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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 beeson@homegrownlacrosse.org to add a listing. Listings will be posted on Facebook and Twitter each Friday.


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

Forrest Lake Senior High

Forest Lake Senior High is currently accepting applications for the Boys 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


Rodgers High School

Head High School Coach

Rodger's High School is looking for a new Varsity Head Coach. The Coach provides leadership and expertise regarding the rules, strategies, and techniques for the assigned activity, utilizing knowledge of the specific equipment, physical fitness and safety to prepare participants mentally and physically to compete at the highest level. 

Job Summary (Tasks include, but not limited to the following):

  • Prepare successful practice/rehearsals and game/performance plans.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to  staff.
  • Encourage student participation and establish rapport.
  • Motivate participants/athletes to achieve maximum potential.
  • Maintain equipment and uniforms.
  • Supervise all areas of participation including but not limited to: gyms, fields, arenas, theater, locker or dressing rooms, buses, etc.
  • Work collaboratively with staff, Activities Director, families and community resources.
  • Maintains compliance with all rules and regulations of the MSHSL.
  • Complies with and supports all school district regulations and policies.
  • Develops a program specific handbook.

If you are interested please follow this link here and apply online. 

Posted: 9/19/14


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.


White Bear Lake Lacrosse

The White Bear Lake Lacrosse Association is looking for experienced coaches for our box, and summer teams for the upcoming season. The summer positions are paid positions.  We prefer but do not require that the coach(es) be Level 1 certified by US Lacrosse, as well as have the appropriate concussion training. Please contact me below if you are interested.

I can be reached via e-mail or phone:
 Joe Hart – oldgreyox@gmail.com or 651-895-4726

Posted: 2/10/14

 


Roseville Area Youth Lacrosse Association

Roseville Area Youth Lacrosse Association is looking for coaches to join our growing program. We have both boys and girls teams from U9 and 3/4 grade up to U15 and 7/8 grade. Our 2014 season will start at the beginning of April with indoor practices and run through the YLM season ending the first weekend in August. We would love to hear from coaches in our area. Please contact raylainfo@gmail.com if you are interested.

Posted: 1/30/2014


Centennial High School Boys Lacrosse

Centennial is currently searching for a head coach for the high school boy's varsity team for the upcoming spring season. They are looking for a coach that has experience playing and coaching lacrosse at a high level. If you are interested please contact the athletic director at Centennial Brian Hegseth. Brian's email is bhegseth@isd12.org, and the deadline for all aplications is 1/29/14. 

Posted: 1/16/14