Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach

deadline 01 September 2017
employer University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
type Full-time

University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley Assistant strength and conditioning coaching position. Responsible for implementing and supervising strength and conditioning training programs for student-athletes in a variety of sports. Assists Head Strength and Conditioning Coach with the design, implementation and supervision of strength, speed, agility and conditioning programs for NCAA Division I intercollegiate sports. Develops and coordinates programs that will assist student-athletes achieve overall physical strength. Provides proper weight lifting and exercise technique instructions. Ensures the proper operation of the strength training center, which includes conducting risk management and equipment maintenance. Schedules and oversees training sessions for student-athletes including, but not limited to, training student-athletes in proper weight lifting techniques and conditioning practices, recording and interpreting results as well as evaluating appropriate correlation of fitness components necessary to meet optimal individual performance levels. May supervise part-time support staff in the sports training center, which includes making recommendations for hiring, training, work allocation. Assists in aspects of recruiting, marketing and promotion of the sports training center. Enforces policies and procedures of the Athletic Department and weight training facilities. Performs equipment maintenance check to ensure safety of equipment. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Physical Education or closely related field from an accredited university. Certified through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association as a Strength Conditioning Certified Coach (SCCC)or National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) or the ability to obtain one of these within 6 months of hire. First Aid and CPR certification. One (1) year of experience in intercollegiate strength and conditioning training.