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Gardner-Webb University, Assistant Coach (F/T)

By IWLCA Admin, 05/15/18, 4:00PM EDT

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Gardner-Webb University is seeking a full-time, 12 month Assistant Coach for the Women’s Lacrosse team that is responsible for all aspects of the program under the direction of the Head Coach. 

 

Primary Purpose

  • To provide enthusiasm, direction and mentorship to the members of the women’s lacrosse program at Gardner-Webb University.
  • To assist the Head Coach with the coaching and the administration of all aspects of the NCAA Division I lacrosse program and the Big South Conference.
  • Promote an athletic program that is in harmony with the Christian philosophy of Gardner-Webb University.

Job Description

  • Provide instruction to lacrosse student-athletes on the fundamentals and strategies of lacrosse
  • Assist in monitoring academic progress and performance of all lacrosse team members
  • Assist in recruiting and retaining highly skilled student –athletes for the lacrosse team including; planning recruiting events; completing paperwork for unofficial and official visits; evaluating interested prospective student-athletes; identifying new talent by attending recruiting tournaments; responding to inquires of interest in the lacrosse program, conducting phone calls with prospective student-athletes
  • Responsible for pregame preparations such as scouting reports, and film breakdown.
  • Abides by the requirements of the IWLCA video exchange and works with our Sports Information Department to assure correct delivery of film. 
  • Assists with game management duties at home and away including; making travel arrangements, creating itineraries, coordinating meals
  • Coordinates the facilities for team meetings, practices, games, and visiting team practices
  • Supervises student managers, student coaches, and Volunteer Assistants
  • Assist with the operation of clinics to promote the lacrosse program
  • Candidate will be expected to adhere to university and department policies and procedures and abide by the provisions of the NCAA Division I, Big South Conference and Gardner-Webb University
  • Promote the women’s lacrosse program through marketing tools such as social media (Twitter and Instagram)
  • Performs other relevant duties as assigned by the Head Coach.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred
  • 1-2 years collegiate coaching experience.
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written
  • Statement of Faith

Application Process: Please submit a letter of interest, statement of faith and resume with contact information for three references to Head Coach, Jillian Krick at jkrick@gardner-webb.edu

Contact for information: Jillian Krick, Head Coach, 110 South Main St. Boiling Springs NC 28017. Phone: (717) 364-8920  E-mail: jkrick@gardner-webb.edu