Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Strength & Conditioning
This position reports to the Director of Athletics and carries responsibility of overseeing the operation of the Fitness Center and Strength & Conditioning program. Oversight of fitness center including, student worker training and scheduling, budget management, and adhering to all NCAA, Conference and College rules. Work with the Office of Summer Programs to ensure a smooth transition for summer usage. Also plan and implement strength and conditioning programs for teams, clubs and individuals users within the Haverford community. Additional administrative duties will be assigned.
A Bachelor’s degree, 1st Aid/CPR/AED certification and NSCA-CSCS certification are required. Masters Degree preferred, USAW/Club Coach certification preferred, 3 years working with athletic teams preferred.
Oversee operations of fitness center facility (includes, but not limited to, user safety, care/ maintenance of equipment, budget management, appropriate record keeping, etc.)
Responsible for the hiring and training of Assistant Director of Fitness Center/Assistant Coach Strength & Conditioning
Responsible for the hiring and training of student workers. Ability to hire unpaid interns as desired.
Consult with Athletic Department Coaches regarding strength and conditioning programs for their teams. Coach student-athletes to develop all aspects of performance enhancement including movement skills, strength, power, speed, agility and endurance
Consult with Athletic Trainers regarding strength and conditioning programs for injured athletes and in designing programs to reduce the likelihood of injuries
Develop and assist in implementation of Introduction to Fitness curriculum. Teach a minimum of 2 physical education courses/semester to campus groups (students/staff/etc.) – at least one of which is Introduction to Fitness.
Provide instruction and guidance to community using Fitness Center. Provide opportunities for enhanced wellness and fitness for all members of the College community.
Maintain liaison with College and Athletic Administrators as appropriate for a Fitness Center Director
All Full-time Athletic personnel must attend monthly College Administrative Professional Staff meetings, Athletic Staff meetings as scheduled, weekly Athletic Logistic meetings, other special college meetings as announced.
Adherence to all regulations of the College, Centennial Conference and NCAA.
Maintain Web Site for Fitness Center on Athletic Page
Summer Conference Expectations
Hire and Train summer student worker
55 hours/week (40/student worker + 15/FT Staff)
Community Wellness Engagement – Joe Schwartz 3k, events, committees, partners, etc.
Other Duties as Assigned: Such assignments will be made by and discussed with the Director of Athletics.
Line of Report:
The Director of the Fitness Center & Head Strength and Conditioning Coach reports directly to the Director of Athletics. / The Assistant Director of the Fitness Center & Head Strength and Conditioning Coach reports to the Director.
Possession of a valid U.S. drivers' license, and ability to pass a Motor Vehicle Record Check.
Ability to obtain and maintain PA Act 153 Child Abuse clearances.
Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions Required of this Position
Lifting (to exert strength to move objects from one place to another):
Sedentary Lifting: (0-10 pounds) Up to three hours
Light Lifting (10-20 pounds): Up to three hours
Moderate Lifting (20-50 pounds): Up to three hours
Heavy Lifting (50 to 100 pounds): Up to three hours
Pulling (to exert force upon an abject to move or change its direction: Up to three hours
Pushing (to draw an object toward oneself to move or change its direction): Up to three hours
Carrying (to hold objects while moving entire body): Up to three hours
Walking (to move entire body in erect position): 3-6 hours
Standing (to maintain body in erect posture in stationary position): 3-6 hours
Sitting (to rest weight on buttocks and back of thighs with legs bent at knees): 6-8 hours
Crouching/Stooping (to bend upper body forward while fully flexing knees): Up to three hours
Kneeling (to maintain upper body in erect position while resting knees on ground): Up to three hours
Climbing (to ascend or descent heights using ladders, scaffolding, stairs, poles, inclined surfaces): Up to three hours
Twisting (to rotate upper body while feet remain stationary): 3-6 hours
Driving (operating a motor vehicle, crane, tractor, forklift, etc.): 3-6 hours