Reports to: Director of Olympic Sports Performance
Stanford's Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation:
Stanford's Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) is the premier intercollegiate athletics program in the country. We are the proud Home of Champions! We lead the nation with 123 NCAA championship titles, completed an unprecedented sweep of both the men's and women's Capital One Cups, and have brought home the Learfield Director's Cup for 25 straight years. We support nearly 900 student-athletes who compete on 36 intercollegiate athletics teams and also support the university's physical education, recreation and wellness initiatives. Our dedicated staff embody a culture of excellence, embrace our mission of scholar-athleticism and exemplify a relentless championship spirit. Our actions and staff are guided by the core tenets of the Athletics Department culture, The DAPER Way, which are: Embrace Scholar-Athleticism, Pursue and Revere Excellence, Lead with Courage and Work Cohesively.
Are you ready to inspire champions? If yes, then this may be the right opportunity for you!
We are seeking candidates for the position of Associate Sports Performance Coach (Coach) whose academic excellence, professional qualities, and experience demonstrates leadership in all areas of sports performance.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the development and implementation of athletics performance enhancement programs for men's basketball and men's golf and other administrative responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Olympic Sports Performance.
Summary of essential job functions:
Provide a high-level of service delivery, including but not limited to, the development of athletics performance enhancement programs as related to injury prevention and performance enhancement (strength development, power development, quadrennial planning, recovery etc.).
Provide effective written and oral communication to student-athletes, coaches, staff, administrators etc.
Develop and maintain effective working relationships with Sports Performance staff and relevant Athletics Department personnel.
Collaborate frequently with licensed Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers regarding the rehabilitation progress and return to participation/play planning of injured student-athletes.
Mentor Sports Performance Graduate Assistants, Contingent Staff and Volunteer Interns.
Provide leadership in administrative areas, as assigned by the Director of Sports Performance.
Maintain a safe training environment for Stanford student-athletes.
Maintain a high-level of professional communication between sport coaching staff, athletic trainers, physical therapists, physicians, sports dieticians and sports psychologists.
Adherence to all policies and procedures as identified by DAPER, Stanford Sports Performance and the NCAA.
Other tasks as assigned by the Director of Olympic Sports Performance.
To be successful in this role, you will bring:
Bachelor's degree in exercise science, kinesiology, human performance or related field.
A master's degree is strongly preferred.
Two (2) to five (5) years of experience of full-time coaching experience in the field of strength and conditioning and/or sports performance.
Experience with athlete performance monitoring utilizing GPS is preferred.
Current CSCS and/or CSCCa certification(s).
Current CPR/AED certification.
Strong organizational and communication skills.
Working knowledge of basic spreadsheet and processing programs.
This position, along with all DAPER coaches and staff, is responsible for the integrity of Stanford's intercollegiate athletics program and for the reputation of Stanford University. This position is responsible for assuring that his/her involvement with Athletics Department activities maintains the integrity of the University's reputation and does not negatively impact the relationship between the University and its faculty, staff, students and alumni. Additionally, this position must comply with University policies and procedures, NCAA and Pac-12 rules and regulations.
*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Why Stanford is for you:
Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
A healthier you. Climb our rock wall or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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