Strength and Conditioning Coach

Position Type: Auxiliary
Department: High Performance Sports
Direct Supervisor: Head, Strength and Conditioning Coach
Applicant Closing Date:
 Sunday, December 10
Anticipated Start Date: December 18
Number of positions available: 1

Your core responsibilities include,

  • Instruct, educate, provide guidance, and motivate individual athletes, small groups, and sports teams of all ages and abilities.
  • Work as part of an integrated team with medical professionals and sport coaches to coordinate the training activities of athletes.
  • Work extensively with managers, coaches, and administrative personnel from the Oval’s Centre of Excellence Programs and Community Sport Services.
  • Develop, implement and refine programs to enhance the physical abilities of athletes of all ages and abilities.
  • Design programs for injury prevention and re-conditioning of injured athletes.
  • Perform evaluations, testing and movement screens.
  • Consistently communicate with athletes, parents, and coaches
  • Assist with maintaining accurate training inventory and control of all supplies and equipment related to High Performance training at the Oval.
  • Attend, actively participate in, and present at team meetings.
  • Assist in the coordination of the overall organization and administration of the High Performance department and training facility.
  • Create and deliver both internal and external educational seminars.
  • Perform research
  • Actively contribute to marketing activities including social media initiatives.

 The qualifications and skills you bring to this role include,

  • Bachelor’s Degree in human kinetics, kinesiology, physical education, or equivalent sport sciences. Master’s Degree is an asset.
  • Current strength and conditioning credentials/certification (i.e. NSCA- CSCS).
  • Experience as an athlete.
  • 3+ years of strength and conditioning experience working with athletes of all ages and abilities. Experience working with provincial, national, Olympic and/or professional athletes an asset.
  • Demonstration of continuing education.
  • A thorough technical understanding of a variety of sports.
  • Excellent presenting skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in the following,:
    • Leading individuals, small groups, and teams through structured workout.
    • Developing and delivering educational workshops and education based marketing initiatives.
    • Working as part of an integrated team for the purpose of coordinating and supporting athlete development.
    • Planning, preparing, and executing athletic performance enhancement programs.
    • Developing training methodology.
    • Developing and fostering strategic relationships.
  • Working independently and in a team setting
  • Excellent customer service skills including the ability to develop and foster strong athlete/client relationships.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to complete a successful criminal record check.
  • Valid First Aid Certificate.

Hours of Work:

  • Approximately 10 hours per week.
  • Weekend and early morning / evening availability preferred.

The Richmond Olympic Oval offers a dynamic and exciting work culture with a competitive wage rate to the successful candidate. If you are personable, have a great attitude, are passionate about delivering exceptional customer service and have a genuine interest in contributing to the greater good of our company and our community, we want to hear from you!

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