The Head coach will be responsible for managing all aspects of a competitive and successful NCAA Division II Women’s Lacrosse program with the primary responsibility being the planning and instruction of Lacrosse skills. The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to the academic success of the student-athletes in the program that leads to graduation through a positive collegiate experience.
Duties and responsibilities
Compliance with NCAA, SAC and Wingate Policies and Regulations
The head coach must be efficient at individualized and team instruction with emphasis on teaching all skills and strategies associated with the sport.
Recruiting quality student-athletes that are committed to the University’s mission
Commitment to and the management of program budget
Provide academic support and oversight for all student-athletes
Hiring and supervision of staff
Practice and game planning and implementation
Player development and evaluation
Supervise an effective strength and conditioning program
Founded in 1896, Wingate University is a private four-year co-educational institution of 3,000 students, offering active learning opportunities through personalized instruction, international study, career discovery and community service.Wingate offers 40 undergraduate majors in arts and sciences, business, education, fine arts, music and sport sciences. It also offers graduate degrees in business, education, physical education, physician assistant studies, sport administration, physical therapy and the doctor of pharmacy degree. Bulldog student-athletes compete in 22 NCAA Division II sports. Wingate University has won the South Atlantic Conference Echols Athletic Excellence Award for the past 12 consecutive years. Wingate is first among NCAA Division II Academic All-America®-producing colleges in the 2000’s with 82 selections. Among North Carolina’s colleges and universities, Wingate’s 82 Academic All-America® honorees are number one during this millennium. Wingate’s 91 lifetime Academic All-America® picks are tops among all SAC schools.