The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics sponsors 21 sports at the NCAA Division I level. All sports compete in the Big West Conference except Football (Big Sky Conference), Wrestling and Men’s Swimming (PAC-12) and Women’s Swimming (MPSF). Women's NCAA Division I sports programs: basketball, volleyball, beach volleyball, soccer, softball, cross country, indoor track and field, outdoor track and field, swimming and diving, tennis, and golf. Men's NCAA Division I sports programs: football, basketball, baseball, cross country, golf, swimming and diving, tennis, outdoor track and field, soccer, and wrestling.
This position is a full-time, 12 month appointment renewable on an annual basis with satisfactory performance. This position will report to the Deputy Director of Athletics. This position will be responsible for assisting all 21 sports at the NCAA Division I level teams will devising, scheduling and supervising appropriate sport specific strength and conditioning programs. Our Director of Strength and Conditioning will improve the competitiveness of the varsity athletic teams by implementing and coaching training and injury prevention programs for all varsity sports teams, in turn allowing the sport coaches to focus on sport specific technique and strategy.
Work with head coaches to ensure that the specific strength and conditioning needs of each sport are met. Maintain progress records for evaluation of success of the program and report back to each program
Instruct and educate student-athletes in the proper lifting techniques, speed development, plyometrics, flexibility, nutrition, injury rehabilitation and recovery methods.
Collaborate with sports medicine staff to coordinate injury rehabilitation and treatment schedules.
Administer strength and performance testing, coordinate test date, evaluate and set goals.
Ability to adjust coaching style to match the learning style of the individual student-athletes and motivate them to achieve their highest potential.
Schedule, coordinate, evaluate and supervise activities of the strength and conditioning interns and volunteers.
Manage the weight room, including scheduling, budget management and equipment maintenance.
A commitment to excellence and value of education; familiarity and comfort working in an environment with a strong academic commitment.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field
NCAA experience with Strength and Conditioning
Licenses, Certificates, Credentials:
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Current CPR/AED and first aid certification
Internal Number: 105031
About Cal Poly Athletic Department
Cal Poly is a state university with over 18,000 students. The University has a distinctive mission and is best known for its polytechnic programs. It also offers comprehensive curricula in the arts and sciences. One of the 23 campuses of The California State University, Cal Poly has built a solid reputation on its learn-by-doing approach to the preparation of undergraduate and graduate students for careers in applied technical and professional fields. The University is organized into six colleges: Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences; Architecture and Environmental Design; Business; Engineering; Liberal Arts; and Science and Mathematics. Nearly two-thirds of the University's students major in agriculture, architecture and environmental esign, business, or engineering. Student quality is high, with applications significantly exceeding admissions. Cal Poly is located in San Luis Obispo, a city of 42,000 located twelve miles from the Pacific Ocean and midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles on California's scenic central coast. University families live in San Luis Obispo and nearby communities both on the coast and inland. Excellent recreational facilities are available, an...d the area has an outstanding climate, with an average daily maximum temperature of 62.2 in January, 77.0 in August, and an annual average of 70.2.
CAL POLY ATHLETICS
Cal Poly operates its athletic program with integrity and in full compliance with institutional, conference and NCAA guidelines. Cal Poly sponsors 21 sports at the NCAA Division I level. All sports compete in the Big West Conference except Football (Big Sky Conference) Wrestling(Pac-12), and Men's and Women's Swimming (Mountain Pacific Sports Federation).
Men's NCAA Division I sports programs include: football, basketball, baseball, cross country, golf, swimming and diving, tennis, outdoor track and field, soccer, and wrestling.
Women's NCAA Division I sports programs include: basketball, volleyball, soccer, softball, cross country, indoor track and field, outdoor track and field, swimming and diving, tennis, golf and beach volleyball.