Reporting to the Senior Director of Intramural and Club Sports, the Club Sports Strength and Conditioning Coach will work to support the mission and core values of the University and Department. The Club Sports Strength and Conditioning Coach will work collaboratively with the Senior Director of Intramural and Club Sports to develop and execute strength and conditioning programs for club sports.
The following information is intended to be representative of the work performed by incumbents in this position and is not all-inclusive. The omission of a specific duty of responsibility will not preclude it from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical extension of position responsibilities.
Contribute to the overall vision, development, execution, and assessment of Club Sports.
Assist with the daily operations of the Club Sports program. Collaborate with Senior Director of Intramural and Club Sports on program development.
Develop customized strength and conditioning programs for club sport student-athletes, teaching the proper progressions of movement mechanics such as acceleration, multi-direction, and maximum velocity, to increase students’ physical literacy and overall athletic ability.
Teach proper training techniques in the weight room for improved athletic performance.
Supervise and instruct year-round strength and conditioning program for Club Sports.
Collaborate with athletic training staff in the rehabilitation of athletic injuries.
Assist in the overall supervision of weight room facilities including ensuring proper maintenance of equipment, monitoring compliance of safety procedures and proper etiquette.
Maintain knowledge of current trends, practices and techniques related to strength and conditioning programming.
Serve as primary risk manager for Club Sports during training.
Establish training routines emphasizing form and safety as well as adapting to the level of each athlete.
Ensure compliance with risk management, injury protocol and emergency action plans.
Assist with implementation of Club Sports Physical Activity credit opportunities that contribute to the signature student experience at Colorado School of Mines.
Manage registration and participation through Fusion.
Perform administrative duties as assigned.
Maintain accurate attendance and training records for each athlete and team.
Assist with the purchasing, inventory, and maintenance of program related equipment.
Submit participation and annual statistics reports.
Develop, implement and assess administrative policies and procedures for Club Sports for effectiveness and satisfaction of programs, services, and facilities.
Assist with scheduling and maintenance of the weight room space and time allocated to Club Sports.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or a related field
Broad-based experience in developing and adapting strength and conditioning programs for athletes
Previous experience working in a collegiate strength and conditioning program
Experience supervising student employees
Experience working with coaches and volunteers
Certifications and Licenses:
Current Strength and Conditioning Certification meeting NCAA requirements (i.e. CSCCA, CSCS)
A valid driver’s license that is maintained throughout the duration of employment
Current First Aid/CPR/AED certifications, or obtain within one month of hire
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Willingness to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends
The ability to work independently
Excellent organization, leadership and communication skills, including, but not limited to written, oral and interpersonal skills; and computer literacy
Good judgment and decision-making abilities
Strong conflict resolution and customer service skills
Ability to function in a fast paced environment and adapt quickly to changing priorities
Education and Experience:
Master’s degree in Exercise Science or a related field
Internal Number: 494846
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