Concordia University, Chicago
  • 03-Apr-2018 to 28-May-2018 (CST)
  • Athletics
  • River Forest, IL, USA
  • Other

Description of Position/Duties/Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will have collegiate playing and coaching experience, undergraduate degree, an in-depth knowledge of the collegiate game, and the overall ability to maintain consistency and integrity within a men's collegiate lacrosse program. The GA will also need to complete their CPR certification, have a valid driver's license, and pass a background check.

Other requirements include ability to coach, teach, and train student-athletes in lacrosse skills and strategies; recruiting, scheduling and coordination of team travel; demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the stages of student development; ability to establish appropriate and effective mentoring relationships with student-athletes; ability to be a supportive team player; ability to communicate effectively; working knowledge of computer programs and systems.

Duties include administration in all phases of the program, including recruiting, player-evaluation, practice planning and implementation, in and out of season conditioning, fund-raising, scheduling and more.

Required Skills/Knowledge:

Coaching: Provide consultation and advice to the head. Prepares, plans, conducts, and evaluates practice sessions, as directed. Teaches specific techniques as directed.

Recruitment: Identifies potential prospects and takes an active role in the recruitment of student-athletes. Prepares and distributes recruiting information. Attends off-campus events for the purpose of evaluating prospective student-athletes and maintains a computerized recruit list (experience with Front Rush is a plus). Plans campus visits with prospective student-athletes and their parents and is comfortable calling and meeting with prospective student-athletes.

Preferred Qualifications: Two to three years of experience as a volleyball coach at the high school, club, or collegiate level. Experience working with volleyball athletes and comprehensive knowledge of the game.

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