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The Department of Athletics at Towson University is currently accepting applications for a full time Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Under the supervision of the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Performance and Analytics, the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach will lead, administer and oversee the comprehensive strength and conditioning services for student athletes. Serve as an integral member of the Athletic Department's multidisciplinary Performance Team and will directly communicate and collaborate with head coaches, assistant strength and conditioning coaches, team physicians, athletic trainers, dietitian, sport psychologist and other exercise science and allied health personnel to deliver comprehensive, practical and evidence based performance optimization strategies that foster an environment for injury prevention, performance enhancement, recovery, and reconditioning.
The Head Strength and Condition coach will perform duties which include but are not limited to leading, evaluating and supervising the daily operations of the strength and conditioning program; facilitate comprehensive movement assessments, supervision, design and implementation of periodized strength and conditioning programs that reduce injury, enhance performance, ensure safe equipment usage; emphasis will be placed on implementation, supervision and teaching progressions for: resistance training, cardiovascular, speed, plyometric, flexibility and functional movement; as well as maintain accurate electronic records for each team and student-athlete to monitor progress; Other duties at the discretion of the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Performance and Analytics as assigned.
Bachelors degree and 3 years experience in strength and conditioning required. The selected candidate must hold certification in any of the following (NSCA- CSCS, USA Weightlifting Certification, CSCC) and is required to hold current CPR/AED/FIRST AID certification. Demonstrated experience and strong knowledge base in performance and injury prevention program development of the collegiate athletics population. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Commitment to student-athlete well-being, health & safety in a competitive environment. Ability to collaborate in developing a holistic sports performance model. It is preferred that the candidate have a masters degree in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Sport Science, Nutrition or a related field. Practical experience working with college or professional basketball and/or international strength and conditioning certification also preferred; and the ability to work with diverse cultures and personalities; possess the desire to interact in a team approach with other staff members and professionals.
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Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, click here.
This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required.
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