La Trobe Sport seeking Elite Athlete Program Strength & Conditioning Coach

La Trobe Sport is seeking expressions of interest for an exciting new role working with elite athletes on the Bundoora Campus.

The role of the LEAP - Strength and Conditioning Coach will see the successful applicant work with members of the La Trobe Elite Athlete Program (LEAP) and have the opportunity to work in La Trobe's high-performance athlete, research and community sport development hub.

Duties at this level may include:

  • Provide effective supervision of the strength and conditioning lab to ensure the safety of all facility
  • Undertake PARQ and sport specific fitness-based assessments for LEAP athletes, assessing their
    readiness for an exercise training program and implementing a structured training plan that is in
    accordance with their needs / goals / club or institution-based requirements
  • Where appropriate, consultation with external strength and conditioning providers from the
    athlete’s club or institution to allow facilitation of training programs in the strength and
    conditioning lab.
  • Providing initial first aid treatment within the competencies of acquired training
  • Attending to relevant tasks, checklists and duties associated with gym floor management and
  • Attending relevant meetings and training sessions

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria to La Trobe Sport Health & Fitness Supervisor, Scott Graham (, by COB Friday March 26.

For more details, please view the LEAP - Strength and Conditioning Coach position description [PDF 207KB].