Assistant Sports Performance Coach


Position Title

Assistant Sports Performance Coach




Full Time/Exempt 

Position Summary

Primary job responsibilities will be the design, implementation, and scheduling of strength and conditioning programs for sports as assigned by the Assistant AD, Sports Performance. The anticipated sport coverage for this position will be Men’s Lacrosse and Men’s Soccer but these coverages may be changed from time to time and additional sport coverage may be required. Primary responsibilities also include assisting the Assistant AD, Sports Performance in all aspects of Division I Strength and Conditioning program including, but not limited to, teaching student athletes how to perform Weight Lifting and Conditioning. In addition, this position will assist with the daily operation and maintenance of strength and conditioning facilities and other duties as assigned by the Assistant AD, Sports Performance. Must be proficient in Olympic and strength training movements, exercise
selection and programming, speed mechanics, agility drills, and nutrition. The ability to communicate and develop a working relationship with sport coaches, athletic trainers, and student-athletes is imperative. Support other strength staff members as assigned. Travel optional.

Work Conditions

  • Early mornings/evenings/weekends/holidays
  • Working with large groups of athletes without the proper amount of staffing to ensure the safety of athletes

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to move heavy weights
  • Ability to demonstrate exercises/drills/ etc.

Required Qualifications

Minimum Education Requirement

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in related field

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in related field. 1-2 years of relevant experience. SCCC or CSCS certification. Knowledge of NCAA rules / regulations and CPR-AED certification

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

Covid Vaccination Information: Faculty and Staff

All Jacksonville University employees who work at any JU facility must be vaccinated against COVID-19.

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To Apply

Interested applicants should submit a copy of their resume & cover letter to Courtney Taybron at