Responsibilities and Duties
The Strength and Conditioning Coach will perform duties to include but are not limited to leading, evaluating and supervising the daily operations of the strength and conditioning program; facilitate comprehensive movement assessments, supervision, design and implementation of periodized strength and conditioning programs that reduce injury, enhance performance, ensure safe equipment usage; emphasis will be placed on implementation, supervision and teaching progressions for: resistance training, cardiovascular, speed, plyometric, flexibility and functional movement; as well as maintain accurate electronic records for each team and student-athlete to monitor progress. Other duties at the discretion of the Assistant Athletic Director of Sports Performance as assigned. Design and implement comprehensive year-round programming (movement assessments, speed, strength and conditioning) for the athletic development and enhancement of student-athletes; maintain accurate and timely electronic records for monitoring prescribed and completed program variables
In coordination with the Sr. Associate AD for Sports Medicine and Performance and Assistant Athletic Director of Sports Performance, lead the development and implementation of: comprehensive injury prevention, performance enhancement, and functional performance screening and testing; utilization of performance monitoring technology (e.g., heart rate monitoring, GPS, sleep monitoring, velocity-based training modalities, etc.) as a tool to better plan and adjust training plans, continuously seek continuing education opportunities and explore current tools and techniques, utilize evolving advances in technology to benefit and enhance each sport's training philosophy and serve the sport coach by providing specific and tangible information regarding their athletes' physical status and abilities. Communicate, collaborate and interact with coaches, athletic trainers, administrative staff, and Towson Research Academy of Collaborative Sport Science to apply evidence based practice for strength and conditioning.
Monitor the condition of equipment and request repairs or replacement as necessary. Cooperate with all coaches and administrative staff within the intercollegiate athletics programs to enhance overall departmental operations. Understand and comply with all department policies and procedures, as well as NCAA and Colonial Athletic Association rules and regulations. Perform additional administrative duties assigned by Assistant Athletic Director of Sports Performance.
Qualifications and Skills
Successful candidates will...
Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Sport Science, Nutrition or related fields.Have prior experience working in strength and conditioning at collegiate level.Hold current certification from either NSCA or CSCCa.Have First Aid/CPR/AED certification.Have demonstrated experience and strong knowledge base in performance and injury prevention program development of the collegiate athletics population.Possess strong verbal and written communication skills and be interested in and attentive to cross-cultural communication.Have commitment to student-athlete well-being, health & safety in a competitive environment.Be able to collaborate in developing a holistic sports performance model.
Have Master’s Degree in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Sport Science, Nutrition or related fields.Have experience at the NCAA Division I collegiate or professional sports.Have experience with women's basketballHave experience with energy system developmentHave experience with Catapult or other GPS and athlete load monitoring technology and creating daily/weekly reportsOrganization:
Executive DivisionPrimary Location:
Main CampusJob Posting:
Jul 27, 2021