Directs the oversight, development and management of individual and group strength and conditioning programs for all student-athletes participating in the College’s two Division I programs (Men’s Ice Hockey & Women’s Soccer) and 15 Division III programs.
Bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, exercise science, physical education, health sciences, strength training or related field plus a minimum of 3 years of experience as a strength & conditioning coach at the collegiate or professional level of athletics that includes supervisory experience; demonstrated experience supervising the physical conditioning, weight training and weight/dietary needs of student-athletes; experience with instruction and coaching proper techniques of mobility, plyometrics, speed, agility, Olympic and traditional lifting, core training and metabolic conditioning; demonstrated experience working with coaches in developing sport specific programs; must have excellent communication (oral, written, presentation), planning, problem solving, negotiation, organizational, analytical and customer service skills; strong leadership/supervisory skills that guide the success and development of others while influencing and building work relationships among a diverse workforce at all levels; a passion for coaching and teaching athletes; possession of interpersonal skills to deal sensitively with a diverse population of student-athletes and staff; have a creative innovative approach to program development; possess computer proficiency with Microsoft Office programs; ability to meet established goals and work in a fast-paced environment,; proof of certification by the National Strength & Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), or by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (SCCC or Master SCC). Must be First-Aid/CPR/AED certified. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and a driving record that is insurable by Colorado College’s motor vehicle insurance carrier.
Master’s degree in kinesiology, exercise science, physical education, health sciences, strength training or related field; 5+ years of experience of coaching at the collegiate level; certified through United States Weightlifting Association (USAW) as a Level 1 Sport Performance Coach; certified through Functional Movement Systems (FMS); experience in the management, utilization, daily reporting & communication to the sport coaching staff for internal and external load data systems (Global Positioning System and Heart Rate), and ways to improve practice & training management from data metrics.
About Colorado College
Founded in 1874, Colorado College is a private, four-year, independent coeducational liberal arts college of 2026 undergraduate students. It is located on a 90-acre campus in downtown Colorado Springs, on the front range of the Rocky Mountains at the foot of Pikes Peak. The College operates an innovative, one-course-at-a-time format known as the Block Plan. The College is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths or experiences in this area.MISSION: At Colorado College our goal is to provide the finest liberal arts education in the country. Drawing upon the adventurous spirit of the Rocky Mountain West, we challenge students, one course at a time, to develop those habits of intellect and imagination that will prepare them for learning and leadership throughout their lives.