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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.


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

Forest Lake High School

Forest Lake High School (Forest Lake, MN)

Boys' JV Head Coach (Varsity).  Available: ASAP.  Deadline: March 15, 2015. 

Forest Lake High School is looking for an experienced coach to take over the Junior Varsity program. This is a coaching-only position. The applicant must have prior playing experience preferably at the college level, as well as some prior coaching experience.

The program is looking for a coach to elevate the program to a new level.  Appointment: Full-Time, 5 months. Paid Position

Contact for application: email Resume to Nick Andrajack nandrajack@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.


Champlin Park High School

Champlin Park High School is seeking an experienced lacrosse player/coach for an assistant coach (9/10) position.

This is a feeder program into our JV/varsity program, so applicants should possess the following attributes: previous college or high school lacrosse playing experience, a positive attitude, enthusiasm for the sport, technical knowledge of the sport, the ability to effectively communicate with players, and ready to assist in taking the program to next level. All applicants must be able to pass a background check.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, assisting the head coach in all aspects of coaching, practice preparation, game preparation, strategy, and game-day duties.  Salary: Negotiable based on experience.  Appointment: Part-Time, 3 months.

Contact for information: Chaun Klemetsrud, Head Coach, 6025 109th Ave N, Champlin, MN.  Phone: (651) 497-8214  E-mail: chaun.klem@gmail.com

Team/school/org. site: http://rebels.lacrossesystems2.com/


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


Shakopee High School

Description: Boys High School Head Lacrosse Coach for Shakopee High School, beginning March through early June - 12-24 hours/week.
 

Job Summary: Head Coach is responsible for all aspects of the Boys Lacrosse program which may include but not be limited to: 
•         Recruiting participants
•         Managing a very large roster
•         Helping to coordinate transportation
•         Work with the Activities Office on pre-season meetings, eligibility, and equipment
This is a second year program so the Head Coach, will be asked to continue helping to establish policies, procedures, and program culture. 
 
Qualifications: Previous head coaching experience preferred but all applicants will be reviewed.
 
Working Conditions: Lifting, pulling, standing, sitting, etc.
 
Application Procedure: You must be a permanent employee of the district to use the internal application. Substitutes are not considered internal applicants and must complete the full external application.
 
Apply on-line at http://www.shakopee.k12.mn.us/ under posting 2475.

Selection Procedure: Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately until the position is filled.  Those selected for interviews will be contacted.


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.


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