Assistant Strength & Nutrition Coach

deadline 17 November 2018
employer Upper Iowa University
type Full-time

Upper Iowa University invites applications for the position of Assistant Strength and Nutrition Coach. The Assistant Strength and Nutrition Coach reports to the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach and will assist with the design, development, implementation, monitoring and assessment of strength and conditioning programs for 60-80 student-athletes competing in five to seven intercollegiate programs at the NCAA Division II level.

The Assistant Coach will work cooperatively with coaching and athletic training staff to: develop team and individualized strength programs and nutrition plans in a positive and motivating environment, provide insight regarding health and nutrition as it relates to physical development and health, counsel student-athletes on optimal nutrition for exercise training, competition, recovery from exercise, weight management, hydration, immunity, disordered eating, travel, and supplementation, assist in the oversight and maintenance of two weight rooms and equipment, and assist with monitoring and developing of the intern program, including and not limited to the planning, supervising, and evaluating of all interns.

Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferred in Health, Nutrition, Exercise Science or related field with a background or education in dietetics and a minimum of one year experience working in a collegiate sports nutrition and/or strength and conditioning environment. Working knowledge and understanding of NCAA rules and regulations. Excellent communication and computer skills are required.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three (3) professional references. To apply, visit Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.