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Strength Scoop - Thursday August 27, 2020

Thursday August 27, 2020


Luther (D-III - IA): Luther College seeks applications for a full-time Head Performance Coach / Assistant Director of Legends Fitness Center. As the Head Performance Coach, the successful candidate will develop, organize, and monitor individualized strength training programs for members of nineteen intercollegiate athletic teams; organize and manage individual and team strength data; provide instruction in proper lifting techniques and speed development; collaborate with athletic training staff to facilitate injury rehabilitation; work collaboratively with the Legends Center Director to create a safe and clean environment; develop facility policies and procedures, and assure equipment is purchased and maintained; contribute to fiscal oversight for the budget; assist the Director of Legends Center in developing, implementing, and enforcing policies in a cooperative and respectful manner; assist the Director of Legends Center in developing, implementing, communicating and monitoring risk management policies to assure that a safe environment exists for all users; train, schedule and manage student workers; collaborate with Director of Legends Center and head sport coaches to schedule strength and conditioning activities; meet with the Director of Athletics and Associate Director of Athletics on a regular basis to review strength and conditioning programs and facility usage and purchases; serve on various committees as needed. Qualifications include: 1) a Bachelor’s Degree required; 2) Master’s degree preferred in Exercise Science or related field; and 3) a current NCAA-approved strength and conditioning certification. Luther College, a member of the competitive American Rivers Conference and NCAA III, is committed to providing a positive and competitive athletic experience to enhance the academic experience. Applicants should be committed to this philosophy. Additional information about Luther College can be found at Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The starting date will commence no later than September 14, 2020. Luther College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and persons of diverse ethnic backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. To see full posting and apply for this position, please go to the employment website.