Director of Athletic Performance

deadline 27 February 2019
employer University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
type Full-time

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, a NCAA Division I FCS and Southern Conference member, seeks a highly motivated professional for the position of Director of Athletic Performance. This is a 12-month, exempt position, salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position will be in charge of the direct the training of football student-athletes including GPS data collection and analytics. Other responsibilities include:

  • Management of Athletics Performance staff and supervision of the training plans for all student-athletes;
  • Effectively communicate with the coaches, sport medicine staff, administration and student-athletes;
  • Assist in maintaining Athletic Performance training facility
  • Inventory of equipment and supplies; and
  • Educate student-athletes in performance and lifestyle nutrition and regeneration methods;

    Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology, Sports Management, or related field;
  • Certification from approved governing body (CSCCa, NSCA, USA-W);
  • CPR/AED/First Aid certifications.
  • Minimum of 3 years of strength and conditioning experience in college setting;
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Kinesiology, Sports Management, or related field;
  • Reflexive Performance Reset (RPR) certification;
  • GPS or other wearable technology experience;
  • Personal involvement in competitive sport; and
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

    Application Procedure: send cover letter, application and references to Deputy Athletic Director Scott Altizer at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.