Strength and Conditioning Coordinator

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Non-Instructional Support



Position / Title: Strength and Conditioning Coordinator
Bargaining Unit:   NAC Department/Location: High School Activities
Calendar Days: August-May Reports To: Building Athletic/Activities Director
JD Revision Date: 12/10/2023 Supervises: N/A
Function / Position Summary
To help build and maintain a high-quality high school strength and conditioning program, providing student-athletes with guidance and direction in safe strength and conditioning practices, including the safe and appropriate use of weightlifting equipment, functional fitness exercises, and nutritional guidance.
Job Duties / Responsibilities
  • Implement researched-based instructional strategies that engage all students, differentiating to accommodate a range of ability levels, and acknowledging a variety of cultural backgrounds in order to support student learning and growth.
  • Communicate effectively with parents, students, administrators, teacher colleagues, and community leaders.  Develop and maintain a working relationship with coaching staff.
  • Maintain high expectations for student achievement and behavior and motivate students to work to their highest potential.
  • Maintain equipment associated with the focus area.  Maintain the weight room and keep records of all equipment in the weight room.
  • Demonstrate prompt and regular attendance.
  • Create an environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
  • Cultivate a positive, harassment free, instructional culture which motivates students through the use of effective communication and constructive feedback.
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.  Oversee the safety condition of the weight room facility; maintains a safe and clean environment for athletes to participate in strength and conditioning activities.
  • Apply and enforce student discipline in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct, appropriate student handbook, and band syllabus/handbook conduct regulations.
  • Daily supervision and instruction in the fitness center before and/or after school, schedule determined in collaboration with the Athletic/Activities Director.
  • Design and supervise weight training and conditioning programs for all boys’ and girls’ sports for in season, off season, and preseason needs.
  • Provide student-athletes with guidance pertaining to the safe use of weightlifting equipment, sound functional fitness exercises, and nutrition guidance to support the safe, age-appropriate development of their physicality.
  • Work collaboratively with coaches to support program development and growth by planning and scheduling a regular program of strength and conditioning practices.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Illinois Professional Educators License preferred
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certification preferred
  • Comparable coursework and/or previous experience in related areas
Experience / Knowledge
  • Previous weightlifting/functional fitness/personal training experience required.
  • Knowledge of strength and conditioning equipment.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form using a variety of communication techniques and tools to ensure the appropriate flow of information, collaborative efforts, and feedback, and to conduct conferences as needed with parents, students, administrators, or other teachers.
  • Strong communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions, inquiries, and/or complaints.
  • Display courtesy, tact, and respect when dealing with others.
  • Maintain appropriate confidentiality.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships; demonstrate a commitment to teamwork.
  • Ability and willingness to learn and refresh job skills through professional development in order to meet the changing needs of this position.
  • Ability to react well under pressure, handle and balance multiple demands at one time, work with frequent unscheduled interruptions, and perform duties and tasks at expected levels of professionalism.
  • Spanish language skills preferred.
  • Must be CPR and First Aid certified.  
Physical Demands
  • Must be physically able to maintain the demands of a high school fitness center.
  • Occasionally requires physical exertion to manually move, lift, or carry heavy materials or equipment.
  • Must work in noisy and crowded environments.
Terms of Employment
  • This is an Appendix F stipend position in accordance with the school year calendar.
  • For Non-ETA Coaches: this position is for this year only.
  • Terms of employment will be determined in collaboration with the athletic/activity director.

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Illinois School District U46

500 Shales Parkway 500 Shales Parkway, Elgin, IL 60120

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Streamwood High School

355 E. Chicago St. , Elgin, IL 60120