DUBLIN – Irish Lacrosse is now seeking applicants for a Head Coach and Defensive and Offensive
Assistant Coaches for Ireland’s team at the 2011 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships in Prague, Czech Republic.
Ireland participated in the World Indoor Lacrosse Championships for the first time in May, 2007, in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Finishing 8th with a record of 0-4, the Irish Indoor Team will be looking for better results when the 2011 Tournament is
played at a date still to be announced by the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL).
Coaching candidates should have:
* A current membership in the Irish Lacrosse Foundation.
* Several years experience coaching Canadian Junior B level (or equivalent) indoor lacrosse or relevant playing
* Very high personal motivation, and the ability to consistently motivate athletes.
* A commitment to represent Ireland with the highest levels of personal standards and ethics.
* The ability and commitment to travel to the player tryout and a pre-tournament training camp in Ireland, and
the 2011 World Indoor Championships in Prague.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
* Ethical coaching
* Skill development
* Game strategy
* Adherence to Irish Lacrosse Foundation rules and regulations
* Adherence to FIL rules and regulations
* Effective communication
It is important to note that these are volunteer positions, but there will be a budget for expenses for the Tournament
in Prague. Once appointed, the coaching staff will have input on the date for the player tryout in late 2010.
To apply, submit a CV or resume together with a short cover letter outlining the contribution that you can make to Irish
Indoor Lacrosse, to John Cavanaugh, National Teams Director (email@example.com) no later than March 15th, 2010.