North Carolina State University will be hiring a Director of Sport Science/Assistant Strength and Conditioning role for the Olympic Sports department. The position aims to meet the growing needs of the department and further enhance the quality of care given to the student-athletes. The duties of the Director of Sport Science/Assistant Strength and Conditioning coach involve assisting the Director of Strength and Conditioning in implementing evidence-driven training for the men and women’s soccer teams and women’s golf, while also leading the development of a comprehensive athlete monitoring service for all NC State Olympic sports programs. These duties include but are not limited to:
• Develop evidence-driven strength and conditioning programs for assigned teams • Collaborate in the design and implementation of rehabilitation programs with team doctors and sports medicine staff • Develop a comprehensive athlete monitoring program to assess student-athlete readiness, performance, and recovery • Collect, manage, analyze, and interpret athlete monitoring data to create reports specific to the needs of each team • Direct sport science activities within NC State Athletics with the objective of supporting athlete health, availability, and performance • Facilitate collaboration between coaches, strength and conditioning staff, sports medicine staff, and other support staff to ensure the training program is athlete-centered and benefits the health and performance of the student-athletes • Assist coaching staffs on load management in athletes returning to play from injury
The Director of Sport Science/Assistant Strength and Conditioning coach will serve as a hybrid coach-researcher by providing strength and conditioning services to the teams while also conducting research projects that answer high-priority performance-related questions for individual teams. Information gleaned from these research projects will be used to enhance the services provided to NC State athletes and to establish process around S&C interventions.
The Director of Sport Science/Assistant Strength and Conditioning coach will apply their expertise in driving an objective, high-performance model for the university’s various sports teams. In doing so, this position will provide guidance to this team of experts, helping move NC State Athletics to the forefront of innovative athlete preparation and well-being strategies within the ACC and on the national landscape.
Bachelor's Degree Required.
Minimum of 2 years working in a collegiate Strength & Conditioning program.
CSCS or SCCC certification required.
Master's Degree in Pyshical Education, Exercise Sciencce or related field preferred.
Internal Number: 00007994
About North Carolina State University
With more than 35,000 students, North Carolina State University is one of the leading land-grant institutions in the nation, committed to playing an active and vital role in improving the quality of life for the citizens of North Carolina, the nation and the world.NC State is consistently ranked among the nation's top 50 public universities and ranked by Princeton Review as a best value for students. Recently, NC State was recognized as one of the Wall Street Journal’s Top 20 “Best colleges and universities,” as ranked by Fortune 500 company job recruiters.In terms of quality of life, Cary, is a suburb to Raleigh in the heart of North Carolina’s Research Triangle and boasts one of the lowest crime rates in the nation. Due to the low crime rate, for the eleventh straight year, Cary is ranked as the safest city in North Carolina and the entire Southeastern United States.