PRIMARY FUNCTION: Analyze and study future football opponents as well as current Illinois student-athletes, via various methods of data and film analytics. Assist positional coaches in evaluating and creating strategic training preparation.
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Research • Conduct data analysis of football practice and position specific drills and workouts to provide evaluations of areas of strength/weakness, and formulating and implementing drill/workout/play - • Statistical analysis of future opponents requiring collection and analysis of opponent game film and collected written statistics to provide statistical information to coaching staff for creation and implementation of game plans and strategies • Statistical analysis of current team via film and written statistics throughout the regular season, designed to highlight areas of strength or weakness Reporting & Support • Maintain self-scout breakdowns, creating real-time, on-field, in-game content, intended to create, adapt and implement specific plays for opposing team • Monitor performance of student-athletes during practice, to create a data report • Formulation and organization of data analysis in a manner useful to strategic team improvement • Collaborate with Offense/Defense coaching staff in implementation of action plans to designed to strategically improve current Illinois athletes
•Travel - may work some nights and or weekends
Bachelor’s degree in Sports Administration, Communication, Statistics or closely related field.
At least one year of experience working with a collegiate or professional football program, either as player or personnel. Ability to maintain knowledge of and compliance with, specific NCAA, Big Ten Conference, and institution rules that relate to this position.
Experience with NCAA Division I-A or NFL programs preferred.
About University of Illinois, Division of Intercollegiate Athletics
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a member of the Big Ten Conference and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.