This position works directly with the Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach to assist in all aspects associated with the operation of a successful NCAA Division I women’s lacrosse program. Outstanding technical, tactical and strategic knowledge of lacrosse is required. You will assist in developing and training players successfully tactically, technically, athletically, and mentally in a positive environment; assist in coordination of practice; assist in creating scouting reports, pregame match preparation, and post-game match analysis; assist in making strategic decisions in game situations; assist the strength and conditioning coach and Head Coach in sport science management and implementation of heart rate monitors; assist in developing and implementing the overall recruiting strategy; spearhead film upload and breakdown; assist in all day to day functions including student-athlete management, student-athlete welfare management, and overall staff and program development; attend all necessary meetings with student-athletes and personnel internally and externally on behalf of the university and program; assist in handling administrative responsibilities associated with the programs operations, including recruiting logistics and planning, team travel details, budget, and equipment ordering; assist in building and maintaining working relationships with coaches, administration, and staff on and off campus; assist in fundraising efforts and running special events; and assist in any other duties as assigned by the Head Coach.
All interested applicants must apply via American University's Human Resources Website.
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree or equivalent
1-3 years of relevant experience
At least 3 years of coaching experience
Previous women’s lacrosse playing experience at the collegiate or professional level
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations and emphasis on attention to detail and organization
Preferred Education and Experience
1-3 years of Division I experience
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Hiring offers for this position are contingent on successful completion of a background check