Lou Fusz Athletic is the best sports club organization in the Midwest. We are inclusive, supportive, rewarding and our goal is to provide a fun, competitive environment for young athletes to play the beautiful games of soccer, lacrosse and football.
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Full Job Description
TITLE: Lacrosse Girls Player Development Manager
DEPARTMENT: Lacrosse Operations
REPORTS TO: Lacrosse Director
FLSA: Full-time; Hourly Wage – Non-Exempt
WHAT MAKES YOU STAND OUT
You have a growth mindset, excellent coaching skills and can drive performance based on developing lacrosse player skills and values that are used on and off the field, respect, hard work, excellence, enjoyment, and progress. You help us grow the youth feeder systems that drive our Girls Blue Star Academy. This position will work hand in hand with our Girls Lacrosse Director to lead and oversee all K-8th grade teams, coaches and programs that funnel through our youth pipeline into our Blue Star Academy. The Blue Star Academy is the premier lacrosse development program of choice in the St. Louis metro area and midwest region.
This position will direct and lead our growth and development programs at our facilities as well as in and around the St. Louis metro area by bringing organization, knowledge, passion, personality, and energy to spreading the fastest game on two feet to new players and families. This position will be the front door to the sport and our organization. This position will lead the introduction of proper fundamentals of the game to new and developing players, and with the ultimate goal of making them love the game. We also look for you to model good sportsmanship and values to our players.
Running this program will entail working with athletes ages 4 to 14 years old depending on the program (we field programs for HS/14U/12U/10U/8U/6U boys and girls). The Manager of Girls Player Development will be responsible for leading associated staff and making sure all coaches are teaching the correct and important aspects of the game to players, who will be coming in with different skill levels from brand-new to experienced.
In addition, expanding the reach of Lou Fusz Lacrosse youth and grassroots programming will also be expected. Introducing and developing Lou Fusz Athletic as THE name in Lacrosse to schools and other organizations; while cultivating relationships, developing groups for next steps and team construction, and scouting prospective individuals for our most competitive teams through conversion of player programming.
ROLES and RESPONSIBILITIES
Strategy, Marketing & Operations
The Lacrosse Director of Girls Player Development will be responsible for the overall planning, development and oversight of LFA Lacrosse Youth Development programming as well as the Blue Star Academy, an elite lacrosse player development program including:
BLUE STAR COACH RECRUITMENT, ASSESSMENT, EVALUATION & MENTORSHIP
The Lacrosse Manager of Girls Player Development will help hire and staff all Girls lacrosse programs. The following expectations are designed to help ensure the programs are in line with the utmost quality and organization:
LFA LACROSSE BOARD & LEADERSHIP TEAM
As an integral part of the LFA Lacrosse Board & Leadership team, the Manager of Girls Development will be called upon to share insight, knowledge and recommendations about a variety of topics. Following is an overview of expectations:
1x in Spring & 1x in Winter
TBD based on experience.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: From $40,000.00 per year
Ability to commute/relocate:
Work Location: One location