• Posted 6 days ago
  • Hong Kong
  • Full Time
  • Feb 22, 2018

The job:

Reporting to the Scientific Conditioning Manager, and under the supervision of a Strength and Conditioning Coach or Senior Scientific Conditioning Coach, the Assistant Scientific Conditioning Coach will be responsible for the following duties:

  • To implement safe and effective training programmes for athletes under the guidance of senior staff;
  • To supervise the Fitness Training Centre;
  • To supervise injured athletes’ training in cooperation with the Sports Medicine Centre and under the guidance of senior staff;
  • To monitor the maintenance of the fitness area and equipment;
  • To perform fitness and field-testing on athletes for monitoring training progress under the guidance of senior staff;
  • To collaborate with other disciplines of the Scientific Conditioning Center and other Centres as appropriate to the biopsychosocial operational model;
  • To provide both local and overseas on-field support to elite sports teams if required;
  • To centralize and maintain a database for all training records;
  • To keep abreast of the current trends of Strength and Conditioning for peak performance.

The requirements: 

  • A university degree or diploma in strength and conditioning, sports science or a relevant discipline;
  • Holder of certified strength and conditioning specialist certification or a related qualification;
  • A minimum of 2 years’ relevant working experience in strength & conditioning. Or having been a full time athlete within a high performance system and trained in strength and conditioning for over 2 years;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills across all levels of athlete, coach and management;
  • Conscientiousness and accurate in monitoring athletes, recording data and reporting;
  • Able to work irregular hours and perform under pressure;
  • Proficient in computer software application such as Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office;
  • Excellent command of both spoken and written English. Ability to speak Putonghua and/or Chinese is a definite advantage; and
  • Awareness/ knowledge of Child Protection in sport and equal opportunity issues in the context of Hong Kong are an added advantage.
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