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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 texaslacrossepresident@gmail.com. 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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