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Position Title:Men's Lacrosse Assistant Coach (Full-time)
Posting Number:1269
Type of Position:Full Time
Duration of Position:12 Month
Work Schedule:Monday-Friday, weekends and evenings as required
Number of Hours Per Week:37.5
Number of Position Openings:1
Brief Summary:

The full-time assistant coach position will participate in the preparation, coordination, practice & game plan preparation, and execution of practice plans during the academic year. The position is responsible for the identification, research of, and communication with prospective student athletes during the course of the calendar year. The assistant coach will also assist in the academic, personal, and career mentoring of student-athletes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruit athletes to Marist College by: 
  • Researching the tournaments, showcases, high school games, tryouts and other relevant recruiting opportunities of prospective student athletes. 
  • Preparing and coordinating the recruiting calendar and accommodations in accordance with the NCAA, MAAC and institution regulations.
  • Evaluating prospective student athletes by traveling to the tournaments, showcases, high school games, tryouts, and other relevant recruiting opportunities during permissible recruiting periods.
  • Conducting appropriate communication with coaches, prospective student athletes, and parents. 
  • Coordinating and executing official and unofficial visits to campus for prospective student athletes and their families.
  • Provide mentoring to student athletes inside and outside of practice on their academic, personal, civic, and career aspirations for the future.
  • Assist the Head Coach in developing the game strategy and designing effective and efficient training and practices for both the team and individual student athlete by: 
  • Formulating effective game plans for competition.
  • Conducting individual and small group training sessions.
  • Conducting comprehensive film review from practices and games.
  • Preparing daily team practice plans.
  •  Working games and practices.
  • Assist in other tasks as assigned by Head Coach and Athletic Director.


Bachelor’s degree and previous coaching experience required; Division I experience preferred; strong knowledge of NCAA, MAAC and Marist College rules and regulations, along with excellent oral and written communication skills.  Certification in CPR, first aid and AED will be required prior to completion of probation period.

Required Applicant Documents:Resume, Cover Letter, References
Position Open Date:05/01/2018

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