Washington Institute of Sports Medicine, with facilities along the west coast, and Sport Specific Training in southern California, as well as other similar companies specialize in this type of training. Facilities such as these have trained staff that run elite athletes through plyometric and balance exercises to enhance there speed and agility with respect to their sport.
The NSCA puts on an annual sport specific training conference at select cities in the continental United States as well.
This is a great way for beginners in the field to learn about new programs and facilities and where to get the best training to work in the field.
Compensation: Varies widely from organization to organization. Here are two examples:
Velocity Sports Performance; Texas – Sport Performance Coach – $27,500 plus benefits
Washington Institute of Sports Medicine – Speed Coach – $28,750 plus benefits
It is important to note that salaries vary dependent upon years of practice, education level, geographic region and the size of the community.