Planning, coaching, recruiting, scheduling competition and fundraising and building state wide support around the Lacrosse program.
Coach will plan and organize the Women’s Lacrosse program including developing game plans; training and conditioning programs; organizing practice sessions; supervising and monitoring assistant coaches; developing and retaining athletically talented student-athletes to compete successfully within the conference, regionally and/or nationally.
Encourage student-athletes to perform to their highest academic potential, monitor student-athletes’ progress toward degree requirements to remain eligible. Monitor the retention eligibility of student-athletes as it impacts the women’s lacrosse Academic Progress Rate (APR) and Graduation Success Rate (GSR).
Travel with the team, plan for equipment and supplies including uniforms maintenance. Responsible for ensuring that team expenditures do not exceed team budget.
Assess talent and actively recruit talented student athletes to the women’s lacrosse program who are suitable for the UNH academic programs. This includes traveling to evaluate players abilities, phone calls, letter writing, on campus meetings and scholarship recommendations.
Develop and maintain strong alumni, parent, and booster support for your sport; work with the lacrosse team’s booster group, and the UNH Athletic Development Office to increase annual contributions and scholarships for the lacrosse team and the Athletics department. Also promote and build support statewide for the Lacrosse program.
Public relations responsibilities. Attend on/off campus functions to represent the program. Speak at high-schools, clubs, banquets, lecture at summer camps. Actively pursue strong print and electronic media relations.
Pass the NCAA coaches certification test, attend all mandatory NCAA compliance meetings and maintain appropriate forms and documentation in office files to be reviewed upon request. Maintain competency with respect to knowledge of, compliance with, state and federal laws, University policies/regulations, America East Conference rules/policies, and NCAA rules. Report to the Director of Athletics any violation of NCAA, conference, and/or institutional rules.
Coach will represent the University on the highest professional level with dignity, integrity, and strength of character. Coach must respect the rights and dignity of each student-athlete. Coach also must display sensitivity to diversity issues and shall work to create an inclusive and welcoming environment. Coach will be an ambassador for UNH Athletics and build strong relationships with institutional colleagues and the state’s populace.
Acceptable Minimum Level of Education
Acceptable Minimum Years of Experience
Other Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree. Five years coaching experience.
Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.
The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.
The UNH Diversity Resource Guide with information and programming available in the seacoast area, New Hampshire and the region can be found here: https://www.unh.edu/hr/diversity-resource-guide
The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status, genetic information, and political orientation. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.