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Friends’ Central seeks Girls’ Varsity Head Coach

Sunday, 20th October 2019

Categories Girl's/Women's, High School, Posted 10/20/19

Friends’ Central School seeks a Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse Head Coach

The Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse Head Coach is responsible for the coaching and administration of the girls’ lacrosse program for the Upper School at Friends’ Central School. As a member of the athletic department and reporting to the Director of Athletics and Wellness, the Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse Head Coach coordinates and conducts all aspects of the girls’ lacrosse program, including but not limited to practices, competitions, and the monitoring of academic progress of student-athletes. Qualified applicants will enhance the School’s commitment to diversity and inclusivity and understand and will be committed to the School’s Quaker values and mission.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for coaching and directing the girls’ lacrosse program, including but not limited to organizing and supervising practices and competitions
Maintain a variety of records (game/student-athlete statistics, insurance, signed permission forms, emergency information, schedules, equipment inventories, etc.) for the purpose of complying with school, Friends Schools League athletic conference, and PAISAA state requirements
Report scores and strategies to local news media, work with athletic department to suggest Athlete of the Week and human interest news story suggestions, and post game results and highlights to FCS website
Promote girls’ lacrosse program through a variety of activities (conduct off-season clinics, information on skills camps, etc.) for the purpose of increasing interest and participation
Commitment to and monitoring of student-athlete academic progress and academic advisement
Provide leadership and general team management in the areas of practice, skills, and character development
Additional duties as assigned

Required/Desired Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
Considerable knowledge of and experience with coaching girls’ lacrosse, including competitions, practices, and strength/conditioning
Commitment to ensuring academic success of student-athletes
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with assistant coaches, administrators, students, parents, and the community
Effective verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to organize and prioritize work

Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree required
Prior successful coaching experience, preferably at the college or club level, is optimal
Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

For more information on Friends’ Central School, please visit Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to and to Michelle Crowley, Director of Athletics and Wellness, at



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