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Posted on May 12, 2021

Head Boys Lacrosse Coach : Job Description

About St. Michael’s Catholic Academy:

St. Michael’s Catholic Academy in Austin, TX, is a Christ-centered, college preparatory learning community, inspiring lives of service, courage, personal integrity, and intellectual curiosity. We are distinguished by our Catholic tradition, a welcoming and diverse community, excellent academic programs and a variety of extracurricular activities.

Summary of Position:

The school seeks a Head Boys Lacrosse Coach who is involved in the community and dedicated to carrying out the mission of the school. This position is a part-time, exempt staff position. This position will report to the Athletic Director. The coach will work seasonally as needed for the sport assigned.

Job Details:

  • Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Organize practices for the Boys Lacrosse program
  • Schedule practices and games for the Boys Lacrosse program
  • Secure registration, transportation and attend all  Boys Lacrosse games
  • Develop season long as well as individual game plans
  • Oversee Volleyball conditioning program
  • Communicating with student-athletes/ parents weekly
  • In charge of uniform inventory and distribution, end of season storage and inventory
  • Ensure consistency and relative uniformity in the implementation of and execution of Lacrosse plan
  • Learn and adhere to rules specific to THSLL
  • Advocate on behalf of deserving players eligible for post-season awards/accolades and collegiate scholarships
  • Attend district and state coaches meetings as required
  • Evaluating performance and providing suitable feedback, balancing criticism with positivity and motivation
  • Assessing strengths and weaknesses in a participant's performance and identifying areas for further development
  • Adapting to the needs and interests of group or individual participants
  • Effectively communicating instruction
  • Demonstrating an activity by breaking the task down into a sequence
  • Encouraging participants to gain and develop skills, knowledge and techniques
  • Ensuring that participants train and perform to a high standard of health and safety at all times
  • Inspiring confidence and self-belief
  • Developing knowledge and understanding of fitness, injury, sports psychology, nutrition and sports science
  • Acting as a role model, gaining the respect and trust of the people you work with
  • Working to a high legal and ethical standard at all times, particularly in relation to issues such as child safeguarding and health and safety requirements

Required Experience, Degree, and Skills:

  • Prior years coaching or athletic experience is preferred
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Positive attitude towards students, staff and faculty. 

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