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Occidental College, Assistant Coach (P/T)

By IWLCA Admin, 09/01/21, 5:30PM EDT


Occidental College is seeking a part time Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach. Occidental is a DIII Liberal Arts College located in Los Angeles, CA and is a member of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

The assistant coach reports to the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach and is responsible for assisting in the day to day operations of women’s lacrosse team, to include, but not limited to; coaching, scheduling, conditioning, contest preparation, scouting, practice planning and execution, fundraising, purchasing and care of equipment, planning and supervision of team travel, and monitoring the personal, academic and athletic development of student athletes in their program. A key area of responsibility will also be to assist in the implementation of the program's recruiting plan to attract student-athletes with strong character and an academic profile that aligns with the mission of Occidental College and Occidental Athletics.  This person will work collaboratively with various departments across campus including but not limited to Admissions, Student Affairs, Institutional Advancement and Alumni Relations to optimize our community efforts.

In addition to their role as a coach this position will also include additional administrative duties outside the scope of their program that will be determined based on the individual's skill set.

Department Responsibilities

  • Adhere to, and enforce, all policies and procedures of Occidental College and Occidental Athletics as well as rules and regulations of the NCAA and SCIAC.
  • Follow the department's spending plan and be fiscally responsible.
  • Attend and participate in departmental staff meetings, divisional meetings and college functions deemed essential.
  • Actively support a diverse and inclusive environment in Occidental Athletics.
  • Be an ambassador of Occidental Athletics and its core values.
  • Contribute to the ongoing culture of Occidental College and its mission.


A Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s degree preferred. The qualified candidate should ideally have competitive women’s lacrosse playing or coaching experience at the collegiate level.  Candidates must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations, strong commitment to the academic achievement of student athletes, good communication, organizational skills, and the ability to work amiably with students, administrators, and faculty within the rules and regulations of the College, the SCIAC Conference, and the NCAA Division III.

To Apply

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and two references to head coach Hannah Khin via email: