Assistant Physical Preparation Coach

Assistant Physical Preparation Coach 
Salary: £27,359 per annum 
Full-time, fixed term until December 2025 
Based at sportscotland institute of sport (Central)

sportscotland is the national agency for sport in Scotland. Our vision is an active Scotland where everyone benefits from sport.       

  • Would you like to join an organisation that will play a key role in preparing athletes for success on the world stage?  
  • Would you like to work as part of a dynamic interdisciplinary team which works with athletes and coaches to maximise physical preparation for performance? 
  • Would you like to work alongside experienced practitioners who will support your progress through a planned professional development programme? 

sportscotland institute of sport is currently looking for an Assistant Physical Preparation Coach, who will support regional delivery through assisting and, where identified, leading on the delivery of professional physical preparation support services for the sportscotland institute of sport.

To be successful in this role, you should have a degree level or equivalent qualification in sports science or strength and conditioning or in a related area. In addition, you should have demonstrable experience within a sporting setting. You will be giving advice and guidance to a diverse range of stakeholders, so you should also be a strong communicator with the ability to build and maintain effective professional relationships.  


Job Description


In return for the above, we offer employee benefits such as flexible working, generous holidays, Cycle2Work, fantastic discounts, a great pension scheme (19.3% employer contribution), support with your personal development and much more.   
Please apply online and attach your CV and covering letter detailing why you meet the requirements.                

We are a Disability Confident employer. If you have any difficulties with your application because of a disability please contact and we will discuss how we can help you.  


Closing date for completed applications: 10 December 2023 


sportscotland – sport for life  


Date published: 3 November 2023
Date updated: 29 November 2023


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