Wednesday June 25, 2014

Oklahoma: Director of sports enhancement Jerry Schmidt received a contract extension through May 31, 2015 with a raise of $30,000, bringing his new salary to $300,000. 

Tuesday June 24, 2014

West Virginia: Joe Heskett has been hired by WVU as the associate athletic director for sports performance.

Maine: The University of Maine athletic department currently has a restricted earnings strength and conditioning assistant position available. The temporary position is includes an $8000 stipend (no benefits/meals/housing included). Program design and implement directly with baseball, women's soccer, along with assisting in football and other sports as needed. All applicants must have a bachelor degree, hold a First-Aid CPR, and have prior experience in a collegiate or professional strength and conditioning setting. The applicants must hold one or more of the following certifications CSCS, CSCCA, NASM PES, or USAW certification, or be able to obtain one before the desired start date. Interested applicants should forward a cover letter, resume, and three references in a single .PDF file to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Citadel: The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, is currently accepting applications for two volunteer Strength & Conditioning (S&C) internship positions. The internship will last for the duration of the fall semester, August 20 – December 12, 2014. These are unpaid positions. Interns will gain practical experience working in a Division I S&C environment with exposure to training, programming, and coaching. Other benefits include possible future references, course credit, and gear when available. Minimum requirements include certifications in CPR, AED, and First Aid, a strong work ethic, a desire to become an industry professional, the ability to adjust to a demanding work schedule, and effective communication skills in a group setting. Candidates must need this internship for college requirement/course credit. The ideal candidate will be pursuing a degree in Exercise Science or related field. Other preferred qualifications include certification from a recognized governing body, (NSCA, ACSM, USAW, CSCCa, etc.), previous intern or coaching experience, personal involvement in a competitive sport, and proficiency with Microsoft Office programs. Responsibilities will include daily, weekly, and semester long professional development assignments, facility maintenance, and other tasks as designated by the S&C staff. Interested candidates must submit a resume, cover letter (not to exceed 1 page) and three references. Links to any personal, applicable social media profiles that might reflect work history, creativity and/ or computer literacy are encouraged but not required (Facebook, Twitter, etc.). To apply, send one e-mail (with all materials attached) to Rebekah Sittig at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by July 18, 2014. Subject line should read: “Citadel S&C Internship, fall 2014: Last Name, First Name”

Ole Miss: Charles Ossenheimer has joined the Olympic sports strength staff in a full time capacity.

Samford (AL): University of Tennessee nutrition assistant Pamela Bartz has been hired as the director of performance nutrition at Samford.

Monday June 23, 2014

Southern Miss: The University of Southern Mississippi Strength and Conditioning department is seeking applicants to fill volunteer internship positions for the 2014 Fall semester. Daily responsibilities will include the following: 1. Assisting with supervision and implementation of strength training programs for various sports 2.Tending to daily maintenance of the training facilities 3. Any other duties specified by the Director of the program. This is a non-paid position. Qualifications: Currently pursuing bachelors/ masters in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, and a strong desire to become a Collegiate level Strength and Conditioning Coach. If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, and professional references to Sam Carter at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sunday June 22, 2014

Western Kentucky: Western Kentucky University is looking for volunteer fall interns. This is an UNPAID position. DURATION: August 4th, 2014 – December 5th, 2014. RESPONSIBILITIES: Under direction of the Assistant Director for Strength and Conditioning intern will assist staff with the implementation of strength & conditioning programs for Western Kentucky Football. Interns are expected to perform a variety of tasks that include: weight room/equipment up-keep and maintenance, pre-workout set-up, post-workout clean-up, supplement provision, research to enhance personal development and field related projects. QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must be completing or have completed a degree in Exercise Science or a related field, current CPR/AED and First Aid Certification and ideally will have or be pursuing a USAW, CSCCa or CSCS certification. Please send cover letter, resume and list of three references to: David Consiglio, Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Saturday June 21, 2014

Murray State: Murray State University, is seeking qualified applicants for a (2) Interns / Volunteer Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach with Murray State at University Athletics for the 2014-2015 season. This is a 9 month, volunteer position that will begin in August  and end in May   (semester internships also available). There may be opportunities to make income through camps, clinics and also on-campus jobs. Internships are currently available for the 2014-2015 school year for graduate students or graduating seniors. The Intern / Volunteer Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach will assist the strength and conditioning staff in implementing and supervising programs for 16 Varsity teams. Position Responsibilities: Interns are expected to stay for the entire duration of the internships unless other arrangements have been made. Applicants that require internship for completion of a degree are preferred. Qualifications: CSCS, SCCC, or USAW Certification preferred. Experience in collegiate strength and conditioning preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Physical Education, or related field required. Completed or working towards a Master’s Degree in Exercise science, Physical Education or related field preferred. Applications: Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 reference letters to Director of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic Sports Mike Rhoades at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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