The University of Winnipeg today formally announced the posting for the position of Head Coach for its Men's Basketball Program.  Details include...

Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the Head Coach and Program Director will be responsible for distinct but related functions: the organization and operation of the Men’s Basketball Program including the recruitment, retention and support of the academic success of student athletes.

In addition, the Head Coach will ensure compliance with CIS rules and regulations. This position will also play a key role in promoting, fundraising,and marketing of the program to the Alumni and the community. The successful candidate will fully embrace the beliefs and work of the University of Winnipeg President’s Task Force on Athletics and Academics, especially as they relate to youth programming and inner-city and community work.

The successful candidate will hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline; a Master’s degree is considered an asset. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years coaching experience, preferably at the CIS or equivalent level.  Evidence of involvement in developmental sport programs and a demonstrated understanding of the urban and inner-city community will also be considered assets.  Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build develop, establish, and maintain effective relationships within the University, the UW Collegiate, and the community, are also assets.

The deadline for receipt of applications, including names of references, is February 22, 2010.

Applications should be forwarded, in confidence, to:

Human Resources

The University of Winnipeg

515 Portage Avenue

Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2E9


In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University of Winnipeg is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities.

The University of Winnipeg thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those being considered for interviews will be contacted. This search will continue until such time that the position is filled.



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