Position Title Head Women's Lacrosse Coach
Position Type Staff
Position Description & Qualifications
Head Women's Lacrosse Coach
Job Status: Full-Time (12-month position)
Reports To: Director of Athletics
Lawrence University openly invites applications for our inaugural Head Women's
Lacrosse Coach. The Head Women's Lacrosse Coach is primarily responsible for
the successful development, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the
new women's lacrosse program. With the women's lacrosse inaugural playing
season taking place during the spring of the 2024-25 academic year, the
initial primary focus will be on recruitment.
Lawrence University is a member of the NCAA Division III, Midwest Conference.
Northern Collegiate Hockey Association, and Midwest Fencing Conference.
Lawrence currently fields teams in 22 intercollegiate sports (24 after the
start of the 2024-25 academic year) with approximately 325 scholar-athletes
and is committed to a well-balanced program promoting excellence in both
Responsible for recruiting student-athletes who fit the mission of the
University and creating the culture for the women's lacrosse team.
Expected to be familiar with and abide by the rules and regulations of the
National Collegiate Athletic Association and Conference.
Responsible for planning, communicating, and executing all aspects of a
competitive NCAA Division III women's lacrosse program.
Responsible for organizing and conducting practice sessions.
Responsible for all game execution, management, and operations.
Responsible for the academic progress of student-athletes, assisting in
the development of each student-athlete's graduation plan, and ensuring
academic accountability by continually monitoring progress reports during
the entire academic year.
Works with Director of Athletics on scheduling and is responsible for
maintaining a file of game contracts for each season.
Responsible for annually preparing a zero-based operational budget for
their sport and ensures fiscal accountability by continually monitoring
the budget during the year.
Expected to work with Compliance Director on all eligibility and
Responsible to know current Lawrence University rules and policies.
Responsible for team travel – making appropriate reservations for
vehicles, hotel, and meal service well in advance.
Orders equipment/supplies following proper athletic department and
University policy and procedures.
Responsible for an inventory of university-owned equipment / uniforms and
for issuing and retrieving equipment / uniforms from student-athletes.
Enhances professional growth by attending clinics, workshops, etc.
Works with Sports Information Director regarding team pictures, publicity,
and statistics for reporting to the conference and local media.
Works with Head Trainer and Sports Medicine representative as needed.
Complete travel arrangements form prior to leaving for away games or other
trips and e-mail to Director of Athletics and Athletics Coordinator when
student athletes will be traveling or absent due to games.
Work with alumni, student groups, University administration, and community
groups to seek support for the team.
Assist with game day management of an assigned sport.
Responsible for any other details of their sport or any other additional
duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
3-5 years of successful coaching experience at the collegiate level.
Established recruiting based.
Bachelor's degree required.
Master's degree preferred
Must have successful completion of criminal and MVR background check, meet
University Authorized Driver Policy requirements, and favorable completion
of reference checks.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number S360P
Number of Vacancies 1
Best Consideration Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions Summary
Anticipated Number of Hours per Week 40
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