LBJ/LASA Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach

LBJ Ladies Lacrosse - Austin, TX

ContractEstimated: $63,000 - $83,000 a year
EducationSkills

The LBJ High School Girls Lacrosse Club, in Austin, seeks a Assistant Lax Coach for the upcoming 2019-20 school year. We are always seeking coaching help.

Position Summary

The head and assistant coach is responsible for all aspects of the team program (beginning in the fall) including: athlete development at all levels of play; teach lacrosse to beginners and give advanced training to our seasoned players; practice planning; game scheduling; implementation of game strategies; team management during practices, scrimmages and games; and awards nominations. The successful candidate is expected to exhibit and promote sportsmanship, professional and ethical conduct and behavior as LBJ’s coach. .

Ideally we are looking for someone with lacrosse playing experience at high school or college level. Some previous coaching experience is desired but not required. Ideally, the coach has availability for practice on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4pm to 5:45pm, from September thru April. Lacrosse games can be on any given day or Saturday. Coaches are expected to attend and manage most practices and games.

The practice season is September to January.

Other requirements include: Maintain a consistent and cooperative working relationship with the officers of the LBJ LAX Board and advise the board leadership on building upon and improving the current club team, and be available for team practices, tourneys, games and for parent communication. We would like someone to join us to help our team develop as players and have a lot of fun.

Practices are at LBJ High School at Hwy 290 and roughly Hwy 183. Pay is hourly. Expenses are reimbursed for tourneys, mileage, etc. by the Club. (estimated $2k - $3K for assistant)

We are a private club. Players from LBJ, Lasa and Reagan can play for us. The team‘s board members manage a Facebook page and parent email distribution for most communication. We would expect the Head Coach to manage a text based communication for groups such as Remind Me or Snap, which is used mostly for rain days and for change of address issues. The club board manages volunteers for game day administration, tourneys, etc.

We are looking for a mature, motivational assistant coach who is organized and can create a positive presence at lacrosse practice and games. Would you like to join us? Please apply as soon as possible.

To apply, please send a short letter with your interest and availability, resume is optional: Cathy Veri,, President, LBJ Girls Lacrosse, with the instructions here.

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $2,000.00 to $4,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Lacrosse: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Coaching: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)