Lacrosse Job Postings

The Bowie Lacrosse Club is looking for a head coach to lead the Bulldogs, a Texas High School Lacrosse League (THSLL) Division 1 member program.  In addition to the primary responsibility for the Bowie Varsity team, candidates will be expected to assist with the activities of the Southwest Austin Lacrosse Association (SWALA) feeder program. 

Lacrosse participation is growing in and around Austin, and the future is bright for Bowie with a track record of solid performance and a strong pipeline of young players in Southwest Austin.

 Details:

 * This is a coaching-only position reporting to the Bowie Lacrosse Board and the Bowie High School Principal. Compensation is competitive and negotiable

 The ideal candidate will have:

 * A proven track record at a high school level or higher of motivating players to reach their potential

 * A solid foundation of lacrosse fundamentals and the ability to teach them

 * A focus on the long term growth of the program through recruitment and development through the  
    SWALA feeder program and other outreach efforts

 * An ability to command respect and enforce team discipline

* Solid communication skills for working with the Board of Directors, Parents, and Players

 Responsibilities:

 * Direct all Varsity team practice and game activities

 * Work with the Board to develop budgets, and schedule practices, games and scrimmages

 * Lead the assistant coaching staff, currently composed of 2 paid and 1 volunteer coaches

 * Provide mentorship to individual team members to reach their lacrosse goals during high school       
    and beyond

 * Work with the Board to recruit new players at all levels, from youth through high school

 * Hold coaching seminars and provide guidance to SWALA coaches

 * Enforce UIL requirements for academic eligibility including "No Pass / No Play"

 * Enforce Player Code of Conduct requirements

 Contact

 * Club website: http://bowiedawgslax.org/

 * Email resumes to: mmoran@circleccdc.org


Smithson Valley Lacrosse Club

Position: Smithson Valley Varsity Head Coach  (SV Lacrosse is also looking for Assistant Coaches at the High School level and Head Coaches/Assistants at the Middle School level. If interested in these other positions, please send email to employment@svlax.net )

Overview: The Smithson Valley Lacrosse Club is a full K-12 program looking to hire a head coach for the High School boys lacrosse team. We are a D-2 program in South Central Texas and starting our 3rd year of development as a high school program. We are seeking a high school level head coach to actively continue the growth of this program.

Requirements: Candidates should have a passion for the sport and interest in building a highly competitive program. Applicants should be knowledgeable of the fundamentals and have a love for teaching the game. Experience coaching at high school or playing/coaching at college level is required. This position is an off-campus stipend position. In addition to direct coaching of the high school teams, the role will require leadership skills necessary to recruit, develop, and manage paid and volunteer coaching staff necessary to continue the growth of the program. All Coaches must be US Lacrosse Level 1 Certified, CPR/AED and Emergency Medicine Certified and take the NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching online class including Concussion Management. 

Candidate must be available all seasons including summer to host camps, tournaments, and recruiting activities.

Compensation:Negotiable. Additional income opportunities are dependent upon recruitment, summer camps, tournaments, and sponsorships.

Responsibilities:

1. The head coach will work in coordination with the SV Lacrosse Board.  Head coach will develop a coaches training program that will ensure a positive culture and ensure continuity for all teams, K thru 12th grade.

2. To be a role model in all settings and foster an environment of respect, tolerance, integrity and responsibility.

3. To exemplify a sense of professionalism at all times which includes game and practice times, with opponents, parents, faculty, staff, and administration. 

4. Schedule all Varsity and JV games, in and out of district, and work with coaching staff to coordinate the use of practice and game fields. 

5. To adhere to all rules and regulations stated in the Smithson Valley Lacrosse Club Code of Conduct, SV Lacrosse Bylaws and THSLL Rulebook. 

6. To have a passion for his players to be sound fundamentally through practicing, enhancing and refining fundamental skills and game strategies.

7. Promote the development and enhancement of qualities of sportsmanship, leadership, loyalty and commitment. 

 8. To support and promote individual players in pursuing opportunities to play beyond the high school level. 

Fundamental Philosophy:  Smithson Valley Lacrosse is seeking a passionate, energetic individual who strives to build a highly competitive and challenging program for the Smithson Valley area student-athletes. Smithson Valley Lacrosse is committed to offering a rewarding experience for the students while maintaining high academic standards. A Smithson Valley Lacrosse coach is an individual who seeks excellence on a daily basis while teaching life skills that will benefit the student-athletes within the program for many years to come. 

 Please send inquiries, resumes and references to employment@svlax.net

Boys' DI Varsity Assistant Coach Available: 2014-2015.  Deadline: OPEN.  Position Description: Vandegrift High School is the newest High School in Leander ISD and opened with freshmen and sophomores in the fall of 2009.  The Vipers play in the Texas High School Lacrosse League (THSLL) Central Division.  VHS completed our inaugural lacrosse season in the spring of 2010, advanced to the DII Final Four in 2013 and made the DI playoffs in our first DI season in 2014.  The program has grown into 65 plus players at the high school level split between a DI Varsity, DII Varsity and a JV team. 

Vandegrift is looking for an experienced lacrosse player/coach for our DI Varsity team.  VHS has a very dedicated board and a solid tradition of lacrosse at the youth level with good players feeding into the high school program.

Coaching and/or playing experience is required.  Candidates should have a passion for the sport and interest in building a highly competitive program.  Applicants should be knowledgeable of the fundamentals and have a love for teaching the game.

Salary: To be discussed.  Appointment: Part-Time, the season runs November through May with some additional administrative responsibilities in the off season.  Candidates must pass a state mandated background check.

 Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·        Attending practices during the week from 4:15 to 6:00 PM and on Saturday mornings.

·        Coaching, mentoring and developing athletes and assisting in their personal growth.

·        Participating in the development and implementation of practice and game plans.

·        Scouting future opponents as necessary.

·        Setting up and running practices and drills.

·        Attending various coaching meetings as necessary.

·        Assisting with the youth program.

Boys' DII Varsity Assistant Coach Available: 2014-2015.  Deadline: OPEN.  Position Description: Vandegrift High School is the newest High School in Leander ISD and opened with freshmen and sophomores in the fall of 2009.  The Vipers play in the Texas High School Lacrosse League (THSLL) Central Division.  VHS completed our inaugural lacrosse season in the spring of 2010, advanced to the DII Final Four in 2013 and made the DI playoffs in our first DI season in 2014.  The program has grown into 65 plus players at the high school level split between a DI Varsity, DII Varsity and a JV team. 

Vandegrift is looking for an experienced lacrosse player/coach for our DII Varsity team.  VHS has a very dedicated board and a solid tradition of lacrosse at the youth level with good players feeding into the high school program.

Coaching and/or playing experience is required.  Candidates should have a passion for the sport and interest in building a highly competitive program.  Applicants should be knowledgeable of the fundamentals and have a love for teaching the game.

Salary: To be discussed.  Appointment: Part-Time, the season runs November through May with some additional administrative responsibilities in the off season.  Candidates must pass a state mandated background check.

 Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·        Attending practices during the week from 4:15 to 6:00 PM and on Saturday mornings.

·        Coaching, mentoring and developing athletes and assisting in their personal growth.

·        Participating in the development and implementation of practice and game plans.

·        Scouting future opponents as necessary.

·        Setting up and running practices and drills.

·        Attending various coaching meetings as necessary.

·        Assisting with the youth program.

Boys' Junior Varsity Assistant Coach Available: 2014-2015.  Deadline: OPEN.  Position Description: Vandegrift High School is the newest High School in Leander ISD and opened with freshmen and sophomores in the fall of 2009.  The Vipers play in the Texas High School Lacrosse League (THSLL) Central Division.  VHS completed our inaugural lacrosse season in the spring of 2010, advanced to the DII Final Four in 2013 and made the DI playoffs in our first DI season in 2014.  The program has grown into 65 plus players at the high school level split between a DI Varsity, DII Varsity and a JV team. 

Vandegrift is looking for an experienced lacrosse player/coach for our Junior Varsity team.  VHS has a very dedicated board and a solid tradition of lacrosse at the youth level with good players feeding into the high school program.

Coaching and/or playing experience is required.  Candidates should have a passion for the sport and interest in building a highly competitive program.  Applicants should be knowledgeable of the fundamentals and have a love for teaching the game.

Salary: To be discussed.  Appointment: Part-Time, the season runs November through May with some additional administrative responsibilities in the off season.  Candidates must pass a state mandated background check.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·        Attending practices during the week from 4:15 to 6:00 PM and on Saturday mornings.

·        Coaching, mentoring and developing athletes and assisting in their personal growth.

·        Participating in the development and implementation of practice and game plans.

·        Scouting future opponents as necessary.

·        Setting up and running practices and drills.

·        Attending various coaching meetings as necessary.   Assisting with the youth program.

Contact for application and information:  Patrick Huskins, DI Varsity Head Coach.  Email: patrickhuskins@yahoo.com or (512) 587-5765 or Joe Ahrens, VHS Lacrosse Booster Club President.  Email: joerrt@gmail.com or (512) 677-9941.


Plano East Lacrosse is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of head coach for its Division II varsity program. We are seeking candidates who have solid experience with coaching and program administration at the high school or college level. The successful candidate will be required to serve not only as the head coach of this established program, but also as the Director of Youth Lacrosse for 3rd grade – 8th grade teams. This is a part time seasonal position.

The successful candidate must be able to communicate with players as well as with the Lacrosse Board, parents, other coaches and boosters. You will be expected to serve as a role model. We are seeking a coach who can lead by example and demonstrate a positive attitude towards participants in the program.

 
Essential Duties Include:

  1. Teaches and coaches the fundamentals of lacrosse, good sportsmanship, leadership, fair play, the importance of academics, and relates to and inspires confidence in students. 
  2. Works with the board of directors in the organization and development of a top tier program with a qualified coaching staff.
  3. Organizes initial and ongoing team meetings and works with the board of directors to establish team rules, procedures, and policies and consistently and fairly monitors and enforces the same.
  4. Supervises regular practice sessions and games and is responsible for the conduct of participants and coaches at practices, games (before, during and after), and while traveling as a member of the team.
  5. Leads the players and coaches in developing and instituting game day strategies appropriate to the competition.
  6. Assists the Board in scheduling games, contests and tournaments.
  7. Accompanies the team on all out-of-town games and tournaments.
  8. Abides by and enforces applicable polices on tobacco, alcohol and drugs.
  9. Responsible for representing program at THSLL events.
  10. Attends coaches’ meetings when called or scheduled and attends board meetings as appropriate.
  11. Assists and counsels players in the planning and decisions regarding post- high school lacrosse college opportunities to include writing letters of recommendation if requested.

Submit a detailed resume with references and salary requirement to Jeff Leach (jleach5150@hotmail.com)