Department of Athletics: Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach

The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The Department of Athletics at the University of Virginia is now accepting applications for the position of Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach to support various Olympic Sports programs.

The primary duties of the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach include: overseeing various individual sport program's strength and conditioning needs; assessing student-athlete's physical attributes to improve athletic performance; maintaining weight rooms and equipment; assisting head coaches with official visits by prospective recruits; managing and/or coordinating services with various departmental and University offices; upholding NCAA, ACC, and University rules and regulations; and performing miscellaneous related duties when necessary. This position will work primarily with Men's/Women's Tennis and Men's/Women's Squash, but will assist with other Olympic sports, as assigned by the Associate AD for Strength & Conditioning.

Candidates must possess either a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) or a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCC) certification.

Anticipated Hiring Range: $40,000 - $45,000, dependent upon qualifications.

Required Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Experience: Some professional experience in strength and conditioning for collegiate or professional sports is required.

Licensure: CSCS or CSCC Certification required.

Preferred Qualifications

Education: Master's Degree

Experience: 4+ years of professional experience in strength and conditioning for collegiate or professional sports. Experience with Squash and/or Tennis highly preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. Ability to reason, recall, analyze and organize information in order to make substantive and sometimes complex decisions reaching reasonable conclusions within established guidelines. Ability to comprehend potential issues and address them before they become problematic. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse groups of people. Ability and desire to perform accurate, detail-oriented work, and manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to maintain poise under all circumstances and effectively interact with people in a positive manner. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to function professionally in highly stressful situations and to provide clear information on an impromptu basis to individuals or groups of people.

To apply, please visit and be sure to attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. The position will remain open until July 4th, 2019.