Sports Performance Coach (PT - 20 hours) - Georgetown University Athletics

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Sports Performance Coach (PT - 20 hours) - Georgetown University Athletics

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Sports Performance Coach (PT - 20 hours) - Georgetown University Athletics

The Sports Performance Coach, under the direction of the Head of Sports Performance, provides evaluation, instruction, accountability, and implementation of speed development, cardiovascular conditioning, or injury prevention as it pertains to their sport in the arena of play. Provides weight room assistance, program implementation, speed enhancement, and conditioning components for all student-athletes.

Weight Room Assistance

  • Provides instruction and monitoring of weight-room activity during times conducive to student-athletes and strength and conditioning staff. This scenario creates a much more functional department and solidifies the coach's role as a part of the student-athlete's overall progress.
  • Works with all student-athletes, but primary focus is with assigned teams/programs

  • Handles accountability and documentation of student-athlete's progress as a major function - monitoring, documenting, tracking, and reporting strength, speed, power, and explosion metrics to all student-athletes and coaches.
  • Helps to create a standard measurement and documentation process for all student-athletes to explain current athletic performance and set goals for ongoing improvement.
  • Conducts trainer interaction and alternative training methods for injured/rehabilitating student-athletes could also be incorporated to those limited in participation.

Speed and Conditioning
  • Conducts Strength, speed, and conditioning program design, combined with scheduling, and other minor administrative duties.
  • Integrates speed, plyometric, and conditioning to the current strength protocols of all varsity student-athletes.
  • Designs and integrates a more complete approach to the student-athlete's current strength initiative.
  • Schedule, coordination, and philosophy with strength and training staff will all be included in the new program and workouts.

  • Bachelor's degree required - Master's degree preferred
  • Two years of strength and conditioning experience, preferably at NCAA Division I level
  • Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certification: National Strength & Conditioning Assoc. C.S.C.S (Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist) or S.C.C.C. (Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified)
  • Additional Certifications: S.A.C. (Speed, Agility, & Conditioning), U.S.W.F (United States Weightlifting Federation) or N.A.S.M. (National Academy of Sports Medicine - Institutional Certification)
  • Experience with Olympic style movements, working with female athletes and mass groups of athletes
  • Certifications in CPR and First Aid
  • Ability to work confidently in a crisis or emergency situation and demonstrate knowledge of safety practices
  • Knowledge of University and Department philosophies, policies and regulations
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of NCAA regulations
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments
  • Strong interpersonal skills that demonstrate an ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
  • Valid driver's license with good driving record; must be insurable
  • Proficiency in computer use and relevant Microsoft applications
  • Availability for weekend and evening work
  • Completion of successful background check if offer is extended

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EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.

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Posted: 2/17/2021
Application Due: 2/17/2033
Work Type: Part Time