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Sports Performance Coach (Internal only)

University of Massachusetts Lowell
UMass Lowell
Closing date
Jul 27, 2021

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Job Details

Job no: 509300
Position type: Staff Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Non-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Athletic Programs
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience and grade/range
Applications Open: Jul 14 2021
Applications Close: Jul 27 2021

General Summary of Position:

This being an internal opportunity, only current UML Employees, irrespective of Bargaining units are eligible to apply for this position.

Under the direction of the Assistant Athletics Director for Sports Performance, the Sports Performance Coach is responsible for oversight of the strength and conditioning program for all teams as assigned. Will assist in all aspects of the nutrition station.


Supervising, planning, and implementing sport-specific strength and conditioning programs for all designated sports teams on a year-round basis. This shall include developing, monitoring and evaluating speed, agility, strength and conditioning regimes, and ensuring fundamental instruction is provided.

Assist in the daily maintenance, inventory and ordering of supplies for the nutrition station

Working closely with designated head coaches, or their designee, to plan, organize and facilitate strength & conditioning needs of each team, including scheduling use of weight room facilities.

Collaborating effectively with Athletic Health Care staff to ensure student-athletes’ needs are appropriately managed.

Assisting with budget for assigned performance facility. Maintaining proper strength & conditioning equipment and making purchase of new equipment for Costello weight room.

Ensuring proper use and maintenance of equipment and enforcing safety procedures.

Communicating effectively with students, coaches, staff, and alumni.

Adhering to University, NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.

Promote the University’s commitment to customer service by:
• Building effective partnerships with co-workers throughout the University by freely sharing appropriate information and providing assistance when needed.
• Ensuring optimum service to all internal and external partners in response to all requests for service and information.
• Maintaining an environment that is welcoming to persons of all backgrounds, nationalities, and roles.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Occasional Nights and Weekends

Minimum Qualifications (Required):


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC)
  • CPR certification


  • Minimum 1 year previous experience as a professional intern or graduate assistant

Additional Considerations:

  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Previous experience at Division I collegiate level preferred
  • Effective communication, interpersonal and public relations skills

Special Instructions to Applicants:

A job offer for this position is contingent upon a satisfactory response to a background and Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check and review.

This being an internal opportunity, only current UML Employees, irrespective of Bargaining units are eligible to apply for this position.

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.


Working at University of Massachusetts Lowell

Located in the culturally and historically rich Merrimack.

Valley in northeast Massachusetts, the University of Massachusetts Lowell is a vibrant research university that offers its 13,000 students more than 120 bachelor’s, master’s, professional master’s and doctoral degree programs. Exciting opportunities in experiential and service learning, scholarship, community engagement, and international partnerships can be found across the Colleges of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Engineering; Management; Sciences; School of Health and Environment; and Graduate School of Education.

This is a time of unprecedented growth and opportunity at UMass Lowell. Student enrollment and retention have improved annually. Research funding and alumni giving have increased significantly and the campus has embarked on the construction of two new academic buildings: the Emerging Technologies & Innovation Center and the Health & Social Sciences Building.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Massachusetts Lowell is to enhance the intellectual, personal and cultural development of its students through excellent, affordable educational programs. The University seeks to meet the needs of the Commonwealth today and into the future and supports the development of sustainable technologies and communities through its teaching, research, scholarship and engagement.

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