Solar 4 America Ice San Jose
  • 16-May-2022 to 10-Jun-2022 (PST)
  • Customer Service
  • San Jose, CA, USA
  • 20
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Job Title: Gym Strength & Conditioning Coach

Department: Solar4America Ice at San Jose

Reports To: Gym Manager, Hockey Director

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Hourly

Scope and Nature of Role

The Strength and Conditioning Coach is responsible for establishing and maintaining a strength and conditioning program, with three major goals of improving athletic performance, reducing athletic injuries, and teaching lifelong fitness and movement skills, for our Jr. Sharks athletes. The Strength and Conditioning Coach devises training plans according to sound scientific principles, supervises training sessions, evaluates athletes, and teaches strength and conditioning classes as needed. The Strength and Conditioning Coach meets regularly with sport coaches to determine what the athletes need to work on. The Strength and Conditioning Coach is responsible for maintaining the strength and conditioning facility.

Essential Responsibilities

The Strength and Conditioning Coach will ensure that the physical performance of San Jose Jr Sharks players is maximized through safe and effective training methods that prepare them for top performance on the ice. The ideal candidate will have some coaching skills and experience, working towards or achieved certain degrees or accreditations, who can demonstrate the ability to be extremely adaptable to find solutions to daily performance problems. The Strength and Conditioning Coach will report to the Gym Lead Coach and Gym Manager.

  • Be prompt and on time for assignment.
  • Meet and exceed customer expectation. Workouts should be fun, engaging, and organized.
  • Keep players active and engaged by varying exercise movements and degree of difficulty.
  • Ensure all players receive equal amount of instruction.
  • Supervise all players and team coaches during gym sessions.
  • Keep open communication with team coaches and players with regards to progress.
  • Develop social skills.
  • Promote Sharks Ice camps and clinics to keep players and parents informed of additional on ice sessions.
  • Encourage new enrollment and promote re-enrollment.
  • Promote Pro Shop.
  • Follow all rink rules, policies and procedures.
  • Know emergency procedures for equipment and evacuation of building.
  • Design and implement strength training and conditioning programs in-season, off-season, and pre-season for all Jr. Sharks teams in a manner that reflects research-driven practices and our programs Long-Term Athletic/Fitness Development Model.
  • Facilitate a collaborative relationship among sport coaches, sports medicine, and the strength and conditioning staff.


  • Working toward a BS in Kinesiology or related field.
  • A current relevant professional certification credentialed by an independent accreditation agency'for example, the NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification.
  • Current standard first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and automated external defibrillation (AED) certifications.
  • A strong working knowledge and teaching skills in analysis and techniques of strength training.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience and/or expertise in strength and conditioning programming.
  • Strong motivational abilities.
  • Evidence of ability to interact positively with student athletes, colleagues, and the public.
  • Evidence of strong organizational skills and effective oral and written communication skills

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to demonstrate the appropriate skills and techniques to be used by the athletes. Ability to visually monitor athletes. Sitting, standing, lifting and carrying (up to 50 pounds), reaching, squatting, climbing stairs, kneeling, and moving equipment/boxes up to 50 lbs.
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