JOB POSTING: Strength and Conditioning Coach
Duties and responsibilities
To fulfill the role of “Strength and Conditioning Coach” for the Acadie-Bathurst Titan Major Junior Hockey Team.
Duties and responsibilities
The main duty is to lead the strength and conditioning performance of our athletes. The typical duties and responsibilities of the Strength and Conditioning Coach include:
- Designing and implementing training and conditioning programs. Often, these will be tailored to match the competitive season (e.g., in-season, off-season or pre-season). These programs should be designed to reduce injury and promote training improvement and on-ice performance.
- Lead daily team workouts.
- Work in coordination with the coaches and physical therapist throughout duration of employment.
- Help with the rehabilitation and strengthening of injured athletes.
- Tracking athletes compliance to the training program and their progress and results.
- Establish, implement, and execute baseline fitness testing procedures.
- Pre activity activation, post activity cool-downs.
- Track progression, identify strengths and weaknesses for each individual athlete, design programs to mitigate weaknesses and build on strengths.
Experience and education in a related field, such as sports science, kinesiology or athletic training is an asset.
Relevant certifications such as CPT and First Aid/CPR.
Skills and relevant work experience
As well as the above requirements, potential applicants will need to be genuinely passionate about creating exercise programs and working within a team environment.
- Dynamic Individual that excels in working in a team first environment and is committed to working towards the common goals and mission of the organization.
- Written and verbal communication skills are essential as strength and conditioning coaches will have work closely with athletes, sport professionals and health professionals. This means attending meetings regarding the athletes and keeping up to date documents that anyone can understand.
- Leadership skills are essential as strength and conditioning coaches will have to lead, encourage, and motivate sports teams.
- Teamwork skills are also key as strength and conditioning coaches will have to work closely with other professionals to produce the most effective training programs for each athlete and/or team.
- Problem solving skills as strength and conditioning coaches will have to design effective training programs that prevent injuries and rehabilitate, if necessary.
The strength and conditioning coach must adhere to the team schedule for practices, games, and team activities, including on weekends and holidays.
Discussed with individual candidates.
The strength and conditioning coach may progress to become head of the team’s sport science department.
If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter by to Head Coach & General Manager, Gordie Dwyer by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.