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Assistant Strength

Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Mar 5, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach

Job Summary
The Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach assists with all individual and group strength and conditioning programs to meet the nutritional, physical, and mental development needs of student-athletes.

FGCU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity and Access Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, genetic predisposition, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, veteran status, and any other protected class(es), as required by applicable state and federal law, as well as University regulations and policies.

Job Description

Typical duties include but are not limited to:
  • Assists with all aspects of strength and conditioning programs for student-athletes.
  • Maintains established goals to enhance nutritional, physical, and mental development.
  • Collaborates with athletic training staff to monitor rehabilitation programs and develop post-rehabilitation programs.
  • Tests and evaluates student-athletes to effectively monitor desired training outcomes.
  • Mentors strength and conditioning interns and graduate assistants.
  • Complies with all University and ASUN regulations, as well as all NCAA rules and regulations. Remains current with all changes in NCAA, as well as changes to University and ASUN rules and regulations regarding intercollegiate athletics. This includes the requirement for self-reporting any possible rule violations and participation in the annual NCAA continuing education programs including passing the NCAA certification test, if applicable. Any violation of NCAA rules is prohibited and may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.

Other Duties:
  • Other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Maintains current knowledge of strength and conditioning techniques to enhance the nutritional, physical, and mental development needs of student-athletes.
  • Travels throughout the country and internationally as assigned.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications:
  • This position requires either five years of directly related experience to the position or, as an alternative, a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization and one year of full-time experience directly related to the job functions.
  • Full-time professional athletic strength and conditioning experience in higher education athletics.
  • Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.
  • Experience operating a personal computer and proficient in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Current certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) or the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA).
  • Current American Red Cross CPR/AED certification.
  • Valid driver's license and the ability to travel throughout the country.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree from an accredited institution in Health Science, Biomechanics, Human Performance, Physical Education, Exercise Physiology or closely related field.
  • One year of full-time professional athletic strength and conditioning experience in a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I institution.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Knowledge of exercise technique and instruction, functional training, nutritional planning, and proper exercise prescription.
  • Knowledge of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules and regulations and a strong commitment to maintain compliance with those rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of student-athlete intellectual, emotional and social development and an ability to guide athletes toward successful completion of an undergraduate degree while participating in intercollegiate athletics.
  • Knowledge of and ability to administer first aid and CPR/AED.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to use independent judgment and remain flexible while prioritizing tasks.
  • Ability to thrive in an organization that values the diversity of its student body and workforce and actively promotes an equitable environment.
  • Ability to operate personal computers with proficiency and learn new applications and systems.
  • Ability to design and implement individual and group programs for all sports.
  • Ability to operate within a team organizational structure.
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner with a diverse group of staff, faculty, students and the community in a service-oriented environment.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing student needs and maintain consistent communication with supervisors and support staff in Athletic Department.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times.

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