Defiance College, an NCAA D-III institution and member of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference, located in Northwest Ohio, invites applications for the position of Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach. Defiance College will re-introduce varsity women’s lacrosse to campus with full competition in the NCAA beginning with the 2019-2020 season. Responsibilities include recruiting, team development, budget management, scheduling, fund raising, equipment control, game/practice management, development of a service learning/engagement project for team, mentoring assistant coach and other duties normally associated with being the head coach of an intercollegiate program. Additional expectations of this position include game administration duties, some departmental and campus committee work/involvement, and other duties as assigned.
Candidates must demonstrate significant knowledge of lacrosse, proven success in coaching lacrosse, the ability to recruit, develop and motivate Division III student-athletes, a strong commitment to the academic success of student-athletes, knowledge of and commitment to all NCAA, HCAC, and institutional rules and regulations, good communication skills, and strong leadership. This position requires a bachelor’s degree (masters preferred), a valid driver’s license, and previous collegiate women’s lacrosse coaching and recruiting experience.
This is a full-time, 10 month position (August 1-May 31) with an August 1 start date. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. To apply, send cover letter, complete resume and four references with contact numbers electronically to Defiance College at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Defiance College is committed to the diversity of faculty, staff and students. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of our campus and promote a spirit of inclusivity are especially encouraged to apply.
About Defiance College
Defiance College, chartered in 1850, is an independent, liberal arts institution affiliated with the United Church of Christ. The campus is located on 150 acres in a residential area in the city of Defiance in Northwest Ohio. The College offers more than 40 undergraduate majors, graduate programs in education and business, sponsors 20 intercollegiate athletic teams, and has received national recognition for its educational experience of service and engagement. Defiance is a college where students learn to lead and serve in a democracy; learn to understand, appreciate, and have the skills to interact with other cultures; and learn to not only receive knowledge but to make their own knowledge by engaging in interactive experiences. Our Vision creates an educational experience of engagement in civic, cultural, and learning dimensions for all students and is home to the McMaster School for Advancing Humanity, a unique research program serving as a focal point for teaching, service, scholarship, and action to improve the human condition. Defiance College is an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of faculty, staff, and students. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of our campus and promote a spirit of inclusivity are especially encouraged to apply.