Tuesday July 26, 2011

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Tuesday July 26, 2011

Davidson College: We hear Canisius College head strength coach Joe Rowan accepted the head strength job at Davidson College.

Texas A&M: Head strength coach Dave Kennedy has received a $90,000 raise to $250,000.

Tennessee: (Assistant strength coach) QUALIFICATIONS: Certification with the one of the following required: National Strength and Conditioning Association (CSCS), or the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches’ Association (SCCC). Experience designing and implementing strength and conditioning programs for athletes at the collegiate level or as professional personal trainer required. Bachelor’s Degree Required. The coach should possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist with designing and implementing strength and conditioning programs for student-athletes; Teach student-athletes proper exercise technique; Attend team home and away competitions as determined by the Director of Strength & Conditioning; Assist in maintaining the strength and conditioning facility and equipment there in; Work with the sports nutritionist to design and implement healthy nutritional strategies; Work with the strength and conditioning staff in scheduling workout times and maintenance of the facilities; Assist the sport medicine staff with the implementation of rehabilitation programs; Assist the coaching staffs with the recruitment of prospective student-athletes as allowable by NCAA rules; Work with and educate coaching staffs in establishing an effective strength and conditioning programs; Assist the Director of Strength and Conditioning with all other men’s sports. Assist the Director of Strength and Conditioning with other duties as assigned; Foresee potential risk of injury, take measures to remove them, and in the event of an injury be capable of implementing an emergency medical procedure; Comply with all rules, regulations, and policies of the NCAA, SEC, and the University of Tennessee. TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: Twelve-month, regular, full-time position. SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. APPLICATION Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Email resume and references to Ron McKeefery, Director of Strength & Conditioning-Men's Athletics rmckeefery@utk.edu. No phone calls.