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Player/Basketball Operations: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
Head Athletic Trainer - Detroit Pistons / Grand Rapids Drive (Grand Rapids, MI)

SUMMARY

The Head Athletic Trainer for the Grand Rapids Drive will be responsible for maintaining the health of players. The Head Athletic Trainer will work with the athletic training staff for the Detroit Pistons, communicating any developments, and implementing consistent procedures and practices. The position is intended for an organized, self-starter who wants to work in professional sports.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Provide injury evaluation, management, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries for team
  • Work with athletic training staff from the Detroit Pistons
  • Communicate with athletic training staff and front office staff of the Detroit Pistons
  • Coordinate with physicians/medical personnel on care of players
  • Maintenance and upkeep of the athletic training room, locker rooms, and other sites as designated
  • Report injuries and maintain documentation for worker’s compensation claims
  • Game setup and clean-up of home and visiting locker rooms, and official’s locker room
  • Oversee Game-Day interns who will assist in all set-up and clean-up
  • Other duties as specified by the Head Coach and/or General Manager

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • Master’s Degree in related field
  • 2 years of  experience, including graduate assistantship
  • Experience as a certified athletic trainer in professional or intercollegiate athletics
  • Appropriate education, training, and certification with the National Athletic Trainer’s Association (N.A.T.A.)
  • Ability to meet multiple demands in a high-volume, fast-paced clinical environment
  • Excellent organizational skills with accuracy and attention to detail

Note: This position was originally posted on the Detroit Pistons / Palace Sports & Entertainment employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Detroit Pistons / Palace Sports & Entertainment employment site.

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Player/Basketball Operations: Statistics
Basketball Operations Analyst - Houston Rockets (Houston, TX)

The Houston Rockets front office is looking to add a talented new member to the team. This person will work intimately with the entire front office, including GM Daryl Morey, to organize basketball data, build software tools, and analyze basketball games. People who hate coding need not apply, though the job could easily be a fit for talented data scientists, software engineers, forecasters, web developers, statisticians, DBAs, machine learning experts, etc. Experience in basketball is not required; learning easily is. Much of the work is in SQL, so interested applicants should have either tangible SQL experience or a deep understanding of programming combined with an appetite to learn SQL quickly. Nimbleness of mind is key, as is the candidate's ability to fit into an energetic, passionate work environment in Houston. The position reports to the Daryl Morey, (GM).

QUALIFICATIONS:

•    Bachelor's degree or higher in related field

•    Experience with varied programming languages, particularly SQL

•    Experience with statistics and commonly used statistics packages, machine learning, econometrics, data visualization, and basketball analytics is desirable

•    Background in mathematical or computational field is desirable but not required

•    Experience with large data sets, "big data", is an advantage

•    Interest in and familiarity with basketball and terminology

Highly motivated and dependable Individuals that exhibit our ONE TEAM PHILOSOPHY of PASSION, ACCOUNTABILITY, CUSTOMER FOCUS, TEAMWORK are welcome to apply! 

Equal Opportunity Employer NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer 2 questions:

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes/No Do you have experience with varied programming languages, particularly SQL?
2. Yes/No Do you have experience with statistics and commonly used statistics packages, machine learning, econometrics, or similar?


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Player/Basketball Operations: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
Athletic Performance Coach - Oklahoma City Thunder (Oklahoma City, OK)

The Oklahoma City Thunder is an elite performance organization and a leading franchise in the NBA. Beyond any single game, season, or outcome, we’re driven to shape the future of our industry, our community and our own legacy in sports. So we’re looking for people who want to make an impact–individuals with the courage and ambition to think and work differently and an endless desire to push for progress. At the Thunder, you’re joining a culture that performs at the highest level and empowers you to realize your greatest potential.

As an athletic performance coach, your work is critical to optimizing the physical needs and well-being of our athletes.

Working with colleagues, you will foster and drive an evidence based approach to physical preparation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Other day-to-day duties include:

  • Implement performance related programming for athletes, including strength and power training, agility, movement prep and recovery
  • Collect, analyze, and present performance assessment data
  • Lead culinary program, including consultation and education
  • Assist with educational opportunities to further enhance engagement in athletic performance programming

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Masters or doctoral degree in exercise science or related field
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS - NSCA) accreditation (or equivalent) is required
  • ATC or DPT preferred
  • Experience programming and coaching resistance training in a team setting
  • Experience with performance assessments, including neuromuscular profiling techniques
  • Experience in nutritional assessment and counseling
  • Demonstrated skills with basic analytics software (e.g. Excel)
  • Proven respect for confidentiality
  • Excellent people skills
  • Strong communication skills—ability to deliver clear and effective messages to a variety of stakeholders
  • Experience working in a basketball environment and knowledge/understanding of basketball are key
  • Must be able to work long hours on short notice including weekends and nights – extensive travel involved
  • Full time residence in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma required

This is a full-time position reporting to the lead for Athletic Performance.

FOR THOSE UP FOR THE CHALLENGE, LET’S TALK.

*The Professional Basketball Club, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer*


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Player/Basketball Operations: Statistics
Basketball Information Systems Frontend Developer - San Antonio Spurs (San Antonio, Tx)

An experienced software engineer who will contribute to the implementation of a basketball information system front-end. This position will be responsible for supporting the development of a web based front-end that provides data in an easy to use user interface to the Basketball Operations department. This will have a specific focus on mobile design, as well as cross-platform usability across multiple devices and browsers. They should be familiar with the software development life cycle, including design, implementation, maintenance, and support.

This position will work as a part of the Basketball Operations Analytics department, and will collaborate with the entire group, including the VP of Strategic Research, Director of Basketball Analytics, and Director of Basketball Information Systems.

 

In every position, each employee is expected to: Demonstrate Alignment with SS&E’s Core Values and Mission, Collaborate with Internal/External Family Members and Demonstrate Ongoing Development.

Responsibilities: 

  • Build user-friendly software tools for use by the Basketball Operations staff via a web interface.
  • Implement a web based front-end that responsively scales to function properly on desktop systems, tablets, and mobile devices.
  • Design and develop data visualizations to be used in the basketball information system.
  • Proactively maintain and support the basketball information system infrastructure.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 

  • Strong front end JavaScript web development skills
  • Knowledge of different CSS frameworks such as Bootstrap and Foundation
  • Understanding of front end UI frameworks such as Angular, React, and Vue.js
  • Strong background in building data visualizations using d3.js or similar libraries
  • Experience designing and building responsive web apps that function efficiently across multiple devices
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to work independently and coordinate multiple tasks
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel (including PivotTables), Word, PowerPoint, Access, and other computer skills
  • Strong organizational skills, with a robust attention to detail, particularly in regards to visual presentation of deliverables and reports
  • Strong collaboration skills with the ability to work with and communicate with people from all departments and at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to handle high pressure situations while still being attentive to the detail and excellent work product required
  • Knowledge of advanced basketball statistics, and knowledge of common basketball statistical resources, both public and proprietary is a plus
  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive/confidential situations and information
  • A working knowledge of the NBA, and the NBA rules & regulations, is preferred
  • Stand/Sit/Walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift/push/pull 50 lbs

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you at least 18 years of age?
2. What is your highest level of education?
3. Are you willing to relocate?
4. Do you have experience programming with JavaScript?


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