Enhances the physical and mental development of student -athletes through the establishment of specific training programs to and activities to increase the performance of student-athletes.
•Enhances the physical and mental development of student-athletes through the establishment of specific training programs and activities to increase the performance of student-athletes in both practice and competition. Assists to ensure proper techniques and designs training strategies for both injury avoidance and improved performance.
•Uses vehicles to transport students and recruits as requested.
•Creates and implements sports specific programs that intensify the physical strength, speed and cardiovascular conditioning of the student-athlete.
•Instructs, educates and supervises all student athletes regarding proper weight training techniques.
•Assists with the general operation and maintenance of the Athletics' weight room, along with enforcing safety procedures.
•Attends athletic events as requested and when feasible.
•Assists to develop and coordinate the schedules of student-athletes while in the weight room.
•Consults with athletic training staff to determine the participation status of injured student-athletes and works with the athletic training staff to enhance the rehabilitation programs for student-athletes.
•Monitors the progress of each student-athlete through verifiable records and maintains written documentations regarding status.
•Assists to develop and implement policies affecting the strength and conditioning program.
•Maintains communication with departmental staff, coaches and medical staff.
•Maintains confidentiality for the department. Treats with utmost confidentiality and sensitivity any matter pertaining to medical, academic and personal data of student athletes and any information either directly or indirectly impacting the University and/or Athletic Department.
•Adheres to all State of Florida, University, NCAA, Conference USA and department rules and policies pertaining to the position of Co-Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Report any known NCAA violations or concerns to the Director of Athletic Compliance and be responsible for the monitoring of any subordinate as it relates to NCAA regulations.
Bachelor's degree is required and one (1) year of experience is required in positions involving the development and management of sport-specific individual and group strength training programs for men and women. A CPR/Standard First Aid Certification.
Must have one of the National Strength and Conditioning Certifications:
Certified Strength and Conditioning Certification (CSCS) or
Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) or
Certified Strength Coach (CSC)
Internal Number: 523261
About Florida International University
Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit www.fiu.edu.