  • Prepare a self-evaluation at the conclusion of each athletic year, with such evaluation based on input from players, colleagues and others as solicited.
  • Establishing team practices that promote the philosophy of excellence in academics, athletics and community engagement.
  • Administrative

  • Supporting and acting in accordance to the strategic direction and initiatives as they relate to fundraising, general promotions, budget management, appropriate administrative responsibilities and community and alumni relations
  • Ensuring the appropriate academic standards of the student-athletes are monitored and met
  • Working cooperatively with staff from across various departments / areas to enhance the delivery of their program. This includes but is not limited to Sport Facilities, Marketing & Communications, and Community Relations.
  • Submitting annual non-conference budgets to the Athletic Director as requested, and responsible for keeping expenditures within the finalized and approved budget.
  • Having complete knowledge of all ACAC by-laws as well as RDC policies relating to their athletic program.
  • Ensuring all team staff and members have full knowledge of all ACAC laws and RDC policies as appropriate.
  • Attending all RDC Athletics Coaches Meetings; and ACAC coaches meetings as scheduled.
  • The coach will report to the Athletic Director with respect to all aspects of the coaching role.


  • NCCP Level II certification or in training Train to Train
  • Minimum of 2 years coaching at a college or senior competition level
  • Strong organizational and effective time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • NCCP

  • NCCP Level III certification or certified Train to Train
  • Minimum of 3 years coaching male athletes at a college or senior competition level
  • $30,000 to $35,000

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