• Massage Therapist New York Rangers

    Job Locations US-NY-Tarrytown
    Requisition ID
    18-9094
    Division
    Teams - Rangers
    Functional Area
    Other
  • Overview

    The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences.  The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston.  Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL) and the New York Liberty (WNBA); two development league teams -- the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and one of the leading North American esports organizations, Counter Logic Gaming.  In addition, the Company features popular original entertainment productions -- the Christmas Spectacular and New York Spectacular – both starring the Radio City Rockettes, and through Boston Calling Events, produces outdoor festivals, including New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival.   Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, The Stanton Social, Beauty & Essex and Vandal.  More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com

    EEO Statement

    At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.

    Responsibilities

    The New York Rangers are searching for a Massage Therapist to provide quality massage therapy sessions for the players. The ideal candidate will have the ability to work long flexible hours and will travel with the team extensively.  The Massage therapist will individualize his/her sessions to fit each player’s needs, working closely with the Head Athletic Trainer, and the Strength and Conditioning Coaches.

     

    • Perform consistent quality massage therapy sessions
    • Design specific sessions based on player’s individual needs in conjunction with programs designed by director of training and conditioning, head athletic trainer, associate athletic trainer, director of performance
    • Document daily treatments provided, assess soft tissue quality progress, and relay findings with rest of medical/performance staff
    • Under the direction of the head athletic trainer, assist in post-practice and post-game recovery efforts including stretching, treatment, hydrotherapy, hydration, and nutrition
    • Assist medical and performance staff with duties on the road
    • Exhibit utmost professionalism and communication skills, as well to contribute to the positive approach of the workspace

    Qualifications

    • Completion of program accredited by American massage therapy association, or similar national or international governing body
    • NY state licensed in massage therapy or eligible for licensure
    • Ability to maintain player/medical confidentiality
    • Other certifications in the field of sports medicine/performance desired
    • CPR and first aid certified
    • 5-10 years of experience; working with athletes highly desired
    • Must possess excellent skill in standard massage modalities (Swedish, deep tissue); knowledge in advanced techniques (trigger point, active release technique, etc) highly desired
    • Willingness and ability to work long and flexible hours and to travel extensively
    • Commitment to continuing education to stay current in field
    • Proficient computer skills
    • Exhibit ability to adjust to time and space sensitive situations and work with an array of personalities

    Education

    Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred.

    Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.

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