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Eastern Michigan University, Assistant Coach (F/T)

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


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.


  • 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