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Girls Director

Forest Lake Youth Lacrosse

Board Member Position Description

Girls Director

Background and History:

The Forest Lake Youth Lacrosse Board is a sub-group of the Forest Lake Athletic Association (FLAAA) and serves as a 5013C non-profit organization independent of the public-school system to provide athletic opportunities for students in the areas of Baseball, Basketball, Fastpitch, Football, Lacrosse, T-Ball, and Volleyball.

The Forest Lake Youth Lacrosse Board oversees all planning and activities specifically related to youth lacrosse for girls and boys between ages 7-15.

Girls Director

Term: Elected/Appointed to the FL Lax Board with a 2-year term running November to October. 

Position Summary: The Girls Director is accountable for overall management and development for the boys lacrosse program; to remain in alignment with the Forest Lake High School Lacrosse program.

Essential Duties:

  • Recruit / select quality head and assistant coaches for all boys youth lacrosse teams.
  • Recruit / select team managers for all youth lacrosse teams.
  • Ensure coaches and managers have appropriate training, certifications, screenings, and contracts
  • Provide input to practice schedule.
  • Work with coaches to develop a practice routine.
  • Help Tournament Director set up in-house clinics.
  • Coordinate player evaluations and tryouts
  • Determine team level of play based on evaluations
  • Research appropriate tournaments for each youth lacrosse team.
  • Register teams for leagues and tournaments
  • Maintain tournament rosters
  • Work with Treasurer to ensure tournament/referee fees are paid timely.
  • League coordination: Registration, scheduling, meetings
  • First level of escalations for: Coaches, managers, parents, league, other teams
  • Work with high school to grow the team/general recruitment for lacrosse; work with HS coaching staff to align coaching/set-up of practice routines.

Monthly Time Commitment:

  • Dec - May  - 10 hours/month
  • June - Nov - 12 hours / month