Centre College invites qualified applicants for the full-time position of Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach / Assistant Director of the Buck Fitness Center. Reporting to the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach / Director of the Buck Fitness Center, this position assists with all aspects of strength and conditioning programming for our 23 intercollegiate teams and nearly 600 student-athletes.
This position requires compliance with all NCAA, SAA, and Centre College rules and regulations and to and mindful of the College’s core values of diversity and inclusion.
•Under the direction of the Head Strength and Conditioning coach, serve as the primary Assistant Strength and Conditioning coach for the athletic department; •Oversight of specific sports strength and conditioning program as assigned by the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach; •Assist in the design and implementation of specific strength and conditioning programs that facilitate maximum benefits for student-athletes including individualized, comprehensive and year-round programs for athletics department’s 23 intercollegiate athletics programs; •Assist in the supervision and instruction of all aspects of weight training, conditioning, and nutrition; •Collaborate with coaches and athletic training staff on overall conditioning, rehabilitation and welfare of student-athletes for assigned programs; •Design and maintain student-athlete records and monitor progress of training programs for assigned sport specific programs; •Maintain certifications and continue to further education in the field of strength, speed and conditioning; •Coordinate and oversee daily operation of the Control Desk to assure security and member/guest service policies and procedures are followed; •Create work schedule for Control Desk attendants and monitor substitute list to ensure needed coverage; •Monitor employee work hours and approve bi-weekly time cards; •Supervision and scheduling of work-study employees; •Monitor and approve work-study employee; •Conduct activities in accordance with all Centre College, Southern Athletic Association, and NCAA rules and regulations; •Represent Centre College to students, parents, community, alumni, and the general public; •Contribute to the overall success of the department by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned; •Appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of many social, economic, cultural, ideological, racial, and ethnic backgrounds;
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree required. Previous experience with strength and conditioning in a collegiate setting as a student-athlete, student employee, or employee is preferred. The individual selected for this position must either possess a valid CSCS certification or be able to obtain this certification upon being selected for employment.
Knowledge and Skills
Expert communication skills, both written and verbal, are required. Team work attitude and a desire to work in a fast-paced, highly-successful Division III athletic department a must. Knowledge of NCAA and SAA rules and regulations. Previous experience with strength and conditioning or fitness center management is a plus. Current strength and conditioning certifications a plus. Additional qualifications include being self-motivated, visionary, positive, energetic, eager to teach, supervisory experience, and the ability to foster a team environment is needed.
Moderate physical activity. Requires handling up to 100 pounds. Standing and or walking for more than four hours per day.