This is a full-time, 12-month position working in all phases of the nationally competitive women’s lacrosse program. The successful candidate will also teach in our required physical education program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to player skill development, practice planning, identification and recruitment of athletically and academically qualified student-athletes, scouting opponents, breakdown of film, managing team travel, working with strength and conditioning staff to implement team programs, organizing fundraising and community service activities and maintaining parent and alumnae communication through social media and various other platforms.
A bachelor’s degree is required and a master's degree and collegiate playing and coaching experience are preferred. Must be committed to a philosophy that emphasizes academic priorities for student-athletes as well as the importance of good citizenship on and off the playing field. Role models appropriate behavior and conduct to support the image and reputation of the athletics program. Strong understanding of various coaching techniques and a willingness to learn new methods of instruction. Must possess a valid drivers license.
Minorities are strongly encouraged to submit an application. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but to be assured of consideration, credentials should be received no later than September 7, 2018
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary is $27,000.00 and package includes benefits and supplemented housing costs for an annual appointment up to a maximum of four years.
About Washington and Lee University
Founded in 1749, Washington and Lee is a highly selective, residential co-educational liberal arts university of 1790 students located in the beautiful Valley of Virginia. The University is a member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III, sponsoring 24 varsity sports.