The University of Wyoming is accepting applications for the position of Head Sports Performance (Strength and Conditioning) Coach for Football. The successful candidate will oversee all aspects of the sports performance program for a successful DI (FBS) football program. Primary responsibilities include:
Designing, developing and delivering a comprehensive strength, power, speed, agility and conditioning program for a FBS football program.
Establishing annual testing/performance measures.
Teaching proper execution, techniques and safety for all lifts and movement drills.
Motivating student-athletes to achieve their maximum potential in all areas of performance.
Communicating and working in partnership with the football coaching staff and the multi-disciplinary team (e.g., Sports Medicine, Sports Nutrition, Sports Performance, etc.) to provide an integrated program of year round performance training, injury prevention and rehabilitation for applicable student-athletes.
Communicating and working in partnership with non-football coaching staff (when applicable) and the multi-disciplinary team (e.g., Sports Medicine, Sports Nutrition, Sports Performance, etc.) regarding sports performance related issues (e.g., facility usage, Nutritional fueling Station needs, etc.) to ensure all student-athletes are treated in a fair and equitable manner.
Communicating problems, issues and program improvement ideas involving the sports performance area to immediate supervisor in a timely manner.
Supervising applicable assistant coaches and providing annual evaluations (of assistant coaches) to immediate supervisor.
Implementing and enforcing all departmental, university, conference and NCAA rules, policies and procedures.
The projected start date for this position is January 1, 2018. The position will remain open until filled. This is a full-time (12 month), benefited position.
The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. To review the EEO is the Law Poster and its Supplement, please see The Diversity & Fairness page.
Pursuant to Wyoming State law, W.S. 19-14-102, as amended, an honorably discharged veteran who has been a resident of the state of Wyoming for one (1) year or more at any time prior to the date when the veteran applies for employment, or any surviving spouse who was married to such veteran at the time of the veteran’s death, who is receiving federal survivor benefits based on the veteran’s military service and is applying for employment, shall receive an interview preference during the applicant screening process with the University of Wyoming. At the time of application the applicant must possess the business capacity, competency, education or other qualifications required for the position. If disabilities do not materially interfere with performance of job duties, disabled veterans will be given preference over able-bodied veterans. Appropriate documentation of veteran status must be provided at time of application as outlined in the application process. No preference will be given to a veteran currently employed by a public department.
We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.
Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.
A minimum of 5 years of full-time collegiate coaching experience (minimum of three (3) of those years at the Division I level) in the sports performance (strength and conditioning) field
Experience working with a collegiate football program in the sports performance (strength and conditioning) field
NSCA and/or CSCCa Certification
Further consideration will be given to candidates who possess:
Master’s degree in related field
Experience at the NCAA Division I FBS level.
Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
Excellent interpersonal communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Applicants must possess Valid Driver's License with a motor vehicle record that is compliant with the University Vehicle Use Policy Found at: http://www.uwyo.edu/auxserv/fleet/Official-Vehicle-Policy/OVP.pdf
Complete on-line application and upload the following as one document: cover letter, resume and contact information for three work-related references.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Review of resumes and applications will begin immediately. While applications will be accepted until the position is filled, interested applicants are encouraged to submit materials by November 10th, 2017 to receive full consideration. Start date is negotiable.
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