Fairfield University is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Head Coach, Men’s Lacrosse.
Fairfield University and Stags Athletics are committed to providing a championship caliber experience to its student-athletes in all aspects of their education; competitively, academically and in the community. In keeping with that expectation, potential candidates must demonstrate a substantive understanding of, and reciprocal commitment to, the university’s holistic educational mission and the primary objective of developing our student-athletes for successful leadership roles in life.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Head Coach is responsible for directing all phases of an aspirational Division I men’s Lacrosse program within the NCAA and Colonial Athletic Association (CAA). Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to; identifying and recruiting athletically and academically qualified student-athletes, practice planning and game preparation, contest scheduling, staff management and development, external engagement and fundraising, and oversight of all the administrative aspects of the Men’s Lacrosse program.
A Bachelor’s degree is required. A Master’s degree is preferred. Previous head coaching experience at the collegiate level is preferred. Previous experience in Division I as a student-athlete or coach is also preferred. Candidates must demonstrate effective organizational, management, supervisory, recruitment and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will be a person of unquestioned integrity and high ethical standards consistent with the University’s Mission and exhibit a strict adherence to NCAA, CAA, University and departmental rules and regulations.
About Fairfield University
Fairfield University, founded by the Society of Jesus, is a coeducational institution of higher learning whose primary objectives are to develop the creative intellectual potential of its students and to foster in them ethical and religious values and a sense of social responsibility. Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1942, Fairfield University is proud of its identity as a Jesuit and Catholic university, an identity that gives rise to our vibrant institutional mission: education in the liberal arts, sciences and professions that prepares students to lead their communities with insight, empathy, critical rigor and a determination to serve and promote justice.
Fairfield University is situated on a beautiful, 200-acre campus with easy access to New York City and picturesque views of the Long Island Sound. The town of Fairfield is set along the Gold Coast of Connecticut where breezy beaches, a thriving arts community, and premiere restaurants abound in a vibrant downtown. Fairfield is a highly attractive college town and consistently rated as one of the premier residential areas in the state of Connecticut.