Position Summary: The Head Strength and Conditioning Coach reports to the Assistant Director of Athletics for Sports Performance. This position is responsible for the strength and conditioning program at MSU Denver. This position will work with the Sports Performance staff as well as the coaching staff to ensure student-athletes are trained using best practices and safe techniques in an organized, well-managed program. This position will coordinate, implement, plan, and manage all in-season and out-of-season player development and strength conditioning, including both team and individual programming. The Head Strength and Conditioning Coach will work to implement all aspects of training, including scheduling, technique training, and goal setting. The program must adhere to MSU Denver, Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, and NCAA DII rules and regulations. The position will supervise additional strength coaches and interns and work cooperatively with coaches.
Duties and Responsibilities: • Design and supervise strength and conditioning programs for teams and individual student-athletes. • Research and observe trends in strength and conditioning, nutrition and overall performance aspects for the student- athletes. • Monitor use of supplements by student-athletes. • Assist with the coordination of rehabilitative needs of the student-athletes. • Maintain the strength and conditioning facilities in a professional manner including inventory stocking of supplies and the hygiene of the facilities.. • Provide proper creative leadership to continually enhance the strength and conditioning services to the student-athletes and the campus community as applicable. • Administer first-aid and emergency care to the student- athletes when needed. • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.
National Strength Coaches Association Certification.
Member in good standing with the National Strength Coaches Association
Must be CPR/AED Certified.
Two years of experience in the role of strength and conditioning coach in collegiate athletics.
Internal Number: E01179
About MSU Denver
Metropolitan State University of Denver is a comprehensive, public four-year institution granting bachelor's degrees through its three colleges (Business, Professional Studies, and Letters, Arts and Sciences) as well as the School of Education and School of Hospitality, Events and Tourism. It offers more than 85 majors, more than 70 minors, and 38 certificate programs, as well as an Individualized Degree Program that gives you a competitive edge in your career. MSU Denver also offers seven Master's Programs.
More than 90,000 graduates call MSU Denver their alma mater. At MSU Denver there over 1,000 employees, and the student-faculty ratio is 18 to 1, and the average class size is 21 students.
MSU Denver has received the federal designation of Hispanic Serving Institution. Approximately half of the students are the first in their family to attend college.
Urban excitement, convenience, diversity, unmatched cultural and recreational opportunities - and with a campus adjacent to downtown Denver, the city is our extended campus. You benefit from relationships with the businesses, organizations and people who drive the city's success.
MSU Denver is a member of NCAA Division II (www....NCAA.com) and competes in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (www.rmacsports.org).
Currently, MSU Denver sponsors 16 sports, providing over 200 student-athletes an opportunity to compete in one of the top programs in NCAA Division II while earning their degree.