Assistant Coach, Strength and Conditioning

Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 17, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
In this role, you will collaborate with the Associate Athletic Director of Athletic Performance in the overall coordination, direction and operation of a NCAA strength and conditioning program for men’s and women’s intercollegiate athletic teams. Overview: Quinnipiac University seeks applications for an Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach to collaborate with the Associate Athletic Director of Athletic Performance in the overall coordination, direction and operation of a NCAA strength and conditioning program for men’s and women’s intercollegiate athletic teams. About Quinnipiac: Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” Quinnipiac has been named a “Great College to Work For” as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. For more information, please visit An education at Quinnipiac embodies the University’s commitment to preparing graduates for 21st century careers and citizenship, creating an inclusive, excellence-driven community, nurturing and positively impacting internal, local and global communities and fostering lifelong connections and success. The University believes in educating a diverse student body to become valued and contributing members of their communities through vital and purposeful educational programs. Students engage with real-world issues through practice and considering different perspectives. The University’s innovative curriculum further prepares undergraduate and graduate students to understand their roles and responsibilities as members of the Quinnipiac community as well as the larger national and global communities. Responsibilities:
  • Adhere to the highest standards of academic integrity and work in compliance with all University, NCAA, MAAC Conference, ECAC Conference and Big East Conference rules and regulations.
  • Assist in designing, instructing and supervising student athletes in the following: proper techniques of strength training movements, aerobic/anaerobic conditioning, speed development, power development, nutritional education, testing and evaluation protocols and flexibility programs.
  • Position will work in conjunction with the athletic training staff and team physicians in regard to effective rehabilitation and treatment programs for injured student-athletes.
  • Will work in conjunction with Associate Athletic Director of Athletic Performance to help develop and mentor assistants and graduate assistants.
  • Position will assist in the training and supervision of student interns as well as creating and maintaining proper records and databases.
  • Will assist in equipment purchasing and servicing of equipment for facilities.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Master's degree preferred
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Minimum of three years working with collegiate student-athletes preferred
  • National Strength and Conditioning Certification or equivalent
  • Certification by NSCA or USAW
  • Experience in working with diverse groups of athletes, both male and female
  • Proven leadership and management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Ability to interact professionally within the department, the campus and the national community
  • Ability to lift up to 100 pounds.
  • Night and weekend work required as needed
  • Some travel possible
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and a commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Special Instructions to Applicants: Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.


    Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter addressing how your experience supports the requirements of this position and Quinnipiac’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, and contact information for three references on the application form.

    Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

    Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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