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Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Women's Basketball

Drexel University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Sep 20, 2023

Job Details

Job Summary

This position is responsible for, but not limited to, the organization, supervision and direction of the strength and conditioning for Women’s Basketball.

Essential Functions
  • Direct all aspects of the strength & conditioning program for women’s basketball. This position is expected to be part of all team activities, practices, games, team meals, travel, etc.
  • Assist student-athletes to perform to their physical potential in their sport through the development and management of strength and conditioning programs; develop programs by evaluating current physical conditioning, having a knowledge of the sport(s) and associated exercises, tailoring strength programs for specific needs, demonstrating proper performance of exercises, correcting mistakes; manage programs by monitoring progress and providing an assessment of development.
  • Reduce the occurrence of sport related injuries or the aggravation of such injuries during practice sessions and scheduled contests by being knowledgeable of the injuries commonly sustained in the sport and implementing proper pre-practice/competition warm-ups.
  • Collaborate with the Sports Performance Team: Sports Medicine, Sports Nutrition and Sport Psychology.
  • Participate in on-campus recruiting visits and team-building activities, as requested by the head coach.
  • Achieve and maintain professional certification(s).
  • Assist with scheduling, maintenance and the general operations of the varsity weight room including but not limited to working with an additional team(s).
  • Abide by all Drexel, CAA and NCAA rules and guidelines.
  • Contribute to the overall success of the University's athletics program by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Physical Education, Sports Management or a related field or Equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working with collegiate and/or professional athletes (Basketball preferred)
  • Must hold a current strength and conditioning certification recognized by the NCAA (NSCA-CSCS and/or CSCCa - SCCC preferred) and preferably one of the following: USAW, CFSC, ACSM, NASM or AOLC.
Physical Demands
  • Typically standing, walking
  • Lifting demands > 50lbs
  • Typically bending, crouching, stooping
  • University City – Philadelphia, PA
Additional Information

This position is classified as Exempt. The offered salary is dependent upon internal equity and the successful candidate’s competencies, education, and experience.

For more information regarding Drexel’s Professional Staff salary structure and Compensation Guidelines & Policies, please visit the Compensation and Salaries website .

Please review the Benefits Brochure for some information on our benefits offerings.

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

Advertised:Sep 20 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:Oct 20 2023 Eastern Daylight Time


Drexel University

Founded in 1891 in Philadelphia, Drexel is a comprehensive global R1-level research university with a unique model of experiential learning that combines academic rigor with one of the nation’s premier cooperative education programs.

Drexel University is an urban research university that integrates education, scholarship, diverse partnerships, and our global community to address society’s most pressing challenges through an inclusive learning environment, immersive experiential learning, external partnerships, transdisciplinary and applied research, and creative activity. We prepare graduates of diverse backgrounds to become purpose-driven professionals and agents for positive change

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