A Head Fitness  and Rehab Coach watches as a player dribbles a soccer ball between two cones.

Live your passion and work for the newest Major League Soccer franchise. Austin Football Club is searching for highly qualified, multi-skilled H Head Fitness & Rehab Coach. This position will work directly with the Sports Scientist and Medical staff to track end stage rehab programs with objective data and technology.

The Head Fitness & Rehab Coach will also deliver on-field end-stage rehab sports specific exercises and assist the High-Performance Director and Head Strength Coach in performing the warmup field activities daily.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with the Strength & Conditioning Coach in the designing and administering of individualized pre-training activation protocols and in-season strength training sessions.
  • Create an in-season injury risk assessment protocol in collaboration with the medical team which will result in individualized injury reduction activities.
  • Producing online team record books/media guides, game notes, news releases, statistics compilation.
  • Aid in performing all practice warm-up activities in conjunction with the needs of the coaching staff and High Performance Director.
  • Design and execute rehab training sessions in the weight room and on field that utilize technology and data to help best prepare athletes to reach their potentia
  • Perform activation/regeneration sessions as needed.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science/Sports Science or another relevant field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years professional or college experience, preferably with experience in MLS or other elite level soccer organizations.
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (C.S.C.S) certification by NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association) or equivalent certification.

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*Austin FC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all candidates without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable city, state or federal law.