Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach

Position Summary

Mount Mercy is currently accepting applications for the position of a full-time, 12-month, Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach.

Primary responsibility is to provide leadership in the development of a first-year women’s lacrosse program set to begin competition in the NAIA and Heart of America Athletic Conference in 2023-24.  Ideal candidate must have experience coaching high school, club or collegiate lacrosse and proven ability to recruit high quality student-athletes who will compete at an NAIA championship level.

Bachelor’s degree is preferred, however candidates with extensive and successful experience playing/or coaching lacrosse and an ability to demonstrate a commitment to high academic standards will be considered.  

The successful candidate must also demonstrate a willingness to support Mount Mercy’s mission, which is a Catholic University providing student-focused education in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy.  Mount Mercy University welcomes those of different faiths and is committed to excellence in education and community service.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter including salary requirements, resume, and contact information for three professional references.  Application materials should be emailed as a Microsoft Word or Adobe.pdf attachment to: hr@mtmercy.edu with the subject line “Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach.”  Paper application materials will not be accepted.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.


The successful candidate must also demonstrate a willingness to support Mount Mercy’s mission, which is a Catholic University providing student-focused education in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy. Mount Mercy University welcomes those of different faiths and is committed to excellence in education and community service. Mount Mercy University is an equal opportunity employer and smoke-free campus.