Volunteer Assistant

deadline 31 May 2021
employer University of Nebraska - Kearney
type Internship
approved No

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is located in Central Nebraska and is a member of the MIAA Conference (DII). We are searching for 2-3 aspiring, and experienced Volunteer Assistant Coaches, with the anticipated start date of August 2, 2021. This assistant position will provide excellent opportunity to gain valuable hands-on coaching experience and professional development in a highly competitive D-II athletic program.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: design and implementation of Sport Performance Programing for 1-2 assigned sports, assist with Football workouts, and assisting Sport Performance Staff with day-to-day activities. Provide instruction for a safe and effective environment with all lifts/exercises used. Conduct periodic performance testing and communicate effectively and regularly with sport coaches and sports medicine personnel. Assist in the set up and breakdown of workouts and other duties as assigned by the Director of Sports Performance.

Required Qualifications
- Must be CPR/AED certified
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related field

Preferred Qualifications
- Certification by the CSCCa, USAW, or the NSCA (CSCS)
- Master’s Degree in Exercise Science or related field
- Outstanding knowledge and experience in the classical lifts
- Previous work experience as a Strength and Conditioning Coach at the Collegiate Level

Please send an email to Director of Sports Performance, Steve Schulz(
Email should include: your resume, cover letter, 3 professional references. These documents should be attached as one PDF file in the order mentioned (resume, cover letter, 3 references).
The email subject line should read “UNK Sports Performance Applicant Last Name, First Name”
Application Deadline May 31, 2020
All employees must fully comply with all NCAA, MIAA, and University of Nebraska-Kearney rules, regulations, and policies. Failure to do so may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.