Assistant Athletic Performance Coach

Allegheny College, a small selective national liberal arts college, invites applications for the position of Assistant Athletic Performance Coach. The position is a full-time, exempt position reporting to the Director of Peak Performance and Fitness. 

A Bachelor’s degree is required; however a master’s degree is preferred. A current certification from NCSA or CSCCA is required. A current CPR/First Aid/AED certification is required. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: Assisting the Director of Peak Performance and Fitness with design and implementation of training protocols for assigned athletic programs, Effectively teach and execute proper technique of lifts and drills, strong command and supervision of team sessions, Keep records of key performance indicators for assigned teams student-athletes, Collaborate with and assist sports medicine staff with rehabilitation of sports related injuries to student-athletes, Assist with the maintenance and upkeep of the weight room facilities, Provide proper nutrition education and healthy nutrition habits for all student-athletes within the scope of practice of a certified Strength and Conditioning Coach, Participate in periodic evaluation and development of the Peak Performance Department in the context of upon agreed criteria including but not limited to injury statistics, sport performance, physical preparation key performance indicators, coach and athlete feedback. 

The successful candidate should understand the Division III philosophy and thrive in an extremely motivated, team oriented atmosphere, have 1 to 3 years of coaching and/or playing experience or equivalent, and display a strong commitment to College, PAC, and NCAA rules and regulations. Summer facility responsibilities will also be assigned by the Athletic Director. 

As one of the nation’s oldest liberal arts colleges, Allegheny College celebrated its bicentennial in 2015. A selective residential college in Meadville, Pennsylvania, north of Pittsburgh near Lake Erie, Allegheny is one of 40 colleges featured in Loren Pope’s “Colleges That Change Lives.” Allegheny also is one of the few colleges in the country that requires students to choose both a major and a minor, helping to cultivate intellectual growth and the creative, big-picture thinking desired by employers and graduate schools. In its 2020 rankings, U.S. News & World Report recognized Allegheny in the top 20 among all national liberal arts colleges for best undergraduate teaching. 

The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks Allegheny as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, specifically in the areas of compensation and benefits. Allegheny has a total undergraduate enrollment of approximately 1,800 with students from 47 states (plus AE, DC, PR, and VI) and 70 countries. The College’s picturesque location is ideal for outdoor recreation, with eight freshwater lakes, ski areas and recreational opportunities all within easy reach. 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and provide contact information for three references to the Office of Human Resources, Allegheny College, 520 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA 16335 or by e-mail to Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. 

Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin. 

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posted 11/28/2022