Ave Maria University

Job Posting

Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach

Ave Maria University is seeking applications for the position of Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach.  This is a full time, 12 month position reporting to the Director of Athletics.  The head coach will oversee the planning and administration of all aspects of the women’s lacrosse program and will provide leadership and oversight to the student-athletes, serving as a role model and positive image for the athletic program.

The head coach will be expected to oversee all areas of sport’s administration including, but not limited to, recruitment and retention of qualified student-athletes, training and skill development, scheduling, travel, budget management, fundraising, facility maintenance, and overall program management.

Candidates will be expected to adhere to all guidelines and regulations set forth by the Mid-South Conference, NAIA and Ave Maria University.  A Bachelor’s degree and previous lacrosse coaching experience are required. Responsibilities may also include performing some duties in sports information and game management.

Ave Maria University is a Catholic liberal arts institution dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service.

Candidates must show a demonstrated knowledge of and strong commitment to the mission of the university and the teachings of the Catholic Church.  The head coach is responsible for supporting the university in the formation of student-athletes in the intellectual and moral virtues of the Catholic faith.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should complete the application form, submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references by clicking on this link:


The University provides an excellent benefit package.

Ave Maria University does not discriminate in employment opportunities, practices or the terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.


About Ave Maria University

Ave Maria University is a Catholic, liberal arts institution of higher learning devoted to Mary the Mother of God, inspired by St. John Paul II and Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, and dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service.”