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The DSC Düsseldorf Antlers Lacrosse Program is inviting applications for the position of Coach/Player. This position is a minimum 12-month appointment with the possibility of annual renewal. Your main source of income will be working at a local language school gaining experience in education management. This is a great opportunity for recent graduates to gain experience internationally, learn a new language and to build your resume both as a teacher and as a coach.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Coaching/ player experience; University/College degree, required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Coaching

· Knowledge of the sport and ability to teach both fundamentals and advanced strategies of the game.

· Strong personality with good communication skills.

· Adaptable to new situations and willing to take on new challenges

· Open minded and highly motivated

Teaching

· Experience working in a professional setting preferably in a technical or financial industry (internship experience is acceptable)

· Experience leading groups of individuals

· Ability to prioritize and multi-task

· Proficiency in speaking in front of groups and effective presentation skills

· General knowledge of the English language

· Interest in teaching and gaining experience in an international setting

· TESOL/TEFL or equivalent certification

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The coach is responsible for all phases of the DSC women’s and/or men’s team. The main responsibility of the coach is to build on the already established program through organized practices. Other responsibilities include supporting the manager in the areas of administration and promotion. Such tasks include promotion and recruitment of new players, ordering new equipment and communicating with our financial department. We will also ask for your involvement in the development of the youth program when possible.

THE PROGRAM:

The Lacrosse Program of DSC is a member of the Bundesliga West which one of the four premiere leagues in Germany. The DSC Duesseldorf Antlers are part of Germany’s oldest hockey-club, the DSC, which was founded in 1899. The Program is one of the TOP 5 in Germany and includes men’s, women’s and youth teams.

DUESSELDORF:

The city is located in central Europe. It’s just a 3h car ride to the famous Europe cities Amsterdam, Berlin and Paris. Or just Plane ride away from Athens, London, Madrid, Prague and Rome. Duesseldorf is an international city where a lot of cultures are represented. It has a huge English speaking community, which is open minded and welcoming.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Applicants must submit a professional resume, cover letter, and a list of current references to:

Anna Sody
Coaching Relations
anna.sody@gmail.com
+49 160 6895 093

www.dsc-99.de

From there we will contact you for an interview and further discuss your qualifications. To secure the position as a teacher, it is necessary to meet and hold an interview with the language company in person.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Hello Laxers,

We held our little tournament in Stuttgart in 2008 for the first time, people had a blast in 2009, and of course, we’ll do it again in 2010. And just like last year we’ll have lots of Lacrosse, Pool, and Party waiting for you. The 2010 Stuttgart Lacrosse Festival is from Friday, 30 July to Sunday, 01. August 2010.

Tournament mode

Boys and girls love it alike. Every Men’s team will be assigned a Ladies’ team during the Friday night party. The combined team scores will represent the final game score. And of course, Men will play Men’s games, Ladies will play Ladies’ games. Check out the website for more information.

Players fee

We charge a players’ fee of 30 Euro per person. This includes breakfast on Saturday and Sunday morning, a nice and cozy sleeping spot in the gym, two parties, and Referees for the games.

If this sounds like a fun weekend to you, please send an email to anmeldung@laxfestival.de and let us know how many players you are and who is your main contact, so we can reserve a spot for your team.

See you in August
Stuttgart Lacrosse
www.laxfestival.de

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