Beckman Seeks Boys’ Lacrosse Coaches

This Position Has Been Filled

The boy’s lacrosse program at Beckman High School in Irvine (Orange County) is seeking two coaches: a head varsity coach and an assistant varsity coach. The position is to begin immediately and extends through the end of the school year in June.  The job description and contact information are provided below.

General information

Arnold O. Beckman High School (Beckman) opened in August 2004 and is located in the city of Irvine, in the heart of Orange County. Beckman services the residential communities of Tustin, Irvine, and Santa Ana and proudly educates a diverse ethnic and socioeconomic community. The community is an active and supportive one with tremendous involvement in the school’s many support organizations. Beckman High School competes in the Pacific Coast League.

Program Mission Statement

Beckman Patriot lacrosse will always embody a skill and team oriented style of play that rivals or surpasses that of any school in our area. The goal of the program is to build a highly competitive team with a yearly goal of winning a Pacific Coast League Championship and competing in the CIF Playoffs. The lacrosse program will provide each player with a great experience from which he can take valuable life lessons. Players can use these lessons to become productive and valuable members of society.

Description of position

The boy’s lacrosse program at Beckman High School is seeking two coaches: a head varsity coach and an assistant varsity coach. The position is to begin immediately and extends through the end of the school year in June.

Duties and responsibilities

In addition to coaching duties, both coaches will officially represent the program to the broader lacrosse community.

  • attendance at all games and practices
  • an organized, consistent warm-up routine
  • an organized sideline during practice and games
  • a specific conditioning program into practices and drills and individual expectations outside of practice
  • development of an in-season and out-of-season weight training program
  • teaching offense/defense strategies and insist that players learn them, using techniques to insure that all players learn plays, including off ball movement
  • mandatory chalk talks before practices, including game footage (will have classroom and technology, as needed)
  • player attendance tracking at practice and games
  • holding to team rules of playing players who attend practice regularly and enforcing attendance
  • conducting an awards ceremony at the end of season
  • open communication with players
  • installing and enforcing discipline
  • establishing an organized practice plan; purpose behind all drills
  • development of junior varsity and varsity game schedules
  • maintaining a positive/reinforcing attitude toward the team
  • preparing players to play at the next level
  • The Patriot Way: Player conduct is extremely important to the program. Players and coaches are expected to maintain a professional decorum at all times, honoring the sport, our opponents, the officials, the school and its representatives, and ourselves.
  • Time Commitment: Scheduling, while at the discretion of the coach, must be reasonably balanced for both academic and athletic consideration. Historical scheduling as follows:
  • Fall Trimester – Two practices/week, weight training twice weekly, box lacrosse
  • Winter Trimester – Three practices/week, weight training twice weekly, tournaments
  • Spring Trimester – Daily practice, weight training 3x/week, season schedule

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must possess the following qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or currently working towards Degree.
  2. College lacrosse experience as a player.
  3. Two years of demonstrated successful coaching experience at the high school or college level.
  4. Commitment to attend all scheduled practices and games.


A stipend established by the Tustin Unified School District will be earned from the start date and paid in accordance with TUSD policies assuming compliance with the commitment, duties and responsibilities noted above.

How and where to apply

Please send a coaching resume and a cover letter which respond to the experiences and abilities you have that meet the minimum and desirable qualifications to Steve Fischel – Also, please provide three references.

Applicants selected for an interview will be notified with a telephone call. Applicants not selected for an interview will be notified by email.
Please submit application packets consisting of the following to:

  1. Coaching Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Three References

The Tustin Unified School District is a drug-free work place. The district verifies that all new employees are either U.S. citizens or aliens authorized to work in the U.S., in conformance with the 1986 Immigration and Control Act. Potential employees should be aware that smoking is prohibited in many areas of the district facilities.

The Tustin Unified School District is an EEO/AA employer

In conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, requests for reasonable accommodation may be made to the (Title and Phone number of college’s ADA Coordinator).