Assistant Coach- Women's Lacrosse


Position Title

Assistant Coach- Women's Lacrosse



Position Reports to (Position Title)

Head Coach- Lacrosse


Full Time/Exempt, Full Time/Non-Exempt, Adjunct, etc.

Job Summary

Primary responsibilities are to assist in planning and organizing all phases of a Division I Women’s Lacrosse program including development of the student-athlete, practice and film strategy, scouting and game preparation, recruitment and evaluation of prospective studentathletes, marketing and community involvement and other administrative duties as assigned by the Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach. This position will also assist the Head Coach in organization, administration, and promotion of the program. Approximately 60% of the Assistant Coach’s responsibility is dedicated to the instruction of lacrosse through on/off-field training through use of video and other teaching techniques. Approximately 40% of the Assistant Coach’s responsibility is recruiting and other administrative duties. Candidates must be committed to the academic and athletic success of the student-athletes.


Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Graduate Assistants, interns and managers


Compliance with NCAA, ASUN and Jacksonville University regulations. Primary duties include:

  • Assisting Head Coach in all phases of coaching
  • Player development, evaluation and mentorship
  • Academic Support to assist student athletes to achieve success
  • Recruiting
  • Practice planning and implementation
  • Scouting/film analysis
  • Team strategy
  • Community Service
  • Team travel
  • Day-to-day program administration
  • Providing a positive collegiate experience for student athletes
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Collegiate coaching and/or playing experience
  • Knowledge of the draw preferred + offense/defense
  • Leadership, commitment and ability to motivate and teach
  • Organizational skills
  • Knowledge of NCAA and ASUN

Education, Certificates, Licenses, & Experience

1. Minimum Education Requirement:
 Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university

2. Minimum Work Experience:
 Previous collegiate playing and or coaching experience preferred
 Thorough knowledge of NCAA, ASUN and Jacksonville University rules and regulations
 A demonstrated expertise in coaching women’s lacrosse
 The ability to lead and motivate student athletes
 Ability to supervise and instruct athletic performance practice

3. Preferred Qualifications:
 Proven recruiting skills – ability to recruit student-athletes that will be successful in the
classroom and on the field
 Excellent communication skills – written and oral
 Strong interpersonal skills
 Strong understanding of all aspects of social media
 Field instruction and knowledge of the game

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to physically perform essential job duties or have special accommodations
    arranged in advance
  • Work Conditions:
    • Required to work atypical hours including nights, weekends, potential holidays
    • May be required to practice in heat, cold, inclement weather
    • Work hours varying depending on the season

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

To Apply

To Apply, please provide a resume and JU Application to Tara Singleton at