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Coach Intern - Men's Lacrosse

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Coach Intern - Men's Lacrosse
Susquehanna University



About Susquehanna
As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,200 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna's unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University's 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit https://www.susqu.edu.

Position Summary
The Coach Intern reports to the Head Coach of Men'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.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Responsibilities include the direct leadership, and development of the men'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
    Ability to teach skills and tactics of the game; Knowledge of the rules of the game; Ability to demonstrate skills and teach game concepts; Ability to communicate clearly with student athletes.

    Education
    Bachelor's Degree required as well as a valid driver's license.

    Physical Demand
    Must have the energy and mobility to actively coach the sport.

    Preferred Qualifications
    Experience
    Coaching or competitive collegiate experience in the events of lacrosse preferred.

    Closing date
    06/16/2018

    Posting Number
    AH00498

    For full application instructions and position description, visit https://jobs.susqu.edu/postings/1532





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