Strength and Conditioning Coach


Virginia University of Lynchburg Mission:

Virginia University of Lynchburg seeks to recognize the possibilities in every human being and maximize the gifts of the individual within the context of a thoroughly Christian and nurturing environment, which offers students opportunities to develop into able leaders and scholars. The Mission is to provide a solid Liberal Arts and Christian Education program for all students. The University continues to embrace our African American heritage along with appreciation for other cultures and ethnic groups in our global community.

Virginia University of Lynchburg has, for the past 25 years, operated several teaching locations in the state of Virginia. This effort is in keeping with VUL’s historic missionary spirit of reaching out to the wider community beyond the University. This historical African American institution was founded in 1886 to meet the growing demands of our community for better-educated and trained ministers, missionaries, and public-school teachers.


Position Compensation:

Salary commensurate with qualifications, education & University guidelines.



Position Information:




The purpose of this position is to Train Student Athletes in Strength & Conditioning at VUL.




The ideal candidate is clear that their purpose and passion in life is coaching adults and youth athletes to achieve their health and performance goals. They are committed to continuous improvement toward the goal of maximizing their skillset as a health and performance coach and are looking for the type of environment where they are able to focus primarily on that objective long term with a growing company and team that will provide them with opportunities for personal and professional growth as well as the ability to have a positive impact on more people than they would by themselves.



  • Create, deliver, and implement comprehensive training programs for VUL athletes.
  • Provide the highest level of coaching to athletes in small group and 1 on 1 training environments.
  • Complete body composition, posture, movement and athletic performance assessments with athletes.
  • Assist or lead workshops and presentations on health, fitness, and athletic performance.
  • Assist with marketing activities like creating informative social media posts, videos, and writing blogs.
  • Effectively communicate with team members, providing high level customer service.
  • Assist in facility organization and presentation.


  • Flexibility/adaptability- Adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Copes effectively with complexity and change.
  • Enthusiasm- Exhibits passion and excitement over work. Has a can-do attitude and work ethic. Possesses a strong willingness to work hard and sometimes long hours to get the job done. Has a track record of working hard.
  • High standards- Expects personal performance and team performance to be nothing short of the best and practices continuous improvement.
  • Openness to criticism and ideas- Often solicits feedback and reacts calmly to criticism or negative feedback.
  • Communication- Speaks and writes clearly and articulately without being overly verbose or talkative. Maintains this standard in all forms of written communication.
  • Teamwork- Reaches out to peers and cooperates with supervisors to establish an overall collaborative working relationship.
  • Persuasion- Able to convince others to pursue a course of action that will guide them to achieve their goals.




See Education and Experience below.



  • Strength and Conditioning/Personal Training Certification (CSCS & FMS preferred)
  • Valid CPR/AED certification required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science or related field preferred
  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Minimum 1 year in this role (Preferred)




The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, marital status, religion, disability or protected veterans’ status. Veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.



** Please email your resume to Jason Randoo at