Basketball Scientist/IST Manager (Full-Time) (Women’s Basketball)

Posted Date: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Position: 
Basketball Scientist/IST Manager (Full-Time) (Women’s Basketball)
Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 16:00
Location: 
Canada Basketball / CSIO

The purpose of this role is to provide world-class support to Canada Basketball in the area of Strength and Conditioning and Physiology to facilitate overall performance enhancement. The primary role of the Basketball Scientist/IST Manager is to support identified Canada Basketball women’s national team programs and athletes, while helping to continuously expand and further develop this service area at the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO).  Duties include working closely with coaching and technical staff to focus on all areas of strength and conditioning and physiology including flexibility, strength, endurance, hypertrophy, power and speed, energy systems, and periodization.  The position supports athletes, coaches and technical leaders by providing tools and metrics to monitor and assess progress and will include additional responsibilities to manage the Integrated Support Team (IST), in order to achieve a holistic and integrated approach to athlete development in both centralized and decentralized context of the sport.