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Seattle Mariners – Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coach – Tacoma, WA

Minor League Strength & Conditioning Coach (Tacoma, WA)

Organization: Seattle Mariners

Job Title: Minor League Strength & Conditioning Coach (Tacoma, WA)

Department: Baseball Operations

Reports To: Minor League Strength & Conditioning Coordinator

Status: Full-Time, Exempt

 

Primary Objective: Responsible for delivery of strength & conditioning programs for athletes at their assigned affiliate as well as working proactively to prevent injuries utilizing a collaborative and progressive approach. The Minor League Strength & Conditioning Coach will serve as a part of a comprehensive team in a high-performance professional baseball setting.

 

 

Essential Functions:

  • Implement individual player programs by planning daily performance training, conditioning, and sprint and agility work in the gym and on-field; update player programs throughout the season
  • Conduct movement prep and warm-ups before training sessions, batting practices, throwing programs, conditioning, and games
  • Assist medical team as needed with preventative and recovery programs
  • Communicate daily with High Performance Team (HP) team to modify programming per injury limitations/progressions
  • Track physical activities and weight fluctuation of each player at the minor league level and report on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis to the Minor League Performance Coordinator
  • Work with Dietician to advocate healthy eating and sport nutrition for players
  • Collaborate with Assistant Minor League Performance Coordinator and Registered Dietician to ensure quality of clubhouse snacks and meals
  • Assist (Minor League Baseball (MiLB) Performance Coordinator in day-to-day operations during the off-season and in-season including by not limited to off-season training camps and spring training minor league training camp.
  • Persistently challenge new ideas in the field of performance training and seek out appropriate applications for baseball
  • Conduct ongoing research and participate in continuing education in advances in the field.
  • Ongoing assessment of athletes’ physical capacity and communicate observations and potential training plans/interventions with the Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coordinator
  • Organize and maintain a clean weight room
  • Will perform other duties as assigned

 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science related field required
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association-Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) required
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association-Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach (RSCC)
  • CPR/AED required
  • Professional or college level strength and conditioning experience preferred
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred

 

 

 

Competencies, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA’s):

  • Must be a committed professional, with strong analytic focus. 
  • Ability to relate to athletes and generate program buy-in
  • Exemplifies a collaborative approach in dealing with management, team members, and vendors.
  • Computer proficiency, specifically Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
  • Shares and expresses thoughts in a clear and effective manner through verbal and written communication skills.  Exhibits effective listening skills and builds positive relationships with all team members, vendors, and guests.  Is diplomatic, tactful and professional in all forms of communication.  
  • Understands and supports the team and is quick to volunteer to assist others.  Others view most interactions as being positive with a willingness to achieve common goals.  Effective in working with others to cooperatively solve problems.  Workplace behavior is consistently respectful of others.  
  • Takes personal responsibility for getting things done in a way that positively and professionally represents the organization.  
  • Demonstrates through their actions and interactions with others a commitment to Mariner Purpose, Mission and Values.  
  • Competent in required job skills and knowledge. Completes work assignments thoroughly and completely in an accurate, and prompt way.  Identifies and corrects errors.  Is careful, alert and accurate, paying attention to details of the job.  
  • Navigate a variety of social, emotional, and interpersonal situations to leverage the capabilities, insights, and ideas of all individuals.  
  • Identify, collect, and analyze relevant information to a problem and create multiple solutions.  

 

 

Physical Activities and Working Conditions:

  • Position will be assigned to coverage of a Seattle Mariners affiliate site and will require residence in that location in-season. Will be expected to relocate to Peoria while not at their assigned affiliate.
  • Sitting
  • Bending (neck, waist)
  • Squatting
  • Climbing
  • Kneeling
  • Twisting (neck, waist)
  • Hand use: repetitive use of hand, simple grasping, pushing and pulling, reaching above and below shoulder
  • Position will require frequent travel
  • Position will require non-traditional work schedule including nights and weekends
  • Maximum lifting of up to 100 pounds with frequent lifting of weights up to 50 pounds; typically standing and walking for much of the day

 

 

The Mariners are committed to providing a competitive total rewards package for our valued Team Members.

The anticipated range of base compensation for this role is $50,000 - $60,000 annually. In addition, we offer eligible Team Members a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and a competitive 401(k) company match. We also provide complimentary parking, paid public transportation, paid parental leave, 80 hours of paid time off annually, and 9 days of paid holidays per year. Our total rewards offerings are best-in-class!

All benefits are subject to eligibility requirements and the terms of official plan documents which may be modified or amended from time to time.

This information is being provided in accordance with the Washington State Equal Pay and Opportunity Act.

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