Graduate Strength & Conditioning Placement
Middlesex Cricket, based at Lord’s, is responsible for cricket in the county, from Men’s and Women’s professional teams to recreational cricket for all ages within 17 London Boroughs that form the county of Middlesex. Middlesex CCC and Sunrisers have an exciting opportunity for a Strength an Conditioning placement spanning the 2023/24 off season. The position with last for 10 months (November to August) and will provide the successful candidate with exposure to off-season physical training, pre-season tapering and in-season competition.
Purpose of the role
To assist with the provision of strength and conditioning support across the professional, academy, age group and women’s programs at Middlesex CCC and Sunrisers.
Hours of work
15 – 20 hours per week with the below being essential and the rest of the hours divided to maximize the successful candidate’s development opportunities.
Tuesday evenings – Middlesex age groups, 5pm until 8pm. Finchley, N3 2TA.
Wednesday evenings – Middlesex age groups, 5pm until 8pm. Finchley, N3 2TA.
Friday evenings – Middlesex age groups, 5pm until 8pm. Venue TBC.
• Off-season performance testing and physical readiness assessments.
• Administration of pre-training warm ups, nutrition and recovery protocols.
• Supervision of injury prevention, rehabilitation, and strength and conditioning programs.
• Physical development of youth players within both Academy and Emerging Player programs.
• Mentored towards undertaking UKSCA accreditation and other professional qualifications.
• The successful applicant will be required to undergo enhanced disclosure checks with the Disclosure and Barring service.
Skills, Knowledge and Experience
• Undergraduate degree in sport science or related discipline.
• Full driving license and access to a car as some travel around a variety of London locations will be required.
• Computer literate in Microsoft office and database management.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Enthusiastic and a willingness to learn.
• Have some experience of coaching sport and exercise – including work with youth athletes.
• Evidence of working towards UKSCA accreditation .
• Current first aid qualification.
• Previous experience coaching within a professional sports environment.