Strength and Conditioning Coach

Full-time @Adelaide Football Club in Strength & Conditioning
  • Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
  • Post Date : July 7, 2024
  • Apply Before : July 22, 2024
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Job Description

We are seeking a passionate and experienced Strength & Conditioning Coach to join our high-performance team. You will play a pivotal role in the design and implementation elements of the physical performance program to ensure our players develop and maintain the physical capabilities to effectively execute the Adelaide Crows game plan and reach their peak performance.

About the Role:

This is a full-time permanent position with some out-of-normal office hours work, including match days. The key responsibilities include:

  • Development and implementation of the Club’s strength and power program.
  • Design and maintenance of a best practice strength and power program for requirements of AFL football, optimising individual strength, speed, agility, and power attributes of athletes.
  • Assist in the planning, design, and implementation of rehabilitation programs to rebuild strength, power, speed, and agility components after injury and maximise player availability.
  • Assist in cross-training conditioning during football training sessions and extra conditioning sessions.

The candidate:

We are looking for someone with:

  • Tertiary qualification in Human Movement, Exercise, or Sports Science, or equivalent.
  • Qualified Strength and Conditioning Coach (ASCA or equivalent).
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working with elite professional athletes.
  • Demonstrated expertise in utilising strength programming software and strength/power assessment technology.
  • Understanding of resistance training programming and methodology.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in an inter-disciplinary team.
  • ASCA (Level 2) and/or ESSA Accreditation (desirable).
  • Experience working with athletes in a range of sports (desirable).
  • Expertise in acceleration and running mechanics (desirable).

Some of the Perks:

  • Access to home game tickets
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Discounts with corporate partners
  • Access to Club facilities including our gym and pool

Our Commitment to the Safety and Wellbeing of Children and Young People:

The Adelaide Football Club is committed to safeguarding children and young people in our care. We expect all representatives of the Club to support this environment. This role will be subject to pre-employment checks, including a Working with Children Check.

Essential Requirements

  • Human Movement / Coaching / Exercise / Sports Science Degree
  • Qualified Strength & Conditioning Coach
  • Working with Children / Working with Vulnerable People Check
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working with elite professional athletes

Desirable Criteria

  • Level 2 Strength & Conditioning Coach
  • ESSA Accreditation

Application Instruction

To apply, please submit t:

  • A current Resume
  • A cover letter explaining your interest in the role and why you want to work with the Adelaide Football Club. Address how your skills and experience align with the position.

No agencies, please.

Join us and be a part of building champions both on and off the field.

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