OPS Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach - Athletics
The Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach will assist the Head Strength and Conditioning Coordinator in the administration of individual and group strength and conditioning programs for student athletes.
Typical duties include but are not limited to:
• Assists with delivering strength and conditioning sports specific programs to meet the nutritional, physical, and mental development of student athletes.
• Assists with monitoring rehabilitation programs and developing post-rehabilitation programs.
• Tests and evaluates student athletes to effectively monitor desired training outcomes.
• Serves as a supervisor and mentor to the strength and conditioning interns and graduate assistants.
• Stays current on trends in athletic training and participates in professional development conferences.
• Complies with all University, ASUN Conference, or Coastal Collegiate Swimming
Association ( CCSA ) regulations, as well as all NCAA rules and regulations. Remains
current with all changes in NCAA, as well as changes to University, Atlantic Sun
Conference and CCSA rules and regulations regarding intercollegiate athletics. This includes the requirement for self-reporting any possible rule violations. Any violation of NCAA rules is prohibited and may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Additional Job Description
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Health Science, Biomechanics, Human Performance, Physical Education, Exercise Physiology or closely related field.
One year of relevant, full-time experience working with men and/or women athletics teams, as an intern or graduate assistant, at the college or professional level.
Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.
Possess a nationally reputable strength & conditioning certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association ( NSCA ) or the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association ( CSCCA ).
Current American Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid certification.
Valid driver license and ability to travel throughout the country.
Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Health Science, Biomechanics, Human Performance, Physical Education, Exercise Physiology or closely related field.
Two years of professional full-time collegiate experience as a Strength and Conditioning Coach with Baseball and or Softball.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
• Demonstrated knowledge of exercise technique and instruction, functional training,
• nutritional planning, and proper exercise prescription.
• Knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
• and ability to learn new applications and systems.
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong organizational skills and an ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects within deadlines.
• Ability to design and implement programs for all sports in FGCU’s athletics program.
• Ability to effectively manage the work of others by providing information, guidance and motivation.
• Ability to collaborate and work effectively within a diverse community and willing to contribute to a team effort.
All employees are expected to:
- Promote a common purpose consistent with stated University goals and demonstrate a commitment to students and the learning environment.
- Possess the knowledge of general written standards and procedures utilized, and have the ability to read, interpret, and follow procedural and policy manual related to the job tasks.
- Demonstrate the ability to respond to supervision, guidance and direction in a positive, receptive manner and in accordance with stated policies.
- Provide quality customer service by creating a welcoming and supportive environment.
- Present a professional image in word, action and attire.
- Demonstrate professionalism in dealing with a diverse population while understanding and respecting each other’s view of the world, personalities and working styles.
- Apply effective techniques to create working relationships with others to achieve common goals; successfully communicates and collaborates with others to achieve goals.
- Demonstrate skills necessary to look at situations and processes critically to make recommendations for improvement.
FGCU is an EOE AA /F/Vet/Disability Employer.