Haverford College seeks a full time, exempt, benefit eligible Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach. This position reports to the Director of Athletics and carries responsibility for all aspects of a competitive Division III Men’s Lacrosse program, including but not limited to: planning and executing all practices; game day coaching; recruitment of qualified student-athletes; scheduling; budget management; fundraising activities; and, adhering to all NCAA, Conference and College rules. Additional administrative duties will be assigned.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: •Conduct practices and games.Responsible for communication/coordination with the Strength and Conditioning Coach •Enforce departmental policies and team rules as to travel and conduct both on and off the field •Supervise and Evaluate Assistant Coaches •Maintain liaison with college and athletic administrators, trainers and SID as appropriate for a head coach. Maintain communication with faculty liaison •All Full Time athletic personnel must attend monthly College Administrative Professional Staff meetings, athletic staff meetings as scheduled, weekly athletic logistics meetings, other special college meetings as announced, and Conference meetings •Adherence to all regulations of the College, Centennial Conference, and NCAA •Demonstrate success in the recruiting of student athletes who meet both the academic and athletic standards of Haverford College and its Lacrosse Program •Operate within a budget that covers all operational costs of the program. Additional team fundraising activities, as approved by the Athletic Director, may be overseen to supplement special team gear and/or trips •Represent Haverford at all times in a professional manner including dealings with officials and opposing coaches •Continued and consistent communication with alumni •Scheduling of all non-conference opponents in a manner that meets both budgetary and competitive goals •Support of community service programs for student athletes. •Other duties as assigned in consultation with the Director of Athletics.
Special Requirements: Include extensive travel, weekends, evenings and the transportation of students. A cleared background check and Motor Vehicle Records check are required.
Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions Required of this Position
Lifting (to exert strength to move objects from one place to another):
Sedentary Lifting: (0-10 pounds) Up to three hours
Light Lifting (10-20 pounds): Up to three hours
Moderate Lifting (20-50 pounds): Up to three hours
Heavy Lifting (50 to 100 pounds): Up to three hours
Pulling (to exert force upon an abject to move or change its direction: Up to three hours
Pushing (to draw an object toward oneself to move or change its direction): Up to three hours
Carrying (to hold objects while moving entire body): Up to three hours
Walking (to move entire body in erect position): 3-6 hours
Standing (to maintain body in erect posture in stationary position): 3-6 hours
Sitting (to rest weight on buttocks and back of thighs with legs bent at knees): 6-8 hours
Crouching/Stooping (to bend upper body forward while fully flexing knees): Up to three hours
Kneeling (to maintain upper body in erect position while resting knees on ground): Up to three hours
Climbing (to ascend or descent heights using ladders, scaffolding, stairs, poles, inclined surfaces): Up to three hours
Twisting (to rotate upper body while feet remain stationary): 3-6 hours
Driving (operating a motor vehicle, crane, tractor, forklift, etc.): 3-6 hours