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The College of Saint Rose, Head Coach

By IWLCA Admin, 06/11/18, 3:15PM EDT


The College of Saint Rose is a dynamic institution of higher education, enrolling more than 4,200 students. Located in the City of Albany, the heart of New York State's Capital Region, the College is a private, independent, coeducational institution, defined by dedicated faculty, administrators, staff all focused on transforming the lives of our students.   Through a strong liberal education curriculum, and professional programs, Saint Rose serves four-year and transfer students and working professionals in undergraduate, graduate degree and advanced certificate programs in four academic schools: Arts and Humanities; Business; Education; and Mathematics and Sciences.  The College is preparing to celebrate its Centennial in 2020 with the launch of the 2016-2020 Strategic Plan which focuses on global connectedness, student success and fostering creativity and innovation.  


Job Description:

The Head Coach, Women's Lacrosse will lead the effort of the development and implementation of the Saint Rose varsity women's lacrosse program with emphasis on actively recruiting talented lacrosse student-athletes during the 2018-19 recruiting cycle for enrollment in Fall 2019. Recruiting activities shall include communications with high school and club programs to develop awareness; off-campus attendance at high school and club competitions; evaluation of talent; inviting recruits for official and unofficial campus visits and tryouts; working with Admissions and Financial Aid to identify potential scholarship and non-scholarship recruits; and assisting with admissions conversion efforts aimed at fielding a team for competition in the Northeast-10 Conference  in  2019-2020. The head coach will also be responsible for assisting athletics department administration with identifying the equipment, supplies and related budgetary requirements for implementation of the lacrosse program.

Once the program is implemented for Fall 2019, the Head Coach's primary responsibility is to manage and direct all aspects of coaching a Division II intercollegiate team, including overseeing pre-season and post-season conditioning and related activities; in-season practices and contests; recruitment of talented student-athletes; general management and development of the program; operating within the guidelines of the College and its affiliations.  Secondary responsibilities include assisting the Athletic Director in the administration of programs, projects and initiatives supported by the Athletics Department. Specific coaching/administrative responsibilities include:


  • Bachelor's degree strongly preferred
  • Lacrosse participation at the varsity or professional level
  • Previous experience coaching a women's Lacrosse team at the secondary level or above
  • Previous experience recruiting student-athletes
  • Intermediate level computer skills using a Windows based operating system, specifically MS Word, Excel, required.
  • Working knowledge of NCAA rules
  • Annual First Aid/CPR/AED certification
  • Must be able to provide on-site coaching services for practices and home/away contests, sit for long periods of time and exhibit dexterity in keyboard applications.
  • Current driver's license

Additional Information:

Year-round, Full time

Daytime, evenings and weekend hours required.

Comprehensive health and dental benefits, generous time off, a tuition remission plan to further enhance your knowledge and skills, retirement plans through TIAA, and wellness programs including the use of our fitness center.

The College of Saint Rose values diversity and abides by federal, state and local law in admissions, employment and all services and programs provided. It does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion/creed, disability, age, national/ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, marital status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or any other condition established by law.

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