Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach

Washington D.C.
Jul 17, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach

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The Assistant Coach recruits, retains, supervises, and coaches NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse student-athletes, under the guidelines of Georgetown, the BIG EAST Conference and NCAA. S/he carries out duties within the stated philosophy of Georgetown athletics and its educational mission and follows all institutional, conference, and NCAA rules and regulations to insure compliance. With general policy guidance from the Head Coach, the incumbent makes decisions to successfully achieve department goals and objectives, and be accountable for the development of team policies and goals. Reporting to the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach, the Assistant Coach has additional duties that include but are not limited to:

Assistant Coach will actively participate in practices and competitions, including, but not limited to, game preparation (including developing strategies and game plans), practice planning, skill and video sessions (including working individually with, advising, and critiquing student-athletes to develop and improve their skills), scouting opposing teams and players (including analyzing their strengths and weaknesses), scheduling, weight training and fitness programs. The Assistant Coach will evaluate prospective student-athletes, analyze and determine their abilities and whether they may succeed athletically and academically at Georgetown. Will recommend or determine which prospective student-athletes the team should focus its time and resources to recruit, and contact and recruit such prospects. Additional duties include the monitoring of student-athlete academic performance; conducting, advising, and counseling student-athletes regarding performance and conduct; identifying and addressing student-athlete welfare issues; and, representing the University in donor/alumni public relations and community programs.

Reports to the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach. There are approximately 50 positions (full-time, part-time and volunteer) called Assistant Coach who support all intercollegiate programs. There are two Assistant Coaches in Women's Lacrosse.

Sample 1: 1-3 years of experience directly related to duties and responsibilities specified, preferably at college or university, or equivalent combination of education and experience; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
Sample 2: 1-3 years of experiences playing and/or coaching Women's Lacrosse at Division I or professional level.
Sample 3: Minimum of 1-3 years of demonstrated success in an assistant coach position at the Division I level.

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