The purpose of the Sports Science Coordinator position is the development and planning of performance support for world class student-athletes. The person in this position has lead responsibility for assessment and enhancement of athlete readiness, performance, and recovery for elite student athletes. They will assist in monitoring processes both within the weight room and on the field by implementing speed, strength, conditioning and flexibility programs for football student-athletes. They will adopt a problem-solving approach to optimize performance.
The person in this position is responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletics programs, including adherence to all department policies and procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the University, Pac-12 Conference and the NCAA.
Special Requirement This position will require a valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain UO Driver's Certification.
Minimum Requirements • One year post-graduate experience in providing performance support to collegiate, professional or elite-level athletes. • Experience developing and delivering field and sports specific assessments. • Experience in the design, implementation and evaluation of periodized programs for athletes, with specific reference to injury management and rehabilitation. • One year experience within a multi-disciplinary team which involved managing staff and wider resources.
Professional Competencies • Strong written and oral communication skills. • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment. • Conveys enthusiasm and demonstrates a communication style that fosters collaboration and enhances program engagement for members of the performance team.
Preferred Qualifications • Accreditation within the discipline (BASES HPSA or ESSA ASpS). • Experience and understanding of the applied disciplines of sport science. • Experience with athlete tracking technologies (i.e. GPS, heart rate, motion capture). • Data management/coding experience (R Studio, Python etc.). • Experience with a diverse range of populations.