Lacrosse Coach

US-FL-Bradenton
4 months ago
ID
2017-3407
# of Openings
1
Category
Athletics

Overview

Want to love what you do in an environment that values learning and growth alongside other high performing individuals? If you answered yes, IMG Academy is hiring.

Our unique campus is dedicated to developing the next generation of leaders, champions and influencers.  We believe that each day is an opportunity to achieve dreams and inspire greatness.  As part of the IMG Family, we prepare our student-athletes to succeed, taking on life with confidence and preparedness.  Through our integration of elite academics, athletics and character development, our student-athletes are prepared to rise up to their full potential – whether that’s on the field, in the classroom or in life.

We are seeking curious, caring individuals who align with our core values:

 

  • Passionate Soul: Love what you do
  • Open Mind: Never stop learning and growing
  • Champions Spirit: Strive for greatness
  • Helpful Heart: Lift up those around you
  • Absolute Integrity: Always do the right thing

Responsibilities

Job Title:  Lacrosse Coach

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Department:  Athletics

Position Summary:  Responsible for all aspects of training and coaching Student Athletes.

Position Responsibilities

  • Prepares and implements a Lacrosse training program for all Student Athletes
  • Assess the performance and skill development of each Student Athlete and partners with the appropriate department, including Pendleton and IPI,  for their continued development
  • Help with the psychological preparation of the Student Athlete in both pre-match and post-match
  • Develop motivational approach to practice and matches
  • Work to develop comprehensive knowledge of Lacrosse in decision-making, handling authority and setting and meeting objectives
  • Interacts with the Student Athlete as an educator of the sport and mentor
  • Partners with the Student Athlete’s parent/guardian regarding their overall development.
  • Skilled and proficient in all training techniques
  • Effectively communicates to Student Athletes
  • Assures proper safety is maintained
  • Assists in college placement of the Student Athlete
  • Travel to tournaments as needed
  • Assists in the recruiting of prospective Student Athletes
  • Adhering to all company policies, procedures and business ethic codes
  • Other duties as assigned 

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Ability 

  • Experience coaching and/or playing Lacrosse
  • Bachelor’s degree in physical education, sports management, business administration or a similar sports or business related field or the equivalent
    • Skills in training and instructing Lacrosse
    • Experience playing, coaching or managing at a collegiate, club or professional level
    • Strong commitment to Student Athletes
    • Desire to work collaboratively with colleagues
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in related experience

 

Preferred Skills

  • Experience playing, coaching or managing at a collegiate, club or professional level
  • CEP Certification
  • CPR Certification
  • Valid driver’s license with ability to drive for tournaments, games, travel
  • Strong background in face-off expertise or goalkeeping position

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Ability to lift, move, push and pull equipment or boxes in excess of 40lbs.
  • Should be able to handle outdoor temperatures for a reasonable period of time.
  • Must be able to move around campus which includes gym, turf, fields, etc.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends and holidays is required

 

Background Requirements

  • Requires a background check upon offer
  • Requires a drug check upon offer

EEO Statement

EOE, Veterans & Disabled

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