OHSLA 2021 Coaching Position Openings

High School Positions for 2020



Beaverton High School

Beaverton High School seeking part-time defensive coordinator.  Candidate must be willing and able to use positive coaching techniques to develop skills of players with a wide range of abilities while subscribing to the philosophy of our club. 

Preferred candidates will have previous coaching experience or college playing experience but all candidates will be considered. 

Expectations of Assistant Coach:
  • Attend all practices, games and team activities
  • Teach individual and team defensive skills as directed by the Head Coach
  • Build rapport with players and other coaches
  • Assist in scouting and development of game plans
  • Lead film study for defensive position group
  • Respect rules of the game, coaches, players and officials at all times regardless of situation
There is a competitive salary available for the right coach to fill this position.  Please send letter of interest and coaching resume to Head Coach
Dave Sanford at coachdavesanford@gmail.com



Canby High School

Canby Lacrosse is seeking to fill an Assistant JV coach position for the 2020 Spring season. Preferred candidate will have high school or college playing experience and prior coaching experience.

Please email resume to: president@canbylacrosse.com.



Grant High School

Grant High School is searching for a JV Head Coach for our Men's lacrosse program.  Grant lacrosse is in the Columbia conference and finished the 2019 season ranked 7th in the state. 

The ideal candidate will have both previous coaching and playing experience.  Responsibilities include leading daily practice/game plans, position specific training, implementing strategies and games.  The JV Head Coach will work closely with the Varsity coach on program wide coaching objectives and strategy, as well as instructing & mentoring the JV Assistant coach. 

If interested in this position, please send a letter of interest highlighting your lacrosse background to Grant Head Coach, Henry Ling at headcoach.gmlc@gmail.com 



Lincoln High School

Linclon Lacrosse is looking for a new JV Head Coach, as well as some assistant coaches at both JV and Varsity levels.  Lincoln is a well established program with four state championships and several final four appearances, competing in the Columbia conference.  With the backing of an established parent support network, new head coach Chad Stelling is looking to continue that tradition. 

Preferred candidates will have high school/college playing experience as well as prior coaching experience. Practices and games are typically weekday evenings, although there may be a few weekend games.  All coaches are expected to fulfill OHSLA coaching requirements and a background check prior to the start of the season as well as attend every game and practice. 

The JV head coach is expected to:
  • Work with the assistant coaches to create a practice plan prior to every practice
  • Collaborate with the Varsity staff to ensure players have knowledge of the Varsity team concepts so they can contribute at the Varsity level if asked
  • Communicate regularly with parents over the season so that everyone knows the coaches' near term gaols and the feeling of the staff as to how the team is performing

These are part-time, paid positions beginning immediately.  To apply, please send resume, playing/coaching experience and contact information for any professional references including name, telephone and email address to: lincolnlaxpdx@gmail.com

For additional information please contact: Chad Stelling, Head Men's Lacrosse Coach at: lincolnlaxpdx@gmail.com  Review of applications will begin January, and the positions will remain open until filled.



Marist High School

Marist is seeking a new Varsity coach for the 2020 season  Details for the Marist Varisty Head Coach position, can be found in the in the Varsity head coach advertisement on their site. 



Mountainside High School

Mountainside High School in Beaverton seeks a varsity assistant for the upcoming 2020 season.  Having made our varsity debut in 2019, the Mavericks finished 27th in the state after finishing 11-9.  This season will be our first with seniors, so no one graduates from last year's team, which means we return all five of our All-Metro selections.

We're looking for someone with college playing experience to join the current three-man coaching staff.  Previous experience with a specialty position, such as goalie or faceoff, would be an added bonus.  Practices will be 5x a week, between 6-8 or 7:30-9:30, and games will be almost exclusively on weeknights. 

Interested candidates should reach out to head coach Ryder Cochrane at RCACochrane@gmail.com



Mountain View High School

The Mountain View Lacrosse Club (MVLC) in Bend is seeking a Head JV Lacrosse Coach for the Spring 2020 season.  The MVLC has seen tremendous growth the last few years from about 18 players more than 100 student-athletes playing in 5/6th, 7/8th, JV, and Varsity levels.  We are growing the game and have built a solid foundation of leadership, fun, and competition. 

Our goal is to build on this momentum in order to provide opportunities for our student-athletes to pursue their academic and athletic goals at any level they commit to.  We welcome all student-athletes who are committed to growing their leadership skills and developing their lacrosse skills. We have seen a tremendous uptick in participation of players in other sports like football, soccer, basketball, and wrestling. 

This role is responsible for all aspects of a successful JV Lacrosse program.   We have a great parent led board that works hard to provide all our coaches what they need while handling the admin aspects of the MVLC including parent communications.  In short, we allow you to coach and do what you do best.  The MVLC has a strong commitment to providing resources to allow our coaches to grow and the student-athletes to benefit.

  • Lacrosse coaching experience and expertise in teaching sport-specific skills and strategy, and the ability to relate and communicate effectively, positively and appropriately.
  • Knowledge of the fundamental skills and techniques, as well as the advanced techniques needed for lacrosse.
  • Demonstrate ability to teach, enforce, advocate and model appropriate behavior, character traits and educational values to student athletes
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Candidate must complete all OSAA & OHSLA certifications and first aid/CPR by February 2020. MVLC will reimburse all expenses for this.
  • Meet and stay current with all OHSLA coaching certification requirements, including a background check. MVLC will also reimburse all expenses here.
  • Communicate in a timely and effective way with the Board for program operations.
Our current coaching HS team is represented by a diverse group of former players and community leaders committed to providing opportunities to our student-athletes.  The MVLC is committed to assisting our coaches in reaching their professional and coaching goals. 


Please contact us at mvcougarslax@gmail.com.  The position will remain open until filled.

Learn more about us at: CougsLacrosse.com



Union High School

The Union Lacrosse Club is currently recruiting high school lacrosse coaches for all positions.  Union Lacrosse Club is located in the east side of Vancouver, Washington and has been active since 2012.  As a conglomerate program, Union Lacrosse won three league championships and were the 2016 WHSBLA DII State Champions.  In 2019, the team competed with only “Union” student players and currently plays in the 4A GSHL.  We are looking for coaches to help build a competitive and successful program, and are excited to help develop players as both lacrosse players and young men. 

  • Previous playing experience at high school varsity level; college experience is a plus
  • The coaching position offered to applicant will be directly related to applicant's prior coaching experience
  • Able to attend all practices and games
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively teach players across all levels to improve their individual and overall team skills
  • Value the development of the complete athlete through discipline, motivation, strong communication skills, and fairness; all players should understand the importance of good sportsmanship, teamwork, dedication and hard work

  • Meet all Washington High School Boys Lacrosse Association (WHSBLA) coaching compliance requirements, including but not limited to background checks, NFHS courses, etc
  • Read and adhere to all WHSBLA policies, rules, and regulations
  • Possess an active coach’s USL membership
  • Maintain a current CPR/First Aid card

Compensation will include a competitive stipend based on coaching position.  Please email resume to Jerry Baker at jerry@uniquepropsolutions.com if interested.

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