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Norfolk Strength & Conditioning Coach - The Baltimore Orioles (Baltimore · MD)

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Norfolk Strength & Conditioning Coach – Full Time

Player Development
JOB SUMMARY:             
The Baltimore Orioles are seeking a full time Minor League Strength & Conditioning Coach for the 2022 Minor League Baseball Championship season.  This coach will be responsible for the implementation and supervision of the Baltimore Orioles strength & conditioning program at the Orioles Norfolk Tides Triple-A affiliate club in Virginia.
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MiLB Strength & Conditioning Coordinator
Primary duties to include, but not limited to the following:
  • Oversee the daily administration and management of the strength and conditioning program.
  • Supervise and instruct weight training and conditioning program.
  • Ability to implement foundational program in areas including but not limited to sleep, nutrition, establishing base strength movements, and understanding of training.
  • Conduct activity outside of the weight room such as warm up, pre-practice routines, post-game routines.
  • Manage organizational data within athlete management systems and apps. Complete reports using the data on a daily/weekly/monthly basis.
  • Carry out the organization’s sports science programs including VBT, GPS tech, speed gates, strength and mobility assessment tools.
  • Conduct movement and power testing on a weekly/monthly/yearly basis and adhere to the strength and conditioning department’s testing guidelines.
  • Communicate with Strength & Conditioning Coordinator and Medical Coordinator.
  • Collaborate with team medical and coaching staff.
  • Communicate and monitor players’ off-season strength and conditioning programs.
  • Will work out of Twin Lakes Park and Ed Smith complexes in Sarasota, FL during spring training and instructional league.
  • Will work in Norfolk, Virginia during the 2022 Minor League Season.
  • May be required to travel to organizational meetings and seminars.
  • Possess the characteristics of someone who is collaborative and maintain a growth mindset.
  • Desire to further one’s abilities and knowledge within strength and conditioning, sport science, baseball and computer science.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related field.
  • Strength and conditioning specialist certification (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) required.
  • CPR/First Aid certified required.
  • Base level computer software skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Growth Mindset 
  •  Master’s Degree in Exercise Science or related field.
  • Previous baseball experience.
  • FMS and OnBaseU/TPI Certification
  • Experience with technologies such as Catapult, Nordbord, GymAware
  • Experience with Athlete Management Systems
  • Knowledge of PRI, FMS, Velocity Based Training, Workloads
  • Ability to collaborate with all departments within a baseball organization 
  • Bilingual (English & Spanish).
  • Availability to live in Sarasota, FL in the off season.
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. The duties listed do not represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position. 
The Baltimore Orioles are an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Baltimore Orioles to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race (including hair textures, afro hairstyles, or protective hairstyles), color, national origin or ancestry, religion or creed, gender or sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, citizenship status, marital status, veteran’s status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
Vaccination against COVID-19 is a requirement of the position, subject to consideration of reasonable accommodations for documented medical or religious needs that do not pose an undue hardship.

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