Website San Francisco University High School

San Francisco University High School (UHS) is seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated, and passionate candidate who shares its core values: Inquiry, Care, Integrity, Agency, and Interconnection.  Collegial and collaborative, the successful candidate will join a dynamic athletic department that believes that athletics is an integral and valuable component of our students’ overall educational experience. We believe that student-athletes benefit not only physically and emotionally by participating and competing in sports, and that one of our fundamental responsibilities is to help student-athletes develop critical skills (e.g., teamwork, resilience, leadership, tenacity, etc.) that promote success in the classroom, in college and in life.

About San Francisco University High School:

UHS, is a coeducational independent day school in San Francisco, California with 480 students in grades 9-12. Founded in 1975, the school’s mission is to challenge each individual to live a life of integrity, inquiry, and purpose larger than the self. UHS is located in the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco.

Job Description:

UHS seeks to hire an experienced and enthusiastic leader to serve as the Girls Lacrosse Varsity Assistant Coach and or JV Head Coach. The ideal candidate(s) will have competitive lacrosse coaching experience either at the high school, college and/or elite club level, the ability to teach lacrosse fundamentals, conduct productive practices, and develop a strong program to improve the skills of lacrosse players of varying abilities. This is a part-time, seasonal role that goes from February to May.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Organize and administer the Girls JV Lacrosse Team.
  • Teach skills, rules and strategy in effective training sessions.
  • Stay current on all Athletics rules and policies within the BCL and NCS
  • Reinforce guidelines and team rules.
  • Model the importance of sportsmanship and foster a team-player attitude.
  • Provide a safe environment for student-athletes (physically and mentally).
  • Work collaboratively and effectively with the Varsity Head Coach, Athletic Trainers, Sports Performance Coaches, other coaches, Facilities personnel and others in the Department.
  • Ability to work with parents, faculty, staff and students in a constructive manner, even under stressful conditions.
  • Ability to both represent as well as teach Menlo Athletics’  Mission and Values (attached) as an integral part of the educational experience.
  • Ability to bring fun and joy to practice and competitions.

Required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience include but are not limited to:

  • Playing and/or coaching experience at the high school, college and/or elite club level.
  • Experience that includes knowledge of National Federation High School (NFHS) rules and regulations of the sport and a knowledge of adolescent psychology as it relates to sports participation is preferred.
  • Possession of valid, unexpired CPR, and First Aid certifications.
  • NFHS coach certification.


  • A minimum of 3 years of coaching experience at the secondary or collegiate level
  • Thorough knowledge of the rules, regulations, strategies, and techniques of the sport
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Athletic administrators, other coaches, parents and students
  • Willingness to acquire required certifications.


This is a seasonal, part-time job.  $5,000-8,000


UHS values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds. All employment decisions are made without regard to unlawful considerations of race, color, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, creed, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law

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