The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at Michigan State University is search for an Associate/Assistant Coach of Strength and Conditioning/Olympic Sports to be responsible for assisting the Director of Strength and Conditioning/Olympic Sports with the oversight of the strength and conditioning programming for a majority of men’s and women’s Olympic Sports.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to
Create, implement and evaluate a comprehensive sport performance training program.
Assist the Director of Strength and Conditioning/Olympic Sports with the planning, development, creation and implementation of sport-specific programs based on peer-reviewed, evidence-based protocols to enhance the fitness, strength, power, and speed indices of the student-athletes
Supervise, advise, and work with staff, graduate assistants, and undergraduate students who work with Strength and Conditioning
Coordinate equipment maintenance and enforce risk management and safety policies.
Evaluate equipment needs and oversee procurement of such
Collaborate with the Athletic Training, Sports Medicine, and Dietetics staff regarding rehabilitation and sport performance plans
Work closely with sport coaches to monitor athlete performance readiness.
Be available for on-campus recruiting visits
Maintain all records concerning the student-athlete’s workouts
Maintain cleanliness of equipment and facilities as needed
Assist with interviewing, hiring, and training professional interns, graduate assistants, and student volunteers.
Enforce our standards, policies, and mission statement.
Assist the Director with the evaluation of professional interns, graduate assistants, and undergraduate students
Other duties as assigned
Master of Science in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or related field required.
At least 3 years of professional full-time 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 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
To apply, please visit www.careers.msu.edu, search for posting 589468 and follow the application process.
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.