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#117584 Coach - Athletic Performance

Extended Deadline: Mon 8/29/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

This is a 100% Contract position.

  • Job posting will remain open until a suitable candidates has been identified.


The University of California San Diego is seeking qualified applicants for three Coach-Athletic Performance positions. UC San Diego, located in La Jolla, in the San Diego Metropolitan area, enrolls over 35,000 students, earned recognition as one of the world’s premier research universities, and is ranked as one of the top-10 public universities in the nation.UC San Diego Athletics has a proud tradition of academic and athletic excellence, sponsors 23 varsity sports, and is a member of the Big West Conference, an NCAA Division I conference. Triton Athletics has consistently ranked as one of the most successful athletic programs through its evolution to Division 1.

Serve as Coach for the Athletic Performance program. The Coach must have a commitment to working within a proprietary athlete physical readiness framework governed by the philosophy that ‘movement matters’ and ‘good movement matters most’ while providing a competitive Athletic Performance program. The successful candidates will assist the Associate AD of Sports Performance to provide a holistic athlete readiness experience for all UC San Diego scholar-athletes.

This position will primarily support Women’s Basketball with other sport assignments to be determined based upon candidates qualifications and experience. .

The successful candidate will be required to assist with all aspects of performance development deemed appropriate by the Associate AD of Sports Performance. The successful candidates will be required to work closely with sports coaches and athletic performance unit support staff to ensure holistic athlete development is achieved. They will be required to assist with the management of the Alex G. Spanos Athletic Performance Center in accordance with university, conference, and NCAA regulations. The incumbents are responsible for conducting all activities in compliance with NCAA, conference, and UC San Diego rules and regulations.

The incumbents will follow the athletic philosophy consistent with that of the UC San Diego Athletic Department and NCAA, and a commitment to diversity in all its forms. Triton Athletics promotes the pursuit of excellence, the strength of character, teamwork, ethical conduct, and diversity, and is inextricably linked to the educational mission of the University.

  • Work schedule will be arranged with supervisor, but includes evenings, weekends and holidays.


  • At least two (2) years cumulative experience working as a strength and conditioning coach for an NCAA Division 1 collegiate program.

  • Current NSCA-CSCS or CSCCa certification.

  • Experience as strength & conditioning coach for Women’s Basketball and a diverse background of other sports.

  • Experience using Catapult athlete monitoring hardware and software.

  • Experience using Smartabase athlete management database.

  • Current First Aid and CPR certifications.

  • Master's degree in sports science or related area preferred.


  • Background check is required.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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