Volunteer - US Paralympic Powerlifting Head Trainer
Job Details
Chesterfield MO - Chesterfield, MO
2 Year Degree


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


  • Minimum of an Associate degree in related field
  • The minimum of the follow certifications
    • Personal training and/or strength and conditioning certification
    • Must maintain personal insurance and be able to show proof of insurance
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience working with the sport Paralympic Powerlifting in the United States and/or at the international level
  • Minimum of two (2) Domestic Qualifier and/or National events in the role of Coach
  • Must be willing to agree to and pass a background check screening
  • Must maintain US Center of SafeSport training


Personal Attributes

  • Knowledge of Para Powerlifting rules & competition experience
  • Ability to coach/mentor and motivate others
  • Dedication to the sport and to the Paralympic movement
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent decision-making skills
  • Ability to organize and prioritize key issues
  • Exhibit profound integrity
  • Strong leadership, management, and team building skills
  • Willingness to travel and work remotely as needed
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