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POSITION: Head Women's Basketball Coach
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
APPLY TO: LeAnn Daubs at


Eastern Illinois University – Head Women’s Basketball Coach    


Eastern Illinois University, a NCAA Division I member institution and member of the Ohio Valley Conference, is seeking applications for Head Women’s Basketball Coach.


The Head Women’s Basketball Coach will be responsible for the direction and oversight of a NCAA Division I Basketball program at Eastern Illinois University and the coaching functions related to the sport of Women’s Basketball.  These functions include, but are not limited to the following: coaching, recruiting, practice, game day preparation, alumni communication, fundraising and management of staff.  Provide effective management of games and practices. Supervise staff and establish a strong working relationship with the University and surrounding community.  Follow NCAA, Ohio Valley Conference and university rules and regulations.  Develop the athletes physically, mentally and emotionally for Division I competition.  Organize and manage camps and clinics.  Any other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.


Qualifications include the following: Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred.  Substantial collegiate women’s basketball coaching experience required, preferably at the NCAA Division I level.  Proven ability to lead and manage people.  Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Demonstrated ability and success in teaching the skills and fundamentals of the sport.  The ability to organize and motivate student-athletes to maximum performance level in sports and academic achievements. Proven experience in recruiting highly motivated and qualified student-athletes. Compliant with all NCAA, conference and university rules and policies. Must be willing to relocate. 


All application materials must be sent as PDF or Word documents to: Head Women’s Basketball Search c/o LeAnn Daubs at .  The application file must include a letter of interest, current resume, and three current references including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses.  Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Eastern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/female/disability/veteran - committed to achieving a diverse community.

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