The Head Women's Lacrosse Coach is responsible for the overall organization, direction, supervision and administration of a successful NCAA Division III varsity program. Primary responsibilities for the full-time position of head coach include recruiting qualified student-athletes to help meet the institution enrollment goals, coordinating non-conference game and practice schedules, monitoring student-athlete academic progress, coordinating budget and fund raising, team travel, and supervision of assistant coaches.
A Bachelor’s degree, 3-5 years record of successful coaching in the sport of women’s lacrosse with an emphasis on teaching, coaching, or athletic leadership. Experience working with students in a team or sports setting. The applicant should have a working knowledge and compliance of NCAA and NEWMAC rules and regulations, and have strong communication skills, both oral and written, as well as computer skills. Additionally, applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and have the ability and willingness to work nights and weekends, including travel.
Preferred: Experience coaching with an emphasis on teaching and coaching at the collegiate level. Previous experience with the college recruitment and enrollment process as well as a commitment to student development and student success. Possession of current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications.
Coaching experience at the college or high school levels as well as familiarity with college recruitment.
Internal Number: 001
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