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Posted on May 27, 2018
Southlake Carroll Lacrosse Program and Varsity Men’s Lacrosse Coach

Southlake Lacrosse Association is accepting applications for a Program Director & Varsity Men’s Lacrosse Coach. The Southlake Carroll Lacrosse Association was founded in 2000.  Since then the sport has grown exponentially, offering developmental and competitive programs for youth boys in kindergarten through High School, at the most competitive levels.  This includes teaching individual fundamental skills, the essentials of team play, proper physical conditioning, a competitive atmosphere, and most importantly, good sportsmanship.  Through our coaching staff and volunteers, the Southlake lacrosse program fosters self-discipline, accountability, respect for others, and a commitment to excellence on and off the field. The SCLA mirrors the Southlake community pride of all Dragons.

Position: Program Director & Varsity Men’s Lacrosse Head Coach
Season: Fall 2018/Spring 2019 with multi-year opportunity
District/Division: Southlake, TX. North District / Division 1

Qualifications: 
  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  2. College lacrosse experience as player (NCAA Division I/II/III) is preferred.
  3. Previous coaching and/or playing at the NCAA Division I/II/III level or higher.
  4. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
  5. Strong interpersonal and communication skills needed to develop and maintain positive, respectful relationships with student-athletes.
  6. Strong leadership presence and presentation skills to motivate high school student-athletes.
  7. Excellent organizational skills.
  8. Ability to collaborate effectively with team members and support staff within the SCLA.
  9. Strong vision for developing a grass roots feeder system down to JV and middle school level.
  10. Previous experience selecting and recruiting assistant coaches and lower level head coaches.
  11. A passion for the game and commitment to the Southlake community core values.
 
Responsibilities: 
  1. Develop overall program curriculum for youth and middle school levels.
  2. Develop an overall strategy to compete for a State Championship at the Varsity level.
  3. Train and develop student-athletes and increase overall lacrosse acumen.
  4. Develop team practice plans and competition strategies including off season strength training.
  5. Represent the men’s lacrosse program at various community events.
  6. Be a positive, but firm role model to all players, instilling self-discipline on and off the field.
  7. Communicate, implement, and enforce player code of conduct.
  8. Communicate effectively and collaborate with players, parents, & the SCLA Board on program development, scheduling, player recruitment, volunteer support, player discipline, and program policies.
  9. Comply with league rules and maintain a positive working relationship with the league.
  10. Be visible, accessible, and supportive of the SL Lacrosse Youth coaches, players, and program (K-8th grade).
  11. Foster open communication and growth plans with players.
  12. Offer and support recruiting opportunities for interested and eligible student-athletes in pursuit of their goals to play lacrosse at the collegiate level.
Salary: Commensurate with experience, but negotiable. Performance-based bonus available if certain criteria are met.

Deadline to Apply: 30 June 2018

Submit Resume & Contact Information: Mike Jaeger at michaeljaeger@hotmail.com
 
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