Sports Development Centre
Full-time, fixed-term until 31 July 2023
Loughborough University are delighted to invite applications for a Strength and Conditioning Coach to work with our performance programmes on campus.
The role’s main purpose is to deliver Strength and Conditioning support as part of an interdisciplinary team to help optimise the physical preparedness of multi-sport athletes for competition performance
Successful candidates will have significant experience practicing as a Strength and Conditioning coach, developing athlete physical preparedness for performance in environments with highly competing demands.
The main roles and responsibilities for this role are:
– Significant experience practicing as a Strength and Conditioning coach, developing athlete physical preparedness for performance in environments with highly competing demands
– Significant experience of analysing the demands of sports and defining and implementing a Strength and Conditioning strategy to support performance outcomes
– Significant experience working as part of a Strength and Conditioning team and role-modelling professional behaviours to junior Strength and Conditioning coaches, placement students and volunteers
– Significant demonstrable experience of working closely and effectively with sports coaches and members of an interdisciplinary team to promote performance outcomes
– Significant demonstrable record of applied Strength and Conditioning continuous professional development
– Ability to identify strategic areas of focus, pertaining to Strength and Conditioning, for sports performance and translate into effective operational delivery in terms of planning, programming and coaching.
– Highly effective at delivering high impact Strength and Conditioning that is underpinned by sound scientific evidence and practice-based rationale.
– Knowledgeable of other support services and their interplay with Strength and Conditioning within an interdisciplinary tea.
– Ability to critically analyse subjective information and objective data to inform Strength and Conditioning practice.
– Highly adaptable to known and unknown changes in the training environment and ability to maintain athlete focus.
– Very strong listening and communication skills.
– High emotional intelligence and ability to operate effectively in the zone of uncomfortable debate.
– Very effective at delivering information to positively affect player and/or coach behaviour.
– Highly effective at fostering professional relationships with relevant parties to promote idea sharing and collaboration.
For informal enquiries, please contact Nick Lee, Head of Strength and Conditioning on firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Thursday 21 November 2019
Interview date: Thursday 5 December 2019
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