Sports Performance Coach , Olympic Sports

deadline 06 August 2021
employer Duke University
type Full-time

Title: Sports Performance Coach, Olympic Sports

Duke University is seeking a qualified candidate to be a Sports Performance Coach working with Women’s Lacrosse and select groups within Track & Field. This position is responsible for designing, implementing, conducting, and monitoring sports performance programs for assigned Olympic sports student-athletes and teams.

Required Qualifications:
Master’s or Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Health Sciences or related
Current NSCA CSCS or CSCCa SCCC certification
Minimum of 2-3 years as a full-time sports performance coach with an NCAA collegiate athletics department or
professional sports organization
Current CPR/First Aid Certification required The candidate must also possess strong organizational and
communications skills
Experience working with male and female athletes across a variety of teams in all areas of sports
performance, including advanced speed development, weight training techniques, and energy system development
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered in place of the requirements above

Essential Functions:
Designing and implementing sports performance programs for Olympic Sports student athletes and teams as
assigned by the Director of Sports Performance and Director of Olympic Sports Performance
Assisting in scheduling teams for and monitoring and maintenance of the Scott Family Athletics Performance
Additional Administrative Leadership responsibilities assigned by Director of Sports Performance and
Director of Olympic Sports Performance
Participating in ongoing individual and group professional development activities
All duties must be performed in compliance with NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations.
Collaborating with athletic medicine, sports nutrition, and sports psychology/behavioral health staff to
provide comprehensive support for the Duke student-athlete experience

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

How to Apply:
Interested Applicants please send cover letter, resume, and list of three references as one document to Please put "Sports Performance Coach, Olympic Sports" in the subject line. An electronic resume, cover letter, and list of 3 references should also be submitted at .

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. Duke Athletics has a strong commitment to Affirmative Action and is actively seeking to increase the racial and ethnic diversity of our staff.