Sports Performance, Strength & Conditioning Coach

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Success Academy Charter Schools

Sports Performance, Strength & Conditioning Coach

New York, NY
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Thanks for your interest in Success Academy! Running the largest, fastest-growing, and highest-performing network of public charter schools in New York City takes a village - families, children, teachers, staff and faculty, advocates and supporters alike. We would love to welcome you to our community! We work tirelessly every day to ensure each child in NYC has access to a fun, rigorous, whole-child education regardless of zip code or economic status. When you join SA, you play a part in giving every student who walks through the doors of one of our 53 schools in NYC a fair shot at reaching his or her potential.

    Job Description

    Success Academy is a high-achieving, leading-edge network of 53 K-12 public charter schools serving over 20,000 scholars throughout New York City. We are redefining what's possible in public education.

    Success Academy welcomes candidates from all backgrounds who understand that the work we do is important, and are looking for a career where they can swiftly build a professional skill set while being challenged, supported and valued.

    At SA, non-academic subjects aren’t ‘extra’ but essential. Athletics serve as critical, creative outlets for scholars to explore and develop their passions and talents in basketball, soccer, track & field and volleyball. We expect sports coaches to be masters of their craft and share their passion, talent and experience in the classroom.

    We are looking for a highly motivated, knowledgeable, and r esults-driven: Sports Performance, Strength & Conditioning Coach to join our community. As the Sports Performance, Strength & Conditioning Coach, you will be responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive programs that enhance the athletic performance and overall well-being of our scholar-athletes. This position offers a unique opportunity to work within a dynamic educational environment committed to fostering excellence in academics and athletics.

    Key Responsibilities:

    1. Designing and Implementing Sports Performance Programs:

    • Develop and execute individualized strength and conditioning programs tailored to meet the needs and goals of scholar-athletes.

    • Conduct fitness assessments to evaluate scholar-athletes' strengths, weaknesses, and areas for improvement.

    • Utilize evidence-based practices to design progressive training protocols focusing on strength, speed, agility, flexibility, and injury prevention.

    2. Leading Group Training Sessions:

    • Conduct group workouts and training sessions for sports teams and individual athletes.

    • Instruct proper techniques for weightlifting, cardiovascular exercises, and other fitness activities.

    • Provide guidance on nutrition and recovery strategies to optimize performance and promote overall health.

    3. Monitoring and Tracking Progress:

    • Track scholar-athletes' progress and performance improvements over time.

    • Adjust training programs based on assessment results and feedback to ensure continuous development and growth.

    • Maintain detailed records of workouts, attendance, and performance metrics.

    4. Collaboration and Communication:

    • Work collaboratively with sports coaches and athletic staff to support athletes' development and performance goals.

    • Communicate regularly with coaches, parents, and school administrators regarding student-athletes' progress and program updates.

    • Promote a positive and motivating environment that fosters teamwork, discipline, and sportsmanship.

    In this role you will:

    • Be a part of a highly motivated team committed to education reform, parent choice, and the building of exemplary schools

    • Collaborate with coaches across the SA network to build a world-class athletics program

    • Inspire a love for sport and encourage critical thinking through rigorous instruction

    • Coordinate and lead family meetings

    • Receive routine, ongoing feedback and support from an outstanding leadership team and faculty

    • Implement a comprehensive and inclusive sports program to compete in internal and external leagues

    • Implement a curriculum that contains goals and benchmarks for scholars to meet

    • Implement lesson plans and activities that introduce scholars to the basics of physical movement through multiple sports

    • Encourage scholars to engage in regular physical activity and develop a lifelong interest in sports and physical activity.

    • Expected to Work on weekends and travel between different training sites depending on the sport.

    • Expected to lift heavy items and equipment.

    We invite you to apply if you:

    • Have experience working as a strength coach or personal trainer, preferably in a high school or collegiate setting.

    • Are able to manage both administrative and coaching aspects of the position in a timely and organized manner

    • Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Sports Science, or related field.

    • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification preferred.

    Compensation Range

    $60,000.00 - $

    Exact compensation may vary based on skills and experience.

    Already an employee of Success Academies? Please go to your Okta Dashboard> Workday> Applications> Career to apply via our Internal Careers page.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We actively seek applications from people of all backgrounds to strengthen our community and the perspectives needed to flourish in a multicultural world. Success Academy offers a full benefits program and opportunities for professional growth. Learn more about our philosophy, benefits, and team at .

    Success Academy Charter Schools does not offer employment-based immigration sponsorship.

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    In June 2018, we graduated our first class of seniors and ALL of them are headed to college!
  • About Us

    Our dual mission is to: Build exceptional, world-class public schools that prove children from all backgrounds can succeed in college and life; serve as a catalyst and national model for school reform, and help change public policies that prevent children from having access to opportunity.