Assistant Coach - MBB Strength & Conditioning - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Design, implement, record, and report strength and conditioning workouts in cooperation with the head coach. Work closely with all MBB coaches to assess specific needs of each program and construct lifting schedules to meet those needs. Be present and punctual for all workouts with student athletes. Ensure that all workouts are compliant with NCAA, conference, and university policies, guidelines, and rules. Properly teach and motivate the student-athletes in the most recent and up to date strength and conditioning techniques. Provide Athletes with guidance and proper training techniques for free weights and other strength training equipment. Coordinate, implement, Monitor nutrition and diet plans for MBB student athletes. Ensure compliance with all NCAA, conference and university policies regarding the use of performance enhancing drugs. Coordinate rehabilitation and injury prevention programming with sports medicine staff. Maintain up to date records on the strength program of each team and specific individual workouts of every student-athlete. Develop daily weekly and yearly monitoring techniques in order to asses student-athletes strength gains, monitor injury, develop return to play protocols, and asses the overall effectiveness of the program.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and two years of experience related to the Summary of Duties, two of which must be coaching experience or any combination of education and/or experience related to the Summary of Duties totaling six years is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduate with a bachelor’s degree in exercise science, sports science, human performance, kinesiology or equivalent and two years of strength training experience required with experience at the collegiate level preferred.


Knowledge of strength and conditioning techniques specific to Men’s Basketball.
Knowledge in all areas of strength training including Olympic style lifting as well as speed, agility, polymeric, flexibility and conditioning methods.


A strong commitment to the Student-Athlete concept and a working knowledge of NCAA rules.

Uphold and abide by all NCAA regulations and UVU institutional policies and procedures.


Ability to communicate effectively to a wide variety of individual and groups.
Ability to coach and teach effectively.
Ability to work with different personalities.
Ability to adapt workouts to patch each individual’s needs.
Ability to be flexible with schedule to accommodate various practices and work out times.

Pay Range

$11.71 to $14.63 per hour

Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of two contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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