| Carry out all areas of strength and conditioning for assigned teams while adhering to NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations. In addition, the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach will support the Director and Assistant Director of Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning in the daily operation of the facilities and other duties as assigned. Assistant S&C Coach will also carry out additional administrative duties as assigned by the Director of Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning. Finally, this position will carry out all areas of strength and conditioning for assigned teams while adhering to NCAA, Big Ten Conference, University and departmental rules, regulations, policies and procedures. |
1. Design, implement, supervise and monitor all facets of strength and conditioning programs for assigned teams, to include:
· Periodized Annual Plans
· Sport specific resistance training programs
· Sport specific conditioning programs
· Individual programs when necessitated
· Conduct fitness testing, computation of results, and evaluation
· Collaboration with fellow Student-Athlete Health and Welfare teammates and sport coaching personnel to monitor, assess and develop protocols for training loads, neuromuscular fatigue, recovery, athlete readiness, and other performance factors
· Provide written and verbal reports to fellow Student-Athlete Health and Welfare teammates and coaching personnel as needed.
2. Instruct proper lifting technique and assist in spotting when necessary.
3. Effectively and properly motivate athletes to achieve maximum potential in all areas of performance.
4. Anticipate potential risks of injury, have the ability to implement emergency medical procedures.
5. Assist in the recruitment, retention and hiring of highly qualified and competent strength & conditioning team members;
6. Assist the Director and Assistant Director of Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning with all tasks for which he/she is responsible, and manage the general operation of the facility in the Director and Assistant Director’s absence;
7. Establish and maintain positive working relationships with fellow strength & conditioning teammates, athletic administration, fellow Student-Athlete Health and Welfare teammates and sport coaching personnel.
8. Maintain all required strength & conditioning certifications and memberships.
9. Maintain current CPR/AED certifications
10. Anticipate potential safety risks, take measures to remove them, and in the event of an injury, have the ability to implement emergency medical procedures.
11. Represent the University of Michigan and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at international, national, regional, state and University conferences/meetings as assigned.
12. Participate in special projects, committees, or other initiatives as assigned.
13. Regularly update athletic department as to the current Industry’s Professional Standards and Guidelines.
14. Ability to work long hours, including early mornings, late nights, weekends, holidays, non-traditional work hours, extended periods of time without days off, travel, and be on-call as a regular part of the position.
15. Ability to move heavy objects, remain stationary for long periods, work in various environmental conditions, and assist injured individuals on / off playing surfaces.
16. Provide a high level of customer service and communications at all times to all entities.
17. Adhere to and implement industry accepted, scientifically supported methodologies for all varsity athletic programs. Methods must be tested and properly implemented into the overall training plan for each athlete.
Establish and maintain collaborative alliances with multiple stakeholders at the University of Michigan. Use technology and social media to foster an effective and efficient overall experience for student-athletes and department team members. Assist with special projects as assigned regarding donor and student-athlete support; Contribute to the development of an environment for team members and student-athletes that is healthy, safe, equitable, and culturally diverse; 22. Adhere to the Code of Ethics and credentialing requirements of the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) and other credentialing organizations and the State of Michigan
23. Adhere to all policies and procedures as defined by the NCAA, Big 10 Conference, University of Michigan, and University of Michigan Department of Athletics.
· Supervision and education of strength and conditioning personnel as assigned
· Supervision and education of assigned students enrolled in clinical internships within the University and professional interns / residents.
· Supervision and education of other Student-Athlete Health & Welfare personnel as assigned.
· Travel with assigned team(s) as needed and/or directed.
· Please note that this job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.