Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Strength & Conditioning
4 Year Degree
The Assistant Athletics Director, Sports Medicine, under the direction of the Head Team Physician, supervises and coordinates the Sports Medicine staff in performing above duties. The position provides education, counseling and guidance for athletes in regard to their conditions and consultation with health care providers regarding injuries. The position maintains and documents all referrals, provides insurance paperwork to medical providers and to ICA administration, authorizes medical visits, and coordinates all insurance concerns with ICA administration. The position is responsible for the operation of the University’s main and satellite athletic training facilities and supervises and evaluates the Associate Director and Assistant Directors. The position reports to the Senior Associate Athletics Director/Senior Administrator .
The University of Nevada, Reno, has a student body of approximately 21,000. Nevada is a member of the Mountain West Conference and sponsors 16 intercollegiate sports featuring more than 400 student-athletes. The University is situated in Reno, a metropolitan area of 350,000, on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The city is conveniently located 38 miles from Lake Tahoe, a world-class skiing area with limitless summer and winter recreational opportunities. Sacramento and San Francisco are, respectively, two and four hour drives away.
Bachelor’s Degree and four years, or Master’s Degree and two years, of experience managing or assisting with management of athletic training facilities at the Division I level with Men’s or Women’s sports programs
Any license or certificate required for this position:
Certification by National Athletic Trainers’ Association as administered by the NATA Board of Certification (NATABOC)
First aid and CPR certification
Maintain continuing education units as required by the NATABOC
Must be licensed in the State of Nevada
Internal Number: R0109190
About University of Reno
The University of Nevada has been perennially ranked in the top 10 in the nation in the Gender Equity Scorecard, including best in the country for its commitment to gender equity in 2006 and 2007. The University has also been recognized as a Diversity in Athletics award winner by the Laboratory for Diversity in Sport at Texas A&M University. The Wolf Pack has participated in successful legislative lobbying for gender equity funding and private fundraising to add three women's sports. Nevada added women's golf in 1998 and women's soccer in 2000, while the University also brought back its women's softball program in 2003 after a 14-year hiatus.
A total of 116 Wolf Pack student-athletes earned academic all-conference distinction from the Mountain West during the 2013-14 season. Nevada’s volleyball team holds a near perfect four-year APR of 989. The program has made five NCAA Championship appearances, most recently in 2005.
The University of Nevada, Reno has a growing and increasingly diverse student enrollment of approximately 20,000 including over 2,800 graduate students. The university has been recognized as a Tier I Institution by US News and World Report. Located in the pic...turesque base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the University is a 45 minute drive from Lake Tahoe and four hours from San Francisco and the Napa-Sonoma wine country. The Pacific Crest Trail is nearby for hiking and biking, while fantastic ski areas abound. The city offers an excellent living environment, due to its mountains, short commutes, growing arts community, increasing international flavor, and strong academic ties through the presence of Nevada’s oldest University. Nevada has no state income tax, and Reno has a comparatively low property tax. The University offers excellent benefits, including faculty tuition benefits for university employees and their dependents.