Teaches proper skills, skill development, and strategies to student-athletes to include instruction of physical health, team concepts and safety. Under the supervision of the head coach, designs instructions for individual student-athletes and for specific team needs. Monitors and supports appropriate team conduct during competition, travel, and when the student-athletes are representing Radford University. Maintains strict adherence to NCAA, Big South Conference, and institutional rules and regulations. Assists with the development of effective recruitment strategies, recruitment, and follow up in identifying and assessing academic eligibility through RU Admissions and NCAA Initial Eligibility Clearinghouse. Assesses talent through observation and communication with coaches and other high school/college officials. Assists in the development of team schedules, travel itineraries and requests for transportation, meals, and lodging. Controls the use of related athletic facilities and equipment. Assists in the monitoring of the academic progress of student-athletes. Performs additional duties assigned by the head coach or Director of Athletics.
Coaching and recruiting experience in Women’s Lacrosse at the collegiate level. Ability to demonstrate and teach advanced skills, knowledge, and strategies of the sport of women’s lacrosse; knowledge of NCAA recruiting and compliance procedures; ability to exercise independent discretion and judgment as to the manner and method of teaching and the ability to work independently without direct supervision; excellent interpersonal skills, strong organizational skills, and effective written and oral communication skills.
Radford University is a comprehensive public university of 10,695 students that has received national recognition for many of its undergraduate and graduate academic programs, as well as its sustainability initiatives. Radford University serves the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation through a wide range of academic, cultural, human service and research programs. Well known for its strong faculty/student bonds, innovative use of technology in the learning environment and vibrant student life on a beautiful 204-acre American classical campus, Radford University offers students many opportunities to get involved and succeed in and out of the classroom. The University offers 76 bachelor’s degree programs in 47 disciplines, three associate degrees, and six certificates at the undergraduate level; 28 master’s programs in 23 disciplines and six doctoral programs at the graduate level; and 14 post-baccalaureate certificates and one post-master’s certificate. A Division I member of the NCAA and Big South Conference, Radford University competes in 16 men’s and women’s varsity athletics. With over 300 clubs and organizations, Radford University offers many opportunities for student engag...ement, leadership development and community service. In addition to robust academic offerings and engaging student experiences on the main campus located in Radford, Virginia, Radford University also offers a clinical based educational experience for more than 1,000 students living and learning in Roanoke, Virginia as part of Radford University Carilion, a public-private partnership focused on the cutting-edge delivery of health sciences programming, outreach and service.
Radford University does not discriminate with regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, or political affiliation in the administration of its educational programs, activities, admission or employment practices.