I. Purpose: The purpose of this position is to provide support to club sport officers and participants.
II. Essential Duties: (The tasks, duties, and responsibilities that are essential to the work of the position)
Note: The intent of this list of duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. The incumbent may perform other related duties as assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based on departmental needs.
Preferred 2+ years of coaching experience at varsity high school level or higher and previous experience playing at a competitive level (includes varsity and club)
1. Basic Responsibilities
Develop and improve participant sport skills
Attend and supervise a majority of games and practices, including evenings and weekends
Abide by all University/Club Sport rules and regulations, including the Club Sport Handbook
Promote good sportsmanship on and off the field
Submit Weekly Timesheets
Communicate with Associate Director of Club Sports as needed on issues associated with the club or any of its participants. These issues include, but are not limited to:
Administrative tasks and responsibilities
2. Risk Management Responsibilities
Ensure safety of participants and monitor environmental (field/court/playing surfaces) conditions
Ensure that Injury Reports are completed for each injury and are given to Assistant Director of Club Sports within 24 hours
Ensure proper warm-up/stretching for student-athletes prior to practice or competition
3. Team-Specific Responsibilities
Able to attend practice Wednesday nights (8:00 p.m. - 11:00 P.M.) and potentially Monday night
Able to attend USAPL Collegiate Nationals with the team
Able to attend local powerlifting meets (2-3 a year)
Have either a background in physical therapy or strength training
Knowledgeable about the three main lifts in powerlifting (Squat, Bench, Deadlift)
Willing to help develop and coach a group of young athletes, some with little to no powerlifting experience
Able to give constructive criticism on an athlete's form and weight selection
Able to give an athlete warmups, stretches, and routines to help alleviate injuries
A background in powerlifting is preferred
A background in equipped powerlifting would be extremely useful
4. Other Duties
Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned to meet the goals and mission requirements of the University, Recreation, and the Club Sport Program. Cooperation of all personnel is expected to carry out the mission.
High-level knowledge of the sport
III. Supervision Received:
The position functions under the general supervision of the Associate Director of Club Sports.
IV. Supervision Exercised:
The position supervises all Women's Club Hockey participants.
V. Physical Requirements:
Work may involve the performance of heavier physical tasks such as walking over rough or uneven surfaces, bending, stooping, working in confined space, and lifting or carrying moderately heavy items, up to 75 lbs. The work environment may involve exposure to various elements such as chemicals, dust, fumes, cold, heat, noise, vibrations, or dampness, where work exposes the employee to potentially non-disabling injuries. Duties may require that work be performed in adverse weather conditions. Work may require exposure to dangerous equipment and machinery requiring the use of protective clothing or gear.
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