NZBLAX Head Coach Applications are open

New Zealand Lacrosse is currently seeking applications for the NZL Women’s Head Coach (NZBLAX) as part of the NZL High Performance Programme.

This role is expected to be in place at least until the start of the next World Lacrosse Senior Women’s World Championships campaign assuming the team qualifies for the World Championship in 2026. With this in mind, and being in place during the ‘off season’ between World Championships, the key focus of this role is to mentor and grow coaches and players, as well as supporting regional high performance development. The Head Coach will also lead the NZL Senior Women’s team (NZBLAX) at the APLU Qualifiers tournament, expected to take place in 2024. 

Ancillary activity will be supporting the Sixes and U20 coaches where necessary.

NZL Senior Women’s team Job Description

Application Requirements

Please submit your application to Damon Jakeman, NZL High Performance Director via email to by 9th October 2023 with the subject line Women’s Head Coach Application.

Applications must include: 

  1. Cover letter
  2. Detailed resume/CV

All applicants must be prepared to take a drug test if required and a Criminal Records Clearance.

Selection Process  

A selection Panel will be made up of the NZL High Performance Director and NZL Executive members or Designates. Multiple interviews may take place.