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Head Coach - Women's Lacrosse
Open Date:6/9/2022
Status:Accepting Applications
Job Code:22-STU-130

Mount Aloysius College invites applications for a dynamic leader and experienced coach to join our NCAA Division III Athletics Program as its full-time Head Coach for Women’s Lacrosse

Current Opening:

The Head Coach is tasked with ensuring continued growth and development of the Women’s Lacrosse program (established spring 2019) through effective strategies and planning that promote the program.  The Head Coach will plan/direct the activities of the Women’s Lacrosse team and is directly responsible for the recruitment and retention of student athletes.  It is expected that the Head Coach will meet or exceed annual recruitment goals established in collaboration with the Athletic Director.  Supports overall athletic recruiting efforts at the College, and may recruit for other sports as deemed appropriate by Athletic Director. 

The successful candidate will guide and oversee conditioning of student athletes, instruct players in techniques of the game, assess players’ skills, assign positions, evaluate own and opposing team capabilities, promote camaraderie and instill good sportsmanship.  The Head Coach performs administrative duties as assigned (intramurals, assist in sports information director work, etc.) and collaborates with full-time coaching staff to support goals and objectives for the Department of Athletics; oversees Assistant Coach(es) as may be assigned.  In the spirit of our Mercy heritage and traditions, the Head Coach plans and leads at least one Community service initiative for the Women’s Lacrosse team annually.  Also requires broad engagement with the Mount community and an established network to advance the development of the Women’s Lacrosse program.   

As a DIII Institution, Mount Aloysius emphasizes the importance of academics and expects coaching staff to monitor student athletes’ academic progress.  The Head Coach is responsible to comply with NCAA Division III and Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference regulations; and is subject to NCAA enforcement provisions for violations.


Bachelor’s degree in physical education, sports management, recreation, health, or related field of study required.  Minimum of three (3) years coaching experience as an assistant coach or high school head coach required, or equivalent combination of coaching and playing experience.  Must be knowledgeable of NCAA Division III philosophy, rules and regulations pertaining to women’s lacrosse.  Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills also required.  

About Mount Aloysius College: 

Located in historic and scenic Cresson, Pennsylvania, Mount Aloysius College is a private, comprehensive and coeducational institution that combines a strong foundation in liberal arts, small class sizes and significant opportunities for personal and professional growth for students. We value diversity in our faculty, students and staff at all levels of instructional support. We further value continuous performance improvement and a faculty/staff committed to identifying, implementing and evaluating strategies for improved student retention and success.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All applicants must submit a resume with accompanying cover letter via the Mount Aloysius website at http://www.mtaloy.edu/employment-opportunities/.

Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at 814-886-6519.

Mount Aloysius College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veterans)

The Mount Aloysius College Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics for the three previous calendar years of reported crimes that occurred on our campuses, in certain off-campus buildings or properties owned or controlled by Mount Aloysius College, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from our campuses.

This annual report is required by federal law, and contains information regarding campus security and personal safety, including institutional policies, crime prevention, crime reporting policies, and fire safety. The report also includes our current Sexual Assault and Misconduct Policies.

The 2020 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at: 2020 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

You may also request a printed copy from Mount Aloysius College's Office of Campus Police & Safety, located in the Cosgrave Student Center, Room 102/104, by calling (814) 886-6327 or via email to CampusSafety@mtaloy.edu

EEO is the LAW
Mount Aloysius College is an equal opportunity employer, and does not tolerate unlawful discrimination against any person on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, national origin, race, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact us at 814-886-6500 or by email at HumanResources@mtaloy.edu.
Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with College policy.