Assistant Lacrosse Coach

New York, NY

Columbia.edu

The Assistant Lacrosse Coach provides administrative, instructional, and recruiting support services under the direction and supervision of the Head Lacrosse Coach and Associate in Physical Education.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Achieving a high level of competency in sport skill instruction, motivation, and conduct practice sessions under the direction of the Head Lacrosse Coach.
  • Recruiting student athletes effectively under the direction of the Head Lacrosse Coach.
  • Exhibiting the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with adherence to NCAA, Ivy League Conference, University, and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations and/or Code of Ethics.
  • Demonstrating a sincere interest in the social, emotional, academic development, as well as the athletic welfare of student athletes.
  • Demonstrating excellent writing, speaking and listening abilities.
  • Participating in continuing education conferences, workshops, or meetings to increase professional skills and knowledge.
  • Exhibiting leadership and professional behavior in dealing with student athletes.
  • Completing all assignments made by the Head Lacrosse Coach including but not limited to budget management, scheduling and fundraising and alumnae relations.
  • Contributing to the maintenance of good working relationships.
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Qualification:

  • A high level of competency in lacrosse skill instruction and motivation, and understanding of the role of intercollegiate athletics in a highly competitive academic environment.
  • Strong recruiting, teaching and coaching skills.
  • An ability to build and maintain positive relationships with student athletes, staff and alumni.
  • Demonstrated success in coaching women's lacrosse preferably at the NCAA Division I level
  • Proven skills in fan, friend and fund-raising.  
  • Prior experience as a student-athlete and/or coach at an Ivy League institution
  • Valid Driver’s License
Posted: 07/12/2021