Willamette is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic and enthusiastic individual for the position of assistant women's lacrosse coach. The Assistant Lacrosse Coach will assist the Head Lacrosse Coach in all aspects of running a DIII NCAA lacrosse program.
- Assists Head Coach with direction and coordination of the women's lacrosse program.
- Instructs and coaches the fundamental principles and techniques of lacrosse skills (i.e. competition, traditions, and sportsmanship) as well as the philosophy of the sport.
- Knowledge of the sport to provide technical support while teaching game fundamentals and skill development.
- Assists in the holistic development of the students by providing leadership and instruction in the personal and athletic development of student-athletes, including assisting the Head Coach with counseling team members in academic, disciplinary and personal matters.
- Assists the Head Coach in organizing, preparing, and conducting practices, training, and competition.
- Enforces and exemplifies team and University expectations and standards.
- Coordinates and assists in scouting, film exchange, and film breakdown.
- Assists in planning and arranging team travel.
- Assists in the recruitment of qualified prospective student-athletes for admission to a demanding academic environment.
- Bachelor's Degree.
- Collegiate playing experience and one to two years of related coaching experience.
- Knowledge of Microsoft programs and major social media sites.
- Possess strong leadership, organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication and management skills; serves as a role model for student-athletes.
- Ability to effectively teach and coach students in both an individual and team setting.
- Knowledgeable on NCAA rules and regulations and adhere to the philosophy and ideals of Willamette University and Division III athletics.
- Knowledge of and adherence to University policies, particularly as they apply to student safety and hazing.
- Must be able to successfully articulate the values of a liberal arts education and the role intercollegiate athletics plays in the development of student-athletes.
- Ability to effectively interact with a wide variety of people in a manner that positively portrays the University and its programs, personnel, and philosophies.