Academy Strength and Conditioning Coach

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Academy Strength and Conditioning Coach

The Academy Strength and Conditioning Coach is responsible for the programming and delivery of physical preparation as well as providing Sports Science support to the club’s Academy as well as overseeing and providing guidance to age group squads within LCCC’s player pathway.

Uptonsteel County Ground, Leicester, LE2 8AD
Contact Name
Jacqui Dean
Contact Email
Leicestershire County Cricket Club

About Academy Strength and Conditioning Coach

Leicestershire County Cricket Club (LCCC) is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales. It represents the historic county of Leicestershire as well as being representative of the county of Rutland. The Club's limited overs team is called the Leicestershire Foxes.

The successful candidate for this post will be highly motivated to succeed in the industry of Strength and Conditioning. They will be an important member of the Sport Science and Medicine Department, striving to help improve the quality of physical preparation the Club delivers.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that the provision of S&C within the academy and age group pathway is delivered in line with the key values of LCCC in order to enhance the education of players into the culture and behaviours of those involved with LCCC.
  • To lead, plan and deliver S&C as part of an interdisciplinary support team, providing individualised programmes for each member of the Club's Academy and age group programme.
  • To design, facilitate and deliver physical development sessions for the Academy, EPP and age group squads in LCCC's player pathway, based on an outlined athletic development plan in accordance with the direction of the Head of S&C.
  • To plan and lead regular pre-season and in-season testing, in keeping with the physical benchmarks for Academy cricketers, as identified by the Head of S&C.
  • Lead warm up and pre-game preparation, and implement LCCC recovery strategies for home Second XI games where appropriate and as directed and agreed with the Head of S&C.
  • Maintain a comprehensive database of work for each Academy player in order to formally monitor and review individual workloads using a variety of different monitoring methods.
  • Develop in accordance with the Head of S&C and LCCC physiotherapy team, appropriate injury reduction strategies for the academy based on individual athletic and medical profiles.
  • Alongside the physiotherapy team, to be available and willing to contribute to the management, conditioning and rehabilitation of any injured player at any time.
  • To contribute towards the annual S&C and medical team objectives, as agreed and identified by the annual Academy ECB Cricket Audit.
  • To assist in First XI gym and field-based sessions as well as provide cover for any first team duties where needed and appropriate, as directed by the Head Coach, Head of Sports Science and Medicine or the Head of S&C.
  • To undertake appropriate continued professional development to keep in touch with world's best practice as well as taking an active role in LCCC's CPD seminars/programme.
  • To be responsible for maintaining the training facilities at LCCC, ensuring equipment and facilities are kept in good working order and in a state expected of a high-performance environment.
  • To represent LCCC appropriately & projecting the right image at all times and to be available to assist the promotion and marketing of LCCC as requested.
  • Carry out other duties appropriate to the position of Assistant S&C Coach as required.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified and invited to interview.

  • Closing Date for applications: 5.00pm on Monday 22nd August 2022.
  • Interviews: Asap after closing date.