The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at West Virginia University is seeking applications for the position of Strength Coach for the baseball team. The position will report to the Director of Strength and Conditioning and will oversee the strength and conditioning program for baseball in addition to any varsity sport(s) assigned. This position will assist with the administration, management and supervision of strength training and conditioning functions for student-athletes participating in the intercollegiate athletic program, within the guidelines, rules and regulations of West Virginia University, the Big 12 Conference and the NCAA. In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:Assist with warm-up, support, recovery and travel for baseball, as well as with staff scheduling, education and development.Design, implement and conduct sport-specific strength and conditioning programs that facilitate maximum benefits for student-athletes, including individualized, comprehensive and year-round programs.Supervise weight room facilities to insure a safe and functional environment.Supervise and instruct student-athletes and coaches in all aspects of weight training, conditioning and nutrition activities.Collaborate with coaches and athletic training staff on the overall conditioning, rehabilitation and welfare of student-athletes.Design and maintain student-athlete records and monitor progress of training programs.Oversee general activities in the weight room and assist other staff members as needed.
Master’s degree in a related field
At least two (2) years of strength and conditioning experience with a proven success rate in the development of student-athletes
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist or Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified required
West Virginia University (WVU) is a public, land-grant institution, founded in 1867, located in Morgantown, West Virginia. Morgantown, W.Va., population 30,293 (US Census Bureau, 2011), was rated “No. 1 Small City in America” by BizJournals.com. Business Insider named Morgantown the ninth best college town in America. Other recent rankings: Kiplinger.com included Morgantown in their 10 great plac...es to live list; one of “Best Sports Cities” by Sporting News; 12th overall “Hottest Small City” by Inc.; one of “50 Smartest Places to Live” by Kiplinger’s; and the second-ranking “Best College Town for Jobs” by Forbes. WVU will deliver high-quality education, excel in discovery and innovation, model a culture of diversity and inclusion, promote health and vitality, and build pathways for the exchange of knowledge and opportunity between the state, the nation, and the world. WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. A member of the Big 12 Conference, WVU competes in 18 intercollegiate varsity sports.