The Strength and Conditioning Coach facilitates the strength and conditioning training of athletes. Assisting with the development of exercise routines and nutritional intake, exercise supervision, tracking athlete progress and adjusting exercise plans accordingly, the Strength and Conditioning Coach both designs and implements fitness programs.
Strength and Conditioning Coach Duties and Responsibilities
In order to successfully coordinate the strength and conditioning of athletes, a Strength and Conditioning Coach performs many different tasks.
Design Training Programs
- work with the head coaches to design training programs that revolve around strength, conditioning and weight training.
- use training programs not just to maximize athlete performance but also to minimize injury.
- observe training, practice, and performance
- use their observations in conjunction with athlete records to assess strengths and weaknesses and design programs accordingly.
- Attend the British open every year in November to meet with all the Sambo player so they can benefit from your knowledge and expertise.
- To produce a comprehensive training program for the GB team selected for any International competition.
- To make a group page up on messenger for the team so they can liaise with you and keep you up to date with their progress, weight loss, training, fitness, injuries and diet. Once the team has been selected you will have 11 months to work with them and get them ready for the world championships.
- Run at least 2 training workshops for any Sambo fighters.
- Attend courses that other coaches are running, this is to get to know everyone and for them to get to know you as strength and conditioning coach (this is very important indeed).
- produce a monthly column for the website with tips on nutrition, diet, fitness, weight training and wellbeing. This can be done with a write up, photos or even a video. This will need to cover all aspects of training and fighters of all ages from 14 years and above.