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July 22, 2019

USA Ultimate is seeking a Youth and Education Manager.  See the link for details.  Contact Joy Ferenbaugh for more information at

Career Opportuniteis for 2019-2020

June 05, 2019

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Male & Female Coaching Positions

Seasonal Roles – Spring / Summer / Fall

Summer Only – July / August

Full Time Salaried / Relocation Options

Internship Opportunities

US Lacrosse Athlete Development Manager

May 21, 2019

US Lacrosse is looking to fill the Athlete Development Manager position in Baltimore, MD with an experienced professional. Visit the link to learn more

Special Olympics International

April 15, 2019

Special Olympics International - Fitness 
1133 19th Street NW 
Washington, DC 20036

Special Olympics Inc. (SOI) is an international NGO providing sports training and competition to more than 5 million people with intellectual disabilities (ID) in 175 countries. With the support of over 1.5 million coaches and volunteers, Special Olympics delivers 33 Olympic-type sports and more than 103,540 games and competitions throughout the year. In addition to sports programming, Special Olympics offers a number of supporting initiatives and programs that support the health of people with ID, providing health screenings and education for its athletes, as well as creating systems change to ensure inclusion in health-related programs and policies. As a benefit to both health and athletic performance, fitness is called out directly in the Special Olympics mission statement. Therefore, a recent emphasis has been placed on building a range of resources and programs for all stakeholders to ensure fitness is part of every Special Olympics experience.  


Special Olympics’ Fitness team defines fitness as optimal health and performance through physical activity, nutrition, and hydration.  The team provides resources and programming to ensure that people with intellectual disabilities have opportunities to build fitness and become more physically active, not only within their Special Olympics sport experience, but also within their broader community. The team also delivers technical assistance to Special Olympics Programs (US states and international countries). 


To expand our capacity, Special Olympics International (SOI) is seeking individuals who are interested in creating and developing fitness and physical activity resources or program design. Activities include:

Coaching Resources:

  • Build a series of videos and video guidance for coaches on proper warm ups, fitness assessments, and skill-related exercises

  • Develop a guide for sports conditioning for Special Olympics coaches

  • Embed sport-specific fitness guidance into existing Special Olympics coaches’ guides

  • Build a series of fitness discussion points for coaches with complimentary resources for athletes


Support Network Resources:

  • Create a family fitness and physical activity resource toolkit

  • Create a caregiver/day or residential center staff fitness and physical activity resource toolkit

  • Create a community health worker fitness and physical activity resource toolkit


School Resources:

  • Develop fitness and physical activity PE lesson plans (elementary, middle and high school levels) to add to the SO Unified PE guide

  • Enhance SO schools fitness resource by evaluating and compiling information and materials from fitness/wellness/physical activity focused organizations

  • Develop a Research/Practicum toolkit for local university students in fitness-related fields to engage with Special Olympics



Eligible applicants have either a Master’s or PhD in fitness-related fields such as Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Adapted Physical Activity/Physical Education, etc or at least 5 years of experience in sports performance strength and conditioning, including resource and program design development.   Experience working with people with intellectual disabilities is preferred.  A stipend will be provided.


How to apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

U of Northern Colorado - Immediate Opening in UG Sport Coaching Program

April 01, 2019

This position is a 60/20/20 position (3/3 load + research and service) that lends itself to a teacher/scholar leaning toward the Social Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity side of teaching but also requires a background in coaching and coaching education/coach development.


The position starts August 15, 2019 and offers a 9-month salary of approximately $45,000 plus health benefits, and the added opportunity to earn supplemental income teaching one or more classes in our M.A. Sports Coaching online program (roughly $4,500 per class)


Please contact Dr. Scott Douglass immediately at for more details

ORISE Fellowship- Development of a National Youth Sports Strategy

February 15, 2019

The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has an opening for an ORISE Fellow in the Division of Prevention Science. The fellow will be involved with the development of a National Youth Sports Strategy. This division is involved with promoting the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans and is currently developing the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Ideal candidates have a master’s or PhD in physical activity, sport, exercise physiology/kinesiology, health, or a related field. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Questions can be directed to Katrina Piercy, PhD, RD, ACSM-CEP,

Emporia State Instructor – Health, Physical Education, and Coaching Education

February 17, 2019

Instructor: The Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (HPER) at Emporia State University is seeking applicants for the full-time faculty position as a nine month Instructor beginning August 2019 with the possibility of renewal.   


  • Instruction within the Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (HPER). Courses may include: Introductory teaching in physical education and/or health education; coaching education, and lifetime activity courses

  • Supervise field-based coaching practicum experiences

  • Advise and mentor undergraduate majors in the HPER Department as well as the Coaching Education minor

  • Assisting with recruitment and retention of students

  • Serve on committees and engage in professional service within the department and college

  • Work collaboratively within the department, college, university, profession, and community

  • Remain current in HPER/Coaching knowledge, skills and abilities

Experience and Qualifications:

  • A completed Master’s degree in Health, Physical Education, Coaching, Kinesiology, or related field of study is required

  • K-12 and/or higher education teaching experience

  • Ability to be flexible across programs of rapidly changing needs

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience as a coach or coach educator

  • Experience teaching health & wellness, fitness for life, and/or health optimized physical education (HOPE)

  • Demonstrated ability to use a variety of athlete/activity monitoring systems

  • Use of educational technology to enhance student learning

Application Process:

To apply, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and contact information of three current references to Tyler Goad, HPER Instructor Search Committee Chair, Emporia State University, Campus Box 4013, 1 Kellogg Circle, Emporia, KS 66801, or by email For questions, contact Tyler Goad by phone at 620-341-5946. Background check required. Screening of applicants will begin March 1, and the position will remain open until filled. Early application is encouraged.

Emporia State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other factors which cannot be considered by law

Smith College Lecturer -Exercise & Sport Science

February 13, 2019

The Department of Exercise & Sport Studies at Smith College invites applications for a half -time, benefits-eligible position at the rank of Lecturer to begin July 1, 2019. This position is for laboratory instruction in anatomy, exercise physiology and biomechanics of exercise. Initial appointment will be for two-years with potential to renew.  * ESS 509 Musculoskeletal Structure and Function of an Athlete
* ESS 175 a newly designed exercise science laboratory experience class
* ESS 515L Physiology of Exercise and Sport Laboratory (2 sections)
* ESS 510L Biomechanics of Exercise and Sport Studies Laboratory (2 sections)
Occurs in opposite years with ESS 515

In addition to teaching, the lab instructor will be responsible for overseeing the maintenance of laboratory supplies and equipment, developing guidelines and protocols to adapt research projects for teams of students in laboratory classes and independent projects, as well as consulting with students to perform experiments, analyze data, and troubleshoot problems.For more information, follow the link provided.

James Madison University – tenure-track assistant professor Coaching Education

January 01, 2020

The Department of Kinesiology at James Madison University is accepting applications for a 10-month, tenure-track faculty position that will begin August 25, 2019. The department seeks a colleague who will be a dedicated teacher, active scholar and effective mentor for students with diverse backgrounds, preparation and career goals. The successful candidate will demonstrate the capability to advise, supervise fieldwork, and provide leadership to students in the Coaching Education minor. Teaching responsibilities will include Social Aspects of Sport, Maximizing Sports Performance (sport psychology for coaches), and Principles of Coaching. Responsibilities will also include teaching additional courses based on specialization (e.g., motor development and learning, exercise psychology/behavior change, introduction to kinesiology).

Applications will be reviewed starting February 1, 2019

Please feel free to direct any questions related to this opportunity to Sarah Carson Sackett, PhD at

May 31, 2019

Start Date August 2019

The Department of Human Performance and Physical Education (HPPE) at Adams State University seeks an energetic and motivated teacher-scholar to assume the dual position of Assistant Professor of K-12 Physical Education and Coordinator of the MA in Coaching (online) program.

Visit   for more information.

Send full application to:

Contact Ms. Caryn Chavez

May 31, 2019

The Department of Human Performance and Physical Education (HPPE) at Adams State University seeks an energetic and motivated teacher-scholar to assume the position of Assistant Professor of Exercise Science.
Teaching opportunities may include biomechanics, kinesiology, techniques of coaching strength and conditioning, statistics in HPPE, exercise science practicum, introduction to research, methods of coaching, diversity and equity in sports & society, senior capstone and others. Courses may be at the undergraduate and/or graduate level and may be on campus and/or online. Additional responsibilities will include advising and providing service to the department, university, and discipline.

For more information visit:

Send completed applications to:

Ms. Caryn Chavez
Department of Human Performance and Physical Education
Adams State University
208 Edgemont Blvd
Suite 4005
Alamosa, CO 81101

University of Calgary Assistant or Associate Professor in Sport Coaching Development, Faculty of Kinesiology

January 01, 2020

Job ID: 16492

The Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary invites applications for a full-time assistant professor (tenure track) or associate professor (with tenure) position in Sport Coaching Development. The appointment date for the successful candidate is anticipated to be July 2019.


The successful candidate will bring a record of achievement commensurate with appointment at an Assistant  or an Associate Professor level, have earned a PhD in Sport Coaching Development or related field and have demonstrated success in research publication with a focus on coach education, coach behavior, and leadership in coaching.

Applicants at the assistant professor rank will demonstrate an ability to secure external funding through national agencies such as SSHRC, CIHR, and/or sport related agencies and evidence of teaching excellence.

Applicants at the associate professor rank will have a minimum of three years experience in an academic position in sport coaching development, have demonstrated an ability to secure external funding through national agencies such as SSHRC, CIHR, and/or sport related agencies, have published in top peer-reviewed academic journals, and provide evidence of past teaching effectiveness.

The successful candidate will have the potential to become a leader in their research field with a plan for significant contribution to the Faculty of Kinesiology in high-quality undergraduate and graduate teaching, graduate student supervision and mentorship, training of postdoctoral fellows, and service.

Interested individuals are asked to submit their application electronically. Please include the following: a cover letter, a comprehensive curriculum vitae, a summary of your planned research program, and a teaching dossier. Please arrange to have three letters of reference sent separately.


Applications should be sent to the Dean, Dr. Penny Werthner via Cheryl Gathercole, Executive Assistant, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary,

The closing date for applications is October 29, 2018

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Lecturer- Sport & Coaching Sciences

December 31, 2018

Oxford Brookes University - The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Closes 11/29/2018

Multiple Positions

September 01, 2018

Up2Us Sports is a team of hardworking and passionate employees committed to the sports-based youth development movement.


Currently Up2Us has a variety of positions for individuals who share a dedication for  improving the lives of America’s youth through sports. 

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