Monday February 23, 2014

North Dakota State: The North Dakota State University Strength & Conditioning Department is actively seeking interested students to fulfill UNPAID internship positions (football and Olympic sports) within our program for summer 2014. Interns can expect to gain valuable, hands on experience in areas such as program design, exercise instruction, plyometric, speed and agility techniques, conditioning, facility and athlete management. Internship responsibilities will vary and will include various duties within the NDSU Strength & Conditioning Department. Hours will vary throughout the summer and may include early morning, late afternoon, or weekend hours. The quality of the interns experience is directly related to the effort and commitment that is put forth. Student’s who ask questions, get involved and make an effort to go above and beyond will be rewarded with a successful experience. Requirements: Graduate or undergraduate students working towards a degree in exercise science or a related field. Must have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. Previous weight room or athletic experience preferred. Compensation: Academic credit only, this is an unpaid internship. Application: E-mail resume, cover letter, and names of references to: Jim Kramer, Director of Athletic Performance: and Jason Miller, Director of Athletic Performance – Olympic Sports:

San Diego: The University of San Diego is accepting applications for VOLUNTEER UNPAID INTERN COACHES to contribute to the Athletic Performance department. Qualified candidates will have the opportunity to gain coaching experience with all 17-sport teams and assist the staff in the implementation of the individualized, sport specific, comprehensive injury prevention and performance enhancement programs. Required qualifications include achievement or current pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related course of study in addition to current CPR/AED certification and the successful completion of a background check. This internship is expected to begin no later than Monday, June 2nd 2014, and requires a 6-month time commitment, summer only time commitments will be considered based on availability. Deadline to apply is: Friday, March 21st 2014. Please email letter of application, with attached resume and list of at least three professional references to Mark Lamoreaux, Director of Athletic Performance at .

Illinois State: Illinois State University Sports Performance, an NCAA Division I institution, is seeking two full-time UNPAID interns for the summer 2014. These individuals will serve as primary assistants for Football as well as several Olympic sports. Full-time Interns must possess a strong work ethic, a desire to excel in the field of strength and conditioning and have a strong strength training background. Duties include, but are not limited to: assisting the Sports Performance staff in developing and administering all phases of speed, strength and conditioning programs to 19 varsity sports. The individuals will serve as top assistants for select varsity sports as assigned by the Director of Sports Performance. Qualifications: Must be working towards a degree in the field of exercise science or similar. Individuals must possess or be working towards a CSCS, and additionally have the option of completing the internship practicum for the CSCCa Examination. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of references to Chris Winter, Assistant Strength Coach, at .

Friday February 21, 2014

Susquehanna (D-III - PA): Susquehanna University is seeking applicants for a full time Assistant Football (Defensive Coordinator)/Asst. Strength Coach position. The position will report to the Assistant Director of Athletics/Head Football Coach and the Head S/C coach as a secondary responsibility.  Minimum of 3 to 5 years defensive football coaching experience on the college level is required. Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. NSCA or equivalent certification desired. Recruiting experience at the NCAA Division III level and familiarity with Hudl software is desired. Preference will be given to candidates with excellent communication skills.  Interested candidates must e-mail a cover letter, resume and reference list to http://jobs.susqu.edu/postings/98.  No phone calls, please.

Eastern Illinois: Riley Allen has been announced as assistant strength coach. Allen, most recently served as an assistant at New Mexico State. 

Rice: Sources tell us former Tennessee associate strength director Tommy Barnes will join Kevin Yoxall's staff at Rice.

Thursday February 20, 2014

LSU: LSU is seeking applicants for an internship in their sports nutrition / strength and condition department. Essential Functions: Assist Coordinator of Sports Nutrition in counseling athletes on proper nutrition, supplements, ergogenic aids, and use of banned substances, Assist with fueling stations during practices and games, Assist in nutrition preparation for athletic events, Assist Coordinator of Sports Nutrition in development and delivery of team nutrition seminars, Conduct body composition measurement via BodPod, Assist in ordering and organization of nutritional supplements, Professional Skills and Qualifications: Completion of or working toward degree in Nutritional Sciences or Dietetics or similar field (preferred), Previous collegiate athletic participation (preferred). This internship will begin no later than Monday, May 1 2014 with the opportunity to stay the entire 2014 football season. Deadline to apply is: Monday, April 1 2014. Please send cover letter, with resume and references to support all athletically related experiences to . Please no US Mail, faxes or phone calls.

Georgia: Clark Atlanta (D-II - GA) head strength coach Gus Felder has been named assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Bulldogs.

Cincinnati Bengals: The Cincinnati Bengals are seeking a Strength and Conditioning Fellow for the 2014 NFL season. This is a seasonal position with no benefits that will start and continue until one week after the season concludes.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assist staff with the design and implementation of football specific strength, speed, agility, and conditioning programs, Assist staff in performance monitoring and analysis using a Global Positioning System (GPS), Assist staff in assessment and analysis using the Functional Movement Screen (FMS), Weight room supervision, daily upkeep and equipment maintenance, Any other duties assigned by the Strength and Conditioning Coach, Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; graduate degree strongly preferred, 1-3 years’ coaching experience in football strength & conditioning at the collegiate or professional level preferred. Proven ability as Head S&C coach highly valued, CSCS/USAW/CSCCA/ACSM certification preferred, CPR/AED certification required, FMS certification preferred, 1 year of experience preferred in implementing the FMS system and corresponding corrective exercise prescription, 1 year of experience monitoring with GPS technology preferred. Time Requirements: Approximate start date of April 1, 2014 to one week after the season concludes. Compensation: Hourly wage with no benefits. Deadline: Applications must be received by March 7, 2014. How to Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, 3 references and a video of you coaching an athlete in the power clean or hang clean AND barbell squat to: The Cincinnati Bengals Football Club, c/o Jeff Friday, Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at .

Monday February 17, 2014

Nova Southeastern (D-II - FL): The program is no longer accepting applicants for the open strength and conditioning grad assistant position. Thank you for the overwhelming interest.

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South Carolina: The University of South Carolina Football Strength and Conditioning department is accepting applications for the position of Football Volunteer Intern for the SUMMER. There are 12 positions available. This is a highly competitive and demanding internship. The University of South Carolina is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, and facilities without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, or veteran status. Compensation: Division I Intercollegiate experience, earned recommendation toward further success as a Strength & Conditioning Coach, and college credit toward graduation if applicable. Qualifications: Minimum requirements: Strong work ethic, Highly motivated; Must be in a Bachelor’s degree program geared toward Exercise Physiology or a related field; CPR/AED certification; Experience as a college athlete or in a college strength and conditioning setting. Preferred: Working towards a Graduate’s degree in a program geared toward Exercise Physiology or a related field, nationally-accredited strength and condition certification (PES, CSCS, USAW, SCCC). To apply for one of the positions, e-mail a cover letter, resume, mission statement, list of professional references, and a video of you coaching an athlete in a clean progression to Mike Sirignano, . Please no faxed resumes or phone calls.

Southern Miss: Southern Miss is no longer accepting applicants for the strength and conditioning grad assistant job. Thank you for the overwhelming interest.

Virginia: Head strength coach Evan Marcus has been named the head strength coach for the Minnesota Vikings.

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