Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine - Strength & Conditioning
Position Title: Strength and Conditioning Graduate Assistant
The department will provide the graduate assistant an opportunity to participate with the Director of Strength and Conditioning to experience and help implement all aspects of the strength and condition program for 15 sports. The graduate assistant will participate in various meetings, observe strength and conditioning session and assist in the implementation of the training program. The graduate assistant will get hands on experience and receive guidance from an experienced certified director.
The graduate assistant will gain valuable experience working under the supervision of the Director of Strength and Conditioning. The assistant will be exposed to numerous coaching methodologies which will supplement course work. The graduate assistant will engage in projects and see the application of sports science in the real world environment. The graduate assistant will experience overall strength and conditioning management, various coaching methodologies, sport science technique and analysis.
Major activities GA will be involved in and evaluated on:
Participate and contribute in meeting with the Director of Strength and Conditioning and staff where programming administrative incentives are planned Attend compliance and rule education meetings and assist in the tracking of compliance documentation and learn and analyze regulations and policy in relation to sport Under the supervision of the Director of Strength and Conditioning coordinate and assist in implementing conditioning programs Participate in coaches meetings and assist in analyzing testing compilation, results and tactical strategies to improve coaching and programming. Experience Sports Science. Participate in planning meetings with the strength and conditioning staff. Experience principles of physiology, sports psychology, and sociology related to coaching effectiveness through the observation of practice sessions, SC workouts techniques, and attendance at coaches meetings. Assess technology's impact on the program. Analyze the coaching staff's use of technology and provide feedback Observe practice sessions, team meetings, and strength and conditioning workouts Participate in planning, facility supervision, and maintenance Under the supervision of the Director assist in supervising the student worker staff
Must have a bachelor's degree from accredited college or university with a major in Education and Sports Management. Strength and conditioning certification.Computer skills (excel, powerpoint, video exchange).Organized, detail oriented, ability to communicate effectively with inter-dependencies, knowledge, experience, and level of proficiency in sport strongly recommended.
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