Solar 4 America Ice San Jose
  • 26-Sep-2022 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Customer Service
  • San Jose, CA, USA
  • 20
  • Hourly
  • Part Time


SAP Center • Tech CU Arena • Sharks Ice

Gym Strength & Conditioning Coach Job Description


Gym Strength & Conditioning Coach



Reports to:

Shane Galaviz, Direct of Strength & Conditioning

Primary job location:

Sharks Ice San Jose

FLSA and FTE status:

Non-exempt and part-time

Salary range or grade:


Date created:

January 2023

Position Summary:

The Strength and Conditioning Coach is responsible for establishing and maintaining a strength and conditioning program, with three major goals of improving athletic performance, reducing athletic injuries, and teaching lifelong fitness and movement skills, for our Jr. Sharks athletes. The Strength and Conditioning Coach devises training plans according to sound scientific principles, supervises training sessions, evaluates athletes, and teaches strength and conditioning classes as needed. The Strength and Conditioning Coach meets regularly with sport coaches to determine what the athletes need to work on. The Strength and Conditioning Coach is responsible for maintaining the strength and conditioning facility.

Shift Information:

  • You must be available to work 2/3rds of the scheduled events for each month including weekends and some holidays.

Essential Functions:

The Strength and Conditioning Coach will ensure that the physical performance of San Jose Jr Sharks players is maximized through safe and effective training methods that prepare them for top performance on the ice. The ideal candidate will have some coaching skills and experience, working towards or achieved certain degrees or accreditations, who can demonstrate the ability to be extremely adaptable to find solutions to daily performance problems. The Strength and Conditioning Coach will report to the Gym Lead Coach and Gym Manager.

  • Be prompt and on time for assignment.
  • Meet and exceed customer expectation. Workouts should be fun, engaging, and organized.
  • Keep players active and engaged by varying exercise movements and degree of difficulty.
  • Ensure all players receive equal amount of instruction.
  • Supervise all players and team coaches during gym sessions.
  • Keep open communication with team coaches and players with regards to progress.
  • Develop social skills.
  • Promote Sharks Ice camps and clinics to keep players and parents informed of additional on ice sessions.
  • Encourage new enrollment and promote re-enrollment.
  • Promote Pro Shop.
  • Follow all rink rules, policies and procedures.
  • Know emergency procedures for equipment and evacuation of building.
  • Design and implement strength training and conditioning programs in-season, off-season, and pre-season for all Jr. Sharks teams in a manner that reflects research-driven practices and our programs Long-Term Athletic/Fitness Development Model.
  • Facilitate a collaborative relationship among sport coaches, sports medicine, and the strength and conditioning staff.


  • At this time, all SSE employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to working onsite at any SSE facility, unless the individuals is able to telework or is otherwise eligible for an exemption in accordance with applicable law. If on-site services are required, SSE will require you to certify your vaccination status as part of the onboarding process.
  • Working toward a BS in Kinesiology or related field.
  • A current relevant professional certification credentialed by an independent accreditation agency, for example, the NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification.
  • Current standard first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and automated external defibrillation (AED) certifications.
  • A strong working knowledge and teaching skills in analysis and techniques of strength training.
  • Experience and/or expertise in strength and conditioning programming.
  • Strong motivational abilities.
  • Evidence of ability to interact positively with student athletes, colleagues, and the public.
  • Evidence of strong organizational skills and effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate the appropriate skills and techniques to be used by the athletes. Ability to visually monitor athletes. Sitting, standing, lifting and carrying (up to 50 pounds), reaching, squatting, climbing stairs, kneeling, and moving equipment/boxes up to 50 lbs.

What We Offer:

  • $20.00/hour
  • $200 employee referral bonus for each friend hired
  • 30% discount in the Sharks Pro Shop
  • Food and beverage discount at SAP Center, TechCU Arena, and Stanley's
  • 4 free Barracuda tickets to each game
  • Free ice skating at Sharks Ice (San Jose, Fremont, and Oakland)
  • Free employee parking
  • Fun environment

Our Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

Here at Team Teal, we recognize and celebrate that individuals come with a wealth of experience and talent well beyond any list of required skills and qualifications- in fact, we believe diversity of backgrounds and skills, combined with passion, are the most important keys to meaningful innovation and excellence. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.

Sharks Sports and Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We enthusiastically accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), physical or mental disability, military service or veterans' status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

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