POSITION TITLE: Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
CATEGORY: Full-time, Non-tenured Contractual Faculty (100147)
RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist the Director of Basketball Performance in preparing the student-athletes on the Women's Basketball team for the rigors and demands of intercollegiate competition through the utilization of total athletic enhancement training. The primary function of this position will be to manage the total athletic performance preparation of the student-athletes to include: development of training programs; application of appropriate motivational techniques; instruction of student-athletes in the proper execution of weight training exercises, plyometrics, agility drills, flexibility training, speed improvement technique, and conditioning modalities; and communicating with appropriate coaching personnel regarding the needs and demands of the student-athletes. Other duties include assisting with the Strength & Conditioning needs of Men’s Basketball student-athletes, assisting in the daily management of Intercollegiate Athletic Department weight training facilities, (includes the maintenance of a safe working environment) and assisting in scheduling team usage of training facilities.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required. National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) or Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) certification required. A minimum of two years of collegiate strength coaching experience preferred. Knowledge and background in working with basketball student-athletes preferred. Ideal candidate will be experienced in program design and application for a broad range of training systems and sport applications.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience.
POSITION AVAILABLE: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.
APPLICATION: Submit applications electronically at http://jobs.umd.edu. Search for Position Number 100147. For best consideration applications should include: (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names and addresses of at least three references. More information on Maryland Athletics can be found at www.umterps.com. ONLY APPLICATION SUBMITTED AT jobs.umd.edu WILL BE CONSIDERED.
The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.