Lacrosse Job Postings

Head Lacrosse Coach

St. Mark’s School of Texas, a day school for 852 boys in Dallas, Texas, seeks a Head Varsity Lacrosse Coach. The St. Mark’s program participates in the Southwest Preparatory Conference (SPC), as well as the Texas High School Lacrosse League (http://www.thsll.org/rules.php).
The successful candidate will report to the Athletic Director in managing the entire lacrosse program, which currently includes a Varsity, Junior Varsity, and two Middle School teams. 
The Head Coach will assist the Athletic Director with scheduling, hiring and evaluating coaches, duty assignments, and other responsibilities related to program supervision.
While all candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree, a strong candidate will have a minimum of two years coaching experience and some experience with boys and high-school aged lacrosse players. Finally, the successful candidate must be able to uphold the school’s mission statement and manage the program within all guidelines set forth by the School, the SPC, and the THSLL. Experience in an independent school is a plus but not a prerequisite.

If you are interested in this post, email your resume to Byron M. Lawson Jr., Assistant to the Headmaster, St. Mark’s School of Texas, lawsonb@smtexas.org. Please place Varsity Lacrosse Coach in the subject heading.



Head Coach, Memorial Boys Lacrosse, Houston TX


Memorial Boys Lacrosse is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of head coach for its Division I 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 primary focal point and liaison with THSLL, other high school coaches and with the youth leagues that feed into Memorial Boy’s Lacrosse program. You will be working with and leading a team of 6-8 coaches. This is a part time seasonal position.

The successful candidate must be a natural communicator who can relate to players from freshman to graduates, as well as with the Memorial Boys Lacrosse Board, parents, other coaches, boosters, the youth lacrosse organization and the high school administration. 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 and who understands the influence he will have on players.
Coaches are evaluated annually not only on their knowledge of the game, but also based upon these skills. Preferred applicants will have a bachelor’s degree and familiarity with UIL and THSLL policies.
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. Leads the board of directors in scheduling games, contests,tournaments and spring break games/events.
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. Participates in fund raising efforts, outreach to other lacrosse organizations and represents the program at high school events.
12. Assists and counsels players in the planning and decisions regarding post- high school lacrosse college opportunities to include writing letters of recommendation if requested.
13. As necessary, provides emergency medical treatment to players and coaches. CPR certification will be required.

Conditions of Employment
The successful applicant for the position of head coach of the Memorial Boys Lacrosse Program must consent to and undergo an extensive background check as determined by the board of directors of the organization. Submit your resume, salary requirements and several coaching references (to include parents from previous programs and coaches from the same division) to Memorial Boys Lacrosse Board of Directors no later than May 22, 2013. This information should be submitted via email through Joanie Bain, at joaniebain@comcast.net

Memorial Lacrosse
http://memorialboyslax.usl.la/
Westlake Boys Youth Lacrosse Program Director

Westlake Boys Youth Lacrosse services youth primarily feeding into Westlake High School (Austin, TX) and is one of the largest youth lacrosse associations in Texas, fielding 20+ boys spring league teams from grades 1-8 and also fielding fall/summer travel teams. Westlake Boys Youth Lacrosse is a sub-club of the Westlake Lacrosse Association which encompasses all Westlake boys and girls lacrosse, grades 1-12. Westlake Boys Youth Lacrosse is currently seeking a program director. The director will be responsible for:

- Planning and administering spring, summer and fall teams, including web site administration and registration
- Coordinating coach hiring
- Coordinating coach training
- Overseeing player development
- Coordinating with the Westlake HS teams to provide an integrated feeder program
- Organizing youth clinics and camps
- Promoting and marketing the association, including fundraising

The part time position will include a base salary of $25,000 and include opportunities for additional pay through running camps and clinics throughout the year, sharing in merchandising / fundraising revenue and private instruction. Candidates will be considered independent of whether or not the candidates are also applicants for the Westlake HS Varsity Head Coach position.
Submit resumes to Frank Santos at jobsearch@westlakeyouthlacrosse.com



Southlake Carroll is a Division I High School program located just north of Dallas/Fort Worth in Texas. We are looking to contract a dedicated, passionate, and qualified Varsity Assistant Lacrosse Coach who will work closely with our Varsity Head Coach in all aspects of our program. This job will require roughly 30+ hours per week and the candidate will be reimbursed for their time at a very competitive rate; this is NOT a teaching position. The busiest time of year will be February through June. Also there will be some travel required.

Duties Include:
-On-field time (games and practices)
-Team/staff meetings
-Team travel
-Film breakdown
-Opponent scouting
-Practice planning
-Equipment management
-Field setup
-Marketing/Growing the Game

About our Program:

We have over 300 boys (10+ youth teams, 4+ middle school teams, and Varsity/JV high school teams) playing lacrosse in Southlake and are looking keep that number growing

We compete at the Division I level in the North Texas District against Highland Park, Dallas Jesuit, St. Mark’s, Episcopal School Dallas, Coppell, Plano West, Allen, and Plano

Southlake Carroll Independent School District is rated Exemplary (the highest possible honor in the state of Texas) and the high school boasts an incredible 100% graduation rate, 99% college placement rate, and 97% attendance rate!

Southlake Carroll has won over 45 state championships in sports since 1975 including 8 in football (tied for the most of any high school program in Texas)

2011-2012 Southlake Carroll won the Lone Star Cup for the top overall High School Athletics Department in the state of Texas

If you are interested in this position, please contact:

Bart Sullivan
Varsity Boy's Lacrosse Coach/Program Director
Southlake Carroll Lacrosse Association
Email: bart.h.sullivan@gmail.com
Cell: 502-420-8020