Sanford Health Strength and Conditioning Specialist - Forte Program - Oxbow in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Job Title: Strength and Conditioning Specialist | Forte Program - Oxbow | Sioux Falls, SD
City: Sioux Falls
Department : Wellness Center - Sioux Falls
Job Schedule: Part Time
Hours Per Shift: Other
Responsible for a comprehensive program design, implementation and supervision of athletes/clients of various ages and skill levels. Provide instruction and demonstration of correct Olympic lifting technique, along with other strength, speed development, agility and plyometric exercises while applying them in a periodized framework. Provide instruction and demonstration of appropriate dynamic warm up, mobility and stability exercises based on individualized athlete needs.
Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills. A team minded professional who embraces growth and challenges. Ability to work in individual, small group and team settings.
Thorough understanding of the physiological basis of exercise and the ability to program/instruct according to the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and USA Weightlifting (USAW) guidelines. Ability to administer and interpret SCORE testing assessment for pre/post evaluation of athletic readiness. Complete SCORE testing report and deliver results to athlete/parents. Incorporate sport timing systems for all large group and team SCORE testing. Ability to administer and interpret results for submaximal cardiovascular and fitness assessments.
Collaborate with appropriate Sanford departments as required; such as but not limited to, Sport Science Institute (SSSI), Power-PT, Athletic Training, Ortho & Sports Medicine Physician groups, etc., to gather accurate and reliable athlete testing data for use in research. Work with Sanford Physical Therapy staff to incorporate SCORE pro biomechanical assessment results into individualized athlete performance programming.
Assists in the promotion of POWER services and in the development of new programming. Assist with collection and computer entry of accurate athlete testing data. Maintain an accessible record of all written and electronic athlete performance programming. Responsible for safety, maintenance and cleanliness of the weight room, equipment and overall facility.
Implements programs in a variety of environments and patient conditions. Explores physiologic responses and adaptations resulting from physical activity and exercise. Follows all recommended exercise guidelines/recommendations of applicable governing bodies and associations. Utilizes available tools or approaches for increasing knowledge of self-motivation. Shares information, knowledge, and experiences openly and proactively. Demonstrates sincere interest in mentee's current responsibilities and future goals. Creates skill-practice opportunities for subject of coaching. Explains impact of interactions with individuals and groups. Coaches others to improve their skills. Supports the mission, vision, and objectives of own department or unit.
Coordinates the Sanford Forte training program. This position will typically work day time hours with some early mornings, eveings & weekends as needed depending on when Forte classes are scheduled. Duties of this position would include developing the schedule of these classes and overseeing the instructors that also would be teaching these classes. Olympic weight lifting, power lifting cert or a Cross Fit certification will be considered for this position.
A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in a field of exercise science, kinesiology, health, physical education,
recreation or other closely related discipline is required. Master's degree in one of the identified bachelor's degree areas is
Highly desirable two or more years of experience in the strength and conditioning field at the high school, college,
professional or private sector.
Competency in Microsoft Office and basic computer skills is required.
Possess a thorough understanding of the physiological basis of exercise and the ability to program/instruct according to the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and USA Weightlifting (USAW) guidelines.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within six weeks of employment and certification required and maintained.
CSCS Certification through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is required within one year of date hired.
Certification on one of the following areas is preferred at date of hire: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa), USA Weightlifting, and/or American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
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City: Sioux Falls
Job Function: Sports Medicine and Wellness
Job Schedule: Part Time
Req Number: WD05720