Lycoming College is seeking applicants for a part-time Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach. This position is responsible for assisting the Head Coach in all aspects of Lycoming College’s NCAA Division III men’s lacrosse program and will be expected to abide by and uphold the regulations of the NCAA Division III and Middle Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Corporation. Specific duties will include the recruitment of qualified student athletes, conducting and supervising practices and competitions, equipment inventory and monitoring student-athlete’s academic progress. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Organize and conduct practices, conditioning programs and competitive events. Instruct student-athletes with sound principles and expert skills related to men’s lacrosse, prepare individual athletes and team for games, set season goals and motivate students using techniques that meet the needs of the students and that are consistent with the Lycoming College athletic program philosophy. Participate in fundraising through the Warrior Club program and fundraising accounts. Adhere to College policies and NCAA legislation regarding fundraising. Know and abide by NCAA Division III regulations and Middle Atlantic States Athletic Conference rules. Successfully complete the annual NCAA “open book” rules test. Comply with the policies and procedures outlined in the Lycoming College Athletic Training handbook. Cooperate with athletic trainers to ensure student-athletes receive proper medical and physical training services. Direct maintenance of equipment and uniform inventory, issuance, proper care and sanitation, collection, and storage in designated on-campus facilities. Model integrity, respect, and good sportsmanship at all times and hold student-athletes accountable for the same behavior. Collaborate with the Director of Athletic Communications to promote the men’s lacrosse program. Assist Head Coach in creating social media presence for recruiting and alumni purposes. Respond to media requests via the Office of Athletic Communications in a manner that promotes professionalism and the mission of Lycoming College. Maintain current CPR/First Aid certification. Attend departmental meetings, communicate regularly with the Director of Athletics and contribute positively to the betterment of the total athletics program. Promote the men’s lacrosse team, the overall athletic program and Lycoming College with team alumni, parents and community members. Recruiting (25%)
In compliance with NCAA Division III rules and regulations for men’s lacrosse, recruit student-athletes who meet the College’s admission requirements, who possess the potential to contribute to your team, and who will add positively to the student body. Submit and discuss with the Head Coach an annual recruitment plan that outlines the coach’s efforts to recruit student-athletes that meet the specific needs of their program (e.g. skilled positions, number of graduating players, etc.) and who can excel athletically and academically at Lycoming College. Represent the College at admission open houses and other events that involve prospective students. Monitor the academic success of student-athletes and collaborate with faculty, the Assistant Dean for Freshmen and other key personnel to promote academic success. Support the academic development of your student-athletes through graduation.
Submit a resume, cover letter and three professional references. A pre-employment drug screening, motor vehicle record check and ACT 153 background clearances will occur, post offer.
Requirements / Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s degree and collegiate playing and/or coaching experience Cultural competence and effective communication skills Successful candidate will be self-motivated and possess the ability to recruit, teach and coach highly talented student-athletes who can succeed in a challenging academic environment. Experience with using video breakdown, analysis, and analytics to improve team performance.
Founded in 1812, Lycoming College is one of the nation's oldest and most respected residential liberal arts colleges. Lycoming is ranked by Forbes as a Top ROI College and by The Princeton Review as one of The 385 Best Colleges. Lycoming College's strong endowment-per-student and fiscal acumen provide the foundation to support a first-rate undergraduate education. The College is dedicated to providing a high-quality liberal arts and sciences education including more than 100 majors, minors, and concentrations. Our community of scholars collaborate with and mentor our diverse student body of approximately 1,200 active learners, including 35 percent international and domestic students of color, representing over 50 states, territories, and countries. Students compete in 17 NCAA Division III sports, participate in faculty-driven research, thrive in a robust program of internships, and study abroad in more than two dozen countries. Lycoming is located in Williamsport, PA, a city rich in the arts and ideally situated for outdoor recreation. Williamsport is the site of a world-class healthcare system (UPMC Susquehanna), modern manufacturing, federal offices and county seat, energy and na...tural gas resources, and home to and the birthplace of the Little League World Series. Learn more at www.lycoming.edu.
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