| STANFORD UNIVERSITY, Stanford, CA, a NCAA Division I-A member of the PAC-12 Conference is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Sports Performance Coach. This is a 12-month full time appointment with salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to; the development and implementation of athletic performance enhancement programs for sport responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Olympic Sports Performance. The successful candidate will possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred) in exercise science, kinesiology or related field and at least two years of experience in sports performance at the Division I-A, professional , or Olympic level. In addition, the successful candidate must also possess strong organizational and communication skills, and working knowledge of basic spreadsheet and word processing programs. |
Summary of essential job functions:
* Provide a high-level of service delivery, including but not limited to the development of athletic performance enhancement programs as it related to injury prevention, and performance enhancement (strength development, power development, quadrennial planning, recovery, etc.).
* Provide effective written and oral communication between student athletes, coaches, staff, administrators, etc.
* Develop and maintain effective working relationships with Sports Performance Staff and relevant Athletic Department personnel.
* Collaborate frequently with licensed Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers regarding the rehabilitation progress and return to participation/play planning of injured student athletes.
* Mentor Sports Performance Graduate Assistants, Contingent staff and Volunteer Interns.
* Provide leadership in administrative areas, as assigned by the Director of Sports Performance.
* Maintain a safe training environment for the Stanford student-athlete.
* Maintain a high-level of professional communication between sport coaching staff, athletic trainer, physical therapists, physicians, sports dietician and sports psychologist.
* Adherence to all policies and procedures as identified by the Department of Athletics, Stanford Sports Performance and the NCAA.
* Other tasks as assigned by the Director of Olympic Sports Performance.
Reports to: Director of Olympic Sports Performance