Marquette is seeking qualified and interested candidates for the position of Head Coach, Men's Lacrosse.
Duties and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to: 1. Coach and prepare players for competition and to motivate and provide guidance and assistance to all members of the team 2. Attend all practice and intercollegiate games 3. Recruit and select new student-athletes whose academic abilities and character are compatible with Marquette educational purpose. 4. Recommend the assignment of the amount of grant-in-aid for each student-athlete within the guidelines and limits available, presenting completed information to the Office of Athletics Compliance for final approval. 5. Assess and ensure the eligibility of the student-athletes in accordance with NCAA, BIG EAST Conference and Marquette University rules. 6. Assure the continued oversight of academic admissions and performance of student-athletes through to graduation, incorporating especially the assistance as needed of Admissions and the College Dean’s Offices via the Athletics Academic Services office. 7. Prepare a competitive men’s lacrosse schedule within established University parameters and in coordination with the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. 8. Organize travel arrangements for all men’s lacrosse contests in coordination with the department’s official travel representative and sport administrator. 9. Establish guidelines and policies for training of men’s lacrosse student-athletes in coordination with the Sports Performance staff. 10. Establish an annual budget for the men’s lacrosse program within the parameters established by the University and the Assistant Athletics Director for Business. 11. Assist with the selection, purchase and maintenance of inventory of equipment and uniforms. 12. Promote men’s lacrosse and Marquette, working directly with Media Relations, marketing staff and media where appropriate.
Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum of 3 years experience coaching men’s lacrosse at the Division I collegiate level preferred. Strong interpersonal skills desired. Values compatible with and supportive of Marquette’s mission as a culturally diverse, Catholic Jesuit University desirable.
About Marquette University
Marquette University, which includes undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools, is a Catholic, Jesuit institution in an urban setting. It enrolls approximately 12,000 students in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. There are 1,600 faculty and staff members. Our athletics department mission is to strive for excellence in academics, athletics, leadership, and service to others in the Jesuit tradition, while embracing equity in opportunity, good sportsmanship, and ethical conduct. In keeping with this mission, the purpose of intercollegiate athletics is to provide a quality program which will challenge and develop the physical, mental and personal abilities of student-athletes; encourage them to complete their college degrees; foster the elements of integrity, sportsmanship and fair play; promote physical fitness, sports participation and athletics excellence; provide scholarships for a selected number of young people to secure a college education; engender school spirit among students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends; enhance the name of Marquette University; provide entertainment to spectators; and generate revenues to help defray the costs of the athle...tics program. This is to be done within the stated policies of Marquette University, Big East Conference and the NCAA.