Graduate Assistant Athletic Performance Coach

deadline 01 March 2021
employer Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
type Full-time

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE): SIUE is seeking a highly motivated and qualified Graduate Assistant Athletic Performance Coach.

Candidates must have a great work ethic, strong communication skills, and be passionate about continually progressing as a strength and conditioning professional.

The position requires certification in First Aid and CPR, and progress towards SCCC and/or CSCS. Preference will be given to applicants that have already obtained at least one of the aforementioned certifications.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: assisting the Director in the design and implementation of training programs; meeting with sport coaches and athletic trainers to collaborate on program design and modifications; weight room supervision; daily upkeep and maintenance of equipment; and other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletic Performance.

The Graduate Assistant position is a two-year assignment beginning with the FALL of the 2021-2022 academic year and includes a tuition waiver for graduate credit hours and a monthly stipend. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2021. If interested, please send your cover letter, resume, and list of references (in a single PDF document) to Zach Rockford, Director of Athletic Performance at, with the subject heading “Graduate Assistant Position”. Consideration for a Graduate Assistant position is contingent upon acceptance into our Kinesiology graduate program (either the Exercise Physiology or Exercise and Sport Psychology tracks).