Responsible for a comprehensive program design, implementation and supervision of athletes/clients of various ages and skill levels. Provide instruction and demonstration of correct Olympic lifting technique, along with other strength, speed development, agility and plyometric exercises while applying them in a periodized framework. Provide instruction and demonstration of appropriate dynamic warm up, mobility and stability exercises based on individualized athlete needs. Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills. A team minded professional who embraces growth and challenges. Ability to work in individual, small group and team settings.
A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in a field of exercise science, kinesiology, health, physical education,recreation or other closely related discipline is required. Master's degree in one of the identified bachelor's degree areas is preferred.
Highly desirable two or more years of experience in the strength and conditioning field at the high school, college, professional or private sector.
Competency in Microsoft Office and basic computer skills is required.
Possess a thorough understanding of the physiological basis of exercise and the ability to program/instruct according to the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and USA Weightlifting (USAW) guidelines.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within six weeks of employment and certification required and maintained.
CSCS Certification through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is required within one year of date hired.
Certification on one of the following areas is preferred at date ofhire: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa), USA Weightlifting, and/or American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).