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Posted on June 01, 2021

Job Description: The University of Texas at Austin invites applications and nominations for the position of Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach. The Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach is responsible for both on-field and off-field management of the team and reports to the Team Leadership and The University Rec Sports Department. The University of Texas at Austin is a member of the Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Association (MCLA) and the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse Conference (RMLC).

Background of Texas Lacrosse: Texas Men’s Lacrosse is a student-led Rec Sports sponsored program at the University of Texas. Texas Lacrosse has consistently been a top competitive program nationally. The team enjoys a dedicated, named field (Caven Lacrosse Center) and a weight room. The program has strong school and alumni backing.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Coaching ● Coaching strategies and teaching methods to develop student-athletes’ skill and teamwork ● Provide practice plan ● Analyze performance of teams and individuals and provide leadership and instruction ● Assist in pre-season, in-season, and post-season training and practice planning ● Understand the balance between intercollegiate athletics and rigorous academics ● Management of coaching staff

Administrative ● Lead in scheduling games with the help of student leadership ● Assist student leadership with annual budget including travel, equipment, and other expenses ● Assist student leadership with annual tournament and other fundraising events

Recruiting ● Participate in scouting and recruitment of prospective student-athletes ● Help monitor the progress of prospective student-athletes’ application process ● Help coordinate and organize potential student-athlete on-campus visits

Program Responsibilities ● Compliance with The University, MCLA & Team rules and regulations ● Subject to performance reviews at discretion of the Alumni and/or Advisory Board

Qualifications Required: ● High School Diploma ● Prior coaching experience at high school level ● Valid driver’s license to drive college vehicles to team competition when necessary ● Flexible schedule: nightly practices, weekend work, overnight travel to away games and tournaments will be required

Preferred: ● Bachelor’s degree ● Prior coaching experience at the collegiate level (NCAA/MCLA) ● Prior organizational management experience ● Collegiate/Professional playing experience

Compensation ● Coach considered an Independent Contractor (IC) of the Club ● Salary determined based on education, experience, and qualifications ● Additional incentive and event based compensation opportunities

Interested candidates are asked to email a resume and cover letter to Ryan Thompson (Team President) at Please be sure to upload all requested documents before you click Submit. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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