Title

Job Analysis of College Division I-A Football Strength and Conditioning Coaches

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2-1-2004

Department

Human Performance and Recreation

Abstract

Massey, C. D., J. Vincent, and M. Maneval. Job analysis of college division T-A football strength and conditioning coaches. J. Strength Cond. Res. 18(l):19-25. 2004. - This investigation consisted of a job analysis of 6 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I-A strength and conditioning coaches (SCC). All the subjects in the study were primarily responsible for providing strength and conditioning services to their institution's football programs. The procedures used for the gathering of data consisted of 3 questionnaires and a semi-structured interview. The questionnaires were followed up by the semi-structured interview. The purpose of this format was to use the semi-structured interview to delve more deeply into the issues raised by the questionnaires. The major job responsibilities and tasks are highlighted. These included conducting training session for athletes, disciplining athletes for infractions of team rules, on campus recruiting, and professional scout liaison to the National Football League. These coaches' perceptions concerning their profession, work environment, relationships with supervisors and co-workers, and the effect the job has on their spouses and other family members are also emphasized.

Publication Title

Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research

Volume

18

Issue

1

First Page

19

Last Page

25