The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at Michigan State University is looking for a candidate to fill an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach position to implement a comprehensive sport performance training program. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Assist the Director of Strength and Conditioning/Olympic Sports as assigned in creating a championship strength and conditioning training environment and culture for men’s and women’s
Assist the Director of Strength and Conditioning/Olympic Sports with the implementation of sport-specific programs based on peer-reviewed, evidence-based protocols to enhance the fitness, strength, power, and speed indices of the intercollegiate athletes in the assigned sport(s).
Assist the Director of Strength and Conditioning/Olympic Sports in implementing a motivational environment within which athletes strive for consistent elite level
Assist with implementation of body-fat reduction/lean body mass enhancement strategies in accordance with sports medicine and dietetics
Work closely with sport coaches to monitor athlete performance
Assist coaches in recruiting
Collaborate with Athletic Training, Sports Medicine and Dietetics staff regarding rehabilitation and sport performance plans.
Supervise, advise, and work with staff, graduate assistants, and undergraduate students who work with Strength and Conditioning
Enforce our standards, policies, and mission
Actively participate in weekly interdepartmental staff
Maintain all records concerning the student-athletes
Maintain cleanliness of equipment and facilities as
Other duties as assigned
To apply, please visit www.careers.msu.edu, search for posting 567229 and follow the application process.
Master’s degree in kinesiology or exercise science with at least three years of professional experience; or equivalent combination of professional experience and education preferred. The following required certifications through one or both accredited strength and conditioning organizations must be maintained: the Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) by the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches association (CSCCa), and/or the Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) by the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA). Preferred certification is by the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches association. Current first aid, CPR and AED certification.
Known internationally as a major U.S. public university with global reach, Michigan State University has been advancing knowledge and transforming lives through innovative teaching, research, and outreach for over 150 years. Founded in 1855, MSU is a member of the Association of American Universities, the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, and the Big Ten and Central Collegiate Hockey Association athletic conferences. MSU sponsors 25 intercollegiate varsity sports (12 for men and 13 for women). The 5,200 acre campus is located in East Lansing, three miles east of Michigan's Capitol in Lansing. MSU has approximately 45,000 students (undergraduate and graduate) and 400,000 living alumni throughout the world.