• Speed & Movement Coach

    Job Locations US-FL
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/31/2018 2:01 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    If you are looking to love what you do in an environment that values learning and growth, 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 encouraged to attain the impossible – 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


    Job Title:  Speed and Movement Coach

    FLSA Status: Exempt   

    Department: Athletic & Personal Development

    Position Summary:  Responsible for development and implementation of speed and movement specific training programs for athletes in all sports, all ages, and all levels.


    Position Responsibilities

    • Create developmentally appropriate Speed and Movement Programs for IMG Academy programs
    • Instruct Athletes of all ages and abilities on correct linear, lateral and multidirectional speed and movement mechanics execution
    • Educate and train athletes on all phases of linear running mechanics: acceleration, maximum velocity and the start
    • High emphasis on increased measurable athletic performance development
    • Detail oriented active coaching within the learning process
    • Show working knowledge and transfer of training practices into on field/court performance
    • Show a passion for speed and movement development with youth athletes
    • Assess individual needs and develop appropriate training & corrective strategies for improved performance indicators
    • Train athletes in a variety of IMG’s Academy and Camp sport programs
    • Coach both small and large groups as well as individual training sessions
    • Train NFL Combine, NFL Pathway, and other pro and collegiate athletes
    • Tracking and reporting
    • Adheres to all company policies, procedures and business ethic codes
    • Other duties as assigned


    Knowledge, Skills and Ability 

    • Bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, health, physical education or related field
    • CSCS certification or equivalent
    • Previous experience as a speed/performance specialist in strength and conditioning
    • Demonstrated experience inspiring, motivating and improving performance of youth athletes
    • Proficiency in writing training programs for athletes of all ages in a variety of sports
    • 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

    Preferred Skills

    • Master’s degree in kinesiology, health, physical education or related field
    • Bilingual
    • Experience playing, coaching or managing

    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

    EEO, Veterans & Disabled


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