Athletic Performance Coach / Human and Player Performance with Oklahoma City Blue in Oklahoma City · OK

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The Oklahoma City Thunder is an elite performance organization and a leading franchise in the NBA. Beyond any single game, season, or outcome, we’re driven to shape the future of our industry, our community and our own legacy in sports. We’re looking for people who want to make an impact – individuals with the courage and ambition to think and work differently and an endless desire for progress. At the Thunder, you are joining a culture that performs at the highest level and empowers you to realize your greatest potential. 
The role of Athletic Performance Coach / Human and Player Performance is vital as we maximize our players' physical development. You will help build and drive year-round programming that creates optimal conditions for talent to thrive.
Working with a multi-disciplinary staff, you will participate and support processes and systems that encourage physical growth and challenge player potential. 
  • Lead athletic performance player care with The Oklahoma City Blue (G League) for approximately 6 months, then pivot to assist with Thunder (NBA) athletic performance programming for the remainder of the year
  • Execute and collaborate on player medical / performance case management, while communicating needed information to staff members, assistant coaches, etc.
  • Perform player and coach education sessions
  • Execute activities supporting player development
  • Support nutrition and supplement programming
  • Cultivate medical and performance outreach relationships and support research and development initiatives
  • Scout new research literature, trends, and methodologies in the medical and performance fields for idea generation
  • Serve as a role model for both players and staff in the areas of physical and emotional wellness
  • Strength and Conditioning Specialist Certification (CSCS) through the NSCA required
  • Experience working as a performance coach is preferred
  • Medical background such as a DPT and/or ATC credentials preferred
  • Experience working with athletes, coaches and support staff in a team environment is required
  • Expertise in rehabilitation, movement assessment, and performance training is required
  • Experience with performance and sport science technologies preferred
  • Experience protecting highly confidential information
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and talent for communicating (written and verbal) clear and effective messages with a variety of different partners
Additional details:
This is a full-time, exempt position reporting to the Senior Athletic Performance Coach / Human and Player Performance. Work schedule may include long hours on short notice as well as work on evenings, weekends and holidays. Domestic travel will be necessary, and a passport may be required.
We offer a robust benefits package including excellent medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, 401k with matching funds, free parking, family gym membership subsidy and much more!
The Professional Basketball Club, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, considering applicants fairly on the basis of qualifications, experience and business needs. We value diversity and support an inclusive environment for all employees.

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