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Lead, Strength and Conditioning Coach

Carleton University

Salary $50,000 - $55,000

Posted 3 weeks ago



Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Job Type

Job Description

The lead, strength and conditioning coach will work collaboratively as a part of Carleton Universities strength and conditioning staff to provide strength and conditioning support to Carleton Universities student athletes.  Similarly, this position will be responsible for recruitment and delivery of athletic
performance services to community partners (sport clubs, organizations, and teams), as well as supporting the planning of existing youth development programs and camps.

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Qualifications Required

The incumbent must possess the following qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the strength and conditioning requirements and programming requirements required for success in university sport
  • Knowledge of long-term athlete development, and strength and conditioning requirements for youth/developing athletes
  • Strong technical and practical experience in performance coaching
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with coaches and support staff (athletic therapy, mental performance, nutrition, administration) to optimize athlete performance, health and wellness
  • Understanding of the use and application of sport performance technology and data collection/management to inform performance decisions and evaluate training outcomes
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability adapt to a dynamic fast paced environment
  • Strong communication skills Strong computer skills and competencies with spreadsheets and office suite

Education and Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in sport performance, kinesiology or related field
  • Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (NSCA)
  • First Aid/CPR certification
  • Masters degree in sport science or sport performance discipline preferred
  • 2-5 years of experience as a strength and conditioning coach
  • Experience working in a competitive sport environment and with youth and development athlete populations
  • Experience working as a part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience as an athlete at the National, Provincial or University level considered an asset

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Inclusive Note

The employer is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

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