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Wednesday June 16, 2010

Tulane: Our sources have just told us that Tulane director of strength & conditioning coach Gavin Ozaki has resigned.

University of Pittsburgh: Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for Olympic Sports. Full Time position with Olympic Sports, The University of Pittsburgh Intercollegiate Athletics is accepting applicants for the position of Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for Olympic Sports. The Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach reports to the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach of Olympic Sports while working with sport coaches, athletic training staff, and athletes. The successful applicant will be is responsible for developing, coordinating, and conducting all aspects of athletic development for teams and athletes assigned, including but not limited to: speed/agility, strength, fitness, and flexibility programs, including in-season, off-season, and winter/summer break programs. Other duties include athlete testing and evaluation, administrative tasks, scheduling and monitoring the Fieldhouse Weight room, and facility cleaning and maintenance duties as required. Requirements: Master's degree in exercise science, human performance or physiology, kinesiology, applied sport science, or related field; one year experience with a college or university strength and conditioning program; experience with men's and women's teams, specifically previous experience with the following teams: track & field, swimming, soccer, volleyball, cross country; current certifications: NSCA CSCS, USAW Sports Performance Coach or Club Coach and CSCCa; proven experience leading groups of athletes, including warm-ups, speed/agility sessions, stretching, and weight training exercises (including teaching and evaluating Olympic lifts); nationally-recognized certifications in first aid, CPR, and AED. To apply e-mail: Kim King, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Olympic Sports. kking@athletics.pitt.edu with Resume, cover letter and 3 References. Deadline: Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.