To help girls in grades 1-8 who live in Dover or Sherborn learn to play and enjoy lacrosse.

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Welcome to Dover Sherborn Girls Youth Lacrosse!

We are currently looking for Youth Lacrosse Coaches for our 1/2nd grade, 3/4th grade,  5/6th grade and 7/8th grade programs. We also have a need for Select team coaches. This program (for our more advanced players) meets and plays on a separate schedule, so a hired coach could coach a town AND select team.

If you have experience playing / coaching girls lacrosse and working with elementary and middle school age kids, we would love to hear from you. 

The role of Head Coach is a paid position.

Approximate ON FIELD time commitment: 6-8hr/week

Responsibilities Include:

  • Planning two practices a week that includes warm-up, tactical skills and drills, and simulated game situations
  • Teaching players positions and rules
  • Coaching games on SUNDAYS (home and away)
  • Adhering to any existing or potential COVID-19 Plan to ensure health and safety of players and coaches
  • Encourage sportsmanship, team work and healthy competitive play

Qualifications:

  • Experience coaching girls lacrosse(any age group).
  • Played lacrosse at the collegiate level preferred. Competitive club or high school lacrosse acceptable
  • Has experience working with elementary age children, e.g., coaching, camp counselor, or teacher.
  • Willing to obtain a USLacrosse Membership - we will reimburse.(Background screening and SafeSport training required)

Typical Practice Schedule:

  • Monday and Wednesday TIME TBD based on your availability - 90 minutes between 3:45 and 7:30pm
  • League Games are on SUNDAYS
  • Select Team practices on Tuesdays at or around 6:00pm 
  • Select Team games are on FRIDAYS after 6:00pm
  • The FGLL season is approx. 10 weeks long with 5 games for 1/2 and 8 games for 3rd-8th grade. 
  • End of March - Mid June. (April vacation week and Memorial Day Weekend OFF) 

 

Please reach out to Meggan Newmarker: dsgirlslacrosse@gmail.com