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Winthrop University, Assistant Coach (F/T)

By IWLCA Admin, 07/07/18, 5:30PM EDT


Under the direction of the Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach, the assistant coach is responsible for assisting in the planning, promotion, and administration of a NCAA Division I women’s lacrosse program.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Assists head coach with skill development, position techniques, and teaching fundamentals to student-athletes
  • Analyze and breakdown film and scouting reports of student-athletes and opponents
  • Monitor the academic and personal development of student-athletes
  • Assists with competitive scheduling
  • Assists with game strategy, practice planning and coordinating practices
  • Identify and recruit Division I student-athletes
  • Assist with fundraising and public relations activities to promote the program
  • Ensure compliance with university, Big South, and NCAA rules and regulations
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the head coach

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree required. Three years of experience coaching the sport of lacrosse. Experience coaching intercollegiate lacrosse preferred. Ability to work with staff, student-athletes, and coaches from diverse backgrounds. Ability to work flexible hours. Must understand and apply NCAA rules and regulations. Must pass NCAA recruiting test. Candidates must possess excellent communication, organizational and computer skills. 

Employment Conditions: A 12-month full-time position.  Salary dependent upon qualifications.

Position Availability: August 1, 2018

Application Deadline: July 20, 2018

Application Procedures: Applications should consist of a letter of application, resume and the addresses and phone numbers of three professional references.  To complete the application process, please download Winthrop Application forms and return with your application materials.  Forms for Faculty/Unclassified Positions may be downloaded from under Employment > Employment Opportunities > Faculty/Unclassified Vacancies > Click here to download a Faculty/Unclassified Application.

Application materials should be emailed to Kelly McGinnis, Department of Athletics, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC 29733; email to or FAX to 803/323-2433.

NOTE: Only the application materials listed above should be forwarded in application for this position. Large files cannot be accepted via email.  

Winthrop University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.