Reporting to the Associate Athletics Director of Health, Wellbeing, & Performance, the Director of Strength & Conditioning will oversee the Strength and Conditioning program by performing the following duties.
- Oversees the entire strength and conditioning program for 20 varsity athletic teams consisting of 400+ student-athletes. Oversees the development, implementation, and evaluation of team and individual workouts in the areas of flexibility, lifting, running, and testing, among other areas. Remains knowledgeable of current trends and advances in the area of strength and conditioning. Communicates and collaborates with head coaches about individual and team development.
- Responsible for budget management for strength and conditioning, including allocation of resources, equipment and supplement purchase and replacement planning.
- Works with supervisor to help implement nutrition programs and dietary education plans for all student-athletes (including Training Table).
- Collaborates with the Sports Medicine team to ensure proper protocol regarding student-athlete injuries and rehabilitations. Communicates with individual sport coaches and sports medicine staff regarding physical training issues and injury limitations of student-athletes.
- Is responsible for safety and maintenance of strength and conditioning training areas.
- Creates appropriate reports and tracking mechanisms of strength, speed, and conditioning test results, athlete nutritional analyses, and other data as necessary.
- Oversees, manages and supervises full-time strength and conditioning coaches and graduate assistants. Supervision includes selection, training, evaluation, and professional development and management of all subordinates.
- Remains knowledgeable and current on compliance-related items with all NCAA, Atlantic 10 Conference (and other affiliated conferences), and University rules and regulations.
The position is based at GW’s Foggy Bottom Campus in Washington, DC but will require travel for games and events. The incumbent may perform other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 1 year of relevant professional experience. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:
- Degree in Exercise Science or related field
- Strength and conditioning coaching experience at the Division 1 or professional level
- Experience working with Division I basketball
Typical Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience