Head Women's Lacrosse Coach

Saint Leo, FL
Jun 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The Head Coach of Women's Lacrosse organizes, conducts and supervises all aspects of a Division II Women's Lacrosse team, within the parameters designated by the University, Sunshine State Conference and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The coach will create a positive environment to promote a winning culture.

***In addition to a resume, the following documents are required for consideration. Please upload documents in one file (.PDF or Word) to the APPLICANT PACKET section of the application:

Cover letter


The Head Women's Lacrosse Coach will be responsible for the following tasks and duties:
  • Teach team members the individual skills and techniques associated with the sport.
  • Teach team members the game tactics associated with the sport.
  • Teach team members proper nutrition needed for participation in collegiate athletics.
  • Teach team members proper time management strategies to balance academic and athletic team demands.
  • Teach team captain leadership strategies.
  • Instruct, monitor, counsel and assist student athletes to make sure that they meet satisfactory progress and eligibility rules.
  • Provide appropriate leadership, direction, and supervision relevant to the academic progress and personal development of student-athletes within the program.
  • Create a positive and productive environment for the student-athletes.
  • Serve as a role model and mentor for young women.
  • Create a culture of excellence
  • Support the Benedictine core values of the University
  • To recruit student athletes that are capable of graduating from this institution.
  • Schedule opponents with a proportional amount of home and away, conference and non-conference and regional games.
  • Monitor academic success for student athletes.
  • To be knowledgeable and follow all University, Conference and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Adhere to NCAA Division II, SSC, and Saint Leo University rules and regulations, supporting the philosophy, goals, and mission of the University and its intercollegiate athletics program.
  • Adhere to departmental policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Work Hours: This is a full-time 12-month position. Normal hours are 8:30 to 4:30 but applicants must be flexible to the needs of the program and department. Hours will vary during in season and off season. This is a benefits eligible position. Must be willing to work and travel nights and weekends as the game schedule and recruiting requires


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelors' degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Collegiate coaching experience in the sport of women's lacrosse
  • Knowledge of coaching tactics and techniques in the sport of women's lacrosse.
  • Ability to motivate student-athletes.
  • Ability to prioritize practice plans, recruiting and game management.
  • Demonstrated ability to use computer programs.
  • Ability to recruit student athletes.
  • Well-developed interpersonal communication skills.

  • Master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Successful Collegiate Head Coach experience

Job ID 2017-1448
Category ..
Job Locations US-FL-Saint Leo


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