Shenandoah University, an NCAA Division III institution and a member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, is searching for qualified applicants for a full-time Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. This is a 10-month/full-time position with benefits located on our main campus in Winchester, VA.
The Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach reports to the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach within the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and assists in the development and implementation of programs that enhance the strength, conditioning, and movement enhancement for student-athletes. The assistant will also work collaboratively with the Sports Medicine staff to promote the health, safety, and performance of student-athletes.
-Coordinates with head coaches to help develop, implement, and monitor daily, weekly, and yearly strength and conditioning programs for assigned varsity sports programs including traditional and non-traditional seasons. -Ensures a standard of excellence among student-athletes in and out of the weight room. -Aids in the proper instruction, supervision, and compliance of all strength and conditioning related activities, along with education regarding proper sports nutrition and recovery. -Performs duties associated with the daily operations of the weight room and services provided. -Assists with the rehabilitation programs of student-athletes. -Assists with student employee management. Includes training, mentoring, and supervision of student-employee staff. -Assists with facility safety, cleanliness, and equipment maintenance. -Performs other related duties and special projects as assigned or directed. -Mentors student athletes.
This position requires a bachelor's degree as well as CSCA or SCCC certification. Certification in First Aid, AED and CPR. Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree in a related field and/or two years of college strength and conditioning coaching experience.
Excellent oral and written communication, organizational skills and strong work ethic. Must also have the ability to work independently and work collaboratively with all segments of the university community.
A pre-employment background check and drug screen will be required as a condition of hire.
A satisfactory driving record is required.
Repetitive movements of the body – demonstrating lifting movements. Must be able to lift a minimum of 100 lbs and perform all duties associated with running a weight training facility in an intercollegiate athletics environment.
Non-business hour schedule (nights and weekends) typical. Some travel may be required.
Internal Number: SUSC2
About Shenandoah University Athletics
Shenandoah University is a private, nationally recognized university established in 1875 and located in Winchester, Virginia, with nearly 4,000 students in more than 100 academic programs in seven different schools. Shenandoah is an NCAA Division lll school and a member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference.