Girls and Boys Head 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: 

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
Five years of prior coaching experience
Head 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

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.
With Director, hiring, placement, and evaluation of all assistant coaches
Instruction and training of assistant coaches with regard to program culture, program goals, try-out procedures, identity, styles, and systems of play
Coach the most competitive 7th/8th Grade team
Direct the training, conditioning, and performance of the program and lead and supervise the assistant coaches in their efforts with teams assigned to them.
In accordance with the schedule, be present for all try-outs, practices, and games
Recommend to the athletic operations manager the type and amount of equipment and supplies needed to conduct the program.
Become knowledgeable with all AIPL rules and regulations
Communicate with team parent regarding competition and practice schedules
Communicate with Director regarding scores and stand out players of every competition
Communicate with 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
o 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 members in a positive and constructive manner.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

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

Minimum Qualifications: 

Five years of prior coaching experience
Head 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