Coordinator of Strength Training 4 (Strength Coach)

deadline 13 October 2019
employer Penn State University
type Full-time

Coordinator of Strength Training 4 (Strength Coach)

Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics, a Division I and Big Ten Conference Institution, is seeking a Strength and Conditioning Coach to cultivate a positive training environment that encourages team building, accountability, discipline, work ethic and mentally and physically healthy student-athletes. Design, organize and supervise strength and conditioning programs for Women's Basketball and Men's Tennis. Develop and execute nutritional plans designed specifically for individual student-athletes to enhance on-court performance. Coordinate team nutritional needs in consultation with sports nutritionist through training table, fueling stations, meals associated with team travel and other dietary needs. Support education for student-athletes in regards to nutrition and supplementation. Develop strength and fitness evaluation techniques to measure student-athlete's physical improvements. Play an integral part of the on-campus recruitment of student-athletes in Women's Basketball and Men's Tennis. Communicate daily with Head Coaches and Sports Medicine staff for Women's Basketball and Men's Tennis. Work closely with athletic training staff on student-athlete physical rehabilitation and injury prevention. Ensure safe and functional training environments for the weight room and other conditioning facilities. Assist in identifying and purchasing needed strength and conditioning equipment. Assist in scheduling weight room for training purposes. Assist with intern program, which includes planning, supervising, and evaluating. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Position requirements include: collegiate strength and conditioning coach experience and current certification as a professional strength coach with the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association or National Strength and Conditioning Association.

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