Schedule will be variable based upon the university student athlete's needs. Ultimately the schedule will be determined based upon a mutual agreement of UW Parkside and Aurora Health Care
Location 7610 Pershing Blvd., Kenosha, WI 53142
How You'll Make a Difference
Facilitates the strength and conditioning training of athletes. Assists with the development of exercise routines and nutritional intake, exercise supervision, tracking athletes progress and adjusting exercise plans accordingly. Coach and implements full-scale fitness programs to enhance strength, speed, power and cardiovascular endurance of the student athletes.
Designs training programs and works with the head coaches and athletic training staff to design physical development and flexibility programs to enhance strength, speed, power, cardiovascular endurance and sports specific skills; accounts for procedures and regulations over their athletic department's governing body and uses training programs not just to maximize the athletes performance but also to minimize injury. Ensures that specific strength and conditioning needs of each team are met and assists athletic trainers in designing and implementing injury prevention and rehabilitation programs.
Evaluates athletes while observing training, practice and performance and uses observations in conjunction with the athletes records to assess strengths and weaknesses and design programs accordingly.
Maintains detailed, accurate and updated athlete records in order to track athlete progress. Communicates information with coaches and training staff and uses athlete data in order to assess training programs for effectiveness.
Administer tests in order to properly individualize training programs and evaluate athletes, designs and performs baseline tests to assess the skills and weaknesses of each individual athlete. Teach proper techniques in various sport specific speed, strength, agility and explosive movements, as well as testing and evaluating the student-athlete's performance.
Designs and implements in-season and out-of-season strength and conditioning programs for the student athletes.
Ensures compliance with athletic regulatory body oversees and upholds the athletic integrity of the organization.
Provides nutritional counseling to athletes to promote improvement in an athlete's performances and refers to registered dietician for more specific nutritional assessment and assistance as needed.
License & Certifications
Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) or Master Strength and Conditioning Coach (MSCC) issued by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association, and/or Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification issued by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA),and
First Aid/CPR/AED certification issued by the American Red Cross, and
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA), and
Driver license issued by the state of Wisconsin.
Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science, or
Bachelor's Degree in Education or related field.
Typically requires 2 years of experience in working full time as strength and conditioning specialist/coach in a high school or at the collegiate level
Demonstrated ability to work on a multidisciplinary team in order to effectively treat and understand the needs of the sports medicine patients. Demonstrated ability to independently make sound decisions regarding problems or operational issues. Strong writing and organizational skills. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Must be able to: lift up to 50 lbs. from floor to waist; Lift up to 10 lbs. from waist to overhead. Lift and carry up to 40 lbs. at waist height a reasonable distance. Must be able to: push/pull with 30 lbs. of force. Perform a sliding transfer of 150 lbs. with a second person present. Exposed to normal office environment. Must have ability to work flexible schedule and in an environment that varies from office to outside temperatures/varying outdoor environments. Position requires travel so will be exposed to weather and road conditions. Must have functional use of senses to allow effective communication. Must frequently walk, assist and lift patient(s) as needed. Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job. Exposed to electrical and chemical hazards as well as blood and bodily fluids and is thus required to wear protective apparel as necessary.
At Aurora Health Care
We pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our patients-we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you work at Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team that's as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you'll find limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement, competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more than that, you have the opportunity to change lives-including your own.
Diversity and inclusion matters at Aurora. We celebrate our differences and nurture an environment where everyone feels included. We know that when we reflect the communities we serve, when we embrace differences and bring our whole selves to work every day, we are working as one to build a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Aurora supports a safe, healthy and drug-free work environment through criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing. We maintain a smoke-free environment at all our locations. We are an equal opportunity employer.