Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach

Canadian Sport Institute Pacific Whistler, BC $37,500 for the first year and $40,000
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PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The PS1 Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach provides strength & conditioning support to the National & NextGen teams based at CSI Pacific’s Whistler campus. This is considered an apprenticeship position designed for an individual with minimal experience in a high-performance training environment and will receive tangible skill development through mentorship from a range of PS2 to PS4 strength and conditioning coaches.

  REPORTS TO: Lead of Strength & Conditioning

 DIRECTLY SUPERVISES:

·       N/A

 

CORE COMPETENCIES: CSI PACIFIC

·       Communicating

·       Planning

·       Reflecting

·       Leading

 

SECONDARY COMPETENCIES / REQUIRED SKILLS: STENGTH & CONDITIONING

  • Strength & Conditioning Skills
  • Assessment Abilities
    • Analytical Thinking
    • Computer Skills
  • Achievement Orientation
  • Interpersonal Skills
    • Relationship Management
    • Communication

 

CORE STRATEGY: STENGTH & CONDITIONING

The PS1 Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach will assist in the preparation of National & Next Gen teams through evidence-based interventions, world-leading service, and consultations with sports coaches. In addition, the PS1 will assist in the weekly maintenance and upkeep of the High-Performance Gym & Recovery Area in Whistler. This position will require on-site attendance at sport-specific training sessions as well as the possibility of international travel.

 1.   Development & Supervision of Strength & Conditioning Programs

  • With guidance from the PS2 & PS3 strength & conditioning coaches; evaluate and prioritize those fitness components necessary to achieve optimal performance levels.
  • With guidance from the PS2 & PS3 strength & conditioning coaches; establish short- and long-term goals, designing strength & conditioning programs for individual athletes and determine all aspects of training cycles.
  • Consult with sport medicine and para-medical professionals to ensure programs minimize the risk and severity of potential injuries and collaborate to provide rehabilitation as appropriate.
  • Test and evaluate new strength & conditioning approaches or equipment (e.g. ballistic measurement system) to determine value with regard to assigned sports.
  • Record strength & conditioning data, maintain database and provide input into database development and enhancement.
  • Conduct flexibility, warm-up and physical conditioning exercises in training and prior to competition as required.
  • Organize and conduct follow-up testing/evaluation as required both in the field and using the sport performance labs.
  • In cooperation with sports physiologists, observe and measure physical fitness levels and changes and provides progress reports.
  • Monitor progress; review with coach and athlete; and adjust program, schedule or routine accordingly.

 2. CSI STRENGTH & CONDITIONING DEPARTMENT DUTIES

  • Perform coverage for Whistler based S&C staff that may be away for travel and/or holidays
  • Upkeep of CSIP’s High-Performance Gym and Recovery area
  • Conduct applied projects with the potential to impact the Daily Training Environment


QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

REQUIRED:

  • Recent graduates of Masters or Ph.D. programs in sports science or related area
  • Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) Certification or equivalent
  • NCCP Olympic Weightlifting or equivalent
  • First Aid & CPR-C

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

REQUIRED:

  • Background in sport as a former athlete or coach considered an asset
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a high-performance training environment

 

RENUMERATION

This is a two year contract with a remuneration of $37,500 for the first year and $40,000 for the second. The successful applicant will also have professional development opportunities.

 
 
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