Lovejoy Leopards Lacrosse - Girls Head Coach Position
Lovejoy Leopards Lacrosse is currently seeking a Head Coach as well as a Youth Team 7/8 Coach for the Girl’s program. Since the Girl’s program was started in 2017, it has grown and offers a competitive opportunity for students attending Lovejoy High School as well as students in neighboring high schools without a lacrosse program. Our focus is on the fundamentals of lacrosse, essential skills of team play in a competitive environment, the importance of proper physical conditioning and most importantly, good sportsmanship and a commitment to excellence both on and off the field. DESCRIPTION OF THE POSITION
Coach the Girl’s High School lacrosse team as well as coach the Youth Girl’s 7/8 team. This is a paid, coaching-only position, with the expectation of coaching during the fall and spring seasons. We offer competitive pay, comparable to coaches with similar experience in the Dallas/Fort Worth market. In addition to coaching duties, the Head Coach will serve as a mentor and as an advisor to the team and represent the program to the broader lacrosse community in North Texas as well as the State of Texas.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
•Strong leadership and communication skills to work collaboratively with the Lacrosse Club Board as well as to properly motivate the girls lacrosse players • Strong vision for developing the high school team as well as the skill set needed for the rising youth team players • Mature, responsible, and self motivated individual with a positive coaching style • Previous experience as a head and/or youth coach preferred
Serve as an ambassador for the Lovejoy Lacrosse Program • Coach the Girls High School team as well as the Youth girls 7/8 team • Recruit players for Lovejoy Lady Leopards Lacrosse • Adhere to the Lovejoy Lacrosse Club Coaches Code of Conduct • Remain in good standing with USA Lacrosse, TGHSLL, TGYLL and LJISD • Hold Try-It Clinics prior to the start of the fall and spring seasons • Organize and conduct a summer camp for the youth girls • Coordinate with the league the scheduling of the Girl’s High School team games/tournaments • Coordinate and schedule practices • Develop and implement consistent practice plans • Plan and implement off-season and pre-season position specific skills and conditioning of players • Ensure players learn all aspects of the game and create opportunities to develop these skills both at practices and at games • Clearly communicate player and parent expectations at the beginning of each season and enlist Board Member assistance when needed • Participate in Club fundraising efforts • Attend Lovejoy Lacrosse Club Board meetings as requested • Offer individual and/or small group lessons to Lovejoy Lacrosse players (players pay coach directly for lessons) • Assist high school players with college recruiting • Other duties may be assigned by the President and Club Board
If interested in this position, please send resume to LovejoyLeopardsLacrosse_Girls@yahoo.com