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University of Northwestern Women's Lacrosse Head Coaching Position

University of Northwestern Women's Lacrosse Head Coaching Position


Head Coach – Women's Lacrosse
Athletics, Full-time
Beginning 2014-15 Academic Year

Position Summary: Comply with the Athletic Handbook, especially the philosophy of athletics as well as
basic rules of eligibility. Demonstrate Christian values in attitudes, words, and actions at contests,
practices, trips, meals, etc. Ensure that players and/or coaches conduct daily devotions. Responsible for
all practice sessions and game arrangements (transportation, food money). Oversee ordering of supplies
and equipment, monitoring department budget. Verify roster accuracy for eligibility sheets; periodically
check with players to ensure academic effort and progress; coordinate with athletic director any eligibility
concerns or questions. Verify with Athletic Office that game day requirements are completed at least one
day in advance. Hire and supervise assistant coaches. Represent program at required conference meetings.
Respond to prospective athlete inquiries in a timely manner. Responsible for total lacrosse program
recruiting effort. Annually update season records, team statistics and individual marks. Ensure that proper
and timely statistical reports are given to conference, NCCAA, and NAIA officials. Coordinate end of season
awards banquet with Athletic Director. Teach, train and evaluate student athletes.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred. Previous collegiate participation
and/or coaching experience preferred. Ability to maintain a flexible schedule, working weekends, as well as
the ability to travel with team to all scheduled events. Ability to communicate the uniqueness of
Northwestern to prospective athletes and their parents. Ability to interact with a variety of individuals in a
professional, courteous and tactful manner. Knowledge and understanding of basic computer skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Position Number: D00084

If you have any questions, please contact Timothy Grosz at 651-631-5238.