Strength & Conditioning Specialist
Murfreesboro, TN Physical Therapy
Job Type

Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance is the largest orthopaedic surgery group in Nashville and Middle Tennessee. TOA concentrates on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders and injuries of the musculoskeletal system which allow our patients to live their best life. Ninety plus years later we are advancing the practice of orthopaedic surgery throughout the state.

There are a number of reasons why TOA is an employer of choice; here are a few of them:

  • Stability - TOA has been in Middle Tennessee since 1926 and has expanded to nearly 20 locations!
  • Impact - TOA’s team members use our careers – whether in our clinics or our business office – to make a positive difference in the community by building relationships and helping patients live their best life.
  • Work Environment - The TOA team focuses on fostering an excellent working environment; one of positivity, collaboration, job satisfaction, and engagement.
  • Total Rewards - TOA offers competitive salaries based on the current Middle Tennessee wage market, plus a comprehensive suite of benefits, including Medical, Dental, Paid Time Off, and more. Our 401(k) plan provides a company match, safe harbor match and profit-sharing match to go along with your contributions.

The Strength & Conditioning Specialist will serve as an integral part of TOA’s stated strategy to increase its Sport Medicine impact in the markets it serves. Specifically, the role will:

  • Contribute to a multi-faceted service line at TOA that is focused on using Sports Performance as a standalone offering, and as a gateway to traditional and emergent TOA lines of service.
  • Coordinate with other community resources for additional services and referrals in such areas as nutrition, sports science, sports psychology, massage/recovery, and group fitness. With the eventual goal of evaluating the addition of these areas as TOA service lines.
  • Help organize and be instrumental in community outreach such as, education, camps, and clinics.
  • Establish community relationships with area sports leagues, coaches, and schools with the goal of expanding and improving current TOA relationships.
  • Initiate community-wide presentations, electronic media on topics related to sports training, fitness, wellness, and health-related topics.
  • Assist with social media and marketing in the area of sports performance.
  • Coordinate programs within TOA related to return to play programs for functional rehabilitation (ACL, Throwing, etc.).
  • Work in conjunction with group exercise and personal training.
  • Provide individual sports performance and wellness training to individual clients, including a cohort of clients from across a wide array of constituencies, including but not limited to high-performing athletes, recreational and casual athletes, and others interested in sports performance and wellness.
  • Provide supervision and education of clients in an individual and group format for areas in sports performance and return to play.
  • Provide resources and subject matter expertise to internal and external clients in the area of injury prevention, nutrition, and enhanced sport specific athletic performance.
  • Teach, demonstrate, and supervise proper techniques for strength, speed, conditioning, and flexibility exercises, all while maintaining a safe and positive training environment.
  • Initiate internal education for providers and TOA colleagues.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

The Strength & Conditioning Specialist will be a high-performing individual, a self-starter who is able to provide a breadth of knowledge and experience. Specific qualifications include:

  • Completion of a BA/BS degree.
  • Minimum one year of experience in the field of sports performance or personal training.
  • NSCA - CSCS certification or eligible for exam with certification completion within 12 months of employment.
  • Exemplary recognition as an expert in the sports performance field, with a history of impactful sports performance training.
  • Experience with scheduling, planning, and managing individual and group exercise training sessions. 
  • Experience working with a broad range of age groups from school age to older adult.
  • Knowledge of periodization for sports training and conditioning.

TOA is an equal opportunity employer. TOA conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.