What is a Strength and Conditioner?

November 22, 2013

Ever wondered what a strength and conditioner does? Well here is a little overview of a strength and conditioner’s role

A Strength and Conditioning Coach: is involved in the physical and physiological development of athletes for elite sport performance. The job involves bridging the gap between the theory of training and applied training. Work typically involves helping an athlete/player/team prepare for a major event. Training programmes are developed and implemented for the individual athletes and then their fitness and training are monitored over time. Observing training, events and touring are key aspects of the work of strength and conditioning coach.