Five-Star Sports is the largest youth basketball training company in China. As a team of international coaches our goal is to bring high quality training to young players throughout China. We are looking for an athletic trainer to grow our new strength and performance program for our students ages 5-18.
Taking the perspective of “Athletes training Athletes (to be)” we want a trainer who has competed at the collegiate or elite level in high school and is now a certified trainer ready to build their career. You will be training players with little to no skill or experience with strength and conditioning. You will need to be able to effectively communicate across a language barrier.
Our vision is for you to apply our methodology to your unique training style for the development of this new strength program. If you are a committed, high energy trainer ready to grow yourself and others, we would love to meet you.
The responsibilities are including but not limited to the following:
Provide direct instruction to all athletes, as well as providing assessment and documentation tools, in order to assure proper explanation of training techniques.
Ability and willingness to work with all ability levels, ages 5-18.
Develop strength and conditioning manuals used for off day activity regiments.
Provide educational support regarding nutritional and supplemental products
Office duties as needed.
We expect a mentorship environment that fosters personal growth outside the gym as well as in the gym.
Bachelor’s degree required from accredited 4-year university, preferably in sports or health sciences discipline, e.g. Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Movement Science or other related field.
2 years’ relevant experience in strength and conditioning coaching or personal training.
CPR, First Aid and AED required; Coaches’ Safety Training certifications helpful.
Possess a certification with the National Strength and Conditional Association (CSCS) or Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association (SCCC) preferred. Other CPT or PES certifications from accredited programs will be accepted.
Must have a thorough understanding of human physiology.
Ability to progressively develop the training program to a scalable level.
Participation in competitive High school or college athletics and the ability to articulate to student athletes the benefits of sports performance training preferred.
Good relationship management skills and ability to work cohesively in a team environment requiring good social and interpersonal skills.
Cost of living is low and this package will allow trainers to enjoy living in China while putting money aside for the future.
This is a great opportunity for young trainers to gain international experience while learning about life in a new country.
Additional Salary Information: Housing + Utilities included
Five-Star Sports is an official, legal Chinese entity that is a growing grassroots program for students seeking to better their basketball and soccer skills by learning from the best. Started in 2012, Five-Star Sports' goal is to offer high-quality training to everyday students of China (i.e. not only those attending private sports schools) and currently boasts over 2000 students enrolled througho...ut 3 cities, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Chengdu. All training is taught by international coaches. Five-Star Sports offers it's coaches a professional environment that fosters growth and love for the game. It's the opportunity of a life-time to be able to develop skills and knowledge of the sport, learn from other coaches from around the world, and share their passion with China's youth. Since housing and accommodations are provided and the cost of living in China is low, Five-Star Sports coaches have the unique ability to set money aside for the future all while travelling the world and experiencing life in a new culture.