Provide assistance to Head Coach in training & educating student-athletes and coaches in the benefits of strength training and conditioning. Design and implement strength and conditioning programs.
Position Specific Responsibilities:
- Organize and implement fitness plans for teams and student-athletes
- Develop and maintain computer base of training data
- Maintain and supervise weight room and auxiliary areas
- Instruct student-athletes on proper lifting techniques, speed development, plyometrics, nutrition, injury rehabilitation, and recovery methods
- Test and evaluate student-athletes periodically
- Prepare, market and present strength and conditioning clinics
- Assist, as requested, in recruitment of prospective student-athletes
- Conduct and monitor all aspects of program in accordance with the rules and policies established by Loyola Marymount University, the Athletics Department, the Conference for which the sport is a member, and the NCAA
Work compatibly and cooperatively with the staff and personnel within the University and Athletics Department.
- Project a positive image of Athletics and the University with the LMU and extended community.
- Assist with fundraising, marketing, and promotional activities as required/directed.
- Develop and establish a community involvement.
- Participate in public relations activities.
- Participate in LMU Summer Camp program as appropriate.
- Provide leadership to the Athletic Department by encouraging support of Athletic programs and actively supporting team with attendance at events.
NCAA, Conference, and University Rules Compliance:
- Conduct all aspects of program in accordance with the rules and policies established by Loyola Marymount University, the Athletics Department, all Sports Conference Affiliations, and the national Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
- Complete all rules compliance information as required.
- Participate in an annual evaluation of adherence to rules compliance (LMU, Athletic Department, Sports Conference Affiliations, NCAA) with immediate supervisor.
- 1 – 2 years of strength and conditioning experience preferably in intercollegiate athletics.
- Demonstrated expertise in planning and directing skilled and successful student-athletes and communication.
- Typically a Bachelor’s Degree with a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) credential. Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes.
Demonstrated strong knowledge in the areas of:
- Proper lifting techniques
- Speed development, plyometrics,
- Injury rehabilitation, nutrition, and cardiovascular fitness.
- Must possess teaching skills in proper lifting techniques. Ability to work with coaches and players to develop strength, cardiovascular fitness, and proper nutrition. Will work with both men’s and women’s teams. Must demonstrate a commitment to student-athletes and their ability to succeed athletically. Must comply with NCAA rules and professional ethics.
- Exemplary communication skills (both written and oral). Self-starter and motivator.
- Demonstrated computer competency and preferably knowledgeable of Microsoft Office, Outlook software systems.
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