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Head Coach, Women's Lacrosse

Salve Regina University
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 1, 2023


Responsible for the overall organization, coaching, instruction, supervision, and administration of an NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse program.

  • Attend conference scheduling meetings as requested by the Director of Athletics.
  • Instructing student-athletes in the rules, fundamentals, and team concepts of women's lacrosse.
  • Planning, organizing, and coaching student-athletes in practice and contest situations.
  • Practice and game preparation
  • Recruit talented and qualified student-athletes with the rules and principles of the NCAA and University and engage in retention efforts.
  • Monitor and promote exceptional academic progress of team members.
  • Hire, supervise and evaluate assistant coaches.
  • Comply with all NCAA, Conference, Department, and University policies, rules, and regulations.
  • Exhibit the highest degree of Good Sportsmanship and Professionalism, at all times.
  • Engage in fundraising and Alumni relations responsibilities.
  • Work closely with internal support personnel to include Athletic Trainers, Director of Athletics Communications, Office Coordinator, Compliance Officer, and Game Management Supervisor in the performance of their duties.
  • Perform other related administrative duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
  • Attend department meetings, designated events, and Admissions Open Houses.
  • Must adhere to all NCAA/NEWMAC/Salve Regina University rules and regulations.
  • In particular, all coaches and athletics personnel are charged with being knowledgeable of, and assuring and monitoring compliance by all student-athletes, staff and assistant coaches with applicable governing constitutions, by-laws, rules, policies, interpretations and regulations of the NCAA, the University and appropriate athletic conference. Staff members shall immediately advise the Compliance Office if there is reason to believe that violations have occurred or will occur and shall cooperate fully in any investigation of possible NCAA or Conference violations.
  • Valid Driver's License in good standing.
  • Current CPR, AED, and First-Aid certifications.

Incumbent is subject to both inside and outside work and could encounter extreme weather conditions.


  • Bachelor's degree with 3-5 years coaching and related administrative experience required.
  • The successful candidate will possess highly developed organizational skills, efficiency in computer usage and a high degree of self-motivation and dedication to all aspects of the intercollegiate program.
  • Must promote and foster an environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Must embrace diversity in all forms by actively promoting a culture of inclusiveness and striving for justice in your actions as a reflection of Salve's mission and the Critical Concerns of the Sisters of Mercy.
  • Master's degree preferred.
  • 5+ years related work experience.

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including (waiting periods apply):
  • health, dental and vision coverage available on the first of the month following date of hire
  • 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA with employee and employer contributions as well as access to advising services
  • long-term disability coverage
  • employer-paid life and AD&D insurance
  • up to 100% free tuition at Salve for eligible employees and qualified dependents
  • robust wellness program and free access to the on-campus Fitness Center
Other available benefits include:
  • supplemental life insurance for employees and dependents
  • supplemental insurance coverage through Aflac
  • Tuition Exchange scholarship program. Application available for qualified dependents of eligible employees working full-time
  • discounted pet insurance through ASPCA
  • student loan forgiveness assistance program (SAVI)
  • discounted auto and home insurance through Liberty Mutual
  • employee Assistance Program through Coastline EAP
  • flexible spending health and dependent care accounts
  • health savings accounts
  • 529 collegebound saver program
For more detailed information on Salve's benefits, visit .

Salve Regina University strives to cultivate belonging values through diversity, equity inclusion in order to foster a welcoming culture for our staff, faculty and students, as well as the wider community. Salve Regina University embraces all people with grace. No matter the path traveled to get here, the University acknowledges that many identities will intersect. Salve Regina belongs to all in its community.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover-letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.


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