Men’s Basketball Coach

Full-time, Professional Staff

Location: Lancaster, PA


This position exists for the purpose of providing leadership and oversight to the men’s basketball program at Lancaster Bible College and assistance to the Athletics program.

Candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • Master’s degree preferred in a health or sport related field
  • Previous collegiate participation and/or coaching experience
  • A demonstrated faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
  • A demonstrated ability to develop the academic, spiritual, physical, and social needs of college students

Candidates will need to possess the following skills:

  • Ability to communicate the uniqueness of Lancaster Bible College to prospective students and parents
  • First Aid and CPR certified
  • Licenses: Current and valid driver’s license required
  • Ability to work independently and can work evenings and weekends to accomplish the tasks necessary for success in this field
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of collegiate basketball rules and NCAA regulations

Candidates will be responsible for the following tasks:

Coaching Responsibilities –

  • Prepare basketball team for full intercollegiate season that is compliant to the NCAA, NCCAA and NEAC guidelines
  • Recruit locally, regionally, and nationally student-athletes that are a “fit” to Lancaster Bible College and coordinate all aspects of recruitment via mailings, telephone, travel, and visits
  • Oversee the development of a culture that fits the philosophy of athletics and is a beacon to the LBC family and community
  • Demonstrate Christian values in attitudes, words, and actions
  • Ensure devotional times are conducted by players/coaches and goals of the athletic department are achieved each season
  • Organize and conduct preseason tryouts and in season practices
  • Select, supervise and evaluate assistant coaching staff
  • Verify roster accuracy for eligibility sheets; coordinate with compliance director on questions or concerns
  • Oversee student-athletes academic progress and be available for consultation/support for student-athletes
  • Work with facilities director on supervision and upkeep of basketball facility
  • Work closely with Sports Information Director to develop a media plan and be available for interviews and speaking engagements both internally and externally
  • Represent basketball program at required conference and national meetings

Athletic Responsibilities –

  • Serve in administrative capacity for Camp Development for all sports
  • Horst Athletic Center safety and security monitor
  • Responsible to oversee gameday setup for soccer teams in the fall
  • Game Management for spring sports
  • Attend weekly departmental meetings
  • Serve on campus wide committees as requested, as well as other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following: cover letter; resume; and spiritual testimony to Human Resources. Please put the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

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