Position based in NBA India, reporting to the Director of Basketball Operations in India.
Serve as the strength and conditioning coach of one of the NBA Academy's in India.
Responsibilities include the oversight, administration, and execution of the NBA's approved strength and conditioning program.
This role requires significant experience in basketball strength and conditioning improvement, as well as a firm grasp of nutrition and food. management.
Oversee the planning and execution of strength and conditioning programs at a select NBA Academy in India, with a goal to improve the overall athleticism nd strength of elite caliber youth basketball players
Design and conduct proper instruction in weightlifting techniques, injury prevention, and conditioning programs.
Individual will create workouts, conduct rehabilitative exercises for injured youth athletes, and perform regular testing of the progress being made by players at NBA Academy.
Interact regularly with sports medicine and training staff in regards to injury prevention and maintaining peak fitness for all basketball players.
Provide nutritional teaching sessions educating players and coaches of proper dietary intake and needs.
Work closely with the basketball coaching staff at NBA Academy in designing the most efficient and effective program to benefit on court performance.
Manage upkeep of weight room and stay abreast of all advancements in equipment and nutrition that may be needed to ensure growth of basketball development.
Creative, strategic thinker - able to shape, develop and execute global strategy.
International thinker and operator - appreciative of and well-versed in other cultures and business practices.
Extensive knowledge of the international basketball landscape and the NBA's international business and league operations, in particular in India.
A thorough understanding of the youth sports landscape and elite basketball landscape in India and internationally.
Experience delivering basketball coaching at a high level to elite youth players and coaches.
Ability to build a network of contacts throughout the Indian sports landscape that will help maintain solid partnerships for the NBA.
Detail oriented and well-organized.
Strong project management skills, with a demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple on-going projects.
Demonstrated computer proficiency (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and ability to learn new computer programs.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills Polished presentation skills.
Proven professionalism with confidential information.
Ability to work well within a team environment.
Passion for basketball 5-7 years' experience with elite basketball (playing, coaching, talent evaluation, on-court programming etc.).
3-5 years' experience in creating, planning, and executing all aspects of basketball development programs and events (youth clinics, coaching clinics, camps, seminars, grassroots, etc.).
A successful track record of developing, enhancing and maintaining strong working relationships with both internal and external clients.
Bachelor Degree is required
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