Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach-Soccer, Track and Field

deadline 15 December 2017
employer University of Colorado
type Full-time

Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach (Soccer, Track and Field) - 11798


Job Summary:
Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach is responsible for assisting in the daily operations of the Strength and Conditioning program at the University of Colorado. Duties include but are not limited to: program design, guiding student-athletes through a regimen of exercises to optimize performance and decrease injury potential; assisting with the oversight of sport-specific conditioning programs, teaching proper weight lifting, speed, agility and conditioning techniques; encouraging and motivating student-athletes to train and perform to their utmost potential, scheduling athletic teams and supervising workouts of student-athletes; communicating and assisting in the implementation of rehab and reconditioning programs prescribed by the doctors and sports medicine staff. Working in a team-oriented environment, the position will work with other Strength and Conditioning staff, sport coaches, athletic trainers and other athletic department personnel to develop comprehensive performance programs for student athletes. Weekend and holiday work will be required based on specific sports seasons and team travel.

Who we are:
As one of 34 U.S. public research institutions belonging to the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU)-and the only member in the Rocky Mountain region-our goal at CU Boulder is to directly affect Colorado communities through collaborative research, innovation and entrepreneurship. Our faculty, staff and students work with the broader community to establish unique connections that have lasting outcomes-both across Colorado and around the world.

What your key responsibilities will be:

  • Coach, motivate and design performance programs for specific sports student-athletes. Track progress of student-athletes. Communicate with sport coaches and Sports Medicine staff.
  • Collaborate with the Athletic Training staff concerning injury prevention, rehabilitation, movement prep, screenings and assessments, reconditioning, and recovery methods. Design reconditioning protocols or modify programs to accommodate all stages in an injured student-athlete's rehabilitation process.
  • Collaborate with Sports Nutrition on assessments and nutrition plan implementation for sport specific student athletes.
  • Participate in all on-campus recruiting visits and team-building activities, as requested by head coaches.
  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of NCAA, Pac-12 Conference and departmental rules and regulations. Responsible for the observance of such rules by his/her staff and student-athletes. Embrace the spirit of gender equality in use of weight room facilities for both men and women athletes.
    What you should know:
    Weekend and holiday work will be required based on specific sports seasons and team travel.
    What we can offer:
    We can offer a competitive salary, commensurate with experience. The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

    Be ambitious. Be flexible. Be supportive. Be Boulder.


    What we require:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Nutrition or related field.
  • Two years of experience working in Division I Strength and Conditioning or Professional Sports Strength and Conditioning.
  • Hold two of the following four professional certifications: SCCC (CSCCa), CSCS, USAW Level I, or FMS Level I.
  • Ability to support weekend and holiday work based on specific sports seasons and team travel
    What we'd like you to have:
  • Master's Degree in Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Nutrition or related field.
  • Experience training soccer, track and field at the Division I or professional level.
  • RKC Certification.
  • SFG Certification.
  • CKFMS Certification.
  • USAW Certification.
    Preferred qualifications may be used to further reduce the pool of applicants to those who are most highly qualified.

    Special Instructions to Applicants: Please apply by December 15, 2017.
    If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at All other job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact for this posting.

    Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV

    Application Materials Instructions: To apply, please submit the following materials to this posting at
    1.A current resume.
    2.Please combine materials into one document and upload as titled: Last-First-11798.
    Please do not upload references at this time.

    Job Category: Athletics

    Primary Location: Boulder

    Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10018 - Athletics-Business Affairs

    Schedule: Full-time

    Posting Date: Dec 1, 2017

    Unposting Date: Dec 16, 2017, 6:59:00 AM

    Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

    Posting Contact Email:

    Position Number: 00152985