Provides overall supervision/implementation of the strength and conditioning program for minor league players at the Dominican Republic complex. Evaluates, motivates, and educates athletes in all aspects as it relates to performance enhancement and durability. Assists with nutritional evaluation for players at the assigned minor league affiliate club. The position requires residing in the Dominican Republic during their championship season and off-season programs.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must be FMS certified. Must have CSCS credentialing from the NSCA, as well as RSCC if working at the AAA or AA level (as it pertains to professional baseball). CEU Credits are required to keep certification current and must be approved by Dir-Medical Ops prior to registration of CEU courses.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and Internet Explorer. Other computer capabilities required to update websites, submit online reporting and other basic computer related tasks.
Other Skills and Abilities
Requires ability to adjust and adapt on the fly in a timely and professional manner
Need to be a motivator to all players
Need to be able to find ways to get the most physically out of all players
Bi-Lingual a plus. Willingness to develop their English skills before coming to the USA. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 100 pounds. In specific instances, the employee must be able to move and/or spot athletes moving up to 500 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions, which may include heat, cold and various forms of precipitation. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Requires travel as assigned for all road games, meetings and seminars.
In addition to in-season availability, must also be available for Arizona Instructional league, DR Instructional League, winter program, or early spring training reporting at the direction of the Dir-Medical Ops, the Major League Strength and Conditioning Coach and/or the Minor League Strength & Conditioning Coordinator.