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Great Britain Lacrosse Head Coaches

GB Lacrosse is seeking to appoint two experienced coaches with a record of success to become, respectively, the Head Coach of the GB Men’s Lacrosse Team and the Head Coach of the GB Women’s Lacrosse Team.

Initially, the focus will be on selecting and coaching a team to take part in a World Games test event at the beginning of 2020 in Alabama, USA, followed by training and team selection in preparation for participation in the 2021 World Games.

You must be able to demonstrate an understanding of coaching a variety of lacrosse formats, proven ability to adapt to new challenges as a coach, and possess the ability to create a winning team from players from three different countries.

A full job description can be accessed HERE

Please send a covering letter highlighting your skills and experience in relation to the role description, along with your CV, to Sallie Barker, Chair of GB Lacrosse - sallie.barker@sky.com

For further information, please contact Sallie Barker, Chair of GB Lacrosse. Closing date for applications is Friday 18th October and interviews will be held during the week beginning Monday 28th October.

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Women’s Lacrosse Coach | University of Kent

The University of Kent are looking for a coach for their women’s lacrosse team.

Last year was a highly successful year for Kent with their 1st team winning the league and earning promotion to BUCS South East League 1. They have also just introduced a 3rd team into BUCS and are looking to continue the growth of the lacrosse community at the University of Kent.

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic, out-going, positive coach who is committed to helping the team reach their full potential in the 2019/20 season. Ideally (but not essential) they would like someone with 10-a- side experience to assist and advise on how to adapt to the new BUCS rules.

Availability: Needs to be available for at least 1 or 2 of either Monday (7pm-9pm), Tuesday (6;30pm-8:30pm), or Sunday (5pm-7pm) as well as Wednesday BUCS matches (ideal but not essential).

For more information and details of how to apply, contact Megan Warwick on mw654@kent.ac.uk.

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Women’s and Men’s Coaches | University of York

The University of York Lacrosse Club are looking for external coaches who can work with one or both of the women’s and men’s teams.

The women’s 1st team is in the Northern Tier 1 and the men’s 1st team is in the Northern Tier 2.

York are striving to cement both a men’s and women’s team in the Tier 1 division and are seeking a coach(es) to make this a reality.

It could be a single person with strong knowledge in both formats but they would prefer two individuals with experience in their respective game.

If you think you could be part of the University of York Lacrosse Club’s development contact them, providing information as to why you would be a suitable coach as well as information about your playing/coaching experience and any qualifications you might have.

Hourly payment will be discussed based on experience and the coaching arrangement agreed.

For more information and to apply contact: lacrosse@yusu.org.

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Trustees | The Lacrosse Foundation

The Lacrosse Foundation is seeking several new trustees to help support the growth of the charity.

The Foundation is the only charity dedicated to supporting and growing the game of lacrosse across the whole of Great Britain.

The trustees are responsible for the governance of the trust under the terms of its deed. The charity is an entirely volunteer run organisation and therefore trustees are responsible for all aspects of the day to day running of the organisation, including financial management, business planning, communications, and fundraising.

The ideal candidate will have a knowledge of lacrosse as well as a proven track record of successful planning and management in the sport. Charity trustee work experience in delivering the outcomes of a trust or charity is desirable.

View the full job description and details on how to apply HERE.

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Women’s Lacrosse Coach | University South Wales Lacrosse

The University of South Wales are looking for an experienced coach to take charge of their women’s lacrosse team. USW women’s team is brand new and are eager for a coach to improve their skill for their games in the BUCS league.

The successful applicant needs to be available for team training on Monday’s between 8pm and 10pm from September 2019. A Level 2 or above coaching qualification is preferable.

This is a paid position (details to be discussed).

For further information, please contact the USW women’s captain, Hannah Westhenry: hannahwesthenry@outlook.com.

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Women’s Head Coach | Loughborough Students’ Lacrosse Club

Loughborough Students’ Lacrosse Club are seeking a women’s head coach that is committed, driven and passionate about developing individuals and the teams to be the best they can be.

The head coach will be responsible for coaching the women’s 1st and 2nd teams who compete in the BUCS Northern Premiership and Midlands 1A respectively. There is also an opportunity to coach the 3rd and 4th teams. The position will require the candidate to be available three evenings per week for training sessions and preferably Wednesday afternoon for matches.

Coaching qualifications are preferred but not required if the candidate is able to display their competence in other ways.

Ideally candidates should have experience playing and/or coaching at a high level.

Salary is negotiable based on experience and time commitment agreed.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Katie Parrish (details below)

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter (max. 300 words) to Katie via aulacrosse@lsu.co.uk

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Women’s Lacrosse Coach | The University of Manchester

The University of Manchester are looking to appoint a Women’s Lacrosse 2nd Team Coach to help to deliver quality coaching, management, organising, delivering & monitoring performance, and increase their performance in British Universities and College Sports (BUCS).

This is a role that is responsible primarily for the coaching and management of the 2nd team who play in the BUCS 2A. The team trains twice a week at the Armitage Centre and plays 10-14 league/cup/varsity fixtures between September and March.

The University of Manchester are looking for someone who can lead coaching sessions, support the effective delivery of pre-season in September and after the mid-season break in January, and provide regular information and status reports on team and club performance and progress.

This is an exciting opportunity for an outgoing and highly motivated individual who holds at least a level 2 coaching qualification and has experience of coaching competitive lacrosse at performance level.

If you are interested or would like some more information about the role, please send a copy of your CV and a cover letter to James.Plowright@Manchester.ac.uk.

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Graduate Coaches | Independent Coach Education

Independent Coach Education (ICE) is recruiting university leavers for Sport Graduate roles. ICE is looking for young lacrosse coaches to start work as full-time residential sports coaches within elite schools in the UK.

Posts start in Jan 2019/Sept 2019 -July 2020 and include: wage (from £1,100 per month), free accommodation, all meals and no bills.

Sport Graduate jobs are ideal for young coaches in their 20s who have experience in coaching children and/or have played to a high level. Posts can include a PGCE. Coaching badges preferred but not essential.

Please contact Dan Scargill immediately if you are interested for further information. Email -daniel@independentcoacheducation.co.uk or call 07500 701 878 - Schools are recruiting now!