Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach

Reporting to the Fitness Center Manager/Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, and taking direction from and collaborating with the Athletic Department, the Strength & Conditioning Coach will work with athletic teams, students, and employees who utilize the Fitness Center, and assist with oversight of the Fitness Center’s policies, equipment, and related programs.

This is a full-time, non-exempt position that works during the academic year.

Responsibilities include: Assist in managing the Academy’s Fitness Center to ensure safety and functionality of all equipment; coordinate orientation programs for all users of the space to ensure proper use of fitness equipment; assist in designing both individual and team strength and fitness rehabilitation programs in conjunction with the Athletic Training Staff and Head Strength & Conditioning Coach; assist in coordinating community wellness initiatives and programs affiliated with the fitness center, pool and other Academy athletic facilities; responsible for daily set ups, cleaning the Fitness Center equipment, overseeing maintenance of the training equipment, and organizing of the area.

Qualifications include: Bachelor’s Degree, NSCA Strength and Conditioning coach certification, or ability to obtain within one year of employment; 1-3 years’ experience as a strength coach, desire and ability to work with students, coaches and employees in a residential private secondary school setting; excellent interpersonal, communication, and decision-making skills; proficiency with MS Office Suite and Google Drive, ability to manage, and sensitivity to, highly confidential information; must have an ability to cultivate a positive learning environment that encourages accountability and positive mental health; ability to work independently and as part of a team and a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion and to serving the needs of a diverse community.

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Deerfield Academy is a private, coeducational boarding school located in western Massachusetts with 650 students and 130 faculty. The Academy was founded in 1797 and has no religious affiliation.

Deerfield Academy is committed to equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, pregnancy, protected military veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.