Job Description

Job Title: Sports Performance Coach, Limited Part-Time
Job ID: 07973336
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Shift: Variable
Department: Performance - S. Water
Location: 3200 South Water St, Pittsburgh PA 15203


UPMC Centers for Rehab Services is currently hiring a limited part-time Sports Performance Coach to support the Rooney Complex, South Fayette High School and occasionally Shaler High School. The hours will fluctuate based on the time of year. The candidate will average fifteen hours per week during the summer months. If this sounds like a good fit for you, we invite you to apply!

Under the direction of the Program Director, provides sports performance/fitness evaluation, training and programming for clients.


Adheres to and supports the organizational policies and procedures , including the Corporate Compliance Program and its Code of Conduct and HIPAA regulations

This includes acceptance of the responsibility to report to the appropriate person(s) any suspected unethical, incompetent, or illegal activities or conduct.

Attends and actively participates in staff meetings, staff development, departmental committees and in-service education programs

Ensures all equipment is functioning properly and safely; ensures proper maintenance, repair and cleaning of all equipment

Ensures that all new and existing members receive quality personal programs by marketing the department's services, developing specialized programs based upon health history, medical input and assessment

Independently pursues professional growth and development related to this position and in lines with the mission and activities. Presents in-service and educational programs

Participates in community education and/or continuing education programs sponsored by the organization as requested

Maintains client exercise log, establishes concrete goals for each client, and re-assesses clients on a regular basis for goal achievement/progress, demonstrating equipment usage, explaining proper physiology and answering all questions with a high standard of customer service

Maintains current status of all pertinent criteria necessary to satisfy competency requirements for regulatory and accrediting agencies such as OSHA, JCAHO and CMS and practitioner requirements for participation as a health care provider including but not limited to: required CEU's, current professional license; current curriculum vitae; current CPR certification; current TB test; current competencies in safety, age and equipment; and in some cases current automobile license and current automobile insurance

Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.

Participates in special events/programs including community education and/or continuing education programs sponsored by
the organization as requested

Performs other duties as assigned by the facility for the organization. 
Assist in providing coverage for our off-site contracts and programs

Provides sports performance/fitness evaluation, training and programming for clients referred to the Sports Performance Program


  • Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science OR a BA /BS with a CSCS (Certified Strength Conditioning Specialist)
  • Experience in training youth to adult athletes
  • Must possess the knowledge and skill required for developing and implementing speed, agility, strength, power aerobic andanaerobic conditioning programs for all sports and age groups
  • Must possess the knowledge and ability to provide Functional Movement Assessments and Performance Assessments for allsports and age groups
  • Must possess knowledge and skill in demonstrating proper weight lifting, speed and agility mechanics
  • Must be skilled in planning/organization on site and off site performance camps for various sports
  • Must possess effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with synergistic businesses, coworkers, supervisors, healthcare team and all members of the Corporate Management Team
  • Must uphold and demonstrate a professional image commensurate with UPMC guidelines
  • Must complete all mandatory competencies for system, business unit and/or facility
  • Must complete Orientation, Facility-specific Orientation, and Department Specific Orientation(s) where appropriate

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    Certification in or working towards: CSCS or equivalentCPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran


    Salary Range: $15.61 to $23.99 / hour

    Union Position: No

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