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Cornell University is an NCAA Division I institution and a member of the Ivy League. The university fields teams in 37 intercollegiate sports and provides a comprehensive physical education program. The university is committed to excellence in academics and athletics, gender equity and diversity in its programs, and a well-balanced, broad-based intercollegiate athletics program. Athletics and Physical Education offers a diverse program of intercollegiate athletics competition, physical and outdoor education, recreational services, and intramural sports, plus wellness programs for faculty and staff and fitness centers for the entire Cornell community.
Cornell University is seeking a part-time (20 hours per week, 10 months per year) Assistant Coach for Strength and Conditioning to join their team. This position assists the Associate Athletics Director for Strength & Conditioning in all phases of the strength and conditioning program at the university. The Strength and Conditioning program aims to promote injury prevention and performance enhancement through the implementation of sport-specific training techniques. In this role, you will: support the design and implementation of testing programs and sport-specific exercise prescriptions; instruct student-athletes in the proper and safe techniques of several strength and conditioning activities; and counsel student-athletes in the area of performance enhancement. The Assistant Coach also contributes to facility maintenance and supervision.
Expertise in demonstrating a variety of strength, agility, speed, and conditioning exercises, drills and techniques with student athletes across several sports programs.
The ability to manage multiple competing priorities and anticipate needs of a program.
Effective interpersonal and customer service skills to clearly communicate both verbally and in writing with a variety of customers, and be poised to serve as a good steward of the university.
Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or related field.
Knowledge of the development, implementation and administration of strength, conditioning, speed, flexibility and testing programs.
Current certification by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists (CSCS), or the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) as Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC).
Master's degree preferred in Exercise Science/Kinesiology or related field
Previous collegiate strength and conditioning coaching experience
USA Weightlifting Sport Performance Coach Certification
Please note: There is no visa sponsorship for this position.
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Assistant Coach II Strength/Conditioning
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