Nutrition Coach, Summer 2023

IMG Academy Bradenton, Florida
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March 9, 2023
IMG Academy
Bradenton, Florida
Job Description

Summer Nutrition Coach

Department: Athletic & Personal Development

Position Summary: To provide world class nutrition services in order to help IMG athletes and clients maximize performance through nutrition.

Position Responsibilities

  • Develop and deliver practical, educational, entertaining, and age-appropriate nutrition content to groups and individuals of a variety of ages who participate in a variety of sports

  • Deliver 1:1 and group sessions for camp athletes, adult athletes, and professional athletes, as indicated.

  • Tailor message accordingly to a broad client base ranging from youth to elite athletes across a range of sports, cultures, and countries.

  • Promote the value of nutrition for performance to coaches and athletes on campus.

  • Ensure nutrition services at IMG Academy are based on the most recent, evidence-based practices in the field.

  • Work with Strength & Conditioning, Athletic Training, Mental Conditioning, Sport Science, and the Gatorade Sports Science Institute (GSSI) to optimize performance and recovery.

  • Collaborate with other APD disciplines that work with campers to provide the best service to the athletes and promote a team approach to education and support.

  • Work collaboratively with various departments across campus to promote the value of nutrition education.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

  • Registered Dietitian (RD)

  • State Licensure in FL (LD) or State Licensure eligibility within 30 days of hire.

  • Bachelor s degree in Nutrition or Sports Nutrition.

  • Ability to comply with legislation in Florida in relation to Nutrition services and advice.

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and motivational skills.

  • Understanding of latest research in the field of nutrition.

  • Ability to take accurate measurements, including body weight and height.

  • Experience with nutrient analysis software.

  • Strong written and verbal presentation skills with the ability to interface with a variety of audiences.

  • Read/write/speak and understand English.

  • Auditory and visual ability to assess and provide nutrition care.

  • Knowledge and ability to use PC and related software.

  • Ability to understand rules of various sports governing bodies regarding restricted substances and supplements.

  • Ability to deliver current knowledge in realistic and practical terms.

  • Strong ability to connect well with the younger athlete.

  • Perceived credibility as a subject matter expert in the field of Nutrition.

  • Meet professional standards when working with clients, department staff, interns, and other professionals. This includes the ability to work with strong personalities and problem solve.

  • Participate in a team environment to ensure best practices of nutrition service.

  • Able to troubleshoot situations and deal with any unique situations that may arise.

  • Proactive personality who is a role model for nutrition on IMG Academy campus.

  • Strong time management, adaptability and flexibility.

  • Being open and responsive to feedback.

  • Strong classroom management skills to facilitate a conducive learning environment.

  • Strong customer service skills.

Preferred Skills

  • Master of Science in nutrition or exercise related field.

  • CSSD (Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics)

  • Multi-lingual

  • Experience working with a youth population

  • Experience as an athlete or coach

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Ability to lift, move, push and pull equipment or boxes in excess of 40 lbs.

  • Should be able to handle outdoor temperatures for a reasonable period of time.

  • Must be able to move around campus, which includes gym, turf, fields, etc.

  • Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends and holidays, is required.

Background Requirements

  • Requires a Level 2 background check upon offer

  • Requires passing a drug screening upon offer

Endeavor is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Endeavor is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

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