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Strength Scoop

Monday March 29, 2010

West Texas A&M University: is a NCAA Division II Institution competing in the Lone Star Conference. WT is located in Canyon, TX 15 minutes from Amarillo. During the 2009-2010 school year WT won several LSC conference titles and qualified for NCAA post-season in multiple sports. Position Description: Assist Head Strength and Conditioning Coach with supervision and implementation of performance enhancing programs for 14 varsity teams. This position will be responsible for design and implementation of strength, power, speed, agility and conditioning programs for teams as assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Assist with the implementation for other teams not in direct supervision of. Work in conjunction with the athletic trainers to rehabilitate injuries and implement injury prevention protocols. Other day to day duties include supervising student interns, communication with sport coaches, as well as maintenance and upkeep of the weight room. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science or related field required. Either posses or working toward certification in one or all of the following organizations certifications, CSCCa-SCCC, NSCA-CSCS, USAW, CPR/AED certification. Previous collegiate athletic experience preferred. Acceptance into WT graduate program is required as well as completion of the GRE. Applicant must possess good organizational and communication skills, have a strong interest in becoming a strength coach, a self starter, hard working and have the ability to demonstrate and teach all lifts, including Olympic movements. Compensation: $10,000 stipend (Stipend becomes $9,000 with $500 each semester used to as the out of state tuition waiver.) Applicants should submit letter of application, resume and three references along with names and telephone numbers, email address to: Sarah Ramey Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, West Texas A&M, WTAMU Box 60049 Canyon TX, 79016. Please e-mail applications to: PREFERRED Place GA Resume in the subject line please. Starting Date: August 2010