Careers

Athlete Performance Coach

deadline 30 June 2021
employer Godspeed - Elite Sports Academy
type Full-time
website https://godspeed.org

About us:

The Athlete Performance (“AP”) program welcomes, evaluates, educates, and equips athletes to increase performance while reducing their risk of injury. The AP program provides individualized evaluations, nutrition prescription/mentorship, training prescription/mentorship, and desire to implement an athlete’s long-term passion for health and fitness throughout their life. The purpose of the AP program is to lead, discipline and refine athletes on their current journey to increase athletic performance while reducing their risk of injury but even more importantly to educate and equip the athlete for a long-term passion to improve health and fitness throughout their lives. Each AP coach will commit their Heart, Mind, Soul and Strength to each athlete they serve with the goal of growing new disciples of the Godspeed Core Purpose.

The AP programs serve athletes from 3rd grade through professional level. Each age group is organized into grade to allow proper athletic development to occur with age and gender of athletes being similar. Also, long term athletic development protocols are implemented based on the athletes age group.

Job Description:

-Provide high energy, passion, encouragement and relentlessness to better the member attendance and training experience.
-Complete understating of the how to implement the AP system while being able to correctly, efficiently, and safely adjust in real time.
-Proficiency in lead intake and conversion to member.
-Ability to build relationships by interacting, correcting, encouraging, relational motivating and congratulating members pre, intra, and post training class/day.
-To be the guide by creating, explaining, and being accountable to members on their journey to success.
-Ability to see and adjust based on the needs of the individual, class and/or situation.
-Ability to provide corrective encouragement and motivation to members during the pre, intra and post training session.
-To test, document and consult Members on their previous, present, and future state.
-To provide, demonstrate, correct and motivate members on the tools, obstacles and achievements during their journey.

Position Requirements:

- Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Health and Wellness or related field preferred.
-Must have or be working towards CSCS, SCCC, USAW, etc.
-1-2 years of relevant experience in coaching or training with elite professional and collegiate athletes or in a general population setting preferred.

Position Benefits/Salary:

-Competitive salary dependent on certifications and previous experience (typical starting salary is 40-45k - not including commissions).
-Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance.
-Opportunity for IRA match.
-Paid time off.

Applicants must submit resume and three professional references to Kendra Miller at kendra@godspeed.org.