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Duquesne University, Head Coach

By IWLCA Admin, 06/08/18, 10:30AM EDT


Reporting to the Director of Athletics, this position has the responsibility for the direction of all aspects of a Division I lacrosse program. This is a full-time, 12-month position. 



  • Provide overall general leadership to the women’s lacrosse program including all student-athletes and staff.
  • Coach, develop and implement player and team development through practice and conditioning activities.
  • Identify, recruit, and retain high quality student-athletes.
  • Organize, schedule, and conduct all practices and games.
  • Organize and plan all daily operations of the program including but not limited to team travel and equipment procurement.
  • Organize and manage scholarship and operating budgets within University, Atlantic 10 Conference and NCAA rules and guidelines.
  • Provide general oversight for compliance with all NCAA and Atlantic 10 Conference rules by promoting an atmosphere of compliance.
  • Supervise all assistant coaches.
  • In conjunction with the Academic Support Office, provide support and monitoring of Student-Athlete academic progress.
  • Assist with perform general public relations and fund raising activities for the women’s lacrosse program and Athletic Department.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.


The successful candidate will have earned a Bachelor’s degree and have complete knowledge of and ability to comply with all NCAA and Atlantic 10 Conference rules and regulations.  Or any equivalent combination of experience and training, which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential job functions. This includes, but is not limited to, the following: strong organizational skills; excellent interpersonal communication skills; ability to be flexible with work schedule; proficiency in the use of computers and knowledge of MS Office Suite; sensitivity to the need of each individual to be treated with dignity and respect as it relates to diversity in general and the Mission of the University specifically; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the University Community. Applicants must also be willing to contribute actively to the University Mission and to respect the Spirit and Catholic identity of Duquesne University.  The Mission is implemented through a commitment to academic excellence, a spirit of service, moral and spiritual values, sensitivity to world concerns, and an ecumenical campus community.

Qualified individuals may make application for this position by submitting letter of interest and resume to:

Mike Scerbo, Assistant AD
Duquesne University
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15282

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Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit.  Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit.  Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.