Job no: 496850
Work type: Staff
Categories: Athletics, Full Time
PAY GRADE: 28E
CONTEXT OF THE JOB:
Under the general direction of the Assistant AD for Sports Performance/Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, the Assistant Coach is responsible for designing, implementing and supervising strength and conditioning training programs for male and female athletes on sports teams that compete at the NCAA Division I level, with in the philosophy and guidelines of the Strength Department, as laid out by direct supervisor. Responsible for risk management in the weight/strength facility and oversee equipment maintenance. Sport coverage responsibilities are at discretion of direct supervisor.
- Primary responsibilities include but not limited to the design, implementation and supervision of strength, speed, agility and conditioning programs for intercollegiate sports.
- Assist in daily the operation of a 2,500 square foot sport strength training center, which includes risk management and equipment maintenance.
- Assist the Assistant AD for Sports Performance/Head Strength & Conditioning Coach in the operation and management of a second 2,500 square foot strength training center.
- Implement training of student-athletes in proper weight lifting techniques, speed/agility/ conditioning practices, and proper acclimation protocols.
- Record and interpret results.
- Evaluate appropriate correlation of fitness components necessary to meet optimal individual performance levels.
- Bridge the gap with functional rehabilitation with student-athletes in collaboration with the Sports Medicine staff and Athletic Training with the goal of reconditioning athletes following an injury.
- Assist in aspects of recruiting and promotion of the sports training center.
- Work in collaboration with Strength Staff and Nutrition Staff to service student athletes.
- Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree required (in related field) and at least 2 years of direct Strength & Conditioning experience in intercollegiate athletics.
- Masters Degree preferred. CSCS certification from the National Strength & Conditioning Association. FMS certification/experience preferred.
- Certifications in First Aid (ARC), CPR (ARC or AHA), and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) required within six months of employment.
- Knowledge of the principles of strength and conditioning programming, resistance and weight training principles, techniques, and equipment.
- Effective organizational, personnel supervision, communication and computer skills. Knowledgeable of NCAA rules and policies.
- Proficient in social media and Microsoft office. Experience with both Field & Court Sport
Ability to work early mornings, late afternoons, evenings and weekends on a regular basis. Travel possible up to 10%
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Applications close: Open until filled