Assistant Sports Performance Coach

deadline 07 November 2018
type Full-time

Description Department: Athletics

Recruitment #: S1868

Estimated Salary Range: $17,534 - $20,628 (.60 FTE)

Closing Date: Review begins immediately. Position open until filled

This is a part-time (.60 FTE), 12-month, annually renewable, unclassified position in the Athletics Department at Western Oregon University (WOU) in Monmouth. Intercollegiate Athletics provides learning opportunities and prepares students for a fulfilling life in a global society while supporting an accessible and diverse campus community.


Create, develop, and implement training and development for assigned sports, as well as assist the Director with all sports as it relates to injury prevention and performance enhancement

Provide a high-level of service delivery, which includes development of athletic performance enhancement programs, as it relates to injury prevention and performance enhancement

Collaborate frequently with licensed physical therapists and athletic trainers regarding the rehabilitation progress and return to participation/play planning of injured student-athletes

Develop and maintain effective working relationships with sport coaches and athletic department personnel

Assist in the maintenance and upkeep of the Sports Performance training facility

Develop and implement the specific training programs for assigned sports

Maintain a safe environment for the WOU student athletes

Provide effective written and oral communication between student-athletes, coaches, administrators, athletic trainers, physical therapists and team physicians

Assist in the supervision and mentoring of students in the sports performance volunteer intern program

Provide leadership in administrative areas


Ability to work nights, weekends, occasional holidays, and travel with sports teams



Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or related discipline

Minimum two years of experience in sports performance/strength and conditioning at the NCAA Division I, II, Professional, or Olympic level

Minimum of two years of experience developing student-athletes in the field of sports performance

Demonstrated experience with programming performance enhancement programs for a variety of intercollegiate sports

Current CPR/AED and Strength & Conditioning Coaches (SCCC) or Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certifications

Strong organizational and communication skills and a working knowledge of basic spreadsheet and word processing software

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree

Minimum of 2 years serving as a Graduate Assistant or full-time Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coach at a NCAA Division I or II university

Experience providing sports performance/strength training at a NCAA Division I or II university

Experience providing sports performance/strength training for a football program

First Aid certification

**A criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment

We are not considering candidates who require Visa sponsorship support. Additionally, the University typically only considers visa support for employees placed in specialized positions that are continuing regular University appointments.


You may submit all materials online at

Required Application materials (PDF preferred):

WOU Employment Application form (available at

Letter of application that addresses each qualification of the position. Please include how your experience, education, and/or training might help us build a more inclusive, collaborative, and diverse community.


Contact information for three references

Copy of unofficial transcript for highest degree earned

Copies of all current certifications (e.g. CPR/AED, SCCC, CSCS, First Aid)

As an alternative, you may submit application materials to:

S1868, Assistant Sports Performance Coach, Human Resources, Western Oregon University, 345 N. Monmouth Avenue, Monmouth, OR 97361; OR e-mail to; OR fax to: 503-838-8144.

Western Oregon University is an AA/EO/Veteran/Disability employer committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce.

Job Information
Monmouth, Oregon, 97361, OR-Portland/Salem, United States
Job ID: 43404331
Posted: September 7, 2018
Position Title: Assistant Sports Performance Coach
Company Name: Western Oregon University
Industry: Strength and Conditioning
Job Function: Strength and Conditioning Coach
Entry Level: No
Job Type: Part-Time
Job Duration: Indefinite
Min Education:
Min Experience:
2-3 Years
$17,534.00 - $20,628.00 (Yearly Salary)
About Western Oregon University
Western Oregon University (WOU) is a mid-sized public comprehensive university located in the Monmouth-Independence area, the heart of Oregon's lush Willamette Valley. The university serves a large number of first-generation college students. WOU has received national recognition for its commitment and success in serving students. The campus is about 20 minutes from Salem, the state's capital, about 75 minutes from Portland, the state's cultural hub, and a short drive from the Oregon coast, mountains, and other scenic areas. The university is located in an increasingly diverse, bilingual, and rural area in the Willamette Valley. Our student body of about 5400 undergraduate and 800 graduate students enjoys the vibrant and close-knit intellectual community of a leading liberal arts college.

Contact: Kathy Bolen