Stanford’s Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation: Stanford’s Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (“DAPER”) is the premier intercollegiate athletics program in the country. We are the proud Home of Champions! We lead the nation with 126 NCAA championship titles, completed an unprecedented sweep of both the men’s and women’s Capital One Cups, and have brought home the Learfield Director’s Cup for 25 straight years. We support nearly 900 student-athletes who compete on 36 intercollegiate athletics teams and also support the University’s physical education, recreation and wellness initiatives. Our dedicated staff embody a culture of excellence, embrace our mission of scholar-athleticism and exemplify a relentless championship spirit. Our actions and staff are guided by the core tenets of the Athletics Department culture, “The DAPER Way,” which are: Embrace Scholar-Athleticism, Pursue and Revere Excellence, Lead with Courage and Work Cohesively.
Are you ready to inspire champions? If yes, then this may be the right opportunity for you!
Stanford University is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Football Sports Performance Coach. This is a 12-month, full-time appointment with salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the development and implementation of athletic performance enhancement programs for sport responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Football Sports Performance.
Summary of Job Functions:
Provide a high level of service delivery, including but not limited to the development of athletic performance enhancement programs as it related to injury prevention, and performance enhancement (strength development, power development, quadrennial planning, recovery, sport science, etc.).
Provide effective written and oral communication between student-athletes, coaches, staff, administrators, etc.
Develop and maintain effective working relationships with Sports Performance Staff and relevant Athletic Department personnel.
Collaborate frequently with licensed Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers regarding the rehabilitation progress and return to participation/play planning of injured student-athletes.
Mentor Sports Performance Paid Intern Assistants and Volunteer Assistants.
Provide leadership in administrative areas, as assigned by the Director of Sports Performance.
Maintain a safe training environment for the Stanford student-athlete.
Maintain a high-level of professional communication between sport coaching staff, athletic trainer, physical therapists, physicians, sports dietician, and sports psychologist.
Adherence to all policies and procedures as identified by the Department of Athletics, Stanford Sports Performance, and the NCAA.
Daily set-up, organization, collection, and storage of data using various sport science technologies (e.g. Force Plates, Catapult, Tendo, Push, etc.), along with the recording and uploading of data during training sessions and/or prior to practice sessions and games.
Other tasks as assigned by the Director of Sports Performance.
Current CPR/AED Certification
Current CSCS, CSCCa, CES, PES, or FMS certification(s)
Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or related field required.
Two years of professional coaching experience in the field of sports performance or sports science.
In addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate must be proficient in the application of sport science technologies as they pertain to athlete tracking and return to participation/play protocols. Lastly, the candidate must also possess strong organizational and communication skills and working knowledge of basic spreadsheet and word processing programs.
DAPER’s Integrity: This position, along with all DAPER coaches and staff, is responsible for the integrity of Stanford’s intercollegiate athletics program and for the reputation of Stanford University. This position is responsible for ensuring that his/her involvement with Athletics Department activities maintains the integrity of the University’s reputation and does not negatively impact the relationship between the University and its faculty, staff, students and alumni. Additionally, this position must comply with University policies and procedures, NCAA and Pac-12 rules and regulations.
*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Why Stanford is for you:
Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
A healthier you. Climb our rock wall or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 88343
About Stanford Athletics
Stanford’s Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (“DAPER”) is the premier intercollegiate athletics program in the country. We are the proud Home of Champions! We lead the nation with 126 NCAA championship titles, won the Women’s Capital One Cup four of the last five years, and have brought home the Learfield Director’s Cup for 25 straight years. We support nearly 900 student-athletes who compete on 36 intercollegiate athletics teams and also support the university’s physical education, recreation and wellness initiatives. Our actions and staff are guided by the core tenets of the Athletics Department culture, “The DAPER Way,” which are: Embrace Scholar-Athleticism, Pursue and Revere Excellence, Lead with Courage and Work Cohesively.