Careers

Limited Appointment Athletic Performance Coach

deadline 23 December 2022
employer UC Berkeley
type Full-time

Limited Appointment Athletic Performance Coach

UC Berkeley is currently accepting applications for a Paid Limited Appointment (900 hour) Athletic Performance Coach currently located in the greater San Francisco Bay Area.

Position Function:
This position will assist the Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Performance with all aspects of performance training and data collection for field sports for Intercollegiate Athletes at UC Berkeley

Compensation:

Based on experience and background

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-Assist in all aspects of training for Field Sports (football, baseball, softball...)
-Develop and implement a comprehensive strength and conditioning program for assigned teams;
-Maintain an open line of communication with the other members of the athletic performance staff, athletic training, nutrition and sport coaches;

-Implementation and data collection using: Force Plates, GPS, Nordbord, Heart Rate Monitors, Velocity Based Training Systems & Athlete Management Software
- Assist with the upkeep and maintenance of the weight room;
- Perform special assignments, projects and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Athletic Performance coach and Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Performance

Minimum Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in related field with one (1) year of experience as a strength coach in a Collegiate or Professional setting. Certification or Licensure Requirements:
First Aid/CPR/AED Certification; CSCCa-SCCC or NSCA-CSCS Certification.Employment contingent upon a satisfactory governmental background check


- Demonstrate knowledge of program design for a variety of sports;
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
- Professionalism in dealing with coaches and student-athletes;
- Working knowledge of computers and technology is required;
- Excellent written and oral communication skills;
- Ability to foster a cooperative environment;
- Ability to critically assess, utilize, and troubleshoot various forms of weight room technology.

Instructions for Applying:
Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Mike Blasquez at blasquez@berkeley.edu