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Millersville University, Assistant Coach (P/T)

By IWLCA Admin, 09/27/18, 12:45PM EDT

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Millersville University invites applicants for an Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach to assist Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach in performing any or all duties related to recruiting academically qualified student-athletes, scheduling, scouting, conditioning, advising student athletes in academic matters related to enrollment and educational progress, generating revenue and other assigned duties.

 

Job Description:

Report to the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. Receive specific assignments from and assist the Head Coach in performing any or all of the duties listed below:

• Advise student-athletes and staff of applicable intercollegiate athletic rules, regulations, and University policies and ensure compliance of such regulations.

• Develop and conduct pre-season, in-season and off-season training and conditioning programs for the team.

• Recruit student-athletes.

• Inform student-athletes of academic and other matters pertaining to their enrollment and educational progress.

• Plan and direct athletic skill development for student-athletes.

• Ensure appropriate safety measures are observed when conducting team activities.

• Cooperate with the University physicians and Athletic Trainers to ensure student-athletes receive proper medical and physical training services.

• Coordinate all activities in preparation for scheduled competition.

• Attend all team practices and home and away contests.

• Monitor student-athlete academic performance and implement team, athletic department, and University measures to support their academic performance.

• Assume responsibility to student-athlete compliance with all applicable rules and regulations. Assist the Head Coach and the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics in resolving cases where a student-athlete violates an applicable regulation.

• Work with alumni student groups University administration and community groups to seek support for the team.

• Ensure student-athletes participation in NCAA CHAMPS/Life Skills programs.

• Assist the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics in fund-raising activities in accordance with Collective Bargaining Agreements for non-faculty coaches.

• Submit monthly work schedules to the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and comply with Schedule once approved.

• Attend appropriate Athletic departmental staff meetings.

Essential Functions:

  • Advise student-athletes and staff of applicable intercollegiate athletic rules, regulations, and University policies and ensure compliance of such regulations.
  • Develop and conduct pre-season, in-season and off-season training and conditioning programs for the team.
  • Recruit student-athletes.
  • Inform student-athletes of academic and other matters pertaining to their enrollment and educational progress.
  • Plan and direct athletic skill development for student-athletes.
  • Ensure appropriate safety measures are observed when conducting team activities.
  • Cooperate with the University physicians and Athletic Trainers to ensure student-athletes receive proper medical and physical training services.
  • Coordinate all activities in preparation for scheduled competition.
  • Attend all team practices and home and away contests.
  • Monitor student-athlete academic performance and implement team, athletic department, and University measures to support their academic performance.
  • Assume responsibility to student-athlete compliance with all applicable rules and regulations.
  • Assist the Head Coach and the Director of Athletics in resolving cases where a student-athlete violates an applicable regulation.
  • Work with alumni student groups University administration and community groups to seek support for the team.
  • Ensure student-athletes participation in NCAA CHAMPS/Life Skills programs.
  • Assist the Director of Athletics in fund-raising activities in accordance with Collective Bargaining Agreements for non-faculty coaches.
  • Submit monthly work schedules to the Director of Athletics and comply with Schedule once approved.
  • Attend appropriate Athletic departmental staff meetings.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience coaching women’s lacrosse at the high school, club, college, or professional level or experience playing women’s lacrosse at the college level.
  • Knowledge of recruiting
  • Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Commitment to:
    o Academic excellence of student’s
    o Athletic excellence of student’s
  • Ability to work with student-athletes of diverse cultures, racial and ethnic groups
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Successful interview, and three background checks: Act 34; Act 151 (Child Abuse History Clearance); and Act 114 (FBI Federal Criminal History-Fingerprinting)

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; knowledge of NCAA Div. II rules; knowledge of strength, conditioning techniques; fundraising experience; Division II Recruiting experience; PSAC coaching or playing experience

Special Instructions to Applicants: Apply by October 10, 2018 for full consideration.  Please complete a staff application and upload a resume and cover letter. You will also be required, as part of the application, to provide names and contact information for three professional references.