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Job Title: Strength and Conditioning Coach
Reports To: Director of Athletics
Job Type: This is a full time, exempt position.
The Strength and Conditioning Coach is responsible for developing, coordinating and administering a comprehensive preventative and rehabilitative strength training program for student-athletes.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Maintain and coordinate a comprehensive strength and conditioning program.
• Perform professional and administrative services essential for the success of the program.
• Administer test-in workouts during physical examinations.
• Maintain records on all student-athletes.
• Track student-athlete injuries and treatments in conjunction with the athletic training staff.
• Design and implement preseason, in-season and out-of-season programs for student-athletes.
• Communicate effectively with coaches and athletic training staff.
• Abide by NSCA code of ethics.
• Assist coaches in teaching student athletes the NAIA Champions of Character Core Values of Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Servant Leadership, and Sportsmanship.
• Work with the university to foster alumni relations.
• Responsibly manage a budget.
• Supervise, train and schedule all staff responsible for strength and conditioning of intercollegiate sports and intramural sports.
• Keep a routine maintenance schedule of all equipment and keep in safe working condition.
• Supervise graduate assistant coaches.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Bachelor’s degree in sports medicine, kinesiology, strength and conditioning or other related field is required, Master’s degree is preferred.
• NSCA CSCS certification required, USAW and CSCC, additionally, preferred.
• CPR/AED/First Aid certification required, with instructor certification preferred
• Preferred knowledge of and commitment to NAIA rules; preferred knowledge of Champions of Character program and commitment to its principles and goals.
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to speak publicly without difficulty.
Typical Physical Demands:
• Hold a valid driver’s license.
• Ability to climb several flights of stairs several times each day.
• Ability to lift, push or pull up to 20 pounds.
• Ability to sit or stand for long periods.
• Ability to speak and read English fluently.
• Must possess a Missouri driver’s license and adhere to the WWU vehicle policy.
• Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation.
This is an exempt, 10-month position requiring 40+ hours per week with day, evening, or weekend work as needed.
William Woods University is an independent institution chartered by the State of Missouri with main campus facilities in Fulton, MO. It has been operating continuously since 1870, taking its current form as a coeducational university with undergraduate and graduate programs in 1993.
Today, William Woods draws approximately 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students from 35 states and approximately 11 foreign countries. William Woods has been ranked as a Top 100 Midwest University by U.S. News and World Report, and has been recognized for the quality and affordability of its online degree programs.
With a full liberal arts curriculum, William Woods also offers a strong professional tradition, with nationally ranked programs in Equestrian Studies and American Sign Language. Its graduate education program figures strongly in the administration and leadership of Missouri's state school system.
William Woods University is governed by a self-perpetuating board of trustees, and remains committed to serving the public good by helping students link intellectual development with the responsibilities of citizenship and professional life.
William Woods University is an Equal Opportunity Employer