SPARKS, Md. — US Lacrosse has officially launched the search for a new Chief Executive Officer and is pleased to announce its partnership with Prodigy Search to conduct the nationwide recruitment process.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible for the overall management of US Lacrosse operations. The position provides strategic and operational leadership for the organization and works with the Board of Directors and the senior management team to implement board policies and directives, as well as develop and execute mission priorities.
Additionally, the CEO will provide leadership to the staff management team, oversee, and evolve staff structure, assure the Board of Directors is well informed of strategies and challenges, and direct the organization’s financial function, including the development and management of the annual operations budget.
The CEO will directly manage and provide effective direction to the senior management team, comprised of the Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Vice President & Chief Relationship Officer, Vice President of Lacrosse Operations and Vice President of Marketing & Communications, the Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and an executive assistant.
This position represents an extraordinary opportunity for an individual with extensive organizational leadership experience to further develop and expand a national best-practice sports organization. US Lacrosse is particularly interested in candidates who will enrich the diversity of identity, lived experience and thinking that makes a community strong and empowers individuals to engage across differences.
With nearly 400,000 members nationwide, US Lacrosse is a member and donor-driven 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that serves as the national governing body of men’s and women’s lacrosse in the United States. Founded in 1998 and located in Sparks, Md., US Lacrosse provides national leadership, structure, and resources to fuel the sport’s growth and enrich the experience of participants. Since the organization’s founding, it has committed more than $275M to advance the sport and, in that time, national participation has more than tripled.
US Lacrosse also manages the U.S. National Team program and works in collaboration with a number of national and international organizations, within and outside of the sport, including the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), and World Lacrosse, the sport’s international governing body.
Founded in 2007, Prodigy Search, located in the New York City suburb of Freehold, N.J., boasts over 80 years of experience in the sports and entertainment business. As a renowned nationwide leader in senior-level executive search, Prodigy Search has honed its business principles and expertise, establishing itself as the largest boutique recruiting agency in North America. Simply, Prodigy Search is Where the Best Brands Come for the Best Talent.
Interested candidates can apply online at https://www.prodigysearch.net/career-portal-v2.0.0/#/jobs/278. Additional questions can be directed to [email protected].