Stanford University's Olympic Sports Performance Program is accepting applications for two paid temporary coaches to contribute to the Sports Performance program for the 2021 Winter and Spring Quarters. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to assist with training sessions in compliance with NCAA rules for 35 varsity sports. There are also opportunities to be the lead sports performance coach for certain teams. Leadership appointments are dependent on experience and abilities.

Daily responsibilities include: facilities management and operations, assist full-time staff with implementing training programs, assist with sport science assignments, and other administrative duties as assigned.

In addition to daily responsibilities, this position includes a professional development curriculum to assist candidates to transition into a full-time position with Stanford, another university, or professional organization. Successful candidates must possess extreme professionalism, enthusiastic spirit, strong character, and demonstrate effective organizational and communication skills. Required qualifications include achievement of a bachelor’s degree.

A master’s degree in exercise science or related course of study, CSCS or SCCC certification, current CPR/AED/First Aid certification and up to 2 years of experience at the collegiate, professional or Olympic level is preferred.

This 7 month position is expected to begin no later than Monday, January 11, 2021.

Deadline to apply is: Friday, November 27, 2020.

If interested in applying, please send an email with the subject header “Stanford Sports Performance Coaching Temp Position - Last Name, First Name.” Please attach cover letter, resume and a list of three professional references as one PDF file to Raymond Tam, Assistant Director of Olympic Sports Performance, at

DAPER’s Integrity:

This position, along with all DAPER coaches and staff, is responsible for the integrity of Stanford’s intercollegiate athletics program and for the reputation of Stanford University. This position is responsible for assuring that his/her involvement with Athletics Department activities maintains the integrity of the University’s reputation and does not negatively impact the relationship between the University and its faculty, staff, students and alumni. Additionally, this position must comply with University policies and procedures, NCAA and Pac-12 rules and regulations.

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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