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Strength and Conditioning Coach

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TCA was founded on the purpose of educating and developing the whole person for the glory of God, we integrate faith with learning because we believe God created us in His image to be lovers and learners of Him, of our neighbors and of all creation. Our students are challenged academically through rigorous curriculum in 21st century classrooms. We are dedicated to preparing our students to pursue higher education at the country's most prestigious and challenging colleges and universities. Through a combination of called and caring teachers, low student turnover and active family involvement, the TCA experience is one of community. Families, faculty and students develop long-standing relationships built on a pursuit of excellence in every area and a shared commitment to Jesus Christ.

Trinity Christian Academy is looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable employee to join our education community who meets the following criteria:

  • Has a desire to work in a private, independent, conservative, evangelical Christian college preparatory school
  • Understands, supports and carries out the mission, philosophy and core values of TCA and be committed to instilling these Biblical truths in the lives of our students
  • Is a born-again Christian with spiritual maturity in academic and leadership abilities that will enable them to teach God’s truth and be active in their local Christian church whose beliefs are in alignment with TCA’s Mission Statement and growing in their personal walk with Christ
  • Exhibits the highest Christian virtue and personal decorum, serving as a Christian role model (1 Timothy 4:12) both in and out of school (Luke 6:40)
  • Has a passion for their areas of specialty, as well as the ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
  • Welcomes the opportunity to disciple and mentor students, helping develop godly character in their lives


We are looking for a dedicated coach and Christ follower to provide strength and conditioning coaching for our students for the 2023-2024 school year. TCA’s Athletic Department utilizes sports and competition to teach transformational, life giving biblical truths to each student-athlete. As a coach at TCA you will not only help student athletes improve their athletic ability, you will remind them of the importance of academics, instill a Christian work ethic and help strengthen their faith in Christ. (Col. 3:23)

General Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a strength and conditioning program for all sports with a focus on maximizing athletic performance, reducing athletic injuries and educating students on the lifelong benefits of exercise, healthy nutrition habits and maintaining a healthy lifestyle in a manner that reflects research driven practices and in conjunction with TCA’s long term Athletic/Fitness Development Model
  • Use analytics and sound scientific principles to devise training plans
  • Supervise training sessions, evaluate athletes, maintain performance data and teach strength and conditioning classes as needed
  • Collaborate with coaches, athletic trainers, parents, students and medical professionals when working with injured athletes or those engaged in rehabilitation
  • Maintains the strength and conditioning facility and works with athletic and other administrators to develop policies, plans and procedures for the safe and professional operation of the facility
  • Demonstrate a positive, proactive attitude that reflects Christian principles when interacting with student athletes
  • Ability to build a good rapport with student-athletes
  • Ability to instill teamwork and community within a group of athletes pointing them to Christ
  • Work in cooperation with the sports medicine or athletic training staff in the rehabilitation, strengthening and tracking of progress of injured athletes
  • Facilitate a collaborative relationship among sport coaches, sports medicine and the strength and conditioning staff
  • Design and implement policies and procedures for the strength and conditioning program in accordance with the NSCA Strength and Conditioning Professional Standards Guidelines
  • Develop systems for tracking athlete attendance and athlete progress in conjunction with the sport coaches
  • Conduct an annual needs analysis for each sport team in conjunction with the program head coach and the athletic trainer(s) at the conclusion of each sport season
  • Annually conduct and review a departmental risk management plan
  • Complete an annual budgetary proposal for the program that includes routine maintenance, purchase of new equipment and staffing needs
  • Determine and reinforce expectations for athlete conduct that mirrors TCA’s expectations for curricular and extra curricular activities, as stated in the Mission Statement and Parent-Student Handbook
  • Create and oversee professional development activities for program head coaches
  • Create and sustain a Christ-centered, positive, competitive, growth driven culture of excellence in all team workout activities
  • Oversight of the upkeep, maintenance and cleanliness of the strength and conditioning facilities

Required Education, Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology or related field
  • Experience and/or expertise in strength and conditioning programming for high school students
  • Certified in first aid, CPR and in the use of automated external defibrillation (AED)
  • Ability to motivate and develop a positive environment for student athletes
  • Demonstrate superior organizational and oral and written communication skills
  • Agree with and support TCA’s Doctrinal, Biblical and Mission statements and Christian values

Physical, Mental and Environmental Requirements

  • Ability to demonstrate the appropriate skills and techniques to be used by the student athletes
  • Ability to visually monitor student athletes
  • Sitting, standing, lifting and carrying (up to 50 pounds), reaching, squatting, climbing stairs, kneeling and moving equipment/boxes up to 50 lbs.
  • Must know how to operate strength training equipment, automated external defibrillator (AED), and sports aid equipment
  • Must be able to work within various degrees of noise, temperature and surface environments - surfaces will vary from concrete to grass to hard wood floors
  • Willing to work both inside and outside
  • Must be self motivated and able to complete job assignment without direct supervision
  • Some evening and weekend work will be expected

Job Details
Position: Strength and Conditioning Coach
Department: Athletic
Reports To: Chief Administrative Officer
Start Date: August 2023
Hours: Full Time 12 months
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Benefits: Health, life, dental and vision insurance - Employer-funded retirement plan - 403b retirement plan - Tuition remission - PTO days

The intent of this posting is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

If you have applied for a position at TCA within the last 12 months, please contact Dina Brown and ask to have that application submitted for the new position that you are interested in. We encourage you to send a cover letter for the new position, as well as updated references and employment history, if applicable. Depending on the new position that you are applying for, we may have additional application questions that you will need to answer. If so, Dina will contact you.

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