Performance Coach - R101036

Updated: 2 months ago


Location: Belknap Campus

Time Type:

Full time

Worker Type:


Job Req ID: R101036

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science or related field and two years of experience in strength and conditioning training with collegiate or professional athletes. Certification as a strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) or Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) along with CPR and First Aid Certification. Must be able to lift 100 pounds, pre-employment physical required. 

Position Description:

The Performance Coach position works closely with the entire University of Louisville Olympic Sports Performance team, representing the front line of program, spending significant time on the training floor developing Cardinal student-athletes, and sustaining our championship culture. They effectively and professionally implement our training philosophy, protocols and methodologies with 3-4 Cardinal teams, while also serving as a teacher and mentor within our mentorship program. They engage in sport-specific projects, and play a critical role in the day-to-day operation of the Marshall Center facility. This position will report directly to the Assistant Director of Olympic Sports Performance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Implementation of programming, testing, and evaluation for assorted Olympic sports, under the supervision of the Assistant Director and senior performance staff
  • Management and execution of facility and equipment maintenance via daily, weekly and monthly checklists
  • Contribute as a member of 1-2 content-specific teams (within Team of Teams model)
  • Perform other projects and duties as assigned by Assistant Director/Director

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Exercise Science or related field
  • Three (3) years of experience in strength and conditioning training with collegiate or professional athletes
  • Experience with Catapult GPS, Force Plates, GymAware, and 1080 Sprint technologies
  • USAW certification
  • Functional Movement Systems (FMS) certification
The Athletic Department is committed to creating equitable and inclusive campus environments that accelerate the success of the full range of our students and employees. We believe that employees who feel valued and respected will create policies, programs, practices, research agendas, and services to effectively meet the needs and exceed the expectations of the increasingly diverse student populations we admit and hope to serve.

The Athletic Department encourages candidates to apply who have demonstrated capacity to create inclusive work environments, will work effectively on increasingly diverse teams, and will serve the increasingly diverse students we admit and want to attract.

Target Compensation Maximum:

Target Compensation Minimum:

Compensation will be commensurate to candidate experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at or 502.852.6258.

Assistance and Accommodations

Computers are available for application submission at the Human Resources Department located at 215 Central Avenue, Ste 205 - Louisville, Kentucky 40208.

If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application process, please contact us by email at or by phone 502-852-6258.

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