Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
Position Type: Full-Time
Level: Division I
Supervisor: Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
The Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach is responsible for assisting the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach in the development and management of individual and group strength training programs for men and women student-athletes participating in the intercollegiate athletics program.
Duties and Tasks:
- Enables men and women student-athletes to perform to their physical potential in their sport through the development and management of individual and group weight, strength and fitness training programs; develops programs by evaluating current physical conditioning, having a knowledge of the various sports and associated exercises, tailoring strength programs for specific needs, demonstrating proper performance of exercises, correcting mistakes; manages programs by monitoring progress and providing an assessment of development.
- Reduces the likelihood of sports-related injuries or the aggravation of such injuries during practice sessions and scheduled contests by being knowledgeable of the injuries sustained in the sport and proper prevention methods, directing appropriate pre-training session and recontest preparations and warm-ups, and working with qualified sports medicine personnel or athletic trainers during all training sessions and contests.
- Promotes a positive image of the intercollegiate athletics program and the College by participating in community and professional organizations, representing the College at professional meetings and campus meetings.
- Abides by and complies with National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Big South Conference and Pioneer League rules, academic standards, requirements, and policies of the College, and all guidelines and policies of the Athletics department and reports any concerns of or violation of rules, standards, guidelines or policies to the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach.
- Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
- Contributes to the overall success of the College’s intercollegiate athletics program by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Required Knowledge Skills, Abilities, Experience and Education
Education: A Bachelor’s degree is required. A Master’s degree is preferred, with an emphasis in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, or Physical Education.
Experience: At least two years of experience is required in progressively responsible positions involving the development and management of sport-specific individual and group strength training programs for men and women. Experience with development and management of strength training programs at the college/university level is preferred. Student-athlete experience, in any sport at the collegiate level, is preferred.
Skills: Excellent communication skills, supervisory and management skills are required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
License: Requires certification as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) or Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (sic).
Effort: Scope of the position requires the ability to perform and/or demonstrate various physical strength exercises, and to assist others performing those exercises.
Other: Scope of the position requires frequent evening and weekend work and occasional out-of-town, overnight travel.
Work Environment: The Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach is responsible for assisting the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach in creating a Professional, Positive, and Inclusive work environment.
Send a cover letter, résumé and list of three references including contact information to Presbyterian College Office of Human Resources, 503 S. Broad St., Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to email@example.com. The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.