Utah State University

Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/12/2022 4:26 PM)
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Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
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Weight & Equipment Room
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


This is a full-time, 12-month, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach position. The position will support and assist the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for Football. Duties will focus on providing and ensuring a safe training environment while directly overseeing the development and implementation of training programs for multiple student- athletes in a variety of sports.


All department employees are required to demonstrate exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations; the duties of the position are to be performed in compliance with all NCAA, and Mountain West rules and regulations; and any rules violations on behalf of themselves or any knowledge of violations within the department are to be reported to the appropriate parties.



  • Reports directly to the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for Football
  • Design, implement, supervise and monitor all facets of strength and conditioning programs of assigned teams, to include:
    • Periodized Annual Plans
    • Sport specific resistance training programs
    • Sport specific conditioning programs
    • Individual programs when necessitated
    • Collaboration with sports medicine to ensure all preventative and rehabilitation concerns are addressed
    • Team travel
  • Ensure that the strength and conditioning department is in compliance with NCAA, Conference, and University rules and regulations.
  • Participate in international, national, regional, and department seminars.
  • Conduct, and assist in, presentations to visiting coaches and camps.
  • Anticipate potential risks of injury, have the ability to implement emergency medical procedures.
  • Liaise with other coaches, administration, team support personnel and department members as applicable.
  • Assist in recruitment, hiring, and supervising of highly qualified and competent strength and conditioning graduate assistants.
  • Maintain all required S&C certifications.
  • Maintain current CPR/AED certifications.
  • Supervise and assist in general maintenance and cleaning of facility and its equipment.
  • Ensure facility is in proper order when opening, throughout the day, and closing.
  • Finally, must adhere to and only implement industry accepted, scientifically supported methodologies when dealing with all varsity athletes. Methods must be tested and properly implemented into the overall training plan for each athlete.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science or related field

  • Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist National Strength and Conditioning Association - NSCA


  • 2 or more years of relevant experience with the primary job responsibility of S&C Coach

  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work productively with sport coaches, fellow team members, sports medicine, administration and student-athletes

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

  • Commitment to promote an atmosphere of compliance and adherence to institutional, conference and knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations

  • Job offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified – CSCCa

  • Previous Experience at Utah State

  • FRC Certification

  • RPR-1 Certification


Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity discrimination@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


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