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Assistant Coach Vacancy

Dragon Academy Assistant Coach

u18 (yr11-13) Development Programme

About The Dragons Academy

The Dragon Academy has been created to support the development of lacrosse players in Wales and with Welsh heritage. We provide support and encouragement for each player to find the right level of lacrosse whether that be within a performance environment in the future, or to continue to play recreationally.

We have created a team of coaches who follow an ethos of caring for each player whilst encouraging them to find the best of themselves both on and off the pitch.

We recognise that players develop at different rates and in different ways in all areas of required skill set (technical, tactical, physiological, psychological and social). The pathway allows players to enter at different stages and ensures that everyone has playing opportunities that are appropriate in order for them to develop and continue to enjoy playing lacrosse through their lifetime.


Assist the lead coach or head coach with delivery of sessions throughout squad weekends.

Ensure that all equipment is available for sessions.

Be a role model for players on and off the field.

Work collaboratively with coaches to enable players to be the “best versions of themselves”.

Provide ongoing constructive and supportive feedback to Dragons players.

Help the coaching team identify individual and team strengths and areas for development.

Attend squad weekends.

Support an environment where coaches and players can take risks and develop their individual skills and personality.

See below for full job description.

Assistant Coach spec
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Closing Date 5th September 2020

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