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Defensive Coordinator - Cal Mens Lacrosse (5046U) 27531 - 1007
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Oct. 2, 2019
Title Defensive Coordinator - Cal Mens Lacrosse (5046U) 27531 - 1007
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coach
  • Athletics and Recreation Services

Defensive Coordinator - Cal Mens Lacrosse (5046U) 27531 - 1007

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptanceacademic and artistic, political and culturalmake it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: 9/10/2019

Departmental Overview

Cal Men's Lacrosse was founded in 1964 and is a member of the Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Association. It has prided itself on excelling in the classroom and on the field. Men's Lax is dedicated to continuing its long tradition of success and building into an even bigger and brighter program in the future. The Bears took home the WCLL title in spring 2018 and have attended the MCLA National Championship tournament for the past 3 consecutive seasons.


  • Implementing a strong, cohesive defensive system.
  • Incorporating drills to ingrain the defensive principles.
  • Communicating clearly and succinctly both in group and individual settings.
  • Inspiring and motivating young men to maximize their potential every moment of every day.
  • Uploading and editing practice and game film for player and coaches' education.
  • Assisting with creation of scouting reports and game plans.

Required Qualifications

  • Proven record of competitive lacrosse coaching experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with college-age athletes.
  • Knowledge of baseball coaching techniques/strategies.
  • Ability to establish appropriate and effective mentoring relationships with student-athletes.
  • A minimum of one-year coaching experience

Salary & Benefits

Compensation commensurate with experience.
Not eligible for UC benefits plan.

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Required Application Documents
  • Cover letter
  • Relevant Resume

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Mandated Reporter

This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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