Under the guidance and supervision of the Strength, Conditioning & Performance Assistant, this position is responsible for conducting Strength, Conditioning and Performance group training programs, individual training sessions, and individual and group physical assessments. Trainer will be responsible for the design and implementation of safe, sound exercise programs for teams and individuals. The Strength Conditioning & Performance Trainer has the knowledgeable and skills to coach teams and individuals regarding athletic performance techniques, proper weight lifting techniques, and standard exercise protocols.
90% of the work is performed indoors working in a physical training environment with frequent interruptions and distractions. Must be able to work in an environment with various temperatures, poor acoustics and an array of distractions, i.e. music, weather conditions, etc. In performance of job duties outdoors may be exposed to: various terrains, extreme cold, heat, sun, wet, humid, or windy conditions. Regular exposure to grasses, fertilizers, molds, dust and pesticides.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, Athletic Training, or directly related field and/or two (2) years experience in Health/Fitness Education, Health Promotion or Wellness related field; or any equivalent combination of acceptable education and years of experience. Must have additional training and certification in strength, conditioning and performance.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES & OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Current specialty certification in personal training with sport performance concentration from an accepted national certifying organization and must be maintained through Continuing Education Credits (CEC’s) as required. (ex NSCA CSCS).
Possession of current certifications in CPR/AED required.
First Aid certification preferred.