Strength & Conditioning Coach - U23 - Houston Dynamo FC (Houston · TX)

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Player Operations: Strength and Conditioning
Job Description
The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and managing all aspects of strength and conditioning for the Houston Dynamo FC U-23 team, ensuring all players optimize their performance.  The applicant must demonstrate great attention to detail and strong decision-making skills.  This position will work closely with the Head of Strength and conditioning for the Academy and within a highly collaborative Performance Department. This position reports directly to the Houston Dynamo’s Head of Performance
Primary Responsibilities
  • Design and implement the team’s testing and strength and conditioning programs
  • Develop practical training solutions based on data analysis
  • Design specific individual in-season and off-season programs based on player needs
  • Collaborate with the medical staff to ensure all testing, monitoring and return to play protocols are being delivered effectively
  • Ensure a seamless collection of all necessary player data - (GPS Wellness RPE etc.)
  • Design and deliver daily team reports based on data collected and analyzed
  • Prepare and submit weekly player reports to be discussed with the Head of Performance
  • Provide sport science, nutrition and performance education to players when needed 
  • To undertake any responsibilities as seen appropriate by the Head of Performance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Sport Science/Kinesiology/Physiology/ or related field.  Masters degree preferred
  • Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) Accreditation (NSCA) or equivalent certification
  • Current CPR and AED certification
  • Minimum of 3 years of practical performance experience; Soccer or team sport experience is preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in prescribing training loads to deliver performance requirements for athletes.  Related experience in professional soccer preferred
  • Proficient on computer with software such as: Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel

*Houston Dynamo FC has recently implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy.  Please note that reasonable accommodations will be considered if you have a qualifying medical condition that is a contraindication to vaccination or you object to vaccination on the basis of sincerely held religious beliefs and practices. 

**We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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