Sports Performance Assistant Coach

deadline 01 September 2019
employer Wingate University
type Full-time

Founded in 1896, Wingate University is a private, comprehensive institution offering students active learning opportunities through personalized instruction, world travel, career discovery, faith development, and community service. Wingate University is a residential university with a liberal arts core located near Charlotte, North Carolina. More information about the university may be found on our website:

FLSA Classification: Exempt Staff

Job Summary:
The Assistant Sports Performance Coach will work with all University student-athletes and teams with the responsibility for designing, implementing, conducting and monitoring day-to-day operations in the area of sports performance.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
-Assist in all aspects of the Wingate University Sports Performance daily operations.
-Design and implement sports performance programs for student-athletes and teams as assigned by the Director of Sports Performance.
-Effectively teach and execute proper technique of lifts and drills; strong command and supervision of team workouts.
-Assist sports medicine staff with rehabilitation of sports related injuries to student-athletes.
-Help mentor current/future graduate assistants, interns and volunteer Sports Performance coaches.
-Assist with the maintenance and upkeep of the Sports Performance facility.
-Remain compliant with all appropriate Wingate University, South Atlantic Conference, and NCAA rules and regulations.

Minimum Requirements:
-Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
-Current CSCCa SCCC or NSCA CSCS certification
-One + years of collegiate or professional sports performance experience
-CPR/AED and First Aid certification
-Ability to work effectively in a diverse workplace, with a variety of teams, coaches, sports medicine and nutrition professionals, and support staff
-The candidate must also possess strong organizational and communications skills
-Proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, Word and other Office programs; strength and conditioning technology is encouraged

Preferred Qualifications:
-Master’s degree from an accredited college or university
-Experience working simultaneously with a wide range of sports
-Demonstrated experience collecting, tracking, and utilizing athlete data to enhance sports performance program
-Certifications encouraged: USAW, FMS, CISSN, PRI, etc.

Salaries and benefits at Wingate are competitive and commensurate with experience.

To Apply:
Please send a letter of interest, resume/CV, and contact information of three references to

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Wingate University abides by all federal and state laws prohibiting employment discrimination solely on the basis of a person’s race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age (over 40), sex, marital status or physical handicap, except where a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists. Wingate University is committed to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Wingate University expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.