• Physical Conditioning Coach, Tennis

    Job Locations US-FL-Bradenton
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    ID
    2018-4412
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Athletics
  • Overview

    Want to love what you do in an environment that values learning and growth alongside other high performing individuals? If you answered yes, IMG Academy is hiring.

     

    Our unique campus is dedicated to developing the next generation of leaders, champions and influencers.  We believe that each day is an opportunity to achieve dreams and inspire greatness.  As part of the IMG Family, we prepare our student-athletes to succeed, taking on life with confidence and preparedness.  Through our integration of elite academics, athletics and character development, our student-athletes are prepared to rise up to their full potential – whether that’s on the field, in the classroom or in life.

     

    We are seeking curious, caring individuals who align with our core values:

    • Passionate Soul: Love what you do
    • Open Mind: Never stop learning and growing
    • Champions Spirit: Strive for greatness
    • Helpful Heart: Lift up those around you
    • Absolute Integrity: Always do the right thing

    Responsibilities

    Job Title:  Tennis Physical Conditioning Coach

    FLSA Status: Exempt   

    Department: Athletic & Personal Development (APD)

    Position Summary:  Responsible for development and implementation of tennis physical conditioning training programs for athletes of all ages and levels.

     

    Position Responsibilities

    • Developing programs and implementing all aspects of physical training for tennis student-athletes (strength, power, speed, agility, movement, regeneration, recovery, etc.)
    • Working across a team of other physical conditioning coaches to create the best training program for tennis players of all ages and abilities
    • Delivery of both small and large group training, as well as some individual training
    • Work with the various departments across APD to create a unified athlete development plan and meet weekly to update the plan and discuss student-athlete progression and needs
    • Work with the tennis sport coaches to understand the tennis schedule, workload, and coach/athlete needs to better service the athletes
    • Delivery of on court physical training sessions as well as observation of tennis practices and tournaments
    • Incorporate a dynamic warm-up and cool down that can be used across the tennis program
    • Testing and assessment to develop the periodized programming for the sport based on age, level and tournament schedule
    • Tracking and reporting of workload, intensities, testing/monitoring and weekly plans
    • Take attendance for all sessions
    • Supervision and mentoring of summer staff
    • Potential travel as needed
    • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethic codes
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Knowledge, Skills and Ability 

    • Bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, health, physical education or related field
    • Previous experience as a tennis physical conditioning coach
    • Demonstrated experience inspiring, motivating and improving performance for youth athletes
    • Demonstrated high energy, charismatic training approach
    • Proficiency in writing training programs for athletes of all ages and levels in tennis
    • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills with colleagues, sport coaches and athletes
    • Highly organized with the ability to juggle multiple projects
    • Excellent presentation skills with the ability to interface with a variety of audiences
    • Ability to multi task in a fast-paced organization
    • A superior work ethic
    • Desire to work collaboratively with colleagues
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • CSCS certification or equivalent

     

    Preferred Skills

    • Master’s degree in kinesiology, health, physical education or related field
    • Certified Tennis Performance Specialist (CTPS) through the International Tennis Performance Association
    • Bilingual
    • Experience playing or coaching tennis
    • Experience utilizing sport science in the training of athletes

     

    Physical Demands and Work Environment

    • Ability to lift, move, push and pull equipment or boxes in excess of 40lbs.
    • Should be able to handle outdoor temperatures for a reasonable period of time.
    • Must be able to move around campus which includes gym, turf, fields, etc.
    • Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends and holidays is required

     

    Background Requirements

    • Requires a background check upon offer
    • Requires a drug check upon offer

    EEO Statement

    EOE, Veterans & Disabled

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