Columbia University
April 26, 2021
3030 Broadway, New York, New York
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The Head Lacrosse Coach will be responsible for organizing and administering all aspects of the women’s lacrosse program including: coaching, practice and game preparation, recruiting, scheduling, supervising personnel, fund-raising, alumni relations, stewardship, budgeting and complying with NCAA and Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League Conference), and Columbia University rules and regulations.
Responsibilities include;
•Recruiting quality student-athletes capable of pursuing the baccalaureate degree as demonstrated by maintenance of an exemplary graduation rate
•Demonstrating excellent teaching and coaching competencies with regard to: (a) sport skill instruction, (b) motivation, and © tactical strategies
•Achieving competitive results that demonstrate athletic excellence
•Providing leadership in the personal development of student-athletes by projecting a positive and professional image
•Providing opportunities for the social, emotional, academic and athletic development while putting the welfare and wellbeing of student-athletes first.
•Designing a competitive schedule that maximizes student-athlete development and performance
•Managing a cost-effective and administratively efficient sport program
•Develop and maintain relationships with alumnae and friends of the program.
•Demonstrating excellent writing, speaking and listening skills
•Relating well to officials, high school and club coaches, media, and the general public
•Participating in friend, fan, and fund-raising activities with the expectation of meeting or exceeding revenue expectations
•Training and supervising assistant coaches with the goal of developing head coach capabilities
•Participating in continuing education conferences, workshops, or meetings to increase professional skills and knowledge
•Training and supervising support staff when appropriate
•Exhibiting the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with adherence to NCAA, Ivy League Conference, University, and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations and/or Code of Ethics
•Contributing to the maintenance of good working relationships with all members of the Department
•Performing other duties as assigned by the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education