Provide expertise, guidance, and training in the area of strength training and physical conditioning for all student-athletes and sports teams at Lamar University.
Design and implement strength and conditioning programs that enhance athletic performance and reduce the risk of injury.
Assist the strength and conditioning department by designing and implementing programs, regularly testing the student-athletes to determine the effectiveness of the programs and maintaining accurate records of student-athlete's progress.
Responsible for the supervision and daily upkeep of the sport performance facilities.
Strict adherence to established NCAA, Southland Conference, Lamar University and Texas State University System rules and regulations.
A violation of these rules and regulations can lead to disciplinary action including termination.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
Assists with the management of the strength & conditioning department, Works directly with the head sport coaches to design and implement of strength and conditioning programs for student-athletes and sports teams.
Assist with regular testing of student-athletes to determine the effectiveness of the programs
Maintain accurate records of student-athlete's progress within the strength & conditioning department
Report the progress of student-athletes to the Director of Strength & Conditioning and the respective head coach
Assist with the scheduling and daily upkeep of all strength & conditioning facilities
Provide for the proper supervision of student-athletes to ensure that all student-athletes receive proper instruction on the safe usage of weight machines and free weights
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Strength & Conditioning.
Bachelor's Degree in exercise science or related field; Master's degree preferred
Current first aid, CPR and AED certification required
Knowledge of strength training, speed, agility, flexibility, nutrition and cardiovascular conditioning required
Knowledge/commitment to the rules and regulations of the NCAA, Southland Conference, Texas State University System and Lamar University required
Certification through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa-SCCC) or National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA-CSCS) required
Certification through United States Weightlifting (USAW-Sport Performance Coach) preferred
Two or more years of strength and conditioning experience at the collegiate level strongly preferred
Experience coaching basketball and student-athletes of diverse backgrounds preferred
Demonstrate strong communication skills, Demonstrate the ability to motivate a variety of student-athletes on a daily basis
Demonstrate initiative and leadership qualities on a daily basis.
Reports Directly to the: Director of Strength & Conditioning.
TO APPLY: Complete the online application - https://jobs.lamar.edu/postings/4372.