Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Strength & Conditioning
4 Year Degree
Saint Joseph’s University
Associate Strength and Conditioning Coach
This position reports to the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Responsibilities include the training and motivation of student-athletes to maximize their potential for athletic performance and injury prevention. The Associate Strength and Conditioning Coach will, in conjunction with coaches and athletic trainers, organize and design strength, power, speed, agility and flexibility programs for assigned sports, maintain safety, hygiene, and efficiency of the varsity weight room; create and supervise schedules and team workouts. The Associate Strength and Conditioning Coach will assist the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach with the administrative operations of the Strength and Conditioning Department.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide leadership, organization and supervision necessary to manage Saint Joseph’s Athletics strength and conditioning program for varsity student-athletes.
Develop and implement sport specific, scientifically based strength and conditioning programs for assigned teams.
Have the knowledge and understanding of the rules and regulations of the NCAA and any conferences of which Saint Joseph’s is a member.
Work cooperatively with coaches and the High Performance staff members to plan, organize, implement, and supervise successful year-round sport-specific strength training and conditioning programs.
Stay abreast of all current trends, breakthroughs and developments in the science of speed, strength, and conditioning.
Assist varsity student-athletes with rehabilitation programs prescribed and designed by physicians, physical therapists and athletic trainers from the High Performance team.
Prepare reports for coaches on progress and testing.
Work with the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach to assist in budget preparation, reconciliation, procurement of supplies, and other relevant communications with the business office.
Understand current and changing NCAA, A10 Conference, and SJU Compliance Policy and Procedures.
Assist the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach with implementing and enforcing codes of conduct and rules for varsity weight room.
Utilize, analyze, and create reports related to area specific technology (injury predictive technology, heart rate data, GPS data), and any other technology that is current in place or will be added in the future.
Manage and continue to develop the internship program.
Oversee training sessions of teams when directed by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach.
Participate in required continuing education and certification programs to fulfill national certification; attend conventions, conferences, and clinics consistent with Department and University policies.
Travel with teams when required.
Present information at various meetings, seminars and special events.
Other duties as assigned.
Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:
Early mornings, evenings and weekend hours required based upon student-athlete and team schedules. Heavy lifting required. Significant time standing. Some travel required.
Bachelor’s Degree required and 3-5 years of experience in a collegiate or professional athletics environment or in an intern role with appropriate equivalent experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
NSCA-CSCS or CSCCa-SCCC certification required.
CPR and AED certification required
Minimum of one year experience with Women’s Basketball
On-line applications only. Please provide a letter of application/interest and resume. For a complete description of position responsibilities, qualifications, and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.sju.edu/postings/18295.
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