Colorado College
April 26, 2019
Colorado Springs, CO
Job Type


Summary Description:
Oversee strength and conditioning instruction for the Colorado College’s varsity sports.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, exercise science, physical education, health sciences, strength training or related field plus a minimum of 3 years of experience as a strength & conditioning coach at the collegiate or professional level of athletics; demonstrated experience supervising the physical conditioning, weight training and weight/dietary needs of student-athletes; experience with instruction and coaching proper techniques of mobility, plyometrics, speed, agility, Olympic and traditional lifting, core training and metabolic conditioning; demonstrated experience working with coaches in developing sport specific programs; must have a strong verbal and written communication and organizational skills; a passion for coaching and teaching athletes; the ability to work well with staff members and those of diverse backgrounds/cultures; have a creative innovative approach to program development; possess computer proficiency with Microsoft Office programs; ability to work nights and weekends and travel; proof of certification by the National Strength & Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), or by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (SCCC or Master SCC). Must be First-Aid/CPR/AED certified. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and a driving record that is insurable by Colorado College’s motor vehicle insurance carrier.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree in kinesiology, exercise science, physical education, health sciences, strength training or related field; 5+ years of experience of coaching at the collegiate level; prior supervisory experience, certified through United States Weightlifting Association (USAW) as a Level 1 Sport Performance Coach; certified through Functional Movement Systems (FMS); experience in the management, utilization, daily reporting & communication to the sport coaching staff for internal and external load data systems (Global Positioning System and Heart Rate), and ways to improve practice & training management from data metrics.


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