Strength & Conditioning Coach, Temporary

@IMG Academy in Strength & Conditioning
  • Bradenton, Florida, United States
  • Post Date : May 14, 2024
  • Apply Before : June 13, 2024
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About IMG Academy
Named by Sports Business Journal as one of the Best Places to Work in Sports in 2024, IMG Academy is the world’s leading sports education brand, providing a holistic education model that empowers student-athletes to win their future, preparing them for college and for life. IMG Academy provides growth opportunities for all student-athletes through an innovative suite of on-campus and online experiences:

  • Boarding school and camps, via a state-of-the-art campus in Bradenton, Fla.
  • Online coaching via the IMG Academy+ brand, with a focus on personal development through the lens of sport and performance
  • Online college recruiting, via the NCSA brand, providing content, tools, coaching and access to a network of 40,000 college coaches

The Strength & Conditioning Coach, Temporary will be responsible for the development and implementation of strength and conditioning training programs for athletes in all sports, all ages, and all levels.

Position Responsibilities

  • Development and implementation of strength and conditioning training programs for athletes in all sports, all ages, and all levels with the ability to lead development and implementation
  • Programming (to include a 10 month periodized plan) of strength and power training, speed, agility, and movement sessions, and pre-gen/regeneration with the ability to lead programming
  • Ability to work within an athlete development model to understand the developmental progressions of which training should fit for the safety and development of youth athletes
  • Delivery of strength and power training, speed, agility, and movement sessions, and pre-gen/regeneration in one to one, small group and large group sessions
  • Delivery of both Academy and Camp strength and conditioning sessions as well as strength and power and speed camp specializations
  • Communication with coaches, fellow APD colleagues and athletes
  • Integration and observation of athletes in their sport environment as feasible
  • Tracking, data entry and reporting of testing, attendance, and other required needs for the training program as well as in the AMS (Athlete Management System)
  • Collaborate with other APD divisions (Sports Medicine, Sport Science, Nutrition, Mental Conditioning, Leadership, Cognitive Perceptual Training) and participate in interdisciplinary pods with the other APD staff members who work in the same sport(s)
  • Implementing and following the IMG Performance Testing Protocols
  • Be a role model through words, actions, and a positive attitude
  • Day to day upkeep of facilities, cleaning, and sanitation as necessary
  • Deliver and support IMG Institute initiatives and sessions as necessary
  • Support sponsorship companies and initiatives as necessary
  • Support team and group training and events as necessary
  • Utilize Coach Now to provide updates to athletes and parents on programming and training
  • Provide supervision of assistant coaches and/or summer staff to include feedback and education
  • Provide coach or parent education as necessary
  • Assist colleagues for coverage as necessary
  • Assist with organizational tasks as necessary
  • Balance the needs of the business with the needs of the athletes and department
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures, and business ethic codes
  • Promote a diverse and inclusive environment
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

  • Bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, health, physical education, or related field
  • Previous experience as a strength and conditioning coach
  • Experience developing training programs and implementing strength and speed/agility training across one or more of the sports at IMG Academy (Soccer, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Lacrosse, Tennis, Golf, Track)
  • Demonstrated experience inspiring, motivating and improving performance of youth, middle school, and high school athletes
  • Proficiency in writing training programs for athletes of all ages in a variety of sports
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills with colleagues, sport coaches and athletes
  • Demonstrated high energy, charismatic training approach
  • Highly organized with the ability to juggle multiple projects
  • Adaptable and flexible to a dynamic training and work environment
  • Passionate and positive attitude
  • Open and responsive to feedback
  • Open minded with a growth mindset and always wanting to get better
  • A superior work ethic
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Desire to work collaboratively with colleagues
  • Ability to connect with various ages, skill levels, cultures, and sports
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills with the ability to interface with a variety of audiences
  • CSCS certification or equivalent

Preferred Skills

  • Master’s degree in kinesiology, health, physical education, or related field
  • Bilingual
  • Experience in speed and movement training
  • Experience with junior and youth athletes
  • Experience with sport science
  • Sport or coaching experience
  • Proficient in PowerPoint, Excel and Word
  • CPR/First Aid certification

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Ability to lift, move, push and pull equipment or boxes in excess of 40lbs.
  • Should be able to handle outdoor temperatures for a reasonable period of time.
  • Must be able to move around campus which includes gym, turf, fields, etc.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends and holidays is required

Background Requirements:

  • Requires a background check upon offer
  • Requires a drug test upon offer

Don’t meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfect with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.  Get to know us better: IMG Academy provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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