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Strength Scoop - Monday May 17, 2021

Monday May 17, 2021

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Carleton (D-III - MN): Carleton College has an opening for a full-time Strength and Conditioning Coordinator. Position comes with a very competitive salary and benefits package. For more information and to apply, please access this link.

Dickinson State: The Dickinson State University Strength and Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for a qualified individual to fill the position of Strength and Conditioning Graduate Assistant. The Graduate Assistant position is a two-year assignment beginning with the 2021- 2022 academic year and includes a tuition waiver for six DSU graduate credit hours per semester and a $5000 yearly stipend. The Graduate Assistant will report directly to the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach and will be responsible for up to 3-4 Olympic Sports. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting in design and implementation of strength and conditioning programs for assigned sports, communication with coaches, athletic training staff, assisting with nutrition education, as well as helping implement the overall training programs for all sports. The applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science (or related field) and must also be admitted into a graduate program at Dickinson State University. Other qualifications include a strong work ethic, attention to detail, enthusiasm, effective communication skills, positive energy, willingness to work, hold certification(s) and/or seeking to get certified in at least one of the major certifications. Preferences (but not limited to): CPR/AED/First Aid Certified, CSCS, USAW. Previous strength and conditioning internship experience preferred. Interested applicants should submit a single PDF file including: (1) a resume, (2) a cover letter, and (3) contact information for three professional references, in this specific order. Intended start date is to be determined. If interested in this position please email your cover letter, resume and three references to Sam Herauf at Samuel.herauf@sanfordhealth.org with the subject: DSU S&C GA Position. Review of candidates will begin immediately.

Towson: The Towson basketball program is looking to hire a director of basketball performance. Under the Supervision of the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Performance, the Director of Basketball Strength and Conditioning will lead, administer and overseee the comprehensive strength and conditioning services for men's basketball student athletes as well as assigned teams by the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Performance. Serve as an integral member of the Athletic Department’s multidisciplinary Performance Team and will directly communicate and collaborate with head coaches, assistant strength and conditioning coaches, team physicians, athletic trainers, dietitian, sport psychologist and other exercise science and allied health personnel to deliver comprehensive, practical and evidence based performance optimization strategies that foster an environment for injury prevention, performance enhancement, recovery, and reconditioning. Duties include but are not limited to evaluating and supervising mens basketball periodized strength and conditioning programs to reduce injury; facilitate comprehensive movement assessments, utilize GPS monitoring systems create daily/weekly GPS reports, enhance total athlete performance, ensure safe equipment usage; emphasis will be placed on implementation, supervision and teaching progressions for: resistance training, cardiovascular, speed, plyometric, flexibility and functional movement; as well as maintain accurate electronic records for each team and student-athlete to monitor progress; Other duties at the discretion of the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Performance as assigned. Design and implement comprehensive year-round programming (movement assessments, speed, strength and conditioning) for the athletic development and enhancement of student-athletes; maintain accurate and timely electronic records for monitoring prescribed and completed progam variables In coordination with the Assistant Athletic Director of Sports Performance, develop and implement: comprehensive injury prevention, performance enhancement, and functional performance screening and testing; utilization of performance monitoring technology (e.g., heart rate monitoring, GPS, sleep monitoring, velocity-based training modalities, etc.) as a tool to better plan and adjust training plans, continuously seek continuing education opportunities and explore current tools and techniques, utilize evolving advances in technology to benefit and enhance each sport's training philosophy and serve the sport coach by providing specific and tangible information regarding their athletes' physical status and abilities. Work in conjunction with the Assistant AD of Sports Performance and Sports medicine staff on collaboartive performance screening on a yearly basis. Be an integral part of an advocate for the high performance model within the Athletic Department for assigned teams. Collaborate on Rehabilitation plans per medical direction for appropriate modifications. Ensure that nutrition plans are carried out for student athletes in collaboration with the dietitian. Communicate, collaborate and interact with coaches, athletic trainers, administrative staff, and Towson Research Academy of Collaborative Sport Science to apply evidence based practice for strength and conditioning. Understand and comply with all department policies and procedures, as well as NCAA and Colonial Athletic Association rules and regulations. Promote execution of the Athletic Department’s strategic plan by adhering to its mission and core values, and acting upon its goals and strategies Maintain knowledge of emergency procedures, including CPR/AED and first aid. Comply with all Towson Conditioning policies and procedures and support catastrophic injury prevention. Applications should be submitted via this link.