Major League Strength & Conditioning Rehabilitation Specialist - Tampa Bay Rays (Port Charlotte · FL)
- Lead in the coordination, planning, and weight room/conditioning plans for post-injured and/or post-operative athletes
- Assist in the general administration and maintenance of the major league weight room and associated areas alongside the rest of the Strength & Conditioning team.
- Communicate effectively with the Major League Head Athletic Trainer, Head Strength Coach, Rays leadership, Major League field manager, as well as field staff
- Support the Head Major League Strength Coach in the administration of entrance and exit measurements of players, from Spring Training through the end of season
- Contribute to the growth and maintenance of relationships with players throughout the off-season and personal player strength coaches/trainers
- Assist in design and implementation of rehab-based strength training and conditioning programs for both in‐season as well as off‐season, individualized to the goals and limitations/restrictions of the athlete
- Provide education and utilize various technologies, in conjunction with the Director of Baseball Performance Science, that can assist in the measurement of rehab progress and return to play decisions
- Support communication and data collection/documentation under the direction of the Director of Baseball Performance Science
- Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or a related field
- NSCA-CSCS; RSCC
- Current CPR/AED certifications
- Experience with sports science initiatives (workload monitoring, recovery, nutrition, sleep, etc.)
- Knowledge of hitting and pitching movements/skill acquisition
- Baseball related experience
- Strong desire for continuing education (FMS, SFMA, FRC, On Base University, Running Mechanics, Strength Progressions, etc.)
- A demonstrated high degree of professionalism and ability to maintain confidentiality
- Strong communication, teamwork, adaptability, and time and energy management
- Please describe your thought process on the differentiation between programming for post-injury or post-operative athletes and athletes who are fully able.
- Do you speak any additional languages? Please indicate your level of proficiency.
Please describe your thought process on the differentiation between programming for post-injury or post-operative athletes and athletes who are fully able.
Do you speak any additional languages? Please indicate your level of proficiency