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Head Men's Basketball Coach

Iowa Wesleyan University

Last Updated: 5/14/22

Job Description

IOWA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Iowa Wesleyan University is seeking a full-time Head Men’s Basketball Coach. The head men’s basketball coach is responsible for administering and organizing all aspects of a National Intercollegiate Athletic Program (NAIA) basketball program. IW offers 18 athletic programs and is a member of the NAIA, the Continental Athletic Conference (CAC), the Heart of America (Wrestling only) and the North Star Athletic Association (Football Only).


Provide leadership in the planning and operation of the men’s basketball program.

  • Administer program within the policies of Iowa Wesleyan University, the NAIA, and the CAC.
  • Provide an environment conducive to a high level of academic performance by team members.
  • Organize and facilitate all daily practice sessions, contest preparation, competition, and off-season training.
  • Develop and maintain a successful recruiting system to accomplish competitive success and roster goals.
  • Maintain a high level of visibility within IW’s service region.
  • Hire, supervise, and evaluate assistant coaches.
  • Schedule contests in accordance with the policies set forth by Iowa Wesleyan University.
  • Coordinate travel and meal considerations for away contests.
  • Organize and run summer camps to help young players improve their athletic skills and create positive exposure for IW’s athletic program.
  • Enforce discipline and sportsmanship behavior.
  • Evaluate and review the program and recommend changes and improvements to the Vice President for Advancement and Athletics
  • Other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Advancement and Athletics


Bachelor’s Degree Required.

  • 3-5 years of high-level coaching experience.
  • Valid driver’s license with the ability to drive university vehicles
  • Must be available for night and weekend responsibilities

Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates must upload their letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references at

No phone calls please, candidates will be contacted if search committee is in need of further information. Iowa Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer.

Company Details

Mount Pleasant, Iowa, United States
The academic programs at Iowa Wesleyan include undergraduate, graduate, and online learning. Service-learning is integrated into the curriculum, ensuring that all students connect classroom learning with service to others. Located in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, Iowa Wesleyan offers a variety of arts and cultural opportunities for southeast Iowa. Art shows, concerts, lectures, and plays take place throu...