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Position Summary: Job Summary The Coach Intern reports to the Head Coach of Women's Lacrosse. The successful candidate will be responsible to assist the head coach in all aspects of the program, including: recruit qualified student-athletes; assist in practice sessions and in-game duties; counsel student-athletes in a positive manner; and adhere to all NCAA, conference and university rules and regulations. Coach Intern positions are typically 1 year appointments renewable up to a maximum 3 years total.
Responsibilities include the direct leadership, and development of the women's lacrosse team.
Assist in meet management
Identify and recruit qualified prospective student-athletes
Assist with designing pre-season, in-season and off-season training schedules
Maintain working knowledge of NCAA, Landmark Conference, and Susquehanna University policies and procedures
Other duties as assigned by the Head Coach or Director of Athletics
Required Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Deep understanding of and passion for the game of Football; Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to build strong collaborative relationships. Requires ability to multi-task and attend to detail. Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work with current students and parents, prospective students and parents, and staff and faculty in a professional manner. Ability to use technology and equipment specific to the sport.
Education Bachelor’s Degree required
Additional Requirements This position requires a valid driver’s license, the ability to drive and qualify under the university’s insurance carrier when driving a university and/or leased vehicle. CPR, AED and First Aid certification is preferred.
Physical Demand Position requires the ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time. Position requires the ability to move about the campus. Position requires the ability to talk and to hear instruction ability to frequently convey detailed or important instructions and ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly. Position requires lifting, pulling, pushing: Requires travel. Work is indoors and outdoors.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience Playing or coaching experience on a collegiate level preferred.
Special Instructions to the Applicant:
Benefits Eligible: Yes Number of Months: 10 months Other Number of Months: Full-Time/Part-Time: Work Schedule/Hours per Week: Posting Date: Closing Date: Open Until Filled: No Anticipated Start Date: Posting Number: AH00894