Position Summary: The head coach for women’s lacrosse is responsible for initiating various aspects of the lacrosse program, such as: recruiting, scheduling opponents, and training squad members. The head coach of the women’s lacrosse program is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by the University of Charleston, the Mountain East Conference (MEC) and the NCAA. This is a full-time, twelve-month position. UC is a member of the NCAA at the Division II level.
Recruit, train, and coach members of the women’s lacrosse program.
Coordinate the total development and promotion of the women’s lacrosse program.
Generate additional funds for support of the program
Organize and schedule practice sessions
Schedule contests with approval of the Athletics Director
Perform administrative tasks including budget management
Demonstrates a sound coaching philosophy and strong work ethic
Effectively manage athletic scholarships and obtain assigned roster numbers and net revenue values for the women’s lacrosse program
Represent the University of Charleston and the women’s lacrosse program in a professional manner
Provide oversight and training of part-time and volunteer assistant coaches
Perform additional tasks as assigned by the Director of Athletics
Develop and implement strategies that will maximize the synergies among the various athletic programs that UC sponsors
Serve as a game administrator for women’s soccer
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required, with a graduate degree being preferred. Successful collegiate coaching experience is required, along with a demonstrated commitment to academic and athletic excellence.
Application Process: All potential candidates must send a cover letter, resume, and three references to the athletic department’s administrative assistant, Pam O'Brien (firstname.lastname@example.org). Screening of applications will commence immediately.
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About University of Charleston (W.Va.)
The University of Charleston is a private, four-year residential university that fields 19 NCAA Division II programs. UC has an enrollment of approximately 2,500 students and is located in the state capital of West Virginia amidst magnificent mountains and rivers. It has a panoramic view of the capitol building across the Kanawha River. Charleston is easily accessible by air via Yeager Airport, by regional train and bus services, and by car via I-77, I-64, and I-79.
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