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Rivier University

Head Coach Field Hockey & Women's Lacrosse Apply by Email

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Rivier University is seeking a dynamic head coach for the women’s field hockey and lacrosse teams.  This is a full-time 9-month position with head coaching responsibilities for both teams.  This position reports to the Director of Athletics.  Rivier University is a member of the NCAA Division III and the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC)

Direct all aspects of coaching women’s field hockey team and women’s lacrosse team including but not limited to recruiting qualified student-athletes, conducting practices, coaching at games, advising students, developing players’ skills and leadership, scheduling, and maintaining team budgets.  Other department duties as required.

Travel and Schedule: Travel is required to and from games.  There is the possibility of some overnight travel. 


Bachelor’s degree and prior coaching and/or playing experience required, Master’s degree preferred.  Commitment to student-athletes and NCAA Division III philosophy.  High energy and motivation levels, creativity, strong interpersonal and communication skills, willingness to contribute as a team member to the athletic staff.   Must be willing to work with Admissions staff to recruit qualified student-athletes.  Valid driver’s license required.       

About Us:

Dedicated to its mission of “transforming hearts and minds to serve the world,” Rivier University is guided by the faith heritage, intellectual tradition, and social teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. The faculty and staff are engaged in the education of the whole person in the context of an open and inclusive academic community that cultivates critical thought, sound judgment, and respect for all people. We especially encourage candidates who are committed to enhancing the racial, ethnic, or cultural diversity of the University to apply.

Rivier University offers a comprehensive benefits package to our full time employees that includes paid time off, extended sick leave, medical insurance, dental insurance, flex spending account, tuition remission options, and a 403(b)plan match after 1 year of employment.  Please visit our Benefits page for a summary of our benefits offered at:



Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals are invited to apply. While we appreciate every applicant’s interest, only those under consideration will be contacted. Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter (with starting pay expectations), resume and the contact information of three (3) professional references to  Applicants may also apply at:

Office of Human Resources, Rivier University, 420 South Main Street, Nashua NH 03060. Rivier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.