Under the general direction of the Head Coach, the Assistant Coach, Women’s Lacrosse, will assist the head coach in recruiting qualified student-athletes to the program, instruct and develop the student-athlete in the sport of women’s lacrosse, game preparation, and community involvement. Instruction should include, but not limited to the rules, strategies, and techniques relating to practice and competition in this sport. The assistant coach provides administrative support to the College’s NCAA Division III program. The assistant coach will also support the mission and goals of the Athletic Department.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties maybe assigned:
Coaching, Instruction, and Team Administration (60%)
Assist the head coach to provide one-on-one or teach instruction on related skill development and critique, rules, technologies and strategies;
Assist the head coach to organize and conduct practices during the traditional season and non-traditional season(as defined by the National Collegiate Athletic Association) for the sport;
Assist the head coach to serve as the representative of the department and the College during team travel for in- and out-of-season competition;
Assist the head coach in management of operational budget issues: Participate in uniform and equipment purchase process; help plan and coordinate team travel under the supervision of Director of Athletics’ Office; help develop and implement fund-raising strategies;
Assist the head coach to complete in-and off-season scheduling for the program. Work within NCAA guidelines regarding start of season, dates of competition and end of season;
Represent the Department of Athletics at on-campus Admissions Open Houses and/or other predetermined events;
Other duties as assigned by the head coach.
Assist the head coach in developing a recruiting strategy to achieve recruiting goals as pre-approved by the Director of Athletics. Work with the Office of Admission to recruit qualified prospective student-athletes, both incoming freshmen and transfers to Hood College. Included are off-campus contacts and evaluations as well as serving as College representative during on-campus prospect visits.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Proven integrity, leadership, and a thorough knowledge of women’s lacrosse are required.
Candidate should possess a strong commitment and ability to motivate, teach, counsel, and recruit academically qualified student-athletes.
Must have valid driver’s license.
Bachelor’s degree required. Proven successful coaching, with 2-3 years experience preferred, preferably at the collegiate level. Knowledge of NCAA Division III rules and regulations preferred. Experience working with female student-athletes highly desirable. Strong oral and written communication skills required.
Computer proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, such as, Microsoft Word, Excel, etc. Proficient with internet and email.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively provide information and positively respond to questions from both external and internal customers both in person and by phone. Ability to speak effectively before groups of students, parents, or others. Ability to develop marketing or promotion materials.
Ability to work with and apply basic mathematical concepts timely and accurately, either manual or by using a calculator.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to hypothesize, draw conclusions, and support conclusions. Ability to work in theoretical arena and apply logic as appropriate.
We invite qualified candidates to apply on-line via our electronic application, www.hood.edu/jobs, that requires submission of a cover letter, résumé and three professional references.
If you need assistance with the on-line application process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (301) 696-3592.
Hood College is committed to diversity in its faculty and staff and subscribes to a policy of hiring only individuals legally eligible to work in the United States. EOE/AAP/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer
Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592. For complete information on Hood College’s nondiscrimination policy, please visit http://www.hood.edu/non-discrimination/.
Internal Number: COACH01622
About Hood College
Founded in 1893 in Frederick, Maryland, Hood College is a coeducational, independent, liberal arts college, which offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees and post-baccalaureate certificates. Home to approximately 1,200 undergraduate students from 25 states and 15 countries, Hood offers 32 majors, 50 minors, and pre-professional preparation in medicine, veterinary science, pharmacy, dentistry and law. Hood students experience small class sizes, where they receive individual attention from supportive faculty.