Head Strength and Conditioning Coach - SD Mines

deadline 01 August 2017
employer Regional Health / SD Mines
type Full-time

Regional Health is seeking an experienced Head Strength & Conditioning Coordinator to support our partner, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology (SDSMT). If you have a passion for helping student athletes to achieve their full athletic potential this may the position for you!


  • Career Growth: Opportunity to work in a progressive and growing athletic medicine department at the NCAA Division II level at a well esteemed academic university with a dedicated scholar-athlete population.
  • Expertise: Work within a collaborative athletic medicine team including the Team Physician, Athletic Trainers, and Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach, in conjunction with an involved and supportive team of Coaches, Assistant Director of Athletics Sports Medicine, Associate Athletic Director of Internal Operations and Athletic Director.
  • Stability: Appreciate the benefits and support as a Regional Health caregiver, while being a fully invested member of the SDSMT athletic medicine team.
  • Continuum of Care: Personalized athlete training covering the full spectrum of rehabilitation all the way through performance enhancement.
  • Lifestyle: Enjoy a multitude of outdoor activities in the beautiful Black Hills, vibrant downtown Rapid City and centralized location to Montana/Wyoming/Colorado.


  • Is responsible for the development and implementation of all athletic training programs including fitness and nutrition. Will direct and coordinate the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach in implementation of programming.
  • Acknowledge and follow all policies, procedures and regulations set forth by the NCAA, affiliated athletic conference(s), University and Regional Health as they apply to athletic training, strength and conditioning, and the student-athlete's well being.
  • Collaborates with assigned head coaches to design, plan, organize, and facilitate strength and conditioning needs for each of the university sports.
  • Assesses athletes physical attributes to accelerate athletic performance; teach safe and effective lifting techniques and spotting procedures; select exercises in the areas of strength, flexibility and speed development; provides nutritional counseling; and implements long-term training programs and conditioning for athletes year round.
  • Will maintain appropriate records as required by the NCAA, affiliated athletic conference(s), University and Regional Health.


  • Must hold a Strength and Conditioning Coach Certification (SCCC) through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) and/or the Certified Strength the Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) .
  • Bachelor's degree in Health Related field required.
  • Must adapt to flexible schedule as working hours are dependent on athletic schedules. Some travel required.

Regional Health offers competitive compensation, benefits and professional growth in a caring work environment committed to helping patients and communities live well. Apply online at For more information contact Shannon Bintliff, Regional Health Human Resources, at or 605-755-5510.