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Posted on March 04, 2013
Lovejoy Leopards Lacrosse seeking Head Coach

Lovejoy Leopards Lacrosse is seeking a Head Coach who will oversee the entire lacrosse program located in the Lovejoy ISD (Fairview/Lucas/Allen) area. Lovejoy competes in the North Texas High School Lacrosse League moving into Division II of independent schools in Texas and provides a complete youth (1st – 8th) and high school varsity and junior varsity program.

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. In addition to direct coaching of the high school teams, the role will require leadership skills necessary to recruit, develop, and manage paid and volunteer coaching staff necessary to continue the growth of the program. Candidate must be available all seasons including summer to host camps, tournaments, and recruiting activities.

Negotiable: with income opportunities dependent upon recruitment (boys and girls), summer camps, tournaments, and sponsorship.

Success Factors:
1. To oversee the entire lacrosse program from grades 1 through 12 (boys and girls). The head coach will work in coordination with the athletic director of LISD 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 North Texas High School Lacrosse bylaws and Lovejoy ISD Athletic Handbook. 

7. To enhance and refine fundamental skills and game strategies 

8. Attend all required meetings or events for North Texas High School Lacrosse and the LHS 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: 

Lovejoy Leopard Lacrosse is seeking a passionate, energetic individual who strives to build a highly competitive and challenging program for the Lovejoy student-athletes while supporting the school’s mission statement. Lovejoy Leopard Lacrosse is committed to offering a rewarding experience for the students while maintaining high academic standards. A Lovejoy Leopard Lacrosse 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. 


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