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Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach

Northern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 9, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
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Working Title Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Department Athletic Training & Risk Mgt Compensation Title Position Number 30019751 Position Status Regular Work Schedule
Varies, nights and weekends will be required. Hours per Week 37.5 Months per Year 12 Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University embraces inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.

Purpose of Position
The Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach will assist the Director of Sports Performance in providing for the health and safety of student-athletes and the athletics staff. The Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach is responsible for maximizing a student-athletes athletic abilities through the design and implementation of a year-round Strength and Conditioning program for assigned sports. The Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach will work closely with head coaches to ensure programming aligns with the desired outcomes.

Compliance with NCAA rules is of the utmost importance at Northern Kentucky University. As a member of the athletics department staff it is expected that the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach will have a full understanding of the NCAA rules that pertain to the position. It is also expected that the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach will comply with all NCAA rules and if he/she becomes aware, or have reasonable cause to believe, that a violation of a rule has occurred he/she will immediately report it to the Director of Athletics or his/her designee. Primary Responsibilities
Regular Duties

  • Design, organize, implement, supervise, and administer Year-Round Strength & Conditioning (Speed, Agility, Quickness, Plyometric, Flexibility, and Nutrition) Training Programs for sports assigned to them by the Head Strength Coach.
  • Current sport assignments: Women’s Volleyball, Men’s Soccer, Women’s Soccer, Men’s Men’s Track & Field, Women’s Track & Field, Men’s Tennis, Women’s Tennis, Men’s Golf, Women’s Golf

  • Design, organize, implement, supervise, and administer multi-faceted training protocols and modalities that are orthopedically safe and physiologically sound for student-athletes.
  • Monitor, inspect, and insure athletics weight room equipment and facilities are maintained to protect the health and safety of student-athletes, athletics and university staff, and individuals.

  • Assist the Director of Sports Performance with the scheduling all team and individual strength & conditioning training sessions in cooperation with the head coach of each specific sport
  • Directly work with sport coaches on team strength & conditioning schedules, team physical and mental development tactics, and team motivation drills.
  • Maintain records for teams and individuals including but not limited to: individual weights, body mass index, body fat, weight programs.
  • Communicate with Sports Medicine staff to review injury reports, assist with the modification of training protocols, and progress injured student-athletes from injured –to- full go status.
  • Schedule individual meetings with student-athletes to establish and review training / development goals
  • Administer and evaluate performance tests
  • Maintain office hours for the convenience of student-athletes and coaching staff to allow for both team lifting and conditioning and open hours for individuals.
  • Carry out all actions with adherence and respect to the philosophy, mission statement, and goals of Northern Kentucky University, the Athletic Department, and NCAA .
  • Maintain a working knowledge and execute all actions in compliance with the policies and procedures set forth by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the Horizon League, and Northern Kentucky University.

  • Enforce all Strength & Conditioning Facility Rules and Regulations
  • Aid in the nutrition education and guidance for all sports programs.

  • Develop and supervise an undergraduate student intern program including hiring, training and mentoring throughout the semester.

  • Maintain all technology in weight room, including management of current software used in program design, up keep of technological hardware, and researching new or growing technological advances in sports performance

Periodic Duties

Assist in the development and enforce all Strength & Conditioning Facility Rules and Regulations

• Work with the Director of Sports Performance to develop Community Service Initiatives

• Oversee general nutritional education for student-athletes

· Design and implement recovery protocols for student-athletes

· Work with athletic trainers on return to play protocols

• Manage summer workout for student-athletes

Occasional Duties

  • Maintenance and service responsibilities of existing facility equipment
  • Participate in fund and friend raising activities for the growth of the athletics program.

  • Maintain continuing education units and current First Aid/ CPR & AED for the professional rescuer certification.
  • Maintain a current certification by a professional, accredited strength and conditioning organization
  • Suggest injury prevention and wellness programs for teams as needed to develop a student-athlete’s overall physical health and promote healthy living.
Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science or related field required, Masters Degree preferred.

1 year of collegiate strength and conditioning experience required.

CSCS certification required; SCCC certification preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately. To ensure consideration submit application materials by August 23, 2021.

Any candidate offered this position is required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law. Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree Preferred Education Master's Degree Minimum Experience 1 year Salary Pay Grade S67
Requisition Number 2021S1422 Job Open Date 08/09/2021 Job Close Date Open Until Filled No Quick Link Is this an internal only posting? Supplemental Questions

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