Kansas City Athletics is seeking an experienced individual to lead the Sport Performance Department. KC Athletics is Kansas City’s only Division I team and consist of 14 sport programs. This position will design, develop, implement and evaluate evidence and scientific-based strength conditioning programs which may include but not limited to warm-up, flexibility, speed improvement, and injury rehabilitation and return-to-play protocols in coordination with sports medicine staff for assigned teams and programs assigned for evaluation.
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Provide leadership in the development of strength and conditioning related activities for KC Athletics 14 Division I programs.
Ensure health and safety, integrity, and education of student-athletes.
Train student-athletes in proper strength training techniques, speed, agility and plyometric techniques as well as flexibility and recovery techniques.
Provide expertise in the area of strength training and physical conditioning as requested by Head Coach.
Work with coaching staffs to develop individualized programs in speed, strength, movement and conditioning for student-athletes, schedule strength and conditioning workouts in cooperation with Head Coach.
Establish positive relationships with department staff and other University departments.
Research publications, journals, etc., and attend various clinics and conventions to keep up-to-date on new methods in comprehensive integrated athletic performance.
Must be able to understand, implement and stay current on all computer related athletic performance programs.
Assist in identifying and purchasing of equipment to help maintain and elevate sport programs. Attend various sport practices and competitions.
Ensure safety and maintenance of the training facilities and equipment.
Oversight Strength and Conditioning staff.
Additional duties assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in related/relevant area or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Preferred Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in related/relevant area or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Internal Number: 36545
About University of Missouri - Kansas City
Located in the heart of Kansas City, Mo., the University of Missouri-Kansas City is a public research university focused on urban issues. There are 14,818 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at UMKC, of which 1,500 live on campus. UMKC is a NCAA Division I institution, competing in 16 sports.