Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Athletic Training, Sports Medicine - Strength & Conditioning
Cottey College, an independent liberal arts and sciences college, educates women to be contributing members of a global society through a challenging curriculum and a dynamic campus experience. In our diverse and supportive environment, women develop their potential for personal and professional lives of intellectual engagement and thoughtful action as learners, leaders, and citizens.
Cottey College is a first year member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The college currently has seven athletic programs (basketball, cross country, golf, indoor track, outdoor track, softball and volleyball) and is focused on growing the athletic department in the future.
JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Athletic Director, the position of Head Athletic Trainer/Strength and Conditioning Coach is a full-time, plus benefits, 10 month position. The successful candidate will develop, coordinate and administer a comprehensive athletic training program as well as an individual, general and team strength and conditioning programs for the athletic department.
• Develop and implement overall athletic training and strength and conditioning program for the college, including: injury prevention programs, injury evaluations, injury management, injury treatment and rehabilitation and educational programs • Provide athletic training services for Cottey’s athletic department and activity classes, including attendance at scheduled team practices, all home events and away competitions as necessary. • Coordinate and schedule physical assessments and medical referrals for student-athletes to determine their ability to practice and compete • Assist in the development and supervision of a program of rehabilitation for injured student-athletes • Implement and supervise a concussion management plan that includes education, pre-participation assessment, recognition and diagnosis of concussion, post-concussion management, and return to activity • Assist Athletic Director in the development of the annual budget for the athletic training room • Evaluate and recommend new techniques and equipment that would benefit of the athletic program and activities classes • Develop a system of recordkeeping and documentation for injury and treatment logs for all student athletes • Work to ensure safety in the design and implementation of fitness, nutrition and conditioning programs customized to meet individual student needs • Collaborate with coaching staff for implementation of conditioning programs based on areas of improvement for their specific athletic program • Develop, establish and implement individual and team strength training and conditioning programs for all athletes and teams. • Teach proper training techniques within the fitness center or other designated area for improved athletic performance. • Assist with the overall supervision of fitness center and other designated facilities, ensuring proper maintenance of equipment and monitoring compliance with safety protocols.
This position will require: evening and weekend hours, effective written and verbal communication skills
Additional Salary Information: 10 month, full-time with benefits
About Cottey College
Education a Woman's Way
Cottey College is an independent, liberal arts and sciences women's college in Nevada, Missouri. Since 1884, the college has offered young women the opportunity to learn and grow into leaders, role models, and confident individuals.
Today, Cottey's unique combination of women's-only education, high academic standards, focus on leadership development, commitment to an international experience for every student, and a motivated, high-energy community is at the heart of its success. At Cottey, we have multiple degree options intended to fit your needs. You can complete a Bachelor of Arts degree in four years with any of the following majors - Business, English, Environmental Studies, Health Sciences, International Business, International Relations, Liberal Arts or Psychology. Graduates of our BA program are well prepared to enter the world of work and for advanced study in graduate or law school. Additionally, Cottey offers two-year, associate degree options. You can earn an Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Fine Arts - Art, Associate in Fine Arts - Dance, Associate in Fine Arts - Theater, or Associate in Arts - Music degree. These degre...e programs are carefully designed to facilitate transfer to a four-year college or university if you want to complete a major in an area other than one of the majors listed above. Our alumnae go on to dynamic careers in business, entertainment, marketing, education, sports, communications, and many others. Most importantly, they continue their special connection with the College and each other throughout the course of their lives and careers.