The Athletics department at West Virginia University is seeking applications for an Assistant Coach for Baseball. This position is responsible for assisting with administration, management and supervision of strength training and conditioning functions for student-athletes participating in the intercollegiate athletic program, within the guidelines, rules and regulations of West Virginia University, the Big 12 Conference and the NCAA.
Maintain high standard of ethics and integrity related to intercollegiate athletics.
Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics.
Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA and conference guidelines, policies, rules and regulations with the ability to interpret, apply, enforce and explain such policies and rules.
Maintain knowledge of state and University policies and procedures.
Exhibit strong creative, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated knowledge of correct English, grammar, spelling, punctuation and sentence structure.
Demonstrated ability in public speaking skills.
Demonstrated ability to function professionally under high stress and confrontational circumstances.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks for extended period of time.
Demonstrated ability to independently plan and organize work.
Proactive attitude towards work and assignments.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Oversee the strength and conditioning programs for teams assigned by the Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning. Specific sport assignments include baseball and Olympic sport(s) to be determined.
Design, implement and conduct sport-specific strength and conditioning programs that facilitate maximum benefits for student-athletes including individualized, comprehensive and year-round programs.
Supervise and instruct student-athletes and coaches in all aspects of weight training, conditioning and nutrition.
Collaborate with coaches and athletic training staff on the overall conditioning, rehabilitation and welfare of student-athletes.
Design and maintain student-athlete records and monitor progress of training programs.
Oversee general activities in weight room and assist other staff members as needed. Supervise weight room facilities to insure a safe and functional environment.
Maintain inventory of nutritional products for the assigned weight room.
Travel with teams as requested.
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.