Basketball Job Opportunity: Head Coach, Women’s Basketball – George Brown College

Competition Number: REQ 6060

TITLE: Head Coach, Women’s Basketball
DIVISION: Athletics & Recreation
SALARY: $27.45 per hour
LOCATION: 160 Kendal Avenue
STATUS: Part Time Admin Contract
EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately to 3 years
CLOSING: Open until filled.

Land Acknowledgement

George Brown College is located on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation and other Indigenous peoples who have lived here over time. We are grateful to share this land as treaty people who learn, work, and live in the community with each other.

Equity Statement

George Brown College is committed to creating and sustaining an equitable and inclusive learning and working environment. We encourage and actively seek applications from Indigenous, Black, racialized people, visible minorities, 2SLGBTQIA+ persons, all genders, and persons with disabilities.

GBC Vision

To be a college renowned for its inclusion, excellence, relevance, impact, and leadership.

Position Description:

Reporting to the Manager Athletics & Recreation and working closely with the Varsity Operations Coordinator of and Student-Athlete Advisor of respective sport, the Head Coach is responsible for duties associated with the program such as athlete recruitment, developing, implementing, and evaluating the technical and tactical curriculum, which prepares the student athletes for successful competition within the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA). This is a part-time contract opportunity which requires evening, weekend, and periodic weekday daytime hours, depending on the competition schedule.

General Aspects of Program:

  • George Brown competes within the OCAA league leading to the CCAA national championship tournament, and also plays an exhibition schedule of games/tournaments (approximately 30 total games).
  • The competitive season begins in mid-August and runs through March. The team practices two to three times a week (2 hours/practice).
  • A team athletic therapist as appointed by George Brown will be present at practices and tournaments, and support personnel must include a minimum of two assistant coaches as appointed by the head coach in consultation with the Athletics Department.

Key responsibilities:

  • Development of program plans (daily practice plans and annual plans) for the technical, tactical, and physical preparation of the team and athletes.
  • Promotion of the program, identification, and recruitment of quality prospective student athletes.
  • Support the monitoring of the academic advising program that will assist with student athlete retention.
  • Coordination of a competitive club/high school tournament or other fundraising in conjunction with athletic staff.
  • Development of an appropriate program to promote positive alumni and community relations.
  • Budget management and other administrative functions related to the position.
  • Periodic requirements to drive assistant coaches and players to/from competition.
  • Complete adherence and compliance with George Brown, OCAA and CCAA policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum three (3) year College diploma combined with directly relevant experience.
  • Certification as a NCCP Train to Compete coach required, minimum.
  • Minimum five (5) years of coaching experience, preferably with student athletes.
  • Must have demonstrated a previous high level of leadership and successful coaching performance.
  • Proven good relationships with high school and competitive club coaches for recruitment purposes.
  • Must have a valid class G driver’s license and provide a copy of driver abstract.
  • Must provide a clear police background check.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills, motivational abilities, sound administrative skills and commitment to fair play.
  • Able to lift and carry more than 20 lbs or 9 kg (i.e., weights), climb, and work with equipment, etc.
  • Demonstrated commitment to uphold the College’s priorities on diversity and equity.

Interview process may consist of a practical skills component.


  • The College requires proof of degrees, credentials, or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post-secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews or offer.
  • GBC employees, please use to apply via our internal site using your GBC credentials for consideration.

About Us:

George Brown College prides itself on educating students through real-world learning, in the heart of Toronto. Our faculty and employees make this vision a reality, and we support them by making George Brown a great place to work. See why we are consistently ranked as one of GTA’s top employers.

Why work here?

George Brown College offers hybrid work opportunities, a competitive pension plan, generous holiday and vacation time, a tuition assistance program, discounted rates for employees taking Continuing Education courses, and an equitable work environment where everyone matters.

George Brown College is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Candidates who require accommodation in the hiring process may contact confidentially.