The second assistant coach will participate as part of a decision making team (coaching staff) under the direction of the head coach in planning, coaching, recruiting, administering, and promoting the women’s lacrosse program within NCAA, Ivy League, and institutional standards. The Assistant Coach plays a critical role in achieving the overall goals of the women’s lacrosse program by providing important recommendations, suggestions and decisions regarding game strategies, line-ups, priority listing of recruits, etc. as well as offering initiative and independent judgment (e.g., in providing coaching instruction, evaluating and communicating with prospective recruits and their parents, and representing the program to constituents).Primary responsibilites include Coaching/Mentoring, Recruiting, General Program Administration, and supporting the Head Coach through other duties as assigned.
Strong knowledge of women’s lacrosse skills and strategies.
Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people in a diverse community.
Strong organizational skills.
Ability to recruit effectively with no athletic grants and highly selective admissions standards.
Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population.
Experience playing and/or coaching lacrosse at the high school, club or college level.
A private, four-year, liberal arts, coeducational college, Dartmouth's focus is on undergraduate education, but the College is considered a small university with graduate schools of business, engineering and medicine as well as 16 graduate programs in the arts and sciences.A mecca for the highly motivated student-athlete, Dartmouth College is the nation's ninth oldest university and a member of th...e Ivy League. Featuring a comprehensive athletic menu, Dartmouth offers 34 varsity sports - 16 for men, 16 for women and two coeducational programs in sailing and equestrian. In addition, there are 34 club and 24 intramural sports as three-quarters of Dartmouth undergraduates participate in some form of athletics.Nicknamed "The Big Green," Dartmouth's varsity athletic teams compete in NCAA Division I as well as in the eight-member Ivy League and the ECAC Hockey League. Throughout the years, Dartmouth athletes have competed at the very highest level, excelling in NCAA championships in a wide range of sports.The College has demonstrated a total commitment to athletics and recreation with more than $85 million in facility improvements since 2000, including: Boss Tennis Center and Gordon Pavilion, Scully-Fahey Field (featuring AstroTurf), Blackman Football Practice Fields, McLane Skiway Lodge, Corey Ford Rugby Clubhouse; comprehensive renovations to Leverone Fieldhouse, Hanover Country Club, Berry Center squash courts, Alumni Gymnasium (featuring a new 14,000 square foot recreational fitness center), and Memorial Field (including FieldTurf playing surface and Tartan track); Floren Varsity House (featuring a 10,000 square foot varsity strength training center); and Burnham Soccer Field and Sports Pavilion; an Astro Turf field for field hockey and recreational sports; a new baseball facility--Red Rolfe Field at Biondi Park, and a new softball park.In addition, the College started Dartmouth Peak Performance in 2011, an ambitious program designed to position student-athletes to achieve excellence in academics, athletics and their personal lives.Although the Ivy League schools do not offer athletic scholarships, admission is need-blind, and more than half of the Dartmouth student body receives financial assistance.