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Sports Performance Coach

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: Stroudsburg
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.The Sports Performance Coach is responsible for the development, and implementation of sports performance training programs for individual or group athletes (i.e.: youth, junior high school, high school, collegiate, adult, and elite). JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Produces,-- -conducts, evaluates, and updates-- -sports performance training programs at school districts, in St. Luke's Fitness and Sports Performance (SLFSP) centers, and off site as necessary for individuals and groups at the youth, middle school, high school, collegiate, adult,-- -and elite levels in a safe, fun environment in compliance with Sports Medicine (SM) and-- -SLFSP-- -guidelines-- -(i.e.-- -documentation, etc.).-- --- -Conduct human performance assessments-- -and interpret results to-- -apply effective program design in which exercise technique principles are taught and implemented.-- --- -Collaborate with sports medicine personnel and other service providers as necessary-- -to implement injury prevention, rehabilitation, and reconditioning plans-- -and be able to make modifications based on injury status or risk factors.-- --- -Maintain organization-- -and order-- -in a professional manner-- -of individuals and groups that receive sports performance training-- -by effectively-- -communicating training plan rationale and through coaching technique.-- --- -Ensure that the training environment and equipment is organized, clean, and-- -well-maintained.-- --- -Recognize signs-- -of-- -medical emergency-- -of participant-- -during training session and understand how to-- -efficiently-- -enact-- -an-- -emergency action plan.-- --- -Prepare and conduct informal and formal education sessions for individuals and groups on various sports performance topics including strength, conditioning, recovery, injury prevention, and nutrition.-- --- -Participate in continuing education, including within the department and at outside conferences or symposiums.-- - PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: Must be physically capable of the potentially strenuous activities typical of someone engaged in leading a Sports Performance programs. Must be able to effectively listen and communicate with people in-person, via email, over the telephone or via virtual Zoom/ Microsoft Teams conference calls. Must be capable of using a computer keyboard. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science, Physiology, Kinesiology, Health and Physical Education, Biology, Athletic Training and/or a closely related field-- -required.-- - National Strength and Conditioning Association - Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) or American College of Sports Medicine Health Fitness Specialist Certification (HFS) or National Academy of Sports Medicine Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES)-- -preferred. BLS Certification for Healthcare Providers (CPR and AED) Program-- -required. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Internship with recognized sports performance and/or fitness program required. One-- -to two-- -years of-- -experience as a professional training sports performance athletes and fitness clientele preferred.Must have a valid driver's license and be able to drive without restriction. Please complete your application using your full legal name and-- -current home address. -- -Be sure to-- -include-- -employment history for-- -the past seven (7) years, including your present employer.-- - Additionally, you are-- -encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and-- -licenses, if applicable. -- -It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. -- -Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem , Sports Performance Coach, Education / Teaching , Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

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