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The College of Saint Rose Head Coach, Men's Lacrosse - The College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York

Location: Albany, NY Category: Administrative & Staff Posted On: Wed Jun 9 2021 Job Description:

The Head Coach is responsible for directing the Men's lacrosse program that, as a demonstration of quality and success, places consistently in the upper echelon of the Northeast 10 Conference and qualifies for conference championship play. The Head Coach maintains an exemplary student-athlete academic success rate and fosters positive personal development of student-athletes. This position cultivates relationships with alumni, friends and fans of the Men's lacrosse program.


  • Develop and execute a strategy for building a regionally and nationally competitive team.

  • Design a competitive schedule that maximizes student-athlete development and performance.

  • Work closely with Enrollment Management to develop and implement a strategy to recruit talented high school and transfer student-athletes consistent with NCAA and conference rules.

  • Maintain a full roster by reaching annual recruiting expectations within the financial aid budget and by limiting attrition.

  • Establish and maintain ethical standards of behavior for all student-athletes.

  • Monitor and support the academic progress of student-athletes in the program.

  • Work with Strength and Conditioning Coach on the design and implementation of a training program that advances individual and team performance skills to support the success of the men's lacrosse program.

  • Hire, train, supervise and evaluate assistant coaches that provide support with all program objectives.

  • Manage a cost-effective and administratively efficient men's lacrosse program.

  • Work with Institutional Advancement to develop and sustain positive relationships with alumni, donors and season ticket holders to meet fund-raising goals and initiatives.

  • Participate in friend, fan and fundraising events.

  • Serve as an ambassador for the men's lacrosse program and the College's athletics program, articulating their missions and engaging in public speaking opportunities that promote the lacrosse program including communication with the media.

  • Exhibit the highest standards of professional conduct regarding compliance with institutional policies and procedures and adherence to the rules and regulations of athletic governance organizations of which the institution is a member.

  • Ensure program/coaching staff compliance with NCAA and conference rules and regulations.

  • Relate well to officials, high school coaches, parents/guardians, media, alumni, donors and the public.

  • Contribute to the maintenance of good working relationships with all staff, student-athletes and external constituents through a positive and constructive approach with respect for the competencies of others while exhibiting appropriate conflict management behavior.

    Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree.

  • Collegiate coaching experience or high level playing experience coupled with a demonstrated ability to coach college level student-athletes.

  • Demonstrated success in coaching a regionally or nationally competitive team is strongly preferred.

  • Knowledge of NCAA compliance and recruiting policies.

  • Proven success in recruiting student-athletes.

  • Proven success in fan, friend and fundraising activities.

  • Demonstrated commitment to high academic standards for student-athletes and their ability to succeed both academically and athletically.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the College and with people from varied social, educational and economic backgrounds.

  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects.

  • Strong organizational, written/oral and interpersonal communications skills.

  • Intermediate level computer skills using a Windows based operating system, specifically MS Word, Excel and Outlook.

  • Possess or have the ability to maintain Annual First Aid/CPR/AED certification.

  • Possess a current driver's license.

    Additional Information:

Full time, full-year position

Compensation includes comprehensive health and dental benefits, generous time off, a tuition remission plan to further enhance your knowledge and skills, retirement plans through TIAA, and wellness programs including the use of our fitness center.

The College of Saint Rose values diversity and abides by federal, state and local law in admissions, employment and all services and programs provided. It does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion/creed, disability, age, national/ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, marital status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or any other condition established by law.

The College of Saint Rose is committed to providing a safe, supportive, and secure environment for the entire college community and upon request, will provide its annual security report. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the College, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. This report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault and other matters. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Office of Safety and Security at 518-454-5187 or on line at