Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach

University of Charleston (W.Va.)
September 29, 2019
Job Type
Coaching Level
Job Classification
Competitive Level
Compensation Type


Position Summary: The head coach for women’s lacrosse is responsible for initiating various aspects of the lacrosse program, such as: recruiting, scheduling opponents, and training squad members. The head coach of the women’s lacrosse program is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by the University of Charleston, the Mountain East Conference (MEC) and the NCAA. This is a full-time, twelve-month position. UC is a member of the NCAA at the Division II level.
Essential Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, train, and coach members of the women’s lacrosse program.
  • Coordinate the total development and promotion of the women’s lacrosse program.
  • Generate additional funds for support of the program
  • Organize and schedule practice sessions
  • Schedule contests with approval of the Athletics Director
  • Perform administrative tasks including budget management
  • Demonstrates a sound coaching philosophy and strong work ethic
  • Effectively manage athletic scholarships and obtain assigned roster numbers and net revenue values for the women’s lacrosse program
  • Represent the University of Charleston and the women’s lacrosse program in a professional manner
  • Provide oversight and training of part-time and volunteer assistant coaches

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Perform additional tasks as assigned by the Director of Athletics
  • Develop and implement strategies that will maximize the synergies among the various athletic programs that UC sponsors
  • Serve as a game administrator for women’s soccer

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required, with a graduate degree being preferred.  Successful collegiate coaching experience is required, along with a demonstrated commitment to academic and athletic excellence.

The University of Charleston does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or veteran status in administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, admissions, employment, athletics, and other school-administered programs in accordance with the laws of the United States and the state of West Virginia.

This University embraces equal opportunity because we recognize that the University’s present and future strength is based primarily on people, their skills, experience, and potential to develop.



Application Instructions

Application Process: All potential candidates must send a cover letter, resume, and three references to the athletic department’s administrative assistant, Pam O'Brien (pamobrien@ucwv.edu). Screening of applications will commence immediately.

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