Duke University is seeking a qualified candidate to be an Assistant Sports Performance Coach working with Olympic Sports. This position is responsible for designing, implementing, conducting, and monitoring sports performance programs for assigned Olympic sports student-athletes and teams.
Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Health Sciences or related field
Current CSCCa SCCC or NSCA CSCS certification
Minimum of two years as a sports performance coach at the collegiate or professional level
CPR/First Aid Certification required
The candidate must also possess strong organizational and communications skills
Professional demeanor and high standard of ethics and integrity pertaining to collegiate athletics
Ability to work effectively in a diverse workplace, with a variety of teams, coaches, sports medicine and nutrition professionals, and support staff
Basic technology skills, including computer-based software, and mobile device applications
Master's Degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Health Sciences or related field
Demonstrated experience training elite collegiate level student-athletes
Experience working simultaneously with a wide range of sports
Demonstrated experience collecting, tracking, and utilizing athlete data to enhance sports performance programs
Write and implement sports performance programs for Olympic Sports student athletes and teams as assigned by the Director of Sports Performance,
Assist in scheduling team training activities and monitoring the Scott Family Athletics Performance Facility,
Drafting and implementing physical development and flexibility programs to enhance strength, speed, cardiovascular endurance and sports specific skills
Assisting with rehabilitation of sports related injuries to student-athletes.
All duties must be performed in compliance with NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
How to Apply:
Interested Applicants please send cover letter, resume, and list of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put "Assistant Sports Performance Coach, Olympic Sports" in the subject line.
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. Duke Athletics has a strong commitment to Affirmative Action and is actively seeking to increase the racial and ethnic diversity of our staff.