The position of Director of Lacrosse/Head Men's Lacrosse Coach is to oversee the successful operation of both the men’s (90%) and women’s lacrosse program (10%) as the Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach, in areas such as but not limited to: recruiting mission-fit and academically prepared student athletes, retention, spiritual leadership, scheduling practices, and community-engagement opportunities. The Director of Lacrosse/Head Men's Lacrosse Coach will have a clear understanding of Montreat College, NAIA, and AAC policies and procedures.
Duties: A Director of Lacrosse shall: • Oversee successful recruiting targets for both programs, and provide assistance to the women’s lacrosse program as needed. • Ensure scholarship offerings are strategic and within assigned limits • Supervise the budget spending for both programs. • Schedule practice and games that will allow for the optimal academic success, and according to AAC and NAIA rules. • Meet regularly with lacrosse coaching staff to cover recruiting, retention, and NAIA and AAC rules education. • Attend all staff meetings • Assist with Discovery Days and other Admissions events • Meet regularly with AD to update on team culture, spiritual development, retention, recruiting, and budget.
A bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year institution is required; master's degree preferred. Special consideration will be given to candidates with proven successful recruiting and retention experience of mission-fit student athletes. Head coaching experience is required, but can be substituted with extensive and/or quality experience as an assistant coach of an intercollegiate lacrosse program.
3. Professional Resume with three current references
4. Statement of Christian faith, affirming and supporting the College's mission statement and Community Life Covenant.
About Montreat College
Montreat College is an independent, Christ-centered, liberal arts institution that educates students through intellectual inquiry, spiritual formation, and preparation for calling and career, all for the glory of God.
We are more much more than a Christian college. We provide a broad, rigorous liberal arts curriculum for traditional and non-traditional undergraduate students. We also provide leading accelerated programs for adult students, including graduate, professional, and online degree programs. Our goal is to provide higher education that is high quality, relevant, and diverse—united by a single, clear focus.