The Head Strength & Conditioning Coach at Cameron University, an NCAA Division II institution in the Lone Star Conference, is a highly responsible and demanding position. The University has a winning tradition in athletics and is strongly supported by the local community. All members of the Athletic Staff are expected to be team players supporting each other while promoting the mission of the University, supporting the philosophy of the Athletic Department, and assuring the well-being of all student athletes.
Cameron University Athletics Department is currently seeking a Head Strength & Conditioning Coach whom would be willing and qualified to also fill an Assistant Position in Athletic Training, one of the following sports: Men's Basketball, Softball, Volleyball, or as a Game Administrator.
The Head Strength & Conditioning Coach/Asst. Athletic Training or Sport Coach or Game Administrator will participate in the development of a comprehensive program for the training of student athletes to maximize their potential for athletic performance and injury prevention. In conjunction with coaches and athletic trainers, organize and design strength, speed, agility, conditioning and flexibility programs for the student athletes; maintain safety, hygiene, and efficiency of the weight room; create and supervise schedules and team workouts. Display a positive mental attitude, demonstrate enthusiasm, provide positive energy, communicate effectively and build rapport with student athletes, coaches and staff.
In conjunction with these duties, if selected applicant serves as an assistant sport coach, job duties will included, but are not limited to: Support and perform duties as assigned by the Head Coach. On-court/field instruction during practices and games. Recruit student athletes. Active involvement in community service activities. Assure the academic success of the student athletes. Conduct fundraising activities. And other duties as assigned.
The position reports directly to the Athletic Director.
Certification through a nationally accredited strength and conditioning certification program. If position is paired with Athletic Training, the candidate must be certified through a nationally accredited athletic training organization.
If position is paired with a Sport Coach, the candidate must have college, graduate assistant or high school coaching experience.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
To Apply: all applicants must apply onlivne at www.cameron.edu. Applicants submitting required materials by April 1, 2020 will be given full consideration. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Start date is negotiable, but position is available as of May 1, 2020.
Demonstrated organization and management ability.
Strong work ethic with a team player's positive attitude.
Master's Degree in Kinesiology or closely related field.
Familiarity with NCAA Division II Rules.
First Aid, CPR and AED certification.
Collegiate experience as a strength and conditioning coach to include technique instruction and program design.
Internal Number: B1700H
About Cameron University
Cameron University (www.cameron.edu) is a state-supported regional institution located in Lawton, Oklahoma, that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. Dedicated to excellence, the university provides a wide range of economic, cultural, and educational opportunities for the betterment of all citizens. Master's-level graduate degrees are offered in business, behavioral sciences, and education; baccalaureate programs are offered in more than forty disciplines, and associate degrees are offered in many other studies. The close proximity of Fort Sill contributes to an area rich in cultural diversity and provides the opportunity for frequent cooperative efforts. The combined community of Lawton/Fort Sill has a population of more than 100,000 and is located adjacent to the picturesque Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. A copy of the University’s Annual Security Report, listing crime statistics and university policies, is available by contacting the Office of Public Safety or by accessing the report online at www.cameron.edu/ops.