COLLEGE STATION, Texas. -- The Texas A&M men’s lacrosse team is currently accepting applications to fill two vacant assistant coaching positions.
Texas A&M competes in the Lone Star Alliance (LSA) Division I of the MCLA.
A&M is a premier university, boasting more than 74,000 students and is consistently a top ranked university for both engineering and business undergraduate programs along with one of the strongest alumni networks in the country. A top destination for Texas students, Texas A&M was recently named the No. 1 “Best Value” university in Texas. The Aggies have the longest running college lacrosse program in Texas.
The incoming coach will be responsible for running practices, coordinating offense/defensive strategies and player development.
The Aggies men’s lacrosse team is a student-run collegiate sport club at Texas A&M University that is consistently ranked among the top programs in the state. The sport club is supported by the Doc Hall Foundation, a 501(c) (3) organization created by the alumni to provide financial support for the growth of the program.
Texas A&M is currently led by the tenured Tony Scazzero (Cornell ‘74), who has been at the helm of the program since 1978 and amassed over 500 career wins, 11 conference titles and nine national tournament appearances for the program as the head coach.
Duties for this job include: recruiting student-athletes, assisting with practice plans, player development, game-day duties and coordinating with Scazzero. This position spans the full academic year with practices and competitions during the school week as well as typically on the weekends.
This job requires occasional travel during both the fall and spring seasons.
● Responsible for holding athletes and coaches to rules set forth by Texas A&M University Club Sports
● Responsible for holding athletes and coaches to rules set forth by the LSA and MCLA
● Uphold the culture of Texas A&M lacrosse team by enforcing team guidelines and continuing the tradition of high standards for both athletes and coaches
● Be present for team practices/functions
● Provide support to Tony Scazzero with practices and games
● Assist with communication to recruiting candidates
● Education: High school diploma required, Bachelor’s degree preferred
● Coaching experience
● Playing experience at the college level or professional preferred
Compensation will be determined based on education, experience and qualifications.
College Station is centrally located between Austin (2hr), Dallas (2.5hr) and Houston (1.5hr). Housing and travel allowances possible. A&M Alumni connections exist for candidates interested in working camps, and/or travel club in summer/fall, in addition to college. Long term intent is to develop a full-time year-round position including HS recruiting and youth camp on campus.
Note: Coaches are not employees of Texas A&M University. Coaching compensation is funded through the Doc Hall Foundation created in 2005 by the alumni and supporters of Texas A&M lacrosse. The men’s lacrosse program is benefited by more than 50 years of former students and parent supporters.
How To Apply
Please send a resume and cover letter to Joel Hill (TAMU '00) at [email protected]