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Sports Performance Coach for Olympic Sports
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Mar. 14, 2023
Title Sports Performance Coach for Olympic Sports
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Intercollegiate Athletics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coach
  • Athletics and Recreation Services

Position Summary

The University at Buffalo, department of Intercollegiate Athletics is seeking a 12 month Sports Performance Coach to organize and develop annual plans for designated Division I teams. This position will supervise and lead designated teams and individuals through properly designed strength and conditioning regimes. The Sports Performance Coach will provide assistance with all aspects of the sport performance programs.

Responsibilities will include:
    • Design and implement a comprehensive strength and conditioning program as related to injury prevention and performance enhancement (strength development, speed development, power development, movement capacity development, etc.) for Women’s Basketball and Men’s & Women’s Sprinters/Jumpers of Track & Field.


  • Regularly attend practice & competitions for assigned sports.
  • Regularly travel to away competitions with Women’s Basketball.
  • Track progress of student-athletes and provide information on a frequent basis to coaching staff. maintain a structured training program and environment.
  • Teach sport performance techniques and knowledge to student-athletes and coaches in order to develop them physically and help them win championships on the field of play.
  • Support the well-being of the student-athlete. Offer information and feedback to student-athletes and coaching in a timely manner.
  • Collaborate with Sports Medicine, Team Physician and Physical Therapists on rehabilitation strategies and return to play protocols for athletes. Work with Sports Performance coaches to incorporate injury prevention exercises in workouts and practices.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a field related to Exercise Science, Physiology, Kinesiology or related fields.
  • Experience developing and maintaining strength and conditioning programs for student-athletes at the intercollegiate level, Division I preferred. Current certifications from NSCA or CSCCa, CPRAED and First Aid certifications required.
  • Knowledge of rules and regulations of the NCAA and Mid-American Conference.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree preferred.

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