- In addition to on field coaching activities, this job includes administrative tasks, recruiting and faith-building of the student-athletes. This is a 12 month part-time position.
•Provides spiritual leadership to team consistent with the Nyack’s evangelical Christian tradition. Plays a significant role in the spiritual development of the student athlete. •Nyack’s athletic teams are expected to represent the quality of the institution. The most objective measure of success is wins and losses. Coaches should lead their program with a strong priority of being successful on the field, but without compromising the College’s integrity and overall Christian mission. •Responsible for the conduct, public image and adherence to behavioral expectations of student athletes and the team. Ensures the A.D.’s office is informed of violation(s) and disciplinary action taken.
•Recruiting student-athletes who exemplify Christ in how they play, prepare and represent themselves. •Manages a strong database of recruits, alumni, current team members and other key constituents. •Works with Admissions liaison to ensure that applicants interested in Women’s Lacrosse are treated professionally and responded to in a timely manner. •Recruits student-athletes for Women’s Lacrosse Program. Recommends amount of athletic scholarship for all players. Keeps records of all financial aid given to comply with Conference limitations and reporting requirements. •Informs all team members of specific eligibility regulations as per conversation with the Compliance Officer and counsels them regarding their responsibility to maintain eligibility.
•Organization and administration of practices. Provides written off season plans to players. •Tactical and technical development through educational sessions through Professional bodies. •Coaching of games as well as traveling with the team. Driving of a team van when necessary. •Informs training staff of practice times and injuries to student-athletes. •Ensures that all student-athletes have passed a medical examination and have completed all medical/insurance forms. Works with ATC and team physician following an injury for clearance prior to resuming activity.
•Provides accurate roster to Sports Information Director at the beginning of each season and informs the SID of changes. •Enthusiastically and effectively promotes the college and Women’s Lacrosse program in the community and with alumni. •Is an ambassador for the institution in the midst of the transition from the Rockland campus to the NYC Campus and Jersey City Housing Complex.
•Prepares budget in coordination with the A.D.’s office. Manages the school issued debit card in conjunction with the business office and the Director of Athletics •Orders equipment and supplies by following proper procedure with a purchase order. •Prepares schedule and submits to AD’s office for approval, with special attention to ensuring that student-athletes miss a minimal amount of class time. •Keeps an accurate inventory of supplies and equipment. An inventory should be completed at the end of season and be made available upon request by A.D. •Submits travel requests to Athletics’ Director for vehicles. Plans departure time for a safe and timely arrival to matches and practice. •Conforms to the rules of the facility in which they play.
•Maintains current knowledge of all current NCAA and CACC rules, policies, and deadlines governing Women’s Lacrosse. •Is available and is a strong participant in the CACC coaches phone calls.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required. Prior head coaching experience (any level), or assistant coaching experience at the collegiate level is required. Skills required include: excellent verbal and written communication skills; effective organization and administrative skills, and the ability to effectively lead a team through challenges and seasons of change, including winning and losing. Successful candidacy requires an understanding of and personal support for the Christian character and mission of Nyack College.
Successful coach must have a valid driver's license, and must pass the NCAA eudcational modules to recruit off-campus. Coach must have flexibility in their schedul
About Nyack College
Christian Liberal Arts institution, a member of the NCAA as a proud member of Division II, and a member of the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference. Nyack College is located at 2 Washington Street in lower Manhattan and 150 Bay Street, Jersey City, NJ and is a Conservative Christian College, that exists to exalt Jesus Christ and fulfill its mission by being, Socially Relevant, Academically Excellent, Globally Engaged, Intentionally Diverse and Personally Transforming. All employees have personal relationships with Jesus Christ and sign a statement of community life standards upon their hire.