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Head Coach - Strength & Conditioning

Apply now Job no: 493240
Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: Indianapolis
Categories: Athletics

Position Description:  Full-time, 12-month position


Responsible for all aspects of the strength & conditioning program for Butler Athletics. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Develop, along with assistants, a year round training program for 19 teams and over 400 hundred student-athletes.  To include:
    • Strength development
    • Cardiovascular development
    • Team conditioning
    • Speed development
    • Flexibility development
    • Injury prevention
    • Rehabilitation of injured student-athletes
    • Nutrition and supplement education
  • Maintain progress records for evaluation of the success of each program
  • Select and direct a staff of 3 assistant coaches.
  • Build a positive culture through collaboration with the strength & conditioning staff, athletic trainers, sport coaches, student-athletes and other athletic personnel.
  • Manage the weight room, develop a year-round workout schedule for 19 teams and oversee the budget and equipment maintenance.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Earned four-year baccalaureate degree required.
  • NSCA or CSCCA certification required.
  • CPR certification required.
  • USAW certification preferred.
  • Minimum 5 full time years of strength & conditioning coaching experience required.
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours required.
  • Ability to teach Olympic lifts, sprint techniques, lift 100 lbs. and safely spot athletes on squats and presses required.
  • Computer skills in Word and Excel required.
  • Desired candidate will have outstanding verbal communication and leadership skills and be able to work effectively with student-athletes, coaches, administrators and staff.


  • Resume and cover letter are required.

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