Seattle University has an exciting, dynamic opportunity for the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach to join our community. This position, which serves both coaches and student-athletes, provides vision, leadership, expertise and instruction in area of strength and conditioning. Seattle University has 20 sports that compete at the NCAA Division I (non-football) level.
Essential Job Functions
Reporting to the Senior Strength and Conditioning Coordinator, the following are the key responsibilities of the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach:
Provide instruction, motivation and safety supervision to student-athletes and teams during strength and conditioning activities, with an emphasis on multi-joint sport movements to enhance power, speed, agility, flexibility and spatial awareness;
Serve as performance resource to assigned head coaches;
Incorporate head coach goals and objectives to design and implement sport-specific, year-round training programs for assigned sports;
Maintain regular collaborative communication and planning with sports medicine and academic support staff to best promote student-athlete excellence in performance, health and wellbeing;
Closely coordinate with sports medicine staff on student-athlete activities specific to physical therapy, reconditioning and returning to play; and
Actively maintain professional knowledge base and accredited credentials by researching industry scientific and clinical advancements.
Marginal Job Functions: Develop and lead annual coaches (instructional) clinic and/or strength and speed youth camp. Assist with sports nutrition education. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree and two years related experience at the NCAA Division I level or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. A successful candidate must have a strong knowledge of, and commitment to, NCAA rules and guidelines. Current National Strength and Conditioning Association(NSCA) Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist Certification and/or Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association(CSCCa) Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified certification required. Demonstrated willingness to support and engage diversity and gender equity. Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the NCAA, WAC, or any athletics conference in which Seattle University is a member or may join, and other established bodies that govern or oversee intercollegiate athletics. In the event Employee becomes aware, or has reasonable cause to believe, that violations of these organizations' constitutions, bylaws, rules or regulations may have taken place, Employee shall promptly report the same to the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance and Rules Education at the University. Employee shall cooperate fully and completely with any investigation of any alleged violation, whether such investigation is conducted by the University, NCAA or any other duly authorized agency or individual. All candidates must show a demonstrated commitment to diversity and the university's mission, vision, and values. All positions at Seattle University require a criminal history background check.
Master's or advanced degree with three to five years related experience at the NCAA Division I level. Strong working knowledge of sports reconditioning methodologies. Possess demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with internal and external constituencies for the purpose of advance the program.