4 Jul 2023

Full-Time University Assistant Basketball Coach in China


Job Description

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Job Description: 

The position requires relocation to their university in Central China. Work closely with the Athletic Director and the head coach of the Basketball team.


  • Lead team practices and individual workouts.
  • Scouting and preparing for opposing teams by analyzing opponents’ games on video and sharing insights with our team.
  • Review recent game video footage to identify our problems and suggest improvements. 
  • Creating team offenses and implementing different defensive strategies.
  • Individual player evaluations and implementing workouts, diet, and rest to improve players. 
  • Lead the team in travel to participate in tournaments. 


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Learn about Sias University: https://youtu.be/oXV3sWdgODk or http://en.sias.edu.cn
Learn about Sias Community: http://academicsinasia.com/community/
Learn about Teaching English: http://www.academicsinasia.com/sias/conversational-english/

equirements: www.academicsinasia.com/employment/

  • Bachelor degree or higher required.
  • 2+ years collegiate or professional basketball experience preferred.
  • TEFL certificate or similar certificates preferred (can get after job offer)
  • Mandarin proficiency preferred. Free Mandarin courses are offered for those wanting to improve your spoken or written Chinese language.

SIAS Non-monetary Benefits

  • Logistics and Resident Preparation
  • Pre-document Guidance for Visa Work
  • Application Support for Work Permit
  • Resident Permit Physical Examination Assistance/Translators
  • Standard Entry Medical Insurance

China Arrival

  • Airport Pick-up

Convenient and Free Housing on Campus

A. Standard 1 Bedroom + Bathroom (Singles)
B. 2 Bedroom + 1 Bathroom (Couples)
C. 3 Bedroom + 2 Bathrooms (Family + Two or More Children)

Peter Hall Foreign Faculty Apartment Amenities

  • Free Water Utility
  • Free Campus-wide Wifi
  • Generous Semester Electricity Allotment
  • 24/7 Front Desk Assistance
  • Environment with English speakers Courtesy Housing set-up
  • Free Laundry Amenities
  • Free Meeting Room Spaces
  • Free Game Room
  • Western Style Cafe Onsite
  • Dining hall Restaurant Onsite

Student Assistance

  • Cultivate student and faculty cross-cultural exchanges by offering some assistance to Foreign Faculty
  • Airport Pickup
  • Bank and Phone Account Set-up
  • Familiarity with Campus Living
  • Light Interpretation & Translation Assistance

Extra Benefits

  • Bus Trips to Zhengzhou – pending availability
  • Opportunities for performing distinguished lectures
  • Extra-curricular cultural activities that are made available per semester
    • (i.e. Chinese calligraphy, wood-print, New Year’s food cooking classes)
  • Holiday Banquets for Foreign Faculty:
  • Thanksgiving Banquet Christmas
  • End of School Year BBQ

Planned Culture Trips & Travel

Site-seeing activities to experience Henan culture. Taste and See Chinese History!

  • 2 Logistics-free day trips or
  • 1 Overnight stay trip per semester

Financial Compensation:

  • Salaries start from 7,500-12,000 RMB ($1150-1875 USD) a month depending on degree attained.
  • Every year teachers get a raise and signing a 3-year contract after the first semester gives teachers a 16.7% raise.

DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED: www.academicsinasia.com/apply-now/

About Sias University: Sias International University (Sias) birthed from the vision of Christian entrepreneur, Shawn Chen, to create an “East Meets West” experience. Sias is the first American-owned university in Central China and employs 130 foreign faculty, the most of any school in China, with 50 dependent spouses and children. The average teacher stays for 4 years and 25-30% turnover creates 30-40 openings per year.  Yearly we have openings for 15-20 Oral English teachers, 15-20 Business Teachers and 3-4 Elementary school teachers. 



About Academics In Asia: AcademicsInAsia.com (AIA) is the recruiting branch of Sias. AIA also refers teachers to 10+ partner schools. AIA’s goal is to provide the best orientation and cultural experience for foreign teachers to benefit both the teacher and the students. Learn more at www.academicsinasia.com.


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Job Categories: BA Degree Required. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: basketball china, basketball coach in china, and coach in china. Salary: 6000-8000 RMB.

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