Assist Head Strength and Conditioning Coach with all facets of strength and conditioning program, primarily by: instructing student-athletes on strength and conditioning skills and techniques, educating on strength and conditioning rules and NCAA requirements, assessing comprehension of skills, techniques and rules and providing additional instruction as appropriate, and preparing team for competition and practice. During period of appointment, this position will report to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, and will be assigned to Men's Basketball and other Olympic Sports.
Assistant coach must perform duties in compliance with all College, Patriot League, and NCAA rules and regulations.
Primary Responsibilities 70%:
• Assist in designing, instructing and supervising student athletes in the following:
• Proper techniques of strength training movements
• Energy system development prescriptions
• Speed and power development
• Testing and evaluation protocols
• Mobility and flexibility methods
• Nutritional education
Secondary responsibilities (30%)
• Collaborating with strength and conditioning staff, sport coaches, athletic training staff and athletic administration:
• Work in conjunction with athletic training staff and team physicians in regard to effective rehabilitation and treatment programs for injured student athletes
• Take part in weekly strength and conditioning staff meetings.
• Educate and collaborate with individual sport coaches regarding appropriate training load, pre-competition meals, appropriate warm ups and team cultural alignments
• Assist sport coaches in educating potential student athlete's methods and practice in strength and conditioning
• Assist in the training and supervision of student interns and fellows
• Create and maintain proper records and databases
• Assist in all operations and maintenance of strength and conditioning equipment
• Assist in all facets of nutrition station maintenance
• Bachelor's degree in related field required
• Master's degree preferred
• Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification (CSCS) or Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC)
• 2-3 Years prior experience in strength and conditioning, preferably at the collegiate level
• Basic computer skills with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.
• Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
• Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills required
• This role is expected to work during all Home, and some Away competitions.
This is a full time, exempt level position.
The College of the Holy Cross is a private, Jesuit Catholic, undergraduate institution serving approximately 3,000 students. Founded in 1843, Holy Cross is the oldest Catholic college in New England and has a tradition of academic excellence. It is located atop Mount Saint James in Worcester, Massachusetts. The picturesque, 174-acre campus is an award-winning and registered arboretum.
Worcester is a city of approximately 170,000 people centrally located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is approximately one hour from Boston, Hartford, and Providence, and three hours from New York City. Worcester is known as the Heart of the Commonwealth. Worcester offers many cultural and recreational opportunities.
The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.
A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).
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Please attach a cover letter addressing the position requirements along with your resume alongside links to your portfolio.
In your cover letter please address how your work supports the College's mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://www.holycross.edu/mission ) and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity .
The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,000 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts ( http://www.heccma.org ) and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium ( https://new-england.hercjobs.org/ )