GENERAL FUNCTION: The Head Strength & Conditioning Coach is responsible for the development and management of individual and group strength training programs for men and women student-athletes participating in the intercollegiate athletics program.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Education: A Bachelor's degree is required. A Master's degree is preferred, with an emphasis in Exercise Science, or Exercise Physiology.
Experience: At least two years of experience is required in progressively responsible positions involving the development and management of sport-specific individual and group strength training programs for men, women and children. Experience with development and management of strength training programs at the college/university level is preferred. Any experience in management of a health/fitness or weight training facility is preferred. Worked with athletes of all ages is preferred.
Skills: Excellent communication skills, supervisory and management skills are required. Takes initiative. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required. Seeks continuous education to constantly enhance the program.
License: Requires certification as a College Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA) and/or Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Effort: Scope of the positions requires the ability to perform and/or demonstrate various physical strength exercises, and to assist others performing those exercises. Other: Scope of the position requires evening and weekend work.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Enables athletes to perform to their physical potential in their sport through the development and management of individual and group weight, strength and fitness training programs; ability to construct a proper needs analysis for group and individual?s sport specific goals and develop an effective program from
2. Reduces the likelihood of sports-related injuries or the aggravation of such injuries during practice sessions and scheduled contests by being knowledgeable of the injuries sustained in the sport and proper prevention methods, directing appropriate pre-training session and pre-contest preparations and warm ups,
and working with qualified sports medicine personnel or our athletic trainers during all training sessions.
3. Internally observe training, practice, and performance and use their observations in conjunction with athlete records to assess strengths and weaknesses and design programs accordingly.
4. Must maintain detailed, accurate and updated athlete records in order to track athlete progress. Also possess the ability to communicate this information with coaches and directors to use athlete data in order to assess training programs for effectiveness.
5. Designs and performs baseline tests to assess the skills and weaknesses of each individual athlete, in
order to properly individualize training programs and evaluate athletes.
6. Promotes a positive image M14Hoops by participating in marketing functions.
7. Understand and abides by and complies with National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
8. Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
OTHER RESPONSIBILITES Having a clear understanding of the M14Hoops program
Administrative duties (email, answering phones)
Ability to sell the program
Ability and desire to grow the programs revenue
Overall management and care of the M14Hoops Facility
SUPERVISION The Head Strength and Conditioning Coach is supervised by M14Hoops management