Reporting to the Associate Athletics Director of Health, Well being, & Performance, the Director of Strength & Conditioning will oversee the Strength and Conditioning program by performing the following duties.
Oversees the GW's strength and conditioning program for 27 varsity athletic teams consisting of 500+ student-athletes.
Oversees the development, implementation, and evaluation of team and individual workouts in the areas of flexibility, lifting, running, and testing, among other areas.
Remains knowledgeable of current trends and advances in the area of strength and conditioning.
Communicates and collaborates with head coaches about individual and team development.
Responsible for budget management for strength and conditioning, including allocation of resources, equipment and supplement purchase and replacement planning.
Works with supervisor to help implement nutrition programs and dietary education plans for all student-athletes (including Training Table).
Collaborates with the Sports Medicine team to ensure proper protocol regarding student-athlete injuries and rehabilitation.
Communicates with individual sport coaches and sports medicine staff regarding physical training issues and injury limitations of student-athletes.
Is responsible for safety and maintenance of strength and conditioning training areas.
Creates appropriate reports and tracking mechanisms of strength, speed, and conditioning test results, athlete nutritional analyses, and other data as necessary.
Oversees, manages and supervises full-time strength and conditioning coaches and graduate assistants. Supervision includes selection, training, evaluation, and professional development and management of all subordinates.
Remains knowledgeable and current on compliance-related items with all NCAA, Atlantic 10 Conference (and other affiliated conferences), and University rules and regulations.
Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 1 year of relevant professional experience. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Degree in Exercise Science or related field
Strength and conditioning coaching experience at the Division 1 or professional level
Experience working with Division I basketball
Internal Number: 502108
About George Washington University
Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees (faculty and staff). The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication, respect, service and teamwork. As one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university.