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Strength Scoop - Monday July 6, 2020

Monday July 6, 2020


Tennessee Tech: Tennessee Tech is accepting applications for an assistant coach, strength and conditioning. QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in exercise science fitness and wellness or related field. One year of experience (full-time and/or graduate assistantship) involving exercise prescription to improve athletic performance. Certification by a nationally accredited strength and conditioning certification program, such as the NSCA or CSCCA, or be able to obtain certification upon hire and further maintain such certification. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Effective computer skills. Knowledge of and commitment to adhere to NCAA and OVC rules and regulations as well as University policies and procedures. Coaching philosophy complementary to that of the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach/Director of Athletic Performance. Preferred: Master’s degree from an accredited institution in a related field. Strength and conditioning experience directly with a football program or with multiple sport programs. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Reports directly to the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach/Director of Athletic Performance. Responsible for assisting in the coaching, teaching, motivation, and supervision of workouts of student-athletes in a 14-sport Division I athletics program. Assists in program design of sport specific workouts for student-athletes. Leads conditioning drills for selected sports teams. Instructs student-athletes in the correct and safe training techniques for strength training. Assists in the general maintenance of the Athletic Performance Center and associated equipment. Performs other duties as assigned. Applicants are required to apply online at and electronically upload a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) references (may upload into “Other Document”) at the time of application. A copy of transcripts will be required at the time of interview (official transcripts required upon hire). Submission of materials is the applicant’s responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered. Initial screening of applications will begin on 7/11/20 Tennessee Tech University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, sex, disability, age (40 and over), status as a protected veteran, genetic information or any other category protected by federal or state law. Inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies should be directed to