A new position has been created of Development Director to join the Executive group of Wales Lacrosse and oversee the implementation of Lacrosse development within Wales.

Wales Lacrosse is a small National Governing Body, supporting the development of lacrosse at all levels within Wales and for those of Welsh heritage. 

We are: 

Professional: We set high standards and expectations on and off the pitch, always acting with integrity.

Dynamic: We bring positive attitudes, energy and innovation to all training and performance.

Inclusive: We celebrate the strength of diversity, valuing everyone involved in our work, regardless of ability, race, beliefs or sexual orientation.

Responsibilities include

  • Create and monitor a development plan in line with our current strategy.
  • Build relationships with key elements of the strategy. University, Club, Schools
  • To continue the work on coaching “credaou” ensuring excellence in coaching delivery.
  • Establish 3 development hubs across Wales.
  • Develop and implement systems and methodologies to evaluate the success of the development programmes
  • Lead the Development Committee
  • Ensure and promote equality of opportunity, respecting diversity and recognising the needs of different groups and individuals
  • Oversee the recruitment and retention of a team of development coaches to support the programme and deliver our vision of lacrosse in Wales
  • Oversee the expansion of Dragons holiday camps
  • Write grant applications to relevant agencies.
  • Monitor and report to agencies on progress with programmes developed using grant funding.

Reports to:


Person Specification 

  • Previous experience of working in a development management role. 
  • A proven track record of creating development programmes
  • Able to work effectively, using excellent communication and problem solving skills.
  • Strong planning and organisational skills, ability to prioritise and meet timescales.
  • Innovative approaches to addressing challenges
  • Ability to reflect upon work to create positive change
  • Previous lacrosse experience is not necessary.
  • IT literate.

Remuneration is based on a day rate relative to specific events and projects. Some travel expenses and accommodation costs are covered.

To apply and for further information please send your CV with a short covering letter to womens-performance@welshlacrosse.co.uk by 31st July. Online interviews will take place from 8th August.

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