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Central Michigan University, Assistant Coach (F/T)

By IWLCA Admin, 07/03/18, 10:00AM EDT


Central Michigan University, an FBS member of the Mid-American Conference and affiliate member of the Southern Conference for Lacrosse, is accepting applications for an Assistant Lacrosse Coach.  Position is a full-time, 12-month appointment with full benefit package.  Salary is commensurate with experience. 


The assistant coach will assist the head coach in coaching, planning, organization, directing and implementing all phases of a Division I Women’s Lacrosse program as well as assist in all areas of team performance including pre-season, post-season training, practice and competition. 

The assistant coach will work closely with support staff for peak performance of the student-athletes as well as their development and academic success.  The assistant coach will coordinate lacrosse recruiting activities, arrange on and off-campus evaluation and recruitment of student-athletes, organize unofficial and official visits of recruits while monitoring progress through the NCAA eligibility center, assist with all scouting and match preparation, assist with clinic and camp functions, assist in the day-today operations including but not limited to NCAA paperwork, academic monitoring, travel plans and itineraries, equipment and budget management, practice planning, and all other duties assigned by the head coach consistent with the mission of the department.  The assistant coach is responsible for adhering to all department and university policies and procedures, as well as the rules, regulations, bylaws and interpretations of the Mid-American Conference, Southern Conference, and the NCAA.

Minimum requirements include Bachelor’s degree by date of appointment, collegiate playing experience, excellent verbal/written communication, interpersonal skills, and strong attention to detail.

Preferred qualifications include Master’s degree, Division I playing experience, and at least one year of collegiate coaching experience at the Division I or II level. A preferred background in skill instruction, small group design and work, offensive strategy, offensive transition, and draw technique is also preferred.

Candidates must submit an on-line application in order to be considered for this position at – the full detailed job posting and requirements can also be found here.  CMU is an AA/EO institution, providing equal opportunity to all persons, including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.  For more information about our department, please visit our website at