May 8, 2023
370 Lancaster Avenue, Haverford, Pennsylvania
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Haverford College invites applications for our full time (at least 37.5 hours per week), exempt, benefits-eligible Head Coach for Men’s Lacrosse opportunity.

This position reports to the Director of Athletics and carries responsibility for all aspects of a competitive Division III Men’s Lacrosse program including but not limited to: planning and executing all practices, game day coaching, recruitment of qualified student-athletes, scheduling, budget management, fundraising activities and adhering to all NCAA, and Conference and College rules.

Primary Responsibilities

Conduct practices and games; responsible for communication and coordination with the Strength & Conditioning Coach
Enforce departmental policies and team rules regarding travel and conduct both on and off the field
Supervise and evaluate Assistant Coaches
Maintain liaison with college and athletic administrators, trainers, and SID as appropriate for a head coach; maintain communication with faculty liaison
Attend monthly College Administrative Professional Staff meetings, athletic staff meetings as scheduled, weekly athletic logistics meetings, other special college meetings as announced, and Conference meetings
Adherence to all regulations of the College, Centennial Conference, and NCAA
Demonstrate success in the recruiting of student athletes who meet both the academic and athletic standards of Haverford College and its Lacrosse Program
Operate within a budget that covers all operational costs of the program. Additional team fundraising activities, as approved by the Athletic Director, may be overseen to supplement special team gear and/or trips
Represent Haverford at all times in a professional manner including dealings with officials and opposing coaches
Maintain continued and consistent communication with alumni
Schedule all non-conference opponents in a manner that meets both budgetary and competitive goals
Support of community service programs for student athletes
Other duties as assigned: Such assignments will be made by and discussed with the Director of Athletics

Line of Report: The Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach reports directly to the Director of Athletics.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree
Prior coaching and recruiting experience in Lacrosse at the college level
First Aid/CPR/AED certification

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree
College playing experience

Special Requirements

All faculty and staff (including contract workers) who are employed or engaged by Haverford College must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (to include a booster dose when eligible), and provide proof of vaccination, unless an exemption from this policy has been granted as an accommodation or otherwise.
Possession of a valid U.S. Drivers’ License and ability to pass a Motor Vehicle Record check is required.
PA Act 153 clearances: Ability to obtain and maintain PA Act 153 background checks.