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Eastern Michigan University, Assistant Coach (F/T)

By IWLCA Admin, 04/01/21, 1:15PM EDT

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Eastern Michigan University is accepting applications for Women’s Lacrosse Assistant Coach. This is a full-time position (12-month appointment) with benefits. Eastern Michigan University is a NCAA Division I institution competing in the Mid-American Conference.

EMU is a brand-new program located in Ypsilanti, MI (6 miles from Ann Arbor). First year of intercollegiate competition will be 2022-23; however, there will be athletes on campus prepping during the 2021-22 academic year.

The position will be assisting Head Coach, Alicia Groveston Jackson, in the recruitment, counseling, conditioning, training and coaching of a Division I lacrosse team.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree is required.
  • Knowledge of sport rules, conference rules, appropriate training techniques, and winning play/contest strategies, for assigned sport.
  • Three years previous college coaching experience within the sport is desirable.
  • Experience in counseling and advising student athletes is desirable.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to any and all NCAA, Mid-American Conference and Eastern Michigan University policies, rules, regulations, and operational procedures.
  • Assist in the organization and direction of all activities of a varsity sport.
  • Assist in the recruitment of prospective athletes to the University.
  • Coach team members individually and in groups, demonstrating techniques of the game.
  • Counsel and advise student athletes with personal or academic problems.
  • Report to one broad area of specific responsibility, as assigned.
  • Make position assignments and determine areas needing improvements.
  • Assist with development of contest strategy.
  • Serve as Head Coach in his/her absence.
  • Assist with summer camps and fund-raising activities.
  • Perform related departmental duties as required

Application Deadline:
The full-time assistant coach position will be open until filled. All applicants must apply online at the link provided below.

Questions can be directed to Head Coach Alicia Groveston Jackson at ajack162@emich.edu