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Basketball Coaches - Winter Season

Job ID: 20765

SalaryApproximate Hours Per Week
Stipends range from $400-$7005-7
EmployerDate Posted
Higher Level Basketball
Louisville, Kentucky United States
March 11, 2014
Position TypeApplications Accepted Until
Non-Degreed PositionsApril 01, 2014
Higher Level Basketball (HLB) is seeking basketball coaches (and aspiring coaches) for Head and assistant coaching positions with our Middle School AAU teams. . Candidates with experience in coaching and/or playing at the high school level or above will be given top preference, but we provide training/support to ALL levels of coaches.

We seek candidates who possess the following characteristics:
Highly dependable & accountable—Detail oriented
Ability to accept constructive criticism

- On-floor coaching, including coordination, teaching and supervision of drill work
- Regular attendance at practices and games (1-2 practices per week; 1 game per week. 2-4 local tourneys on weekends April/May. 10 week period)
- Development of, or assistance with, preparation plans for practices and games
- Attendance at staff meetings and training sessions
- Communication with players, parents and the general public in a positive, constructive manner

Above all, ALL coaches are expected to be committed to our mission of improving each and every player in preparation for that player's next season/level of play.

Specific position information
Spring season: March 15 through May 25
NOTE: Middle school coaches may renew/be retained for summer if team continues on and/or progress into work in our skill training/camps programs

Time Commitment
Practices: 2 sessions per week during week.
Games: Middle School: Sun league games + 2-4 weekend tourneys (local)

Benefits for Coaching with HLB:
- Outstanding Networking opportunities in coaching & athletics, including non-coaching positions, such as athletic administration, facility management and sports marketing. HLB has had great success in helping advance coaches to both coaching and sports administration positions.
- Our coaches are offered real-world advising and guidance on careers/positions in the coaching & athletics professions through letters of reference/recommendations, resume/networking assistance and position evaluation skill development.
- The chance to advance in an expanding company, including opportunities to join our skill instruction staff or one of our new market development teams.

Higher Level Basketball emphasizes player skill development through skill instruction sessions, camps, clinics, team play and other supportive services. HLB is directed by a staff of NABC (National Association of Basketball Coaches) - PDS certified coaches.

Qualifications expected of all HLB coaches:
- Organized and Manage time well
- Good Communication Skills, particularly oral skills
- Professional Appearance
- Former college or high school coaches, former college or high school players are most preferred, but all backgrounds encouraged to apply if you have a passion for the game and for helping young people.

How to Apply
If you're interested in becoming an HLB team coach, please visit and click on the coaches application at the bottom of the main page and complete online, or for more information/details, email us at with your interest and/or questions.