Assistant Athletic Performance Coach

McKendree University is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as a full-time Assistant Athletic Performance coach at its Lebanon, IL campus.  The Assistant Athletic Performance Coach will report directly to the Director of Athletic Performance and will assist in the physical preparation of all McKendree University athletes. 

Primary Responsibilities:
• Work closely with the Director to develop and implement Athletic Performance programs for specific sports assigned.

• Provide assistance to a 52-week athlete/sport-specific Athletic Performance programs for all intercollegiate sports.

• Assist the Director of Athletic Performance with implementing the Athletic Performance program for football.

• Assist in the day to day operations, scheduling, and maintenance of the Athletic Performance Center.

• Promote McKendree University and its athletics programs through community involvement.

Required Qualifications:

• Master’s Degree in Kinesiology/Exercise Science or related field.

• Current - NSCA CSCS and/or CSCCa SCCC.

• Current - USAW Level 1/2 Certification.

• Demonstrated successful Athletic Performance experience working with Men’s D1/D2 Hockey, Women’s Hockey, Men’s & Women’s Rugby, Men’s Soccer, D1 Men’s Volleyball.

• Demonstrated experience collaborating with sport coaching staffs and sports medicine/Athletic Training staffs.

• Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to NCAA Division II regulations.

• Demonstrated ability to work successfully with students, faculty, community and media.

• Ability to work evening and weekend hours.

• Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years’ experience working with collegiate student athletes.
  • Hard work ethic, willing to learn new training principles/philosophy, high energy, self-motivated, and ready to serve/lead the student-athletes to be the best they can be.

McKendree University is a private university located in the historic city of Lebanon, Illinois, 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis.  With a total enrollment of over 2,500 students, McKendree offers undergraduate and graduate programs on campus, online, and at off-site locations in Southern Illinois and Kentucky. 

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest referencing job #AAPC73 with a list of courses you are able to teach, resume/CV, unofficial graduate transcripts, and contact information for three professional references to the Director of Human Resources, hr@mckendree.edu. 

McKendree is an ADA/EEO/Vet/Disabled employer committed to enhancing the cultural and gender diversity of the campus. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.