Head Strength & Conditioning Coach

deadline 05 March 2018
employer Vassar College
type Full-time

Vassar College invites applications for the position of Head Strength & Conditioning Coach. This is a benefit-eligible, ten-month position. The individual will report to the Associate Athletics Director for Compliance and Student-Athlete Welfare. Weekend, holiday, early morning and/or late evening hours are required.

Position Title: Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

Job Summary: The successful candidate will work with the head coach of all twenty-three (23) varsity intercollegiate teams and four (4) varsity club programs to develop, coordinate, and/or implement strength and conditioning programs for a highly competitive NCAA Division III Department of Athletics. Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Supervision of the varsity weight room to include training, scheduling and management of student-workers and volunteer coaches
  • Development and oversight of varsity weight room budget to include maintenance of strength training equipment
  • Coordinate with Sports Medicine Staff for the rehabilitation of injuries
  • Development and scheduling of strength and conditioning orientations and workouts with all head coaches and the individual student-athletes of each team during the traditional and non-traditional segments of each season.
  • Development of summer workout and conditioning programs for each program in conjunction with the sport coaching staff
  • Upkeep and maintenance of records on the strength program of each team and specific individual workouts of each student-athlete
  • Other duties as assigned


    Bachelor's degree; strength and conditioning certification from a nationally recognized certification program. Certification in CPR, AED and First Aid is mandatory and can be obtained through Vassar College as needed. A valid driver's license, official academic transcript(s) and the successful result of a background check are also mandatory.

    Master's degree in related field; minimum of 3-5 years coaching experience at the collegiate level; demonstrated ability to relate to student-athletes committed to academic and athletic excellence. Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) or National Strength and Conditioning Association's Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, organizational, and written/oral communication skills as well as demonstrated success as a strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate level.

    Required Documents:
    Cover Letter
    Contact Information for 3 References

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