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Posted on August 01, 2011

Saint Mary’s Hall seeking Varsity Head Coach
 
Saint Mary’s Hall of San Antonio is seeking a Head Varsity Men’s Lacrosse Coach who will oversee the entire lacrosse program throughout the school.  Saint Mary’s Hall competes in the prestigious Southwest Preparatory Conference consisting of independent schools in Texas and Oklahoma.  The coach will implement a lacrosse program which will serve to meet the needs of both the novice and experienced player and one that will challenge all student-athletes.  
 
Requirements:                                
Candidates should have a passion for the sport and interest in building a highly competitive program.  Applicants should be knowledgeable with the fundamentals and have a love for teaching the game.  Experience coaching at high school or playing/coaching at college level is required.  This is currently an off-campus stipend position.
 
Essential Functions:
1. To oversee the entire lacrosse program from grades 6 through 12.  The head coach will work in coordination with the athletic director in the hiring of assistants and lower level coaches.  He will also develop a culture for the sport and ensure continuity from the lower levels through the Upper School program.
2. To be a role model in all settings and foster an environment of respect, tolerance, integrity and responsibility 
3. To exemplify a sense of professionalism at all times which includes game and practice times, with opponents, parents, faculty, staff and administration
4. Work with the athletic director in developing an off-season program and camps to promote the sport within the school and surrounding community.
5. To encourage participation and interest within the student body.
6. To adhere to all rules and regulations stated in the SPC bylaws and Saint Mary’s Hall Athletic Handbook.
7. To enhance and refine fundamental skills and game strategies
8. Attend all required meetings or events for SPC and the SMH athletic department.
9. To allow for the development and enhancement of qualities of sportsmanship, leadership, loyalty and commitment
10. To work with the athletic department in the development of scheduling, maintaining an inventory of equipment and be able to put together both a short and long term plan for the program’s growth.
11. To support and promote individual players in pursuing opportunities to play beyond the high school level.
 
Fundamental Philosophy:
Saint Mary’s Hall is seeking a passionate, energetic individual who strives to build a highly competitive and challenging program for the SMH student-athletes while supporting the school’s mission statement.  Saint Mary’s Hall is committed to offering a rewarding experience for the students while maintaining high academic standards.   A SMH coach is an individual who seeks excellence on a daily basis while teaching life skills that will benefit the student-athletes within the program for many years to come.
 
Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Athletic Director Derek McIntyre at dmcintyre@smhall.org or call 210-483-9182 for further information. 

 
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