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In the face of lowered pay, wage gaps, and more, Coach Keir Wenham-Flatt makes the case for a strength & conditioning coaches union.
- It would be overly dramatic to suggest that working as a strength coach in professional or collegiate sport is akin to working in a 19th-century textile mill, but the parallels are there.
- working as a strength coach
- It is common these days for head sport coaches in football and basketball to make in excess of 100x the salary of the lowest-level strength coach working with the team, says @RUGBY_STR_COACH.
- ended with a phone call
- Our field is missing out on the talents of potentially huge numbers of bright, hard-working, but poor coaches who simply can’t afford to enter the workforce, says @RUGBY_STR_COACH.
- sport coaches
- university strength coach
- Improved worker conditions and wealth creation are not mutually exclusive, says @RUGBY_STR_COACH.
- change is needed
- If the NSCA, CSCCa, or UKSCA are the true coach advocates they claim to be, they need to follow the example of the ASCA and set wage expectations, says @RUGBY_STR_COACH.
- director or administrator