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Strength and Conditioning Coach Jobs
Robert Dos Remedios’ interview gives a good background on what a strength and conditioning coach does on a daily basis, and some of the positives and negatives of the job. Below is a laundry list of job functions completed by people in typical strength coach. jobs
Strength coach duties and responsibilities may include:
Developing year-around strength and conditioning programs for student-athletes as well as determining all aspects of training cycles and phases.
Planning appropriate sport-specific exercises, exercise sequences, sets, repetitions, and recovery periods for all sports; evaluates appropriate correlation of fitness components necessary to meet optimal individual performance levels.
Ensuring the minimizing of risk and severity of potential injuries through appropriate program design; collaborates with medical professionals to recondition athletes following an injury.
Working closely with nutritional professionals to advice athletes regarding appropriate nutrition for optimal physical performance including advice on ergonomic substances as well as drug prevention.
Overseeing and administering a resistance training facility for athletes.
Supervising weight room personnel, which may include recommendations for hiring, performance evaluation, training, work allocation, and problem resolution.
Assisting in aspects of athlete recruiting and promotion of the weight room.
And, as with all positions, performing miscellaneous job-related duties as they present themselves.
Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach – North Carolina – $33,000 + benefits
Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach – Nova Southeastern U. – $26,500 + benefits
Strength Coach – Cal State University, Fresno – $28,000-$35,000 + benefits
Strength Coach – UT San Antonio – $37,500 + benefits
NFL Head Strength Coach – Between $90,000 and $185,000 + benefits
Note that salaries vary dependent upon years of practice, education level, geographic region and the size of the community.