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Assistant Coach Men's Basketball

Western New England University invites applications for a part-time Assistant Coach for the Men's Basketball program.  

The University, a member of the Commonwealth Coast Conference and currently home to 20 varsity NCAA sports, is seeking the right person to assist with the growth and success of the Men's Basketball Program. 

This person will report to the head coach and assist in leading all aspects of an NCAA Division III basketball program. Candidates must possess excellent organizational and communication skills and be able to interact effectively and appropriately with student-athletes, parents, alumni, faculty, peers, community members, and administrators. Candidates must possess the skills to evaluate prospects, maintain and ensure student-athlete academic integrity, demonstrate a commitment to the mission and values of Western New England University and Division III and to compliance with NCAA, conference, and university rules and regulations. Responsibilities include but are not limited to coaching, recruiting, and assisting student-athletes progress successfully towards graduation.

Essential functions may include:

1.      Game/Practice Planning

2.      Skills/position coach

3.      Recruiting coordination and planning

4.      Recruiting

5.      Administrative duties (e.g., Travel/meal planning, office coverage)

6.      Fundraising and alumni engagement

7.      Video coordinator and film exchange

8.    Scouting


1.      Bachelor’s degree, preferred

2.      Intercultural competency; ability to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds

3.      Valid driver’s license and evidence of insurability, required

4.      Strong oral and written communication skills

Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,900 students, including more than 2,600 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.

Western New England University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome candidates whose background may contribute to the further diversification of our community.