Summary: This is a multifaceted position centered on the shared responsibility of the development and advancement of identified athletes in the sport of Paralympic Powerlifting in the United States.
Powerlifting made its debut as a medal sport at the second Paralympic Games in 1964, this sport is one of the fastest growing Paralympic sports in the world. As a partner with the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) since January 1, 2018, Logan University serves as the High-Performance Management Organization (HPMO) for the sport of Para Powerlifting the United States. The US Paralympic Powerlifting Head trainer will assist the High-Performance Team in the training of identified development athletes in the sport of Paralympic Powerlifting in the United States
Principle Duties and Responsibilities
- Reports to US Paralympic Powerlifting Head Coach
- Responsible for startup training program development for identified “B” and “C” athletes in the sport of Paralympic Powerlifting in the United States
- Will assist the Head and Assistant Coach in training program development of identify “A” team athletes as directed by the Head Coach
- The Head Training will be expected to be present at and assist with domestic and international competition as directed by the High-Performance Manager
- All other duties as assigned