Job Requisition Number: 27516. The Women’s Cal Club lacrosse team started in the spring of 2008 here at the University of California, Berkeley. The club competes in the WWLL and WCLA against schools in the same league all around California, as well as Arizona and Oregon. In 2010, the team won the WWLL Division II championship and was moved up to Division I. In the spring of 2017, Cal finished fifth in the league at the WWLL championship tournament, with a major comeback from being behind Arizona State 0-7 at the half to 15-14.
Cal intends to transition from a regional contender to a perennial powerhouse over the next several years. The successful candidate will possess a positive, inspiring attitude and will be expected to steward the program through a growth phase with improved competitive success and advancement as the core goals.
• Organize and run structured, regular, well-attended practices. • Attend all competitions and WWLL tournaments. • Comply with WWLL, WCLA and University regulations. • Maintain a professional and positive presence in the lacrosse community.• 1-3 years of coaching experience (high school or collegiate level preferred) • Strong interpersonal skills and an understanding of human behavior/athleticism • Knowledge of current lacrosse coaching techniques/strategies • Ability to establish appropriate and effective mentoring relationships with player • Compliance with all Cal Sport Club, Department of Recreational Sports and University policies and guidelines. Contract appointment ending 5/31/2020 with opportunity for renewal. Hours: Fall Semester: 2-3 two-hour practices a week plus scrimmages Spring semester: 3-4 two-hour practices a week plus games every weekend as well as two tournament weekends
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