Men’s Varsity and Junior Varsity Basketball – Assistant Coach
Location: Lafayette, California
Type: Part Time
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Reports To: Men’s Varsity Basketball Head Coach and Director of Athletics
Position Type: Part-Time/Seasonal/Non Exempt
Established in 1920, Bentley School is a K-12 coeducational, independent day school located on two campuses in Oakland and Lafayette. Bentley is an inclusive community that shares a vision of transformational learning and respect for the individual. Bentley seeks a Men’s Varsity and Junior Varsity Basketball Assistant Coach at the Upper School campus in Lafayette.
Responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:
Work directly with the head coach to develop the growth of the basketball program.
Assist in the overall planning and execution of the basketball program.
Work with head coach to develop and implement game strategies.
Help in the planning and organizing of team practice sessions.
Ability to coach team members individually and in groups.
Work with head coach to develop and implement team strength and conditioning program.
Monitor and maintain the discipline and conduct of student-athletes to support the culture of the school and athletic program.
Adhere to all state, section, conference and league rules and regulations/policies.
Build a positive relationship with all members of the Bentley School community, including students, faculty/staff, administration, parents and alumni.
Be a mentor, both in basketball and in life.
Previous coaching experience at the high school and/or college level.
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
Desire to become part of the larger school athletic community.
Must be able to work collaboratively as a team member.
Must be self-directed.
Time commitment - must be available for practices and games during weekday afternoons and evenings and on some Saturday’s.
All employees are required to be vaccinated for the COVID-19 vaccine before beginning their employment with Bentley
Experience playing basketball at the college level or above.
Bentley School is an equal opportunity employer and seeks rich diversity among faculty and administration. The School offers competitive compensation and benefits.
How to Apply
Please submit letter of interest, resume, and the names and contact information of three references. No phone calls please.
Qualified, interested candidate may apply for the position through online application at