Available Coaching Positions

Offensive/Defensive Coach (Varsity)

Primary responsibilities, as a member of the Seneca Valley Coaching Staff, are to prepare, implement, and teach the offensive/defensive systems to the varsity team

Requirements:
  • Create an offensive/defensive scheme that utilizes the current players to enable the team to be as successful as possible throughout the season
  • Develop and implement unique game plans and strategies prior to each contest
  • Ability to make in game adjustments based on analyzing the opponent’s offense/defense
  • Produce a scouting report of the opponents strengths and weaknesses
  • Effectively communicate ideas, thoughts and critiques to the players
  • Coordinate and actively coach the offense or defense during practices and games
  • Participate in developing, preparing, and implementing practice plans for each scheduled practice to utilize all of the allotted time
  • Assist in creatively developing motivational approaches to practices, drills, and games
  • Help with pre-game and post-game mental preparation of the team
  • Contribute to the overall SV Boys Lacrosse program through the development of:
    • Fundamental offensive or defensive concepts and principles (throwing/catching, ball movement, 1v1 techniques, on/off ball positioning and movement, etc…)
    • A comprehensive program of offensive or defensive schemes, sets, and strategies for both even and man-up/down situations against a variety of different sets
    • Participate in interactions with players as an educator of the sport and mentor
    • Assuring proper safety is maintained on and off the field at all items
    • Assistance in college placement and recruitment of players would be a plus

Qualifications:
  • Experience playing lacrosse at the collegiate level
  • Experience coaching at the high school or middle school level
  • Ability to work together and effectively with coaching staff
  • Experience in developing and implementing offensive or defensive systems, schemes, and game plans
  • Ability to communicate, teach and instruct efficiently throughout practices and games
  • Commitment throughout the year to be available for practices and games
  • Strong ethical character
  • Familiar with WPIAL and PIAA lacrosse rules and regulations
  • Familiar with the National Federation of State High School (NFHS) rules
  • National Center for Safety Initiatives Background check is required
  • Complete all training required by the Seneca Valley School District for compliance with PA ACT 101 –Safety in Youth Sports
  • Coaching US Lacrosse Membership

To Apply:

      For additional information or to apply for this position, please send a resume to Bob Wise at svlaxwise@yahoo.com


Offensive/Defensive Coach (Junior Varsity, 9/10)

Primary responsibilities, as a member of the Seneca Valley Coaching Staff, are to develop the fundamental skills and implement the offensive/defensive systems to prepare players for Varsity

Requirements:
  • Efficiently develop the players lacrosse abilities, knowledge and understanding of the game to prepare them for the Varsity level
  • Focusing on teaching the fundamentals of the game before teaching advanced concepts
  • Participate in developing, preparing, and implementing practice plans for each scheduled practice to utilize all of the allotted time
  • Assist in creatively developing motivational approaches to practices, drills, and games
  • Understand and implement the basic Varsity offensive/defensive schemes and terms
  • Ability to coach a wide variety of skill level
  • Effectively communicate ideas, thoughts and critiques to the players
  • Coordinate and actively coach the offense or defense during practices and games
  • Help with pre-game and post-game mental preparation of the team
  • Contribute to the overall SV Boys Lacrosse program through the development of:
    • Fundamental offensive or defensive concepts and principles (throwing/catching, ball movement, 1v1 techniques, on/off ball positioning and movement, etc…)
    • Preparation of players to compete at the next level
    • Participate in interactions with players as an educator of the sport and mentor
    • Assuring proper safety is maintained on and off the field at all items

Qualifications:
  • Experience playing lacrosse at the collegiate or high school level
  • Experience coaching at the high school, middle school or youth level
  • Ability to work together and effectively with coaching staff
  • Experience in developing players techniques and fundamentals
  • Ability to communicate, teach and instruct efficiently throughout practices and games
  • Commitment throughout the year to be available for practices and games
  • Strong ethical character
  • Familiar with WPIAL and PIAA lacrosse rules and regulations
  • Familiar with the National Federation of State High School (NFHS) rules
  • National Center for Safety Initiatives Background check is required
  • Complete all training required by the Seneca Valley School District for compliance with PA ACT 101 –Safety in Youth Sports
  • Coaching US Lacrosse Membership

To Apply:

      For additional information or to apply for this position, please send a resume to Bob Wise at svlaxwise@yahoo.com