Director, Sports Performance Coach - Olympic Sports

Boise, ID
Oct 19, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Overview:

Boise State University invites interested applicants for theposition of Director, Sports Performance Coach, Olympic Sports.  Thesuccessful applicant will become part of our team as we build a MetropolitanResearch University of Distinction. The individual in this position is responsiblefor designing and implementing Sports Performance programs to 19 differentOlympic Sports Programs.  Any violationof a conference or NCAA regulation, as well as those policies of theUniversity, could cause dismissal of a participant or staff member, as well as,create negative publicity and/or conference or NCAA standings to the programand institution.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee planning and delivery of yearly performance programs to 19 different Olympic Sport Programs.
  • Be a collaborative member of the Sports Performance, Health & Wellness team.
  • Monitor and track student-athlete progress during the overall year.
  • Effectively Coach strength training, speed, agility and conditioning sessions.
  • The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A strong work ethic.
  • Extensive sports performance knowledge and teaching experience.
  • A desire to find ways to better themselves personally and professionally.
  • An ability to teach and coach and at a high level.
  • A strong desire to be a part of a team and a program.

    Minimum Qualifications (Including Certificates and Licenses):

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Five (5) years of experience working at the collegiate level in sports performance
  • Current Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the National Strength and Conditioning Association or Strength and Conditioning Coach Certification from the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association
  • CPR and First Aid certification (must be completed within one month of hire)
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters’ Degree
  • Six (6) to eight (8) years of experience working at the collegiate level in sports performance
  • Five (5) years of coaching experience at the Division I college level

    Salary and Benefits: Salary is commensurate with experience,plus an excellent benefits package is available foreligible employees. For more information visit:


    If you are interested inthis position: Please upload to your application a resume that includesemployment history (including dates of employment) and three professionalreferences with contact information.

    In place of acover letter, please answer the four (4) questions below on a word document andupload to your application.


  • In 100 words or less, describe what collaboration looks like to you between Sports Medicine, Sports Performance, Sports Nutrition, and Mental Health.
  • List 3 character traits that you think define you as a professional and as a person.
  • In 100 words or less, describe the ideal work setting for you?
  • In as few words as possible, please define what the words below mean to you in a sports performance setting working with student-athletes and other professionals.  For example, we believe in order to perform at your highest level you must be extremely focused in everything that you do.  From the how you train in the weight room, to how you watch film, to how you study for a class, you must be focused in all these areas in order to perform at a high level when called upon.
  • Focus
  • Opportunity
  • Finish
  • Together
  • Enthusiasm
  • Resilient

    Our vibrant, metropolitan university is proud to be located in theheart of Boise, Idaho. This “City of Trees” features a blend of Northwest foodculture, fine arts, and exciting outdoor opportunities for recreation. InBoise, it’s possible to start your morning with a hike in the desert foothillsand have lunch at a modern fusion restaurant that sources all of its food locally.By afternoon, you’re cycling the 25-mile Boise Greenbelt, enjoying Class 3 or 4whitewater rafting, or snowboarding at the Bogus Basin Ski Resort. You can capoff your night by seeing an indie rock band play at the historic EgyptianTheater or take in a performance at the Idaho Shakespeare Festival. Boise isconsistently ranked as a bike and pedestrian friendly city. Downtown shoppingand nightlife, the Boise Art Museum, the Capital City Farmer’s Market, and impressivecommunity parks and foothills are all within comfortable walking or bikingdistance from the Boise State campus. Boise enjoys a semi-arid, dry and sunnysummer climate, and temperate winters with snow-capped mountains perfect forenjoying winter sports.


    Job Category: Athletics (Professional)
    Department: Athletics Facilities & Ops
    Schedule: Full-time
    Closing Date: Oct 24, 2019, 10:59:00 PM