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Sacred Heart University, Assistant Coach (F/T)

By IWLCA Admin, 07/23/20, 10:15AM EDT

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Assist and support the development of an infrastructure for recruitment and retention plan directed at solidifying a solid roster of quality student-athletes.  Assist with the cultivation of a recruiting plan to support the University’s Strategic Plan as directed by the head coach.   The assistant coach has considerable secondary responsibility in successfully developing a solid roster of quality students that will represent the University in a positive way in the community; at the same time supporting and encouraging a community outreach attitude in advancing of the university Strategic Plan.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Assist and support in the promotion of the educational values of athletics consistent with the educational values of the  University as outlined in the University and Athletic Department Mission Statement
  • Assist in implementing and managing all phases of a Division I lacrosse program.
  • Support the head coach in ensuring the program is following the rules and regulations of the NCAA, Northeast Conference, and Sacred Heart University
  • Assist the head coach with the evaluating and developing a recruiting plan for prospective student-athletes
  • Assist the head coach in organizing, preparing, and conducting individual and team practices
  • Assist the head coach in developing and implementing scouting reports/game plans
  • Social Media Coordinator
  • Alumni Management and Coordinator
  • Assist the head coach in administrative and office duties including but not limited to managing/organizing team travel arrangements and fundraising.
  • Participation in team and department functions, events, and meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS NEEDED:  

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Four to five years of playing and coaching experience at the intercollegiate level, preferred experience and knowledge at the goalie position
  • Excellent knowledge of all tactics
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Impeccable integrity with a working knowledge of the NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of Hudl preferred
  • CPR and First Aid Certified or the ability to get certified in a timely manner

UNUSUAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

Must have fundamental athletic skills to teach, and supervise. Ability to work weekends a must. a

TO APPLY:

Please send a cover letter, resumé along with three references to:

Laura Korutz
Head Coach
korutzl@sacredheart.edu