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Coaches Wanted

At Homegrown Lacrosse, we recognize that the Minnesota lacrosse community is constantly expanding - and that is amazing!

To support that growth, we've created this job board to help connect coaches and associations. If you are a youth association or high school looking for coaches, please contact colpitts@homegrownlacrosse.org to add a listing. Listings will be posted on Facebook and Twitter each Friday.


MSU Mankato Men's Lacrosse

Minnesota State Mankato is looking for a head and assistant coach. Candidates should preferably have playing/coaching experience at the NCAA/MCLA level or high level high school lacrosse. Contact team president Tyler Farr @ tyler.farr@mnsu.edu or by phone at 612-701-4138


Westonka School

Westonka High School is looking for a coach to head up our 2016 Boys Varsity Lacrosse program. Candidates should at least have high school and college playing experience. If you are interested in this position, please contact John Applegate at laxwestonka@gmail.com or 952-807-8113 for more information.  


Champlin Park Youth Lacrosse Association

Looking for Head Coaches  and Assistant Coaches for the 2015 summer season for all ages levels. All potential coaches need to fill out the application below and email it to jeannegldlt@live.com

 

Posted: 3/18/15


Eastview Girls Prep Team Coach

Eastview Girls Lacrosse Prep Team Coach (9th/10th grade team)
Available: ASAP
Deadline: March 9th, 2015
Appointment: Full-Time: 5 days a week from March 30- End of May
Paid Position
Coordinate all practices/8 games
 
Requirements:
High School playing and/or college playing experience/ prior coaching experience preferred.  Please contact Eastview Varsity Coach Lauren DeZellar at 952-237-6510 or lauren.dezellar@gmail.com

North High School

Head Boys Lacrosse Coach - North High School

Send Resumes to:
Jed Helwig - Activities Director 
2416 East 11th Avenue
North St. Paul,  MN  55109-2498

For More Info:
Jed Helwig
651-748-6022
jhelwig2@isd622.org


Cooper High School

Cooper High School is seeking a dynamic, qualified candidate to serve as Girls Head Lacrosse coach.  Candidates are desired to have a college degree and preferable Lacrosse coaching experience.  Apply at www.rdale.org-click on Employment.


St. Paul Youth Lacrosse

St Paul lacrosse is looking for young, energetic coaches that understand coaching techniques and philosophies that are appropriate for youth lacrosse players - both Boys and Girls at all age levels.
 
We begin preseason practices in late April - May at McMurray Fields.  These practices will be Saturday mornings and eitherMonday or Thursday evenings ( 6PM start, no lights).  In June we move to Murray Jr High field - a grass field at Como & 280.  Regular season practices depend on the age level you coach and are held Mon-Thursdays.  
 
We pay our coaches and have an application form to complete.  We also ask our coaches to conduct a background check.  We try to integrate returning college students and current HS players onto each staff as well to build the sense of community and begin to cultivate the next generation of coaches.  

If interested, please contact:

Chris Larson - Boy's Youth Coordinator -  cjlarson15@gmail.com
Christian Lyons - Girl's Youth Coordinator - christian.james.lyons@gmail.com

Hastings Lacrosse Club

The Hastings Lacrosse Club is seeking experienced head coaches for the spring and summer seasons. Compensation ranges from $1200 to $3000 depending on qualifications and availability. College playing experience and/or a strong youth coaching resume desired. Contact Terry@HastingsLacrosse.com for more information.


Delano High School

Delano Boys High School lacrosse team is currently looking for an Assistant Varsity and JV Head Coach. Applicants are required to have high school and college playing experience and preferred to have prior coaching experience. If you are interested please contact Aaron hagerdorn, the head  varsity coach at aaron.hagerdorn@hyatt.com or by phone at 651-494-4644. 

Posted: 12/9/14


Totino-Grace High School

Totino-Grace High School is looking for a Head Girls High School Coach.  High School and/or college coaching experience preferred.  Please contact Activities Director Mike Smith at mike.smith@totinograce.org or 763-586-6333

Posted: 10/29/14


St. Louis Park

St. Louis Park Youth Lacrosse Association is looking for youth lacrosse coaches. Below are the age levels and descriptions of what is to be expected from a coach. 
 
U9/U11 Coaches
 
No lacrosse experience needed but have interest in the game; although it would be preferred. Need to have high energy and positive attitude. Should be dependable and responsible to be at practice and games on time. Need to be flexible in times of change. Would have to manage some equipment like goalie gear.
 
U13/U15 Coaches
 
Minimum of 1-2 years of lacrosse experience is preferred. Need to know both offensive and defensive aspects of the game. Be responsible and dependable to be at practices and games on time. Need to be flexible in times of change. Have a positive attitude and love for the game. Would have to manage some equipment like goalie gear.
 
If you are interested please contact Jared Mickelson at J_Mickelson@yahoo.com
 
Posted: 10/7/14

Forest Lake Senior High

Forest Lake Senior High is currently accepting applications for the Boys and Girls High School Varsity Team for the 2015 season. Applicants must have previous lacrosse coaching experience or 3 years of college play. Please email smassey@flaschools.org - Principle  and aforsythe@flaschools.org- Athletic Director. 

 

Posted 10/3/14


Mounds View Youth Lacrosse

Mounds View Area Youth Lacrosse is looking for experienced coaches for our  summer season. The summer positions are paid positions. Please contact us at mvyouthlax@gmail.com if you are interested.

Posted: 4/10/14


Blaine Youth Lacrosse

The Blaine Youth Lacrosse Association is looking for an experienced coach for our U13 spring team. The position pays $500 for the season and the coach sets the practice schedule for 1-2 nights per week (Mondays-Thursdays only). Please contact Jeremy Funk at jjf46248@bethel.edu or 763-258-9140 for more information.


Wayzata Girls Lacrosse

Wayzata youth Lacrosse Association is seeking a Coach for their 7/8 Grade Spring Team playing at the “A” Level, which has the opportunity to extend through the MSLAX Summer Season. If you are interested in these positions, please contact Jim Robertson at jamesr@mastersonstaffing.com and Tim Hartigan at TPHartigan@landolakes.com. 

1) Requirements
a) Candidate will ideally by post Undergraduate
b) Candidate will ideally have minimum 4 years playing/coaching experience specific to LAX
c) Candidate will need to be able to commit to 3 practices/games per week

2) Overall, the job of a head coach should:
a) Educate and teach the players about the game of lacrosse.  How to honor the game when they practice and play.
b) To develop team concepts (both offensive and defensive) and situational concepts appropriate for their age level and to prepare them for their next level of lacrosse. 
c) To develop individual skills within each player.  You should look to identify and talk to each player weekly about what they individually are doing well and what they need to do to improve. (in a sensitive manner)
d) Ensure each player’s season is a good experience, so that they and their parents want to continue to play lacrosse in the following year. 
e) Celebrate the successes of each and every player when they demonstrate they have learned a new skill. And when they do the “right thing” on the field. 

 

3) Games and practices:
a) This is all about development! Educate, educate, educate.
b) Practices: Work on conditioning, individual skills, team skills and game situational skills. Make sure that individual practice plans are hitting the subjects that are needed for this level. Follow your practice plans.
c) Games: Wayzata has had a long history of promoting sportsmanship for coaches and players. Set a good example. Treat the other players, coaches, refs, and parents with respect.
d) Games: Teach as situations arise.