Assistant Coach, Strength and Conditioning

Full-time @University of Washington in Management
  • Seattle, Washington, United States
  • Post Date : September 5, 2023
  • Apply Before : October 15, 2024
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As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem-solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.

Washington Athletics aims to inspire champions in competition and in the classroom. We exist to enrich the lives of students to positively impact our community and world for generations to come. Operating with the four core values of growth mindset, committed service, humility and grit, the Huskies choose to lead by example. All Husky Athletics staff make an IMPACT by committing to creating a purpose driven culture that impacts students and our greater community. We engage in GROWTH through dynamic conversations, embracing creativity, and recognizing that every challenge represents an opportunity to learn. We are a COMMUNITY who strive to create experiences for our stakeholders every single day. At our core is the belief that INCLUSION means creating spaces and places that reflect equity, advocacy and belonging for all.

With over 650 student-athletes participating in UW’s 22 sports programs, the department of Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to providing student-athletes with the ability to compete for national and conference championships while working toward a degree from one of the world’s leading public research universities.

For more detailed information, please visit our Washington Athletics Candidate Dashboard.


  • Oversee and assist with Olympic Sports programs and the day to day operation of the performance training facility as required by the Director of STRENGTH and Conditioning for Olympic Sports.
  • Teach proper execution, techniques and safety for all lifts and movement drills. This position will prioritize teaching and coaching sessions in the weight room for assigned teams and will work with teams on the field or court as schedules permit.
  • Effectively motivate athletes to achieve the maximum potential in all areas of performance.
  • Communicate and work in partnership with athletic trainers, mental health providers and sports dieticians to provide an interdisciplinary approach to the overall health wellbeing and student athlete experience.
  • Implement and enforce all ICA rules, policies and procedures with regard to the STRENGTH and Conditioning department.


Must be flexible to work irregular hours. Must effectively work, write, speak, present, and communicate with staff, administrators and other coaches in the athletic department. Travel with assigned teams may occur as directed by the Director of STRENGTH and Conditioning and may include international travel with assigned teams.

Compliance with the rules and regulations of the University, the NCAA, the Conference, the State of Washington, and any other governing body is of paramount importance to the University. The overall responsibility of this position is for the successful operation of the program in full compliance with all such rules and regulations. As a condition of employment, the Employee shall be required to participate in rules education programs offered by the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.


  • Bachelor’s degree required in Exercise Science or a related field and 2 years of full time coaching or internship experience at the NCAA level required.
  • CSCS certification through National STRENGTH and Conditioning Association or SCCC through the CSCCA is required.
  • Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.


  • Master’s degree preferred.

Application Process: The application process may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment, you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your “My Jobs” page to take when you are access ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or

Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.


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