The Strength and Conditioning Coach (SCC) functions as an integrated member of a multi-disciplinary team focused on optimizing Soldier readiness and performance within the Army's Holistic Health and Fitness (H2F) System. The system empowers and equips Soldiers to take charge of their health, fitness, and well-being to optimize individual performance while preventing injury and disease.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist the Lead SCC with developing, coordinating, executing, and managing recommended and approved H2F System strength and conditioning programs.
- Develop lines of communication within the BDE, BN and Company leadership, including participating in associated training and other meetings.
- Coordinate, execute, and manage approved physical performance optimization training programs within the framework of the unit’s training/operational schedule, battle rhythm, and culture.
- Develop and recommend evidence-based, periodized strength and conditioning programs focused on unit mission and individual Soldier tasks in accordance with H2F System that are synchronized and integrated with unit training/operational schedule, battle rhythm, and culture and implement upon Government approval.
- As required, submit strength and conditioning programs, with quantified training loads, to Lead SCC for approval and implement upon Government approval.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
- A certification by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) or by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA) as a Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC).
- Three or more years of relevant professional experience working in a strength and conditioning coach capacity within a health/well-being program with athletes or government entities. Employment related to internships or graduate work up to one year will be considered towards relevant experience.
- Have a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification with Automated External Defibrillators (AED) certification from the American Heart Association/American Red Cross.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.