AAssistant Coach, Strength and Fitness - Hoya Athletics
Assistant Coach, Strength and Fitness - Hoya Athletics
The Assistant Coach of Strength and Fitness provides evaluation, instruction, accountability, and implementation of speed development, cardiovascular conditioning, or injury prevention as it pertains to their sport in the arena of play. S/he provides weight room assistance, program implementation, speed enhancement, and conditioning components for all student-athletes. Reporting to the Head of Sports Performance, the Assistant Coach has duties that include but are not limited to:
Weight Room Assistance
- Provides instruction and monitoring of weight-room activity during times conducive to student-athletes and strength and conditioning staff.
- Works with all student-athletes, with primary focus on assigned teams/programs.
- Manages accountability and documentation of student-athlete's progress - for example, monitoring, documenting, tracking, and reporting strength, speed, power, and explosion metrics to all student-athletes and coaches.
- Helps to create a standard measurement and documentation process for all student-athletes to explain current athletic performance and set goals for ongoing improvement.
- Incorporates trainer interaction and alternative training methods for injured/rehabilitating student-athletes.
Speed and Conditioning
- Provides strength, speed, and conditioning program design, combined with scheduling, and other minor administrative duties will also be required.
- Integrates speed, plyometric, and conditioning to the current strength protocols of all varsity student-athletes.
- Designs and integrates a more complete approach to the student-athlete's current strength initiative.
- Includes schedule, coordination, and philosophy with strength and training staff in the new program and workouts.
- Bachelor's degree - Master's degree preferred
- 2 years of strength and conditioning experience, preferably at NCAA Division I level
- National Strength & Conditioning Association C.S.C.S (Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist) or S.C.C.C. (Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified)
- S.A.C. (Speed, Agility, & Conditioning), U.S.W.F (United States Weightlifting Federation) or N.A.S.M. (National Academy of Sports Medicine - Institutional Certification)
- Experience with Olympic style movements, working with female athletes and mass groups of athletes
- Ability to work confidently in a crisis or emergency situation and demonstrate knowledge of safety practices
- Knowledge of University and Department philosophies, policies, and regulations
- Strong organizational skills and NCAA regulations
- Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments
- Strong interpersonal skills that demonstrate an ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
- Ability to foster a cooperative work environment and communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
- A valid driver's license with good driving record and insurability
- Proficiency in computer use and relevant Microsoft applications
- Availability and willingness to work on weekends and evenings
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