Florida Southern College
Published
July 30, 2019
Location
Lakeland, Florida
Category
Job Type

Description

The Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach develops, implements, and maintains a comprehensive strength and conditioning program for 19 Florida Southern Athletic programs.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Develop, implement, teach, and maintain a comprehensive strength and conditioning program in collaboration with sport head coaches.
2. Educate student athletes and coaches on best practices within collegiate athletics fitness programming.
3. Supervise the proper maintenance and care of all equipment.
4. Evaluate supplies and equipment needs for weight room.
5. Provide proper instruction, supervision of techniques, and safety procedures for all facets of programs and for all athletes.
6. Maintain annual certification.
7. Coordinate with athletic training staff in regard to injured and rehabilitated student athletes.
8. Establish an equitable system for weight room usage.
9. Teach and provide nutritional education for student athletes.
10. Commit to adhering to Florida Southern, Sunshine State Conference, and NCAA Division II rules and procedures with an understanding that failure to do so may lead to sanctions up to and including termination.
11. Attend all department staff meetings as required.
12. Accurately complete all required or assigned NCAA, SSC, and FSC forms, reports, or required paperwork.
13. Maintain current CPR and First Aid Certifications.
14. Provide assistance in game management when requested.
15. Represent the program and Florida Southern College with sportsmanship, integrity, and professionalism.
16. Contribute to the success of the Athletics department by performing all other duties as needed to drive the vision, fulfill the mission, and abide by the values of the College.

 

EDUCATION, WORK EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS:

1. Bachelor’s Degree is required.
2. Nationally Recognized Strength Program Certification is required.
3. Preferred qualifications include NSCA’s Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) or Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC); collegiate strength background.
4. Strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills are required.
5. Strong knowledge of NCAA Division II rules and regulations preferred.