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Head Coach Men's Lacrosse

Mount Saint Mary College
Newburgh, NY, US

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Four-Year Institution
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Job Title:        Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach

Reports To:    Director of Athletics  

Status:            Exempt, Full Time    

Mount Saint Mary College (NY), a NCAA Division III institution and a member of the Skyline Conference is accepting applications for the Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach position. The Head Coach will be responsible for directing all aspects of the program including: the recruitment of qualified student-athletes consistent with the competitive requirements of a DIII program and the academic standards of the College; conducting and supervising practices; and the preparation and implementation of game strategies. Additional responsibilities include: scheduling, budget oversight, supervision of assistant coaches & staff; participation in fundraising, admissions events, community service initiatives, and game day management during the off-season. The Head Coach must be committed to NCAA & College rules compliance. Other duties include serving on institutional and Skyline Conference committees and performing other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Organizing and directing all aspects of the men’s lacrosse program
  2. Recruiting and selecting qualified student-athletes while adhering to the recruiting expectations. 
  3. Retaining student-athletes with a commitment to high academic achievement, progress and graduation.
  4. Compliance with the NCAA, Skyline Conference, and college rules and regulations.
  5. Upholding the mission of Mount Saint Mary College and the Athletic Department.
  6. Work closely with the Director of Athletics to develop a competitive and complete lacrosse schedule within the guidelines of NCAA and the Skyline Conference legislation
  7. Working to develop a successful men’s lacrosse program through proper game day preparation, practice planning, further developing the skills of the student-athletes, fundraising, and community service.
  8. Coordinate and schedule all practices, team meetings, daily communications, team scouting etc.
  9. Work closely with the Director of Athletics and staff in the purchasing, managing and accounting for all lacrosse supplies consistent with institutional purchasing procedures
  10. Work closely with the Athletic Department to assist in the implementation and management of its summer camps and clinics program
  11. Represent the college at athletic meetings pertaining to the men’s lacrosse program. This includes Skyline Conference meetings, NCAA meetings, and meetings with other conference member institutions
  12. Hiring and supervising assistant coaches. 
  13. Building Management as needed 
  14. Other duties as assigned by Director of Athletics in accordance with the Department of Athletics, the Skyline Conference, the NCAA and other related associations and regulations. 



  1. Bachelor’s degree.
  2. Minimum 3-5 years of coaching and recruitment experience in college setting preferred.
  3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  4. Demonstrate flexibility, professionalism and leadership, with a high standard of personal conduct and integrity. 
  5. Ability to work independently.                                                           


Mount Saint Mary College was ranked a Top-Tier Regional University (North) by U.S. News & World Report, and is on the federal President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

Founded by the Sisters of Saint Dominic in 1960, the Mount has been an academic presence here in Newburgh since 1883. The college's roots in education, and in the training of educators, go even further back to the 14th century and Saint Dominic.

We offer our students an affordable liberal arts education with 50 academic programs and 3 graduate degree programs. Our strong programs in business, education, the health professions, media arts and the social sciences are linked to high career growth fields. Mount students excel in their chosen fields by selecting internships and study abroad experiences that add dimension and value to their education.

Location. Newburgh, New York. The Mount is conveniently located in the Mid-Hudson Valley, midway between New York City and New York's capital city, Albany. The Mount is in Newburgh in Orange County, New York, on a beautiful campus that overlooks the western banks of the Hudson River. It's less than a mile from the intersection of the New York State Thruway and Interstate 84, and just a few blocks from entrance to the Newburgh side of the Beacon-Newburgh Bridge. The Mount is also easily accessible by plane, with Stewart Airport just minutes from campus. The Mid-Hudson Valley offers a scope of unparalleled natural beauty in a landscape of mountains, river and forest. Hiking, biking, walking, swimming, mountain climbing, skiing, snowboarding, and our park activities offer so many ways to explore the natural environment.

Enrollment/Student Body Profile. Our student body is made up of 2,700+ students representing over 16 states and several countries. 1,800 are traditional undergraduate students.

Academic Programs. The Mount offers 50 undergraduate programs leading to a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree. Our collaboration programs offer you a chance to earn a bachelor's degree, plus an advanced degree with schools like Fordham University, Pace University, and New York Medical College. The college also offers master's degrees in education, business, and nursing.

Faculty. Students learn from our faculty, the majority of whom hold a Ph.D. or the highest terminal degree in their field. Our Student/Faculty Ratio is 17 students:1 faculty member.

Average Class Size. 21 students

Freshman Class Size. Approximately 450 students

Athletic teams. The Mount offers Men's Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, and Track and Field, and Women's Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, and Volleyball.

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