Strength and Conditioning Coaches

Strength and conditioning coaches help athletes attain optimum performance through strength training, exercise, and nutritional programs. They work with athletes at all levels, as well as members of the general public who wish to improve their strength, speed, agility, and endurance.


Quick Facts
Duties Help people attain optimum performance through strength training, exercise, and nutritional programs
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $100,000+
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Good
Work Environment Indoors/Outdoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities exist in all regions
Education and Training
  • Bachelor's Degree
Related School Subjects
  • Biology
  • Health
  • Physical Education
Experience Internship, volunteer experience, or part-time job
Skills
  • Coaching/Physical Training
  • Interpersonal
  • Organizational
Personality Traits
  • Athletic
  • Hands On
  • Helpful
Licensure/Certification Recommended
Special Requirements None
Career Ladder
  • Professor or Strength and Conditioning Coach With a Professional Team
  • Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach

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