Under the leadership of the Assistant Athletic Director for Strength and Conditioning, the Strength and Conditioning Coach is responsible to support all aspects of the development and implementation of a successful year-round sport-specific strength and conditioning for 15 division I sports programs.
- Assist with the management, design and implementation of training programs for teams and individual student-athletes throughout the school year.
- Effectively communicate with a diverse population of student-athletes, coaches and staff
- Teach the proper technique for all lifts and movement training including but not limited to plyometric exercises, Olympic lifts, speed development exercises and flexibility.
- Collaborate with Sports Medicine to develop and implement injury prevention programs and accommodate injured student athletes to facilitate return to play. Knowledge of injuries sustained in the sport and proper prevention methods, directing appropriate pre-training session and pre-contest preparations and warmups.
- Assist with the monitoring and supervision and upkeep of the weight room to ensure safe and operable conditions.
- Assist with the design and implement testing methods to assess strength and fitness levels of student-athletes (pre and post season).
- Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Health, Physical Education, or related field.
- Two years of coaching at the collegiate level.
- Must be First Aid/CPR/AED certified within the first 30 days of employment.