Assistant Coach-Strength & Conditioning - 475610

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Assistant Coach-Strength & Conditioning - 475610


This position is responsible for assisting with the Division I strength and conditioning program at the University of Richmond. The primary responsibility is to develop and coordinate the strength and conditioning programs for assigned sports, as well as provide assistance with strength and conditioning programs for other sports as necessary. Additionally, this position will assist the Assistant AD in the day-to-day operation of the the department by ordering supplies and designing and monitoring the weight room schedules.


  • Design and implement strength and conditioning programs for assigned teams that challenge student-athletes to succeed individually and as a team within the structure of the Department of Athletics.
  • Support and assist the Assistant AD in the development of a strength and conditioning program for other sports as assigned.
  • Oversee condition of existing equipment related to sports performance for assigned sports and make recommendations for the purchase of new equipment.
  • Responsible for ordering supplies and development weight room schedules.
  • Comply with NCAA, conference, and University of Richmond regulations.


  • Demonstrated knowledge of all applicable NCAA, conference, and institutional rules and regulations is required.
  • Demonstrated expertise in coaching strength and conditioning is required.
  • Ability to lead and motivate student-athletes is required.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Immense desire to learn, improve, and expand as a strength and conditioning coach.
  • Strong ability to manage ones time and prioritize tasks as needed.
  • Strong teamwork skills and the ability to manage projects independently.


  • More than 2 years of previous experience coaching strength and conditioning at the collegiate level is required
  • A bachelor’s degree is required; master’s degree is preferred.
  • CSCC or CSCS Certifications are required
  • CPR and First Aid certifications are required


  • Full-time, non-exempt position
  • This position is limited term and will expire on 12/31/2021
  • Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; 7.75 hrs./day; 38.75 hrs./week
  • May include early mornings, nights, and weekends


At the University of Richmond, we’re creative, inclusive, and determined. We’re Spiders, and our mission is to create positive change in the UR community and beyond. Located minutes from downtown Richmond, Virginia, the University of Richmond ( blends the intimacy of a small college with exceptional academic, research, and cultural opportunities usually found only at large institutions. There’s only one place like Richmond.

UR is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success. In keeping with this commitment, our academic community welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds and candidates who support diversity. EOE




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Posted: 1/1/2021
Application Due: 1/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time