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Updated list of Philly lacrosse coaching openings

Friday, 2nd August 2013

Categories Boy's/Men's, Girl's/Women's, High School  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/2/13

Boys’/Men’s Coaching Jobs

Lower Merion High School, Ardmore, PA, Varsity Head Coach

Lower Merion High School (LMHS) is seeking a Head Varsity Coach for boys lacrosse. LMHS is a member of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association, District 1 and Central Athletic League. Applicants should contact Athletic Director Don Walsh at walshd@lmsd.org by Monday, August 19.

High School

Unionville High School, Kennett Square, PA, Varsity Coach

Unionville High School is seeking an experienced Varsity lacrosse coach for their boys’ Varsity program. Unionville is located 15 miles northwest of Wilmington, DE and 30 miles southwest of Center City Philadelphia in the heart of Chester County and the Brandywine River Valley. The Unionville-Chadds Ford School District is a nationally ranked public school system, ranked 3rd in the Philadelphia region and boasts two National Blue Ribbon Elementary Schools.

Unionville HS is a member of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association, District 1 and sponsors 20 varsity sports. UHS is also a member of the Chest-Mont League with six boys’ lacrosse teams currently ranked in the State Top 25. Interested candidates should contact Athletic Director Joe Derickson at jderickson@ucfsd.net or booster President Kim Di Biaggio at dibiaggio@comcast.net by Aug. 15

Upper St. Clair (near Pittsburgh) head coach

Upper St. Clair High School, a suburb of Pittsburgh, PA, is looking for a varsity head coach to oversee its boys high school lacrosse program. The successful candidate will be responsible for the varsity and junior varsity high school teams, and the hiring of a staff to assist those efforts. Upper St. Clair has a youth lacrosse program (K-8) that consistently delivers quality players to the high school program, and the program enjoys the strong support of the athletic department and a parent booster organization.

Interested candidates should contact USCHS Athletic Director Matt Mellinger mmellinger@uscsd.k12.pa.us, by July 20. Booster President David Rice davidbriceii@gmail.com can also be contacted for information on the position.

Pennridge High, head coach

Pennridge HS is looking for a boys varsity lacrosse head coach. Please contact David Babb, AD at dbabb@pennridge.org for more information.

Gloucester Catholic HS, Assistant Coaches

Gloucester Catholic HS is looking for two assistant coaches. Both are paid positions. Anyone interested should contact Coach Ryan Murphy for more details. Rmurphy@gchsrams.org

College

Swarthmore College, Assistant Coach

Swarthmore College is hiring an assistant coach. Duties include coaching at all practices and games, recruiting and coordinating practice and game video. Prior college playing experience is required. Contact Pat Gress at 610-328-8208 or pgress1@swarthmore.edu to apply.

Club

Rising Sons Lacrosse, 2020 Offensive & Defensive Coordinators

Rising Sons Lacrosse is looking for Offensive and Defensive Coordinators to coach it’s 2020 Select Team for the 2013-2014 year. RSL is a year round program that is looking for the right candidate to provide our team with strong fundamentals, improve lacrosse IQ and implement the hybrid training model. We are a very competitive 2020 AA team. Great financial opportunities for the right candidate. Please send resumes via fax to 610.300.3738, attention: Tad Doyle or email to tad@fastprorestoration.com.


NXT 2017 head coach

NXT Sports seeks a head coach for the NXT Lacrosse Club 2017 team. NXT Lacrosse is a three-year old club program based in Newtown Square, PA. NXT Lacrosse is focused on player development and skill building through an organized and highly professional approach to practices, and through passionate and knowledgeable instruction. NXT Lacrosse trains year-round at Episcopal Academy, one of the best high school facilities in the nation.

Tryouts for the NXT 2017 team will take place in September 2013 at Episcopal Academy. Last year over 150 players tried out for the NXT 2016 team, and that team has established itself as one of the best in the region. The NXT 2017 team will consist of 24-26 ninth graders in the class of 2017, who are willing to commit to the program year-round.

Position Duties

- Direct all on-field activities for the team;
- Commit to offering developmental feedback to players and families, up to and including personal developmental meetings with all players;
- Work closely with the NXT coaching directors to formulate practice plans and distribute practice plans to players in advance;
- Applicant must be willing to commit to NXT’s year-round practice and tournament schedule. 2013-2014 schedule consists of weekly practice September to November, and 3-4 fall tournaments; weekend indoor practice December through February and 1-2 indoor box tournaments; and summer practice May through July with a full summer tournament schedule;

Compensation

- Highly competitive salary
- All travel costs to and from events covered
- All club apparel provided
- Opportunity to work other NXTsports events if desired

Qualifications

- A current or former lacrosse player highly knowledgeable about the sport
- Coaching experience required, head coaching experience preferred
- Genuine interest in working with and developing young lacrosse players
- Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills; able to communicate equally well with kids and parents;
- Able to commit to a year-long program
- Have a strong work ethic and desire to succeed
- Teaching experience is a plus

For more information about NXTsports and the NXT Lacrosse Club check out www.iamnxt.com and www.nxtlacrosse.com.

To apply or for more information send an introductory email and a resume to: Marty Kupprion, Philadelphia Regional Director, NXT Lacrosse, coachkupp@iamnxt.com

Girls’ Coaching Openings

Daniel Boone head coach

Daniel Boone School District/Amity A.C. is looking for someone to start a girls’ high school and/or a girls youth program. For more information contact blazerlaz@hotmail.com

Freedom Varsity Head Coach

Freedom High School (Bethlehem, PA) is seeking an experienced and highly dedicated Head Coach to elevate our program to the next level. Members of the highly competitive Lehigh Valley Conference within PIAA District XI, Freedom Lacrosse will be entering its third year as a Varsity program.
The ideal candidate will have lacrosse experience playing and/or coaching at the college level; possess strong player development, communication, and organizational skills; a positive attitude and enthusiasm for the sport and players; be able to effectively motivate and develop both the novice and experienced player; able to attract new athletes to the sport; and be available for all scheduled practices and games. Freedom Lacrosse provides a strong support system including an active Board and dedicated Booster Club, Athletic Director, parent volunteers and feeder program that will allow our coaching staff to focus on athletics.
All interested applicants must pass a background check. This is a coaching-only position. Deadline for application: July 30, 2013 Salary: Stipend.
Contact for information: Tammy Healy, President Freedom Lacrosse. Phone: (610)849-6255 E-mail: freedomlaxclub@gmail.com
Team/school/org. site: http://freeteams.net/fhsgirlslax

E-mail us at golax@phillylacrosse.com for coaching opening submissions.


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