Reporting to the Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach, the Assistant Coach assists in developing a Division I competitive Women’s Lacrosse program. The primary function of the Assistant Coach will be to teach student-athletes the sport of Women’s Lacrosse. The Assistant Coach will evaluate and recruit qualified student-athletes to Temple University; whose athletic skills would allow the program to be highly competitive, and whose academic abilities make such student-athletes excellent candidates for a meaningful academic experience and graduation from Temple University.
The Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach supports the Head Coach by providing leadership and integrity to the program set forth by the Head Coach which includes, but is not limited to: creating, planning, organizing, motivating, communicating and controlling aspects relative to recruiting, practices, competitions, student-athletes, volunteer coaches and related booster clubs. The Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach is expected to conduct themselves in a manner representative of the University, the Department and the sport both on and off the field of competition. The Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach is expected to be knowledgeable about and comply with NCAA regulatory policy governing their sport as well as NCAA and conference policies governing recruiting, eligibility, ethical standards, playing seasons, and extra benefits. Evidence of the Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach's knowledge of rules and policy will be in the Departmental expectation that the Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach successfully complete the annually administered NCAA Coaches Exam. The Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree and at least two years of previous Lacrosse experience as a collegiate coach and/or collegiate student-athlete. Experience administering Division I NCAA rules. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office Software including Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
Ability to assist with budgeting, scheduling, meal planning, coaching, recruiting, scouting, and purchasing and caring for equipment.
Ability to implement policies and guidelines for all Women’s Lacrosse personnel and student-athletes.
Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communication and organizational skills.
Demonstrated problem solving, strong leadership, and team-building skills.
Demonstrated ability to handle and prioritize diverse tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Must be able to work a highly variable schedule including nights and weekends.
Possess a valid driver’s license and good driving record.
NCAA Division I experience.
Demonstrated experience developing and allocating a budget.
Demonstrated experience fundraising towards the achievement of program goals.
In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.