Head Strength Training Coach
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt-Non-affiliated.
General Definition of Work
Performs difficult human support work directly with athletes, coaches and parents to prevent injury, improve strength and agility of the programs within the department., and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the general direction of the Activities Director. Continuous oversight is exercised over trainers and interns.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function listed below satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. This is not an exhaustive list of any or all functions a position could perform. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Creates and implements sport specific programs for in season athletes while in the weight room.
Creates and implements general programs for off-season athletes while in the weight room.
Facilitates both in and off season strength and conditioning sessions throughout the year.
Communicates directly with coaches regarding program needs for strength and conditioning and injury prevention.
Teaches appropriate techniques to promote lifelong physical health.
Maintains all equipment in the weight room and cardio room; creates and maintains room schedules.
Communicates maintenance and replacement needs with the Activities Director and works within an annual budget for equipment
Develop systems for tracking athlete attendance and athlete progress in conjunction with sport coaches.
Provide alternative programs for injured athletes.
Attends sporting events and warm up teams at home competitions.
Communicates with parents about student’s progress and future expectations.
Works in cooperation with the sports medicine/athletic training staff in the rehabilitation and strengthening of injured athletes.
Determines and reinforces expectations for athletic conduct that mirror the school’s expectation for extra-curricular activities.
All other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
General knowledge of related industry, organization and department policies, procedures, guidelines and best practices; general knowledge and understanding of athletic training rules, regulations and expectations; general knowledge of student behavior management techniques; general knowledge of sport tools, supplies and equipment; general knowledge of maintenance of sport tools, supplies and equipment; general skill using standard sport equipment, tools and supplies; general skill using standard office equipment and related hardware, software and peripheral equipment; ability to make arithmetic computations using whole numbers, fractions and decimals; ability to coach students in a constructive moral building manner; ability to assist with promotional efforts to increase program involvement; ability to manage inventory of program supplies and equipment; ability to travel to related functions for the program; ability to generate related records and reports for athlete participation; ability to generate and maintain related records and reports for equipment maintenance; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with similar professionals, students, team members, parents and the general public.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, exercise science, or related field and considerable experience working in kinesiology, as a strength and conditioning coach within a sports program preferably at the high school level, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
This work requires the regular exertion of up to 25 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of over 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling, lifting and repetitive motions, frequently requires climbing or balancing and stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and occasionally requires sitting; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, assembly or fabrication of parts within arms length, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires working near moving mechanical parts, frequently requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions and occasionally requires exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).
National Academy of Sports Medicine(NASM) certified.
International Sports Sciences Organization(ISSA) certified.
American Council of Exercise(ACE) certified.
Rate of Pay
30-35 hours per week
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.