Help Needed: Strength & Conditioning Coach/Researcher in Boise, ID

MTI’s purpose is to improve mission performance for mountain and tactical athletes, and keep them safe. We’re looking to add a Head Strength & Conditioning Coach/Researcher to our team. 

We are partnering with the Idaho Outdoor Fieldhouse located in Boise, Idaho to provide a Strength & Conditioning Coach/Researcher. This brand new facility is an initiative of the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation and will serve as a place where members of Mission43 (current military, veterans, and military spouses) and the Challenged Athletes Foundation- Idaho (individuals with physical challenges) will train to physically, mentally, and professionally live up to their full potential. 

This will be an ideal position for an established, credentialed, strength and conditioning coach interested in a unique new challenge, and/or a transitioning tactical athlete looking for an intellectually and physically intense adventure and new career. 

Who you are:

  • A strategic and tactical thinker – someone who can get in the weeds to get stuff done, then step back to see big picture and comprehend the end goal.
  • Bright and intensely intellectually curious. You embrace learning, are professionally well read, on top of the issues and advances within your field, yet aware of the bigger world and issues facing mountain, tactical and challenged athletes.
  • Driven. You work and play with a sense of purpose and urgency. You understand life is short.
  • Resourceful Problem Solver. Obstacles are challenges which are stepped over and/or worked around. You puzzle it out and get … it … done.  
  • Self Starter. You don’t need detailed direction or constant hand holding. Once the way is pointed, you jump in and produce results.
  • Humble. You welcome growth and learning and will gratefully start at the bottom.
  • Quick learner. If it doesn’t come easy, you’ll bust your butt to figure it out.
  • Solid. You get stuff done, right, the first time. You like working hard and are used to early mornings, late nights and long hours. 
  • Mission first. You want to work for an idea and cause bigger than yourself.
  • Skilled multi-sport mountain athlete 
  • Quiet Professional:  Mission First. Craftsmanship. Humility. Constant Improvement and purposeful learning.
  • Bachelors degree, minimum, masters degree preferred. Applicants without strength and conditioning educational backgrounds will need tactical and/or high level mountain athlete experience to be considered.
  • Deep familiarity/understanding of MTI’s programming, mission and programming approach … i.e. you’ve completed several of our programs.
  • TSAC or CSCS certification through the NSCA prior to employment.

Who We Are

  • Aspiring quiet professionals driven to find mission direct solutions which translate into improved battlefield and mountain performance and safety.
  • Driven/Demanding. Don’t be fooled by our small size or western location. You will be pushed and challenged every day. 
  • Scholar-Meatheads …. who can be one part nerdy researcher, one part weight room meathead and coach, and one part policy/business analyst and strategic thinker.
  • Considerate/Caring. We practice Tough Love with our athletes and ourselves. 

What Youll Do

  • Programming for tactical, mountain and challenged athletes.
  • Direct weight room floor coaching several hours a day
  • Mission-Direct Research of all types
  • Customer Service (answer athlete questions, etc.)
  • Lab Ratting (you’ll be your own, best, research lab rat)

Common Questions:

What is your hiring process?

  • Resume/Cover Letter Review
  • Remote programming assignment – if you make the first cut
  • Individual phone interview(s) if you make the second cut (remote programming assignment)
  • Reference check
  • Another 1-3 phone interviews
  • In-Person Visit We’ll fly you to Boise – if you make the third cut (reference check, phone interviews)
  • 6 Month Trial Period

Job Location?
Boise, ID. If you don’t live in Boise, you’ll have to relocate.

$70-80K DOE

Does the educational degree field matter?
No, as long as you are wicked smart and it’s a bachelors degree. Applicants without a coaching credential/education background will need tactical and/or high level mountain athlete experience.


How many people are you looking to hire?

When will you make the hiring decision?
Spring, 2023

Where do I send questions?

Application Deadline?
Jan 1, 2023.

Where do I send my Resume/CV and Cover Letter

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