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Player/Basketball Operations: Coach
Strength and Conditioning Coach - Detroit Pistons // Grand Rapids Drive (Grand Rapids, MI)

SUMMARY

The Strength and Conditioning Coach will be responsible for working with the Detroit Pistons’ Strength and Conditioning staff to develop and implement sport-specific training and conditioning programs. You will be expected to provide specific guidance in the areas of strength training, agility, cardiovascular conditioning, and injury.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Evaluates individuals’ abilities, needs, and physical conditions, and develops suitable training programs to meet any special requirements
  • Monitors participants’ progress and adapts programs as needed
  • Observes participants and informs them of corrective measures necessary for skill improvement
  • Provides athletes with information and resources regarding nutrition, weight control, and healthy lifestyle choices
  • Administers emergency first aid, wraps injuries, treats minor chronic disabilities, or refers injured persons to head athletic trainer
  • Implements sports data collection program, records all relevant information, and communicates that information to designated parties

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • Completed bachelor’s degree
  • Prior experience in strength and conditioning with a professional team or intercollegiate athletic program
  • NSCA or CSCS certification
  • Must be a flexible and reliable team player with strong communication skills (verbal, non-verbal, and written) impeccable organization, and the ability to time-manage and problem-solve
  • Familiarity with Catapult or equivalent athletic data-tracking systems

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: Equipment Manager
Team Attendant- Seasonal- Temporary- Part-Time - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)

Brief Description of the Position

Overview of the Job: The Team Attendant’s main function is to assist the Head Equipment Manager in various tasks including, but not limited to, cleaning the locker room, mopping the basketball court, organizing the equipment room and washing and folding laundry. Responsibilities include mopping up sweat during games; rebounding pre-game/halftime; dispensing of water and towels; organization and maintenance of warmups during game; assist with laundry duties; washing/folding and putting away towels/uniforms; assist with cleanliness and organization of locker room; assist with bench setups/teardown. May be asked to help straighten equipment room; assist with player/coaches’ needs as directed by supervisor; stock refrigerators; assist Equipment Manager with any other duties assigned; assist visiting teams with moving and unloading equipment. Other duties assigned to you by staff of visiting team. Ideal candidate must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays on a flexible schedule. All team attendants are required to be at arena 3 1/2 hours prior to game time. Candidate must have great communication skills. Must be able to work well with others. Must be able to take direction. Must be able to multi-task. Must be organized. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds (lbs.)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status entitled to protection under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. EOE & DFWP

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

1. (Yes/No) Are you available to work nights, weekends and holidays?


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

OKLAHOMA CITY BLUE

Oklahoma City Thunder Development League Team

Job Posting

Athletic Performance Coordinator

 The Oklahoma City Blue is currently seeking top candidates for the position of Athletic Performance Coordinator.  The coordinator is responsible for assisting with the Oklahoma City Thunder performance and medical systems while leading the day-to-day performance training of the Oklahoma City Blue.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for creating an optimal training environment that allows talent to thrive
  • Develop and implement athletic performance training programs that are science-based, efficient, productive, positive, and fun
  • Coach, educate, and counsel athletes and staff in all aspects of performance in a way that positively influences their lives
  • Gather, manage, analyze and present physiological monitoring and performance testing data
  • Responsible for carrying out administrative tasks consistent with policies and procedures of the NBA, D-League, Oklahoma City Thunder and Oklahoma City Blue
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • A degree in Sports Science (e.g. exercise physiology, biomechanics, motor learning) or related area (athletic training, physical therapy). Specialization in human performance is required
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite is required
  • Candidate must show a relentless pursuit of progress in the field of athletic performance training
  • Experience working within and communicating with a comprehensive medical and performance team is preferred
  • Background in movement training and methodology is preferred
  • Expertise in applied sports science technologies is preferred
  • A strong background in fitness/strength programming, player preparation, injury prevention, recovery methods and nutrition strategies is preferred
  • Strong knowledge base for amateur and professional basketball is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and talent for communicating (written and verbal) clear, effective, and creative messages with a variety of different constituencies
  • Strong organizational skills with focus on detailed outcomes
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Must be able to work long hours on short notice including weekends and nights - extensive travel involved

This is a full-time position reporting to the Director of Medical Services with direct supervision from the Athletic Performance Coordinator of the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Please send cover letter and curriculum vitae/resumes by September 4th, 2016.

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

1. Do you have a degree in Sports Science or related field?


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Player/Basketball Operations: Statistics
Senior Basketball Analysis & Systems Developer (Positions) - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Department: Basketball Operations

Reports To: VP, Basketball Results

Summary: The Sacramento Kings Basketball Operations department plans to significantly develop its analytics systems and data analysis capabilities by hiring creative, hard-working, and passionate data scientists to our team. These individuals will be an integral part of our front office and provide invaluable insight to the team’s decision making processes.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Building, organizing, and analyzing basketball data ingested from a variety of internal and external sources.
  • Developing high-end software tools to help the Basketball Operations department work more efficiently and access the best available information throughout its due diligence efforts.
  • Creating and automating reports for the Kings’ front office and coaching staff.
  • Executing ad hoc analyses upon request, while managing bigger picture analysis and development work.
  • Providing forecasts on a variety of important basketball related metrics.
  • Sharing one’s opinion on team’s potential playing style, player acquisitions and transactions.
  • Enabling ease of access to information and trends via visualizations and mobile applications.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a focus in computer science or related field.
  • Excellent programming background and skills (e.g. Python, Ruby, Java, etc.).
  • Elite database skills (e.g., SQL) and experience working with especially large data sets.
  • Strong statistical skills and significant work experience with statistical software and advanced statistical methods, preferably utilizing basketball data in one’s prior endeavors.
  • Significant data mining and machine learning experience.
  • History and examples of prior data visualization work, preferably utilizing motion tracking data.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience preferred, but not required.

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

1. What are your salary requirements?


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Player/Basketball Operations: Statistics
Game Night IDS Statistician - Texas Legends (Frisco, TX)

The Texas Legends of the NBA Development League is searching for game night IDS Statisticians and clock crew. These individuals would need to both understand the game of basketball and also be technically savvy. The NBA Development League uses IDS Statistician equipment which is comprised of a group of touch screen computers that send the live data, which the statistician inputs, to the website for viewers at home and generate box scores throughout the game. This is a game-day seasonal position.

RESPONSIBILITIES : (Including but Not Limited to):

·         Arrive 2 hours before tip-off

·         Oversee pre-game setup of all stats equipment

·         Compare pre-game input of game officials, rosters, etc.

·         Communicate each game with NBA IDS Help Desk

·         Input all stats and information throughout the entire game

·         Have clear understanding of the clock system and its functions

·         Validate all stats throughout the game with IDS program and Official Scorer to ensure 100%      accuracy

·         Submit all final game files and documents to IDS Help Desk and Team P.R. Director

·         Stay after the closing of each game to insure stats were sent to appropriate affiliations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

·         NBA IDS Statistical Training

·         Must work well with computers and the clock system

·         Must be able to multitask and work well under pressure

·         Must understand the game of basketball and the rules and regulations of the NBA

·         Previous stat/clock experience with professional, college or high school teams required.

·         Must be available to work on nights and weekends

·         Must clear NBA clearinghouse (background check)

·         Must be able to work professionally with referees, coaches and players

·         Must be able to take direction and apply directions quickly and effectively

COMPENSATION: TBD (per game compensation)

GENERAL NOTES:  The Texas Legends are the proud affiliate of the 2011 NBA Champion Dallas Mavericks and play all home games at the Dr. Pepper Center located in Frisco, Texas.

START DATE: November

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

1.    Do you know all of the NBA statistical rules and regulations?

2.    Are you available to work nights and weekends?

3.    Do you have transportation to and from all home games?

4.    Have you ever bet on an NBA game?

5.    Do you have prior experience with high school, college or NBA statistics?


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