Head Coach Women's Lacrosse

Job description

Wells College seeks applicants for the full-time 10 month position of Head Coach for Women’s Lacrosse. As a Head Coach, the successful candidate will oversee all aspects of the Women’s Lacrosse programs, including, but not limited to: teaching and refining skills and techniques, preparation of daily practices and season plans, scheduling games and planning travel, motivating and monitoring teams’ academic success, and ordering supplies and uniforms.   A primary function of the position will be the recruitment and retention of qualified student-athletes. Secondary responsibilities, based on experience, may include but are not limited to: game management for Fall and/or Winter sports; strength and conditioning; equipment room management; recreational sports programming; Sports Information support, and/or teaching Physical Education activities classes. The successful candidate will actively ensure compliance with all NCAA, Wells College, and NEAC rules and regulations.  Regular 10 month schedule: Aug 1 – May 31.


Candidates for the position should demonstrate a commitment to the mission of the College, the athletic program, the development of character in student-athletes and the academic program.  Candidates should also demonstrate excellent interpersonal and coaching skills; be highly motivated and organized;  have knowledge and understanding  of NCAA Division III rules and regulations.   Bachelors Degree required.  Masters Degree preferred. College playing and/or coaching experience preferred. National Certification in Strength and Conditioning, First Aid/CPR/AED certification, and knowledge of recruiting software programs (e.g.,  Slate, Front Rush) and valid drivers’ license   also preferred.

In this search, Wells College wishes to reinforce its commitment to increasing faculty and staff diversity, recognizing that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society.

Applications should be submitted with a letter of application, resume, and a list of three references with contact information.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. 




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Posted: 10/8/2020
Application Due: 1/6/2021
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