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Assistant Coach, Cal Men's Lacrosse (5046U) 1613 - 1613
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Oct. 3, 2019
Title Assistant Coach, Cal Men's Lacrosse (5046U) 1613 - 1613
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

Assistant Coach, Cal Men's Lacrosse (5046U) 1613 - 1613

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: 9/20/2019

Departmental Overview

The University of California Men's Lacrosse club team prides itself on a winning tradition on and off the field. In 1980, Cal was a founding member of the Western Collegiate Lacrosse Association (WCLL). Today, the WCLL is one of the strongest conferences in the MCLA and consists of Cal, Cal Poly, Sonoma State, Chico State, Santa Clara, Nevada, Dominican, Stanford, Sierra Nevada, and UCSB. Each year, Cal competes for the WCLL title and a bid to the MCLA National Tournament.


The Assistant Coach will be responsible for attending practices, shooting on goalies, running offensive and defensive drills, commanding the substitution box during practices, scrimmages and games, and assisting with recruiting.

Specific responsibilities will include:

Work with Program Director and Head Coach to run well-structured practices.
Analyze performance and instruct athletes in skills, techniques, and strategies in preparation for and during competition.
Supporting the implementation of a strong, cohesive system.
Creating and incorporating drills to ingrain team principles.
Communicating articulately and succinctly both in group and individual settings.
Inspiring and motivating young men to maximize their potential every moment of every day.
Assisting with creation of scouting reports and game plans.
Attend athlete recruiting activities, when possible.
Comply with MCLA and WCLL regulations.
Maintain a professional and positive presence in the lacrosse community.
Run scout offenses and defenses to aid in preparation for opponents.
Have necessary stick-skills to shoot on goalies and help with offensive drills when needed.

Required Qualifications

Proven record of competitive success at high school and collegiate level.
Strong interpersonal skills and an understanding of human behavior.
Knowledge of current coaching techniques/strategies.
Ability to establish appropriate and effective mentoring relationships with student-athletes.
Successful background check clearance.
Red Cross CPR and First Aid Certification (Must be obtained within 30 days of employment)

Preferred Qualifications

5+ years of coaching experience.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the stages of student development and the importance of a holistic collegiate experience with focus on academic excellence.

Salary & Benefits

Salary 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.

Other Information

This is a part-time contract appointment type.

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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