Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Position

deadline 25 December 2017
employer Sacramento State
type Full-time

The Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach will assist the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach in developing and implementing year-round Strength and Conditioning Programs for assigned teams. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Working at Sacramento State
California State University, Sacramento, is in the heart of Northern California and just five miles from the State Capitol. With more than 30,000 students and 1,600 full- and part-time faculty, Sacramento State is California's capital university. Quality teaching is a top priority at Sacramento State, which offers a wide range of degrees, programs, and career opportunities - and its lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas.

Diversity Statement
Sacramento is one of the most diverse and integrated major cities in the country, and Sacramento State is committed to providing a quality education for all of our region's students. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. Sacramento State is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Hiring Department Information

The program of Intercollegiate Athletics is organized and conducted as an integral part of the total educational program of the University. Academic excellence and athletic accomplishments go hand in hand at Sacramento State. There are three separate and unique missions in this program: to contribute to the educational objectives of the University; to provide a healthy, competitive athletic experience to individual student-athletes; to serve as a public relations vehicle within the community.

Sacramento State has made a strong commitment to the achievement of national excellence at the NCAA Division I level. It also is committed to maintaining an equitable program between men and women. Intercollegiate Athletics are members of the Big Sky, Big West, Western Athletic Conference, Mountain Pacific Sports Federation and American Athletic Conferences.

A successful California State University, Sacramento faculty member promotes the values celebrated by a public, regional, comprehensive, metropolitan university. At Sacramento State, the quality of the education we provide is our top priority. In addition to contributing positively to teaching and learning, faculty members are expected to engage in scholarship and to provide service to the University and to the greater community. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people with the commitment and ability to work with a diverse student population.

Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:
The position reports directly to the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach

  • Design and implement year round, sport specific training programs for teams assigned by the Head Strength Coach.
  • Assist Head Strength Coach with implementation of strength and conditioning program for other sports.
  • Assist with daily administrative and maintenance duties.
  • Work directly with Sport Coaches and assist Head Strength Coach with scheduling of Broad Weight Room.
  • Work directly with Sports Medicine staff to assist with alteration of training program, and participate in rehabilitation process of injured athletes.
  • Provide nutrition guidance and education for assigned teams.
  • Maintenance and daily operations of fueling station.
  • Enforce all Strength and Conditioning Facility rules and regulations.
  • May include evenings and weekends.
  • Maintain knowledge of, and compliance with, in accordance with NCAA, Conferences, and California State University, Sacramento rules and regulations.


  • Bachelor's Degree required.
  • Three years of experience in a collegiate strength and conditioning program, basketball experience helpful.
  • SCCC certification (preferred) or CSCS certification required
  • CPR/AED and First Aid certification required.
  • Possession of a valid California driver's license and a safe driving record at the time of appointment. Before operating a vehicle on state business, the applicant must complete and sign the University's vehicle use form.


  • Master's degree in Exercise Science or related field.
  • Proven ability to establish good rapport and an effective working relationship with student- athletes, administrators, faculty, staff and community.


    This is a 12-Month position with benefits at the Assistant Coach rank. Appointment is non-tenured and renewable annually dependent upon satisfactory performance, budget considerations, enrollment, and programmatic need.
    Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

    Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

    To Apply:
    Email cover letter, resume, and three references to No phone calls.

    Starting Date: As soon as possible. Negotiable.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

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    Background Check

    A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

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    The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.