Assistant Coach – Women’s Lacrosse

Syracuse University
July 12, 2019
Job Type
Coaching Level
Job Classification
Competitive Level
Compensation Type


Job Description

This position reports to the head women's lacrosse coach and will assist in all aspects of conducting the women's lacrosse program including, but not limited to: recruiting, daily team operations, practice planning, conditioning, scouts and game preparation, video analysis, team and event management, scheduling and travel arrangements.


Bachelors Degree and 1 - 3 years experience coaching Women's Lacrosse preferably at the Division 1 level.

Job Specific Qualifications

  • Must have a strong working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Preference given to candidate with the ability to recruit high-level student-athletes.
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills required.
  • The ability to guide and support Syracuse University student-athletes in their quest for excellence academically, athletically, and socially.
  • The capacity to establish a good rapport and effective working relationship with student-athletes, parents, administrators, faculty, staff, and the community is required.



  • Primary responsibilities: Assist the Head Coach with various coaching duties at practices and on game days. Coordinate practice times and scheduling both at home and on the road. Assist as needed with all aspects of team travel.
  • Assist in all administrative tasks associated with recruiting, NCAA compliance, admissions, financial aid, housing, meal plans and alumni/fundraising.
  • Work closely with support staff including sports medicine, academics, compliance and administration to support and guide student-athletes in all aspect of college life including but not limited to; monitoring academic progress, coordinate study table program and academic support, and manage the academic year and post-season housing for student-athletes.
  • Serve as a liaison to athletic communications, equipment room, strength and conditioning, and sports medicine.
  • Meet and assist with prospective student-athletes and families on official and unofficial visits to campus.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Application Instructions

In addition to completing an online application, please attach a resume and cover letter.

About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit

About the Syracuse area

Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal.


Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans

Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University's contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members.

Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community

Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity.


Application Instructions

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