Girls and Boys Assistant Lacrosse Coaches

Employer: 
St. Gabriel's Catholic School
Contact Name: 
Riley Litherland
Email Address: 
rlitherland@sgs-austin.org
Phone Number: 
512-327-7755 x 1103
Job Description: 

St. Gabriel's Catholic School is seeking Girls and Boys Assistant Lacrosse Coaches for the 2016-2017 School year. This is a stipend position at this time. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to: Mr. Riley Litherland at rlitherland@sgs-austin.org.

Position Profile of Assistant Coach:
Supports and upholds the philosophy of Catholic education and the mission of the School
Acts as a witness to Gospel values by modeling the teachings of the Catholic Church
Prior coaching experience preferred
Willing and able to invest into the development all student-athletes involved with the program
Must love teaching and coaching middle school students
Possesses the verbal and written communication skills expected of an educated individual
Hired and evaluated by Director of Student Activities and Head Coach

Duties: 

Foster among the participants and spectators an appreciation of the values of athletics, a desire to perform at the highest level, an attitude of good sportsmanship, and a sense of pride in self, team, school, and community
Direct the training, conditioning, and performance of the program
In accordance with the schedule, be present for all try-outs, practices, and games
Communicate with team parent regarding game and practice schedule
With head coach, facilitate and evaluate players during try-outs
With head coach, formulate teams allowing each player to experience challenges and successes
Become knowledgeable with all AIPL rules and regulations
Notify Director regarding scores and stand out players of every competition
Notify Director if a player does not return to play after an injury
At the end of events, remain present until every student from your team has been accounted for
Prior to the end of season tournament, choose three award winners from team
Most Valuable Player, Heart and Hustle, Saber Heart
Attend the end of season party and present awards and recognitions
Emphasize the importance of academic excellence and assist in maintaining high academic standards for members of the program
Promote the program within the School and community
Engage with the parents of the student-athletes in a positive and constructive manner

Minimum Qualifications: 

Prior coaching experience preferred

How to Apply: 

Hired and evaluated by Director of Student Activities. Please send your letter of interest with resume to Riley Litherland at RLitherland@sgs-austin.org