Assistant Lacrosse Coach

Pennsylvania, USA, Philadelphia
May 16, 2017
Temple University
Faculty Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Reporting to the Head Lacrosse Coach, the Assistant Coach assists in developing a Division I competitive Lacrosse program. The primary function of the Assistant Coach will be to teach student-athletes the sport of Lacrosse. He/she evaluates and recruits 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 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, assistant coaches and related booster clubs. The Assistant Lacrosse Coach is expected to conduct him or herself in a manner representative of the University, the Department and the sport both on and off the field of competition. Moreover, the Assistant Lacrosse is expected to be knowledgeable about and comply with NCAA regulatory policy governing his or her sport as well as NCAA and conference policies governing recruiting, eligibility, ethical standards, playing seasons, and extra benefits. Evidence of the Assistant Lacrosse Coach's knowledge of rules and policy will be in the Departmental expectation that the Assistant Lacrosse Coach successfully complete the annually administered NCAA Coaches Exam. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree and at least two years of Lacrosse coaching experience as a collegiate student-athlete or collegiate coach; experience administering Division I NCAA rules. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills & Abilities:

*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 Lacrosse personnel and student-athletes.


Master's degree and Division I coaching and recruiting experience.

This position requires a background check

Compliance Statement: 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.

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