Director, Strength and Conditioning - UFC Share PDF Print E-mail
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Location: Las Vegas, USA

Closing Date: Open until filled

Overview: Key Responsibilities

  • Assumes a leadership role of the UFCPI strength & conditioning program.
  • Develops third-party consultant relationships. Forms strategic partnerships with industry leaders in strength & conditioning.
  • Develops and implements support systems to aid in athlete assessments, and data collection and management.
  • Cultivates relationships with athletes, coaches, and gyms to distribute evidence-based relevant information.
  • Establishes strength & conditioning protocols.
  • Establishes agreed-upon strength & conditioning targets.
  • Performs on-going training with athletes, coaches, and UFCPI staff members to ensure continued professional development and adherence to professional codes of conduct.
  • Performs other tasks, projects, and responsibilities to establish a world class performance facility.

Skills & Experience Required

  • Post Graduate Degree in Exercise Science or other related curriculum required.
  • 7+ years of high-level technical management experience in science, research, and strength and conditioning fields.
  • Certification as a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) and/or Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES).
  • Previous experience working effectively in a high performance environment with elite athletes and coaches.
  • Personal or professional experience in combat or contact sport is preferred, but not required.
  • Understanding of the demands of the MMA sport (i.e. physical, physiology, gender-specific, weight categories, weight management, travel requirements, etc.).
  • Understanding of existing evidence-based research, and the implementation of new research areas to enhance the sport, athletes, and coaches.
  • Zuffa LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

How to Apply: visit http://www.sportsrecruitment.com/jobs/details/2489/director-strength-and-conditioning

 

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