Assistant Coach, Strength and Conditioning
The Sports Performance Department, a Center of Excellence in Athletics, is a dynamic, highly interactive and visible component of Athletics in which Strength and Conditioning Department plays a vital role in the development of our student-athletes.
- Instruct the team, group, or individual student-athletes in the optimal execution of exercises aiming to obtain the desired results, as well as ensure the health and safety of every student-athlete.
- Select Key Performance Indicators that help assess, monitor, guide, and motivate training.
- Work with other Sports Performance professionals to educate student-athletes and coaches on best practices for healthy and sustainable performance enhancement, including influential lifestyle habits.
- Work within a team context to assist and learn from other Sports Performance team members.
- Create and maintain a positive environment. Implement and enforce policies and procedures governing the use of the weight room by all users.
- Serve as an ambassador of the Sports Performance program to all potential student-athletes, the campus community, alumni, friends, and family.
- Perform other related duties as assigned by the Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning, Director of Strength and Conditioning, and Director of Sports Performance.
- Occasionally work odd hours (early mornings, evenings, weekends).
- Bachelor's Degree in related field is required, Master's Degree in a related field is preferred.
- Required certification: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA) and/or Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (CSCCa)
- 2+ years of experience in a collegiate setting is preferred.
- Experience in data collection, analysis, and data supported decision making is preferred.
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University of Pennsylvania