The role of a club coach is to assist in the instructional and coaching elements of the club's activity in order to help the team work towards achieving its goals. As a student-run organization, all administrative aspects of the team are the responsibility of the student officers, not the coach. This includes, but is not limited to, scheduling, space requests, travel plans, purchases and other financial transactions, fundraising efforts, and prospective player inquiries.
Essential functions of the role include:
-Direction and supervision of team practices
-Attendance at all practices and competitions
-Supervision of the team during trips
-Adherence to all University and governing association regulations
-Commitment to the development of club sport student-athletes
-Serve as an official representative of the University at all Club Sport functions
-American Red Cross CPR/AED & First Aid Certification for the Professional Rescuer
-1-3+ years intercollegiate lacrosse coaching experience and/or previous varsity or club sport experience preferred
-Expertise in the technical aspects of the sport
-Strong organizational and communication skills
-Ability to work effectively with student-athletes, athletic staff, and the University
-Knowledge of WCLA and/or national governing body regulations and rules related to the sport
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both tea...ching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.