Salary: £20-£25k dependent on experience
Location: Penzance, Cornwall
Contract type: Permanent (Full time)
Closing date: 17 March 2017
Interview date: I0 March 2017
The Cornish Pirates are looking for a committed and highly motivated Lead Strength and Conditioning Coach for the clubs first team squad.
Working as a part of an integrated coaching and medical team, you will report to the Head Coaches and work closely with the medical team.
Your key objectives are to continually develop the physical and mental performance and injury robustness of all players.
Role requirements are as follows:
Lead, manage and deliver elite level strength and conditioning programme to the Cornish Pirates team.
Work with the Rugby Coaches and Physiotherapists to plan annual, monthly and weekly training schedule for the development and performance of the team
Using evidenced based practice further develop the training load monitoring including RPE, GPS, HR and Wellness.
Develop Prehabilitation and Injury Prevention programmes in conjunction with the medical department.
Oversee and develop strength and conditioning programming for injured players including their rehabilitation in conjunction with the medical department.
Communicate findings in training loads and fitness to the Rugby coaches and physiotherapists.
Provide nutritional support to the players, chefs and hotels
Maintain WADA whereabouts records for the whole team
Organise Nutritional Supplements for the team
Unsociable hours and extensive travel.
Significant experience of coaching and working in high performance sport
Evidence of successful development of elite athletes
Ability to manage and co-ordinate workload and work under pressure
Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
Adept in the usage of Microsoft Office
Ability to deliver information to members of staff and team
Evidence of managing individuals
Master's degree in Sports Science related discipline
UKSCA and/or NSCA certifications
Prior experience of working in elite team sports, preferably Rugby Union
Logistical planning for schedules and travel
Experience of using the WADA ADAMS system
Experience of sourcing and organising products for the enhancement of the team
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