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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.


Woodbury Youth Association

Woodbury United Lacrosse is looking for a U13A summer coach with strong playing, and boys youth coaching experience.  Our season starts in mid-April and goes through July.  Please send your resume, or any questions to Ben Lieser at blieser@msn.com.


Lakeville South High School

Offensive Coordinator Position
 
Lakeville South is searching for an offensive coordinator to coach at the varsity level. We are looking for someone with high school/college playing experience. High lacrosse IQ is desired, but no coaching experience required. 
 
Lakeville South is a developing program that has shown improvement yearly. The varsity program finished the 2015 season ranked 13th out of the 72 participating teams (laxpower.com). As a coaching staff, we look to be innovative and creative in order to drive improvement.
 
Practice occurs 5:00pm-7:00pm daily, and games typically occur Tuesday/Thursday.
 
Please contact: 
Tim Bohmert, Head Coach
Mobile: 952.456.2985
 
Posted 2/1/16

Trinity High School

Head JV Lacrosse Coach

Trinity School at River Ridge is seeking a head coach for its junior varsity lacrosse program. Trinity is now in the MSHSL, and anticipates 10-13 games for its team this season. Practice can occur any day of the week except for Wednesday and Sunday.

Contact Mr Patrick Buchanan, Athletic Director, for both more information and application.

651-789-2890, ext 216
patbuchanan@trinityschools.org
trinityschools.org/riverridge/athletics/welcome/

Posted 1/28/2016


Buffalo Youth Lacrosse Club

Buffalo lacrosse is looking for candidates with college/high school playing experience and/or a strong youth coaching resume for both Boys and Girls at all age levels.

We begin preseason practices in late April - May in Buffalo.  These practices will be Saturday mornings and either Tuesday or Thursday evenings (PM start, no lights).  Regular season practices depend on the age level you coach and are held Mon-Thursdays. 

If interested, please contact: Rick Nuss – Ricnuss@gmail.com

Posted 1/25/16


Spring Lake Park H.S.

The listing for the Varsity assistant is: 

Duties:  Assist the varsity head coach with all aspects of the Spring Lake Park Boys Lacrosse Program including but not limited to setting up practices, games, and schedules for the program; supervision of athletes at practices and games.; care and maintenance of program equipment; arranging team transportation; working with booster club and regular meetings with other coaches to evaluate goals of the overall  program.  Must be able to adjust work schedule for practices and games.
Preferences:  A BA/BS Degree and MN Teacher License with coaching certificate OR equivalent and previous experience working with high school age students. Previous experience as a player and/or coach.
Qualifications:   A strong background in high school and/or club lacrosse competition as a player and or coach is required.  Strong work ethic and dedication to furthering the benefits of participation in co-curricular activities.  Leadership skills including but not limited to organization, vision, motivation, and conflict resolution.  Ability to work with student athletes, parents, staff, and community.
Salary:  Compensation in accordance with Schedule C
Application Process and Deadline:  Individuals who wish to be considered for this position must apply online at http://www.applitrack.com/district16/onlineapp/On-line applicants will only be considered. Applications will be reviewed as received and qualified candidates will be interviewed until the position is filled. Questions:  Matt St. Martin, Director of Athletics and Activities, 763-600-5150.

 
The listing for the Junior Varsity assistant is: 

Season Dates:
  March 21, 2016 - June 15, 2016
Duties:  Assist the head coach with all aspects of the Spring Lake Park Boys Lacrosse Program including but not limited to setting up practices, games, and schedules for the program; supervision of athletes at practices and games.; care and maintenance of program equipment; arranging team transportation; working with booster club and regular meetings with other coaches to evaluate goals of the overall  program.  Must be able to adjust work schedule for practices and games.   
Qualifications:   A strong background in high school and/or club lacrosse competition as a player and or coach is required.  Strong work ethic and dedication to furthering the benefits of participation in co-curricular activities.  Leadership skills including but not limited to organization, vision, motivation, and conflict resolution.  Ability to work with student athletes, parents, staff, and community.
Salary:  Compensation in accordance with Schedule C  
Application Process and Deadline:  Individuals who wish to be considered for this position must apply online at http://www.applitrack.com/district16/onlineapp/On-line applicants will only be considered. Applications will be reviewed as received and qualified candidates will be interviewed until the position is filled. Questions:  Matt St. Martin, Director of Athletics and Activities, 763-600-5150.
 
Posted 1/14/16

Hutchinson High School

Hutchinson High School is currently seeking a Head boys varsity lacrosse coach.  Previous coaching or playing experience is preferred.  To apply on line, please go to:  www.isd423.org/employment, job #709.  For further questions contact Thayne Johnson at thayne.johnson@hutch.k12.mn.us.

Posted 1/8/2015


Minnehaha Academy

Minnehaha Academy is seeking an assistant Varsity boys lacrosse coach. 

Working at Minnehaha Academy is a rewarding and fulfilling experience. The Minnehaha community is committed to integrating the Christian faith with academic excellence, and this mission is lived out through our faculty and staff. To actively participate in the education of youth is our privilege and responsibility. Minnehaha is dedicated to excellence in all that we do, while striving to be a caring community in which to work where we strive to cultivate the potential, not only of our students, but also our employees. Minnehaha seeks to maintain a diverse body of students and employees that is a reflection of the community in which we live and work. We take pride in being part of an educational environment committed to the development of the whole child, academically, socially, physically and spiritually.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the organized game of lacrosse.
  • Physically able to carry out the coaching duties of lacrosse.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous coaching experience.
  • Specialized focus/interest in lacrosse defense
  • CPR certification.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of physical fitness and sports safety.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Strong supervisory skills.
  • Ability to motivate others.

Candidates with specialty in a lacrosse defense strongly encouraged to apply. 

Please contact mike.w.cunningham@gmail.com if interested.

Posted 12/2/15


Monticello High School

Monticello High School is seeking a JV lacrosse coach with experience (playing or coaching).  Please email:erik.hanson@monticello.k12.mn.us if interested.


St. Paul Public High School

Central High School is currently seeking a Girls' Varsity Head Lacrosse Coach. This position starts April 4th, 2016 (dates subject to change at the discretion of the district).

This posting will remain open until November 27th, 2015

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
-Knowledge of the assigned sport.
-Physically able to carry out the coaching duties of the assigned sport.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Previous coaching experience.
-State coaching certification.
-CPR certification.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Knowledge of physical fitness and sports safety.
-Strong communication skills.
-Strong supervisory skills.
-Ability to motivate others.

Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following fundamental duties.
-Plan, organize and teach the fundamentals, strategies, rules and proper conditioning for the assigned sport.
-Provide an atmosphere conducive to good sportsmanship.
-Ensure that adequate supervision is provided for all students involved in the sport.
-Instruct sports participants in safety procedures and the need to report injuries to the coach immediately; implement procedures for handling injury situations; contact emergency personnel when necessary.
-Conduct tryouts for a team or for an individual to participate in a competition; select the players for a team or participants in individual sports who will represent the school.
-Instruct and work with athletes to assist them with perfecting their abilities and providing them guidance in keeping fit for competition and teaching them how to react under the pressure of competitive play.
-Prepare the team or individual athlete for competition by working out plays and strategies that are suit the strengths of the team/individual.
-Provide for the safety of student sports participants by inspecting and preparing equipment and facilities and by being aware of weather conditions and spectator reactions.
-Issue, collect and maintain inventory of uniforms and sports equipment as required.
-Reserve playing facilities and schedule practices; establish a schedule to play against other teams or schools for individual sports; arrange transportation to events.
-Ensure that players are academically eligible to participate in school sponsored sports.
-Comply with the rules and regulations of Saint Paul Public Schools and the Minnesota State High School League.
-Comply with all Minnesota High School League mandates and requests.
-Communicate to all students the policies of the team, school and school district relating to school sponsored sports activities.
-Complete reports and forms as required (e.g., team rosters, performance records).
-Participate in athletic awards programs as required by school or district.
-Contribute to the District's inclusive workplace efforts by fostering a safe, welcoming and respectful environment.
-Perform other related duties as assigned.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

Coaches are paid a stipend in accordance with the Teacher negotiated labor agreement. The labor agreement and salary schedule can be found at http://hr.spps.org/Labor_Agreements.html

There are no benefits available for temporary positions.

Other Information

Criminal Background Investigation and Reference Checks - Reference checks and a criminal background investigation will be completed as a condition of hire for all new employees and for former employees who have not been employed by the District for more than six months.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Saint Paul Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and supports an inclusive workplace environment.

Equity Statement

SPPS is committed to an equitable workforce where all employees represent this commitment through equitable practices in their job position.


Southwest Christian High School

Located in Chaska, Southwest Christian High School  is currently seeking a Boy's JV Coach. Interested candidates should contact Darin Keizer at d_keizer@swchs.org.

Posted 9/20/15


Mounds View High School

Mounds View High School is currently seeking a Boy's Varsity Head Coach. Interested candidates should apply online here: http://www.applitrack.com/moundsview/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Athletics%2fActivities


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.  


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.