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FYLAX (Friendswood Youth Lacrosse) is currently seeking head coaches for all youth boys and girls teams. Individuals need to have coaching and/or playing experience. Coaches would be expected to familiarize themselves with FYLAX’s mission, represent the brand in a professional manner, work collaboratively with co-workers, and assist with marketing/advertising. Duties would include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Instructing and coaching on individual/team levels
• Organizing and conducting personal lessons, clinics, camps, seasonal leagues, and tournaments
• Marketing and outreach
• Passion: infectious excitement for the game
• Driven: strives to be the best no matter the obstacles
• Commitment: takes responsibility for actions. Has a pride in coaching techniques. Seeks constant improvement
• Judgment: open-minded, but also decisive
• Teamwork: works well with others towards a common goal
• Communication: ability to connect, motivate, and teach players the game with clear direction. Transparent with co-workers. Professional when working with parents
• Performer: takes initiative. Willing to do anything to get results
• Sales: creates new relationships, introduces ideas, and articulates value to clients
• Outreach: comfortable cold calling, meeting, and talking with parents
• Confidence: belief in oneself
• Time management: manages time effectively. Meets deadlines. Salary: Stipend. Appointment: Part-Time, beginning November-April 2014-15.
All inquiries and resumes should be directed to FYLAX Athletic Director, Coach John Perouty at jperouty@EHSHOUSTON.ORG.
GIRL’S HEAD COACH: Lamar HS (Houston, TX)
Lamar HS, 2014 Texas D1 runner up, is looking to hire head varsity and junior varsity coaches who can maintain and further develop our program. We are affiliated with the Lamar HS (Top 1% of American HS, The Washington Post) in name but operate as an independent 501c3 corporation. We have excellent spring practice facilities and offer a generous compensation program, based on experience. Candidates should possess strong teaching, leadership and technical skills and be a mentor to motivate players. We have an abbreviated fall season and our spring season involved out of town tournament play last year. Practices are Monday-Friday, typically from 4:30 to 6:30. Game days and times will vary. Contact Bill Wade, Team President at 713/582-6889 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Memorial Knights Lacrosse Club-West Houston
The Memorial Knights Lacrosse Club, a new youth program in west Houston that will serve as the feeder program for Memorial and Stratford High Schools, is searching for a head coach/director of coaches. The successful candidate will serve as the head coach of the 8th grade team and will direct the coaches of the 5th/6th and 7th grade teams as they advance an articulated and cohesive developmental philosophy emphasizing lacrosse skills, passion for the game, character development, and sportsmanship. This is a part-time coaching position with competitive salary and the support of a committed board. For a full job description, please contact Clay Holland at email@example.com.
CY-FAIR Ironmen Youth Lacrosse is interviewing for coaches for openings at the 5th through 8th grade levels. We are looking for coaches who want to be part of an established, competitive and successful youth lacrosse program. Candidates must possess a strong understanding of the game and a passion for the sport to help develop and lead our student athletes.
- Part Time Position-HIGHLY Competitive Salary
- Chad Gailey –713-906-4710; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Clear Lake-Girls Middle SchoolLacrosse is looking for a head coach for the 2014–2015 season for its girls middle school program. The program is comprised of 5th – 8th graders which has been competing as an A level team in the Houston area. We have been extremely competitive the past several seasons and have a couple of established assistant coaches who will be staying with the program. We need an energetic leader who can help continue the success into next season. We are hoping to grow the program on the girls side to be able to establish a separate A and B team when our player count can support. We have some recruiting plans for the summer which will set us up for many new players for next season. Coaching stipends are paid during the first half and second half of the season which runs from October - April. Please contact Brian Bourque or Shiloh Jereb with any inquiries.
Sienna Panthers Lacrosse – Boys Lacrosse
Sienna Panthers Youth Lacrosse is interviewing for coaches for openings at the 5th through 8th grade levels.
We are looking for coaches who want to be part of an established, competitive and successful youth lacrosse program. Candidates must possess a strong understanding of the game and a passion for the sport to help develop and lead our student athletes.
- Part Time position offering a highly competitive salary
Deanna Reitman–713-882-1982; Email: email@example.com
Westside High School-Boys Lacrosse
The successful applicant will be responsible for the Men’s varsity program. Passion for the sport and experience in building a highly competitive program is a plus. Applicants should have knowledge in teaching the game and a background in player development. A positive attitude, enthusiasm for the sport and the ability to effectively communicate with players and parents is needed. Westside High School would prefer a content-certified teacher, but will consider a candidate as an after school coach only. For more information contact: Peggy Stewart, Principal firstname.lastname@example.org Our athletics page: www.westsidewolves.org
Westside High School Girls Lacrosse
The successful applicant would have coaching and teaching experience. College playing experience is preferred. At Westside, head coaches must be dynamic, energetic, enjoy working with young people, and be skilled teachers of fundamentals, sportsmanship, strategy and character.Westside High School would prefer a content-certified teacher, but will consider a candidate as an after school coach only.For more information contact: Peggy Stewart, Principal email@example.com. Our athletics page: www.westsidewolves.org
Friendswood High School DII Varsity Coaching Position-Boys Lacrosse
The Friendswood High School Mustang Boys Lacrosse Program is seeking a Head Varsity DII Lacrosse Coach. This established school-based program has over 90 athletics playing at the High School level. As well as 6 coaches on staff.
For the first time Friendswood will field three lacrosse teams at the High School level in 2015. Friendswood is making the move from DII to DI. The three teams Friendswood will field are Varsity DI, Varsity DII, and JV DI.
Candidates should be experienced lacrosse players (NCAA preferred) and coaching experience is preferred but not mandatory. Fall practice begins in September and the regular season is January - May.
Coaches will be expected to possess excellent communication & organizational skills- accountable to organize and attend every scheduled practice and games. Run a disciplined, motivated, and highly competitive program in order to compete for a district championship year immediately.
FHS Lacrosse is highly committed to creating a beneficial experience for its coaches & players- We pride ourselves on developing our players into becoming honorable young men and role models. A stipend will be offered based upon knowledge and experience. Please send in all coaching bios to firstname.lastname@example.org
Kingwood Youth Lacrosse - Boys Lacrosse
Kingwood Youth Lacrosse is interviewing coaches for openings in our coaching staff at the 3rd-8th Grade Levels.
-We’re looking for experienced coaches who want to be part of an established, competitive and successful youth lacrosse program. Candidates must possess a strong understanding of the game and a passion for the sport to help develop and lead our student athletes.
-Candidates will be responsible for instruction of all aspects of the game, developing/following practice plans and working with other members of the coaching staff. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required.
-Part time/Competitive Salary – Coaching experience required
-For more information contact:
Chris Arnold – 832-459-0862 – email@example.com
Director of Lacrosse – Kingwood Youth Lacrosse
Spartan Lacrosse Club (Houston, TX)
These are part-time coaching positions for a program based out of the west side of the Spring Branch I.S.D.. We are seeking coaches for our Young Gun team (5th and 6th graders) including head coaching positions. College-level playing experience desirable; current coaching experience preferred. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. Our club has been in existence for 12 seasons and is strong financially. We have had a successful program with our varsity team in the playoffs for 7 of the last 8 years, including twice winning the district to compete in the state championships. Our coaches are supported by a pool of lacrosse-experienced parent/coach volunteers. Direct interested parties to Randall LaGrange - email – firstname.lastname@example.org. Webwsite- www.spartan-lacrosse.com
Head of Program, Boys Lacrosse, The Awty International School, Houston TX
The Awty International School (Houston, TX) seeks a Head Varsity Boys Lacrosse Coach. Awty competes in TAPPS as well as Texas High School Lacrosse League. Candidates will report to the Director of Athletics and will be responsible for overseeing the entire boys lacrosse program. This is a coaching-only position and will be paid a stipend. Responsibilities include:
- Serve as the first boys lacrosse program head
- Serve as a positive role model while effectively motivating and developing high school players of varying levels of ability and experience.
- Lead and supervise team to build a consistent program.
- Develop book, practice plans, drills, offensive sets, defensive sets and game strategies for the team.
- Plan and oversee all varsity team practices and games, develop, plan and manage off-season playing and skills development opportunities, which may include developing or participating in camps, tournaments, leagues, or training and conditioning programs.
• College playing experience at either NCAA (Division I through III) or MCLA.
• Previous high school coaching experience.
• All-around understanding of lacrosse including offense, defense, goalie and transition.
• Desire to grow the sport of lacrosse at the high school level.
Full job expectations will be available at time of interview.
Applicants should have a passion for the sport of lacrosse with previous experience either coaching or playing, preferably at a the collegiate or competitive level, evidence of successful coaching background, excellent interpersonal communication skills, ability to work with a diversified group, strong organizational skills, and experience in working with parents and parent volunteers. The ideal candidate must be able to uphold the school’s mission statement and manage the program within all guidelines set forth by the School, the TAPPS, and the THSLL. Experience in an independent school is a plus but not a prerequisite.
Interested candidates should email resumes to John Hoye, Director of Athletics, email@example.com.
Houston Christian - Girls High School
Houston Christian High School is looking to fill coaching positions in both Girls Lacrosse and Field Hockey. There are also admin positions open in the athletic department and other parts of the school. Would you pass this email on to anyone that you know that is interested in coaching our girls lacrosse team? You can contact Forrest at firstname.lastname@example.org or by cell phone 713-816-5522 and I will put you in contact with our Athletic Director, Dan Lee.
Taylor Lacrosse - Boys High School, Katy Taylor Lacrosse Club is looking for two (2) qualified coaches for our boy’s high school team. The coaches will work closely with the Varsity head coach and also serve as an assistant coach to the Varsity team. Candidates should be experienced lacrosse players and coaching experience is preferred but not mandatory. Strong player development, communication, organizational skills, and disciplined approach are necessary, as well as a positive attitude and enthusiasm for the sport and team. The ideal candidate will be groomed to advance to the Head Coach position. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a fast growing program with highly motivated and skilled boys in the Katy area. The club is now entering its 12th season of competition. Fall practice begins in October and the regular season starts in January and ends in May of the school year. If you are interested please contact club president Charlie Collins at email@example.com. Our website is www.taylorlacrosse.com.
Middle School Head Coach – Pin Oak Girls Lacrosse - Bellaire, TX (SW Houston)
The Pin Oak Girls Lacrosse Team is seeking a head coach to lead the team in its 9th season. The head coach will receive support from the current Assistant Coach and volunteer high school players. Dedicated parent volunteers take care of all non-coaching duties for the team. Head coaching duties include weekly practices that provide basic skills for beginners while strengthening the skills of returning players, participation at games, scrimmages and tournaments. Playing and/or coaching experience is preferred. A generous stipend will be provided at the end of the season determined by the experience and commitment of the head coach. Pre-season practices begin in October. The regular season begins in February and ends in April. For more information or to send a resume, please contact Cheryl Carlisle: firstname.lastname@example.org. A background check is required**
Klein Youth Boys' Lacrosse Coaches (Spring, TX)
Klein Youth Lacrosse is looking for both head and assistant head coaches to train and develop their growing population of youth boys lacrosse players at all levels. These positions will be supported by the Klein Youth Board and will receive a salary based on experience and commitment. Practices are held at True Electric Park: Home of the Farm League on Stuebner Airline in Spring, TX. Interested candidates should contact Jillian Barkley @ email@example.com
Girls' Middle School Head Coach - Klein Girls Lacrosse (Houston, TX)
The Klein Girls Lacrosse Club is seeking a Middle School coach that can continue to build on a successful lacrosse program. Texas Lacrosse has not yet reached the level of an accepted UIL sport but it's expanding rapidly and you could be one of many Texas based Lacrosse coaches playing a vital role in the growth of Lacrosse in the South. Candidates should be experienced lacrosse players and coaching experience is preferred but not mandatory. Fall practice begins in September and the regular season starts in January and ends in May of the school year. A stipend will be offered. Coaches will be expected to possess good organizational and communication skills, lead by example, and run a disciplined, motivated, and highly competitive program. The Klein area is a suburb of greater Houston, and is approx. 30 miles north northeast of downtown. Further details are available by contacting Bettina Samper by e-mail at . Candidates may also submit resumes to same email address.
Head Coach, Memorial Boys Lacrosse, Houston TX
Memorial Boys Lacrosse is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of head coach for its Division I varsity program. We are seeking candidates who have solid experience with coaching and program administration at the high school or college level. The successful candidate will be required to serve not only as the head coach of this established program, but also as the primary focal point and liaison with THSLL, other high school coaches and with the youth leagues that feed into Memorial Boy’s Lacrosse program. You will be working with and leading a team of 6-8 coaches. This is a part time seasonal position.
The successful candidate must be a natural communicator who can relate to players from freshman to graduates, as well as with the Memorial Boys Lacrosse Board, parents, other coaches, boosters, the youth lacrosse organization and the high school administration. You will be expected to serve as a role model. We are seeking a coach who can lead by example and demonstrate a positive attitude towards participants in the program and who understands the influence he will have on players. Coaches are evaluated annually not only on their knowledge of the game, but also based upon these skills. Preferred applicants will have a bachelor’s degree and familiarity with UIL and THSLL policies.
The successful applicant for the position of head coach of the Memorial Boys Lacrosse Program must consent to and undergo an extensive background check as determined by the board of directors of the organization. Submit your resume, salary requirements and several coaching references (to include parents from previous programs and coaches from the same division) to Memorial Boys Lacrosse Board of Directors no later than May 22, 2013. This information should be submitted via email through Joanie Bain. More Information is available here.
University of Houston, Women's Team
UofH is looking to establish a women's team to compliment their men's lacrosse program. Interested candidates can contact the Men's Head Coach, Justin Rich, for more information.
** Note - members of US Lacrosse can have a background check done through their membership. Coaches who have completed their USL Coaching Certification have already undergone a bacground check. More information about USL's background checks are available here.