Assistant Sports Performance Coach

deadline 22 July 2021
employer University of Denver
type Full-time

The Assistant Sports Performance Coach is responsible for the development and administration of a sound strength and conditioning program for assigned sports (MLax, Volleyball and Skiing), teaching of safe lifting and movement techniques, and supervision of all assigned weight room and conditioning sessions consistent with departmental philosophy and methodology. Daily responsibilities include team or individual implementation of warm up, team physical monitoring, speed/agility development, recovery sessions and athlete testing/evaluation. The position may be asked to support both team and coaching staff education specific to physical stress, lifestyle management, nutrition education and general health/wellness. This position administratively oversees the management and coordination of all efforts specific to the Sports Performance Internship Program. Responsibilities include marketing, interviewing/hiring, overseeing and delivering the education curriculum, and the direct oversight of intern performance. The Assistant Sports Performance Coach position reports directly to the Director of Sports Performance. The position will assist in maintaining compliance with all NCAA, University, and Division practices and regulations, while contributing to the continual growth and development of the University's intercollegiate strength and conditioning program. The position works directly within the Pioneer Health and Performance umbrella and should encourage a team based approach behind the implementation of services for performance, health, wellness and sport psychology. The Assistant Sports Performance Coach will embrace and model a positive coaching philosophy and associated techniques; insisting on a culture of respect and positive communication. The Assistant Sport Performance Coach will demonstrate an on-going commitment to the principles of multiculturalism and diversity through hiring practices, training and development programming, campus collaborations, or involvement and participation in university/divisional multiculturalism and diversity projects or initiatives.