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Strength and Conditioning Coach with D.C. United in Washington · DC

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Player Operations: Coach
DC United is seeking a qualified full-time strength and conditioning coach for the 2020 season.  The position is to oversee the creation and implementation of strength, preparation, and athletic development.  The successful candidate needs to be an experienced practitioner with a strong work ethic and a growth mindset.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • The delivery of individual and group strength and conditioning services to First team players
  • Work with the wider team as well as coaching staff to provide an integrated approach to performance enhancement
  • Plan and implement research protocols to investigate current training techniques
  • Design off field movement and conditioning
  • Remain up to date with all sports science research 
  • Assist with collecting and analyzing training and physiological monitoring data
  • Undertake CPD organized by the club
  • Lead Match day protocols
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE       
  • Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Strength and Conditioning or equivalent 
  • CSCS certified    
  • AED/CPR Certification 
  • Previous experience working in a professional sport- Ideally 2 years in a Full-time capacity.  

COMPETENCIES (KSAs)
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Computer literate and able to work with a variety of systems 
  • Spanish is a plus

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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