Coker University is accepting applications for the position of Head Strength and Conditioning Coach.
Coker is a member of NCAA Division II and competes in the South Atlantic Conference. This position will oversee all aspects of a comprehensive strength and conditioning program including, but not limited to, development and implementation of performance enhancement, sport specific conditioning and injury programs for more than 450 student-athletes. Responsibilities will also include scheduling and managing the daily operations of the intercollegiate weight room, main fitness room, and maintenance of all related equipment.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Develops and implements all aspects of a comprehensive strength and conditioning program. Plan, organize, and execute a dynamic training program to develop and prepare student-athletes to maximize their potential and pursue excellence in athletic achievement. Ensure enforcement of NCAA and SAC rules and regulations pertaining to in season, out of season, and summer strength workouts. Oversee the purchase and maintenance of strength and conditioning equipment. Work with the nutritionist to assist in the design of pre and post workout meals. Responsible for the oversight and training of CPR/AED certification for all Athletics department staff. Consults with the athletics training staff to determine the participation status of injured student-athletes and works with the athletic training staff to enhance the rehabilitation programs for student-athletes. Maintains communication with departmental staff, coaches, and medical staff. Assist with on-campus recruiting of prospective student-athletes. Contributes to the overall success of the Athletics Department by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university is required.
Master's degree is preferred.
Three (3) years of intercollegiate strength and conditioning experience
Experience with both men’s and women’s athletics programs.
Current National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) or Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) certification required.
Master’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Five or more years of intercollegiate strength training experience.
About Coker College - Hartsville, SC
Coker University readies undergraduates for personal and professional success through a distinctive four-year program that emphasizes a practical application of the liberal arts as well as hands-on and discussion-based learning within and beyond the classroom. Coker is ranked among the “Best Colleges” in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review. Located in Hartsville, Coker is within two hours of the cultural, financial and recreational resources of Charlotte, Columbia, Charleston and Myrtle Beach.
Coker University, in compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, including Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, marital status, veterans or military status, or against individuals with disabilities, or other legally protected classifications in the areas of employment, admission, financial aid or access to educational or extracurricular programs, activities or facilities.