Towson University, a Division I member of the Colonial Athletic Association, is accepting applications for a Head Coach for Women’s Lacrosse. This position will manage all aspects of the NCAA Division I Lacrosse program, including recruiting, coaching, planning practices and competition, scheduling, managing program budgets, etc.
Responsibilities and Duties:
- Organizing, conducting, and supervising all aspects of the intercollegiate women's lacrosse program to include the following: skill instruction; practices; student-athlete strength & conditioning; competition scheduling; competition preparation and competition day coaching; and participation within designated conference and NCAA meetings.
- Providing appropriate leadership, direction, and supervision relevant to the academic progress of student-athletes within the women's lacrosse program.
- Adhering to all university, conference, and NCAA rules and requirements relevant to the overall conduct of the intercollegiate women's lacrosse program.
- Preparing designated information relevant to budgets, equipment needs, travel advances/reconciliations, prospective student-athlete recruitment records, and other program areas; working with development staff to establish relationships with alumni and other friends of the program and to identify potential donors to the program.
- Overseeing and assigning responsibilities to the women's lacrosse assistant coaches, supervising all aspects of their work performance, and conducting performance evaluations; actively recruiting and supervising volunteer coaches to work with various events not assigned to other coaches.
- Bachelor’s degree.
- Three years of lacrosse coaching experience.
- Proven ability to train and recruit at the Division I collegiate level.
- Ability to accept and carry out assigned program and responsibilities.
- Ability to communicate effectively and work well with students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni, and the community.
- Ability to pass the NCAA recruiting test and have a thorough understanding of NCAA rules and regulations.
- Ability to work collaboratively within the structure and framework of an athletics department and university.
- Ability to confidently and competently lead training sessions.