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Strength and Conditioning Coach

Employer
Towson University
Location
Towson, MD

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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.

Preferred:

    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 reports


Organization: Executive Division
Primary Location: Main Campus
Job Posting: Jul 27, 2021

Organization

Towson CampusTowson University (TU; www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, and is Baltimore’s largest comprehensive university, and the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls over 18,000 undergraduates and nearly 4,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Towson University offers many cultural, educational and athletics programs and events that are open to the public ranging from concerts and lecturers to Division I college sports.

Towson Students Our centrally located campus sits on 330  rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of  Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington  D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.  The town of Towson, MD. has a population  of approximately 52,000, with tree-lined  streets, shops, restaurants, movies, bookstores, a county library branch, live music venues, and is in walking distance of the TU campus. Towson was established in 1750 and is the seat of Baltimore County government.

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