Assistant Coach II, Women's Lacrosse

Location
Newark, DE
Posted
Jun 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Delaware

Job Title Assistant Coach II, Women's Lacrosse
Job ID 104710
Location Newark, DE


CONTEXT OF JOB:

The Assistant Coach II, Women's Lacrosse, at the University of Delaware is a valued member within the University and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation Services (DIARS), upholding and embracing the departmental mission of "Inspiring Greatness Together."

The Assistant Coach II reports to the Head Coach of the specific sport, as well as the Director of Athletics, and carries out all responsibilities delegated by the Head Coach. The incumbent assists with all aspects of the operation of a Division I scholarship program, including instruction, preparation for opponents and recruitment of student-athletes, under the general supervision of the Head Coach.

On-campus contacts include students, support staff, administrators, peers and colleagues while off-campus contacts include prospective student-athletes and their families as well as peer coaching personnel at other institutions/and the general public (fans).

The incumbent must be thoroughly knowledgeable of the technical and tactical aspects of the sport and effective at transferring that expertise to the student-athletes in the program.

The position often requires work beyond that of the normal University workday and involves nights, weekends and extensive travel.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Recruiting Coordinator (25%) Organize recruiting and correspondence schedule and manage details of the recruiting budget and process from talent identification to the first-year transition. Recruit qualified student-athletes for the University, including but not limited to extensive evaluation of games, showcases, prospect film and working clinics, camps, and showcases that align with the program needs as well as correspondence and contacts with clubs and high school coaches and prospects, coordinating and facilitating visits, and maintaining databases.

Student-Athlete Development (20%) Assist with counseling of players, academically, athletically and personally. Assist with student-athlete development program including, but not limited to managing the academic excellence program and community service efforts.

Analytics (20%) Organize film/video analysis, both for scouting and preparation, and team/player development.

Practice and Game Day Preparation and Execution (20%) Assist with organization and execution of daily practice and game plans/preparations. Execute practice and game-day responsibilities as assigned by Head Coach. Coach players in the tactical and technical aspects of the game.

Compliance Coordinator (10%) Organize and complete all compliance related tasks as assigned by the Head Coach.

Misc. (5%) Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree, Master's degree preferred, in coaching related curriculum or acceptable equivalent field.

Two years related experience (collegiate coaching strongly preferred).

Demonstrated ability in recruitment of student-athletes, national and international recruiting experience preferred.

Competitive collegiate experience desirable.

Willingness to comply with NCAA rules (Division I familiarity preferred).

Advanced knowledge of skills and strategies, as well as specialized knowledge of sport required.

REQUIRED FOR APPLICATION
  • Interested applicants should send resume, cover letter, and list of three references along with their official application for this position.

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