Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach
Regular or Temporary
Hours Per Week
Weeks Per Year
Full or Part Time
Trinity College in Hartford CT, an NCAA Division III, liberal arts
college in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (
NESCAC ), is seeking to fill a full-time assistant coach for our
Women’s Lacrosse program. Trinity has been a consistent leader in
the prestigious NESCAC conference. The Women’s Lacrosse program has
had one of the best records in the highly competitive NESCAC
conference over the past ten years. Candidate will be expected to
help the program continue to grow and compete at the highest in
NCAA division III lacrosse. There are also opportunities for growth
through professional development and workshops such as the NCAA
Coaches Academy and IWLCA Convention.
The Trinity College Department of Athletics is committed to
creating a community of belonging, acceptance, respect, and
understanding of differences for our entire athletic family. In
addition to the Athletics Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion ( DEI
) Committee, which meets on a weekly basis and is comprised of
administrators, coaches, student-athletes, and other campus
partners, the department focuses affecting change in our community
and the broader Trinity student body in order to create safe spaces
for underrepresented and marginalized groups, dismantle systemic
racism, and develop allyship through dedicated education, training,
dialogue, and action.
Trinity College seeks a staff that reflects the changing
demographics of our student body. Our student body is diverse,
representing 41 states and 70 countries, with 21 percent U.S.
students of color and 50 percent who identify as women. More than
90 percent of students live on campus. Trinity is a highly
selective, independent, nonsectarian liberal arts institution
located in the capital city of Hartford, Conn. With more than 2,100
full-time undergraduate students and 91 graduate students, the
college maintains a rigorous academic profile complemented by a
vibrant and diverse co-curricular program. We consider our location
in a culturally and socioeconomically diverse capital city to be
among Trinity’s most distinctive assets, and we cultivate strong
connections with our surrounding neighbors and with institutions
and organizations throughout Hartford and the region. As a
preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity
College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead
Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in the
development of leading and organizing all facets of a Division III
Women’s Lacrosse program, knowledge of and adherence to NESCAC and
NCAA rules, recruiting, practice planning and execution, teaching
responsibilities and mentoring student-athletes. The assistant
coach will also have administrative duties within the Department.
The assistant coach will be expected to help promote and facilitate
the College and Athletic Department’s commitment to Diversity,
Equity, and Inclusion initiatives. This position also requires both
night and weekend availability throughout the academic year and
Bachelor’s degree required. Proven successful college Lacrosse
coaching experience and/or college lacrosse experience. Strong
interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and advanced social
media skills. Strong writing, public speaking and excel skills.
Passion for community service and/or engaging the greater
community. Candidate should be considering a career in college
Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance plans and
tuition remission to graduate courses at Trinity or consortium
Special Instructions to Applicants
All applicants must apply online by submitting their resume and
cover letter as well as list 3 references. In your cover letter,
please also address how you would foster and promote an environment
of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Review of applications will begin July 25, 2021, and continue until
the position is filled.
Trinity College is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts
college for men and women, with approximately 2,200 undergraduate
students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut.
Our Mission is “Engage. Connect. Transform.” As the preeminent
liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares
students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative
lives. Trinity is an actively engaged community of students,
faculty and staff who work together to develop and sustain the
intellectual and creative opportunities central to a first-class
liberal arts education. Hartford, the state capital, provides many
opportunities for cultural and social engagement.
The College is committed to building a representative and diverse
faculty, administrative staff, and student body. Trinity is an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities
are encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities should
request, in advance, any needed accommodation in order to
participate in the application process.
For all faculty positions, completion of the Ph.D. or appropriate
equivalent is expected. Candidates should have a strong commitment
to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts
context, and a well-articulated plan for sustained research.
Trinity is especially interested in candidates who can contribute
to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through
their research, teaching, and service.