Wednesday July 9, 2014

Villanova: Villanova Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking qualified applicants for a volunteer internship position for Fall 2014 Semester. This is an unpaid position; however, volunteers will receive a unique experience working at a Division I program and will work directly with 22 Varsity Teams, including Football. Daily responsibilities include: assisting with the set up and break down of weight room and turf field for conditioning workouts; daily clean-up and maintenance of the weight room and equipment; assist with supervision and demonstration during the training sessions. Applicants must be highly self- motivated, possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written, desire to learn, and have a strong work ethic. Applicant should already possess or be eligible and preparing to sit for the CSCS,SCCC, PES, and/or USAW or must be in a Bachelor’s degree program geared toward Exercise Physiology or a related field. Interns MUST be CPR/AED/First Aid certified. At the end of the internship, volunteers will have a better understanding of program design, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit, if applicable. Expected start date is August 20, 2014 and end date is December 12, 2014. Please send a resume and three references by email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The deadline for applications is July 31, 2014.

Tuesday July 8, 2014

Davidson: Per source, South Florida associate strength and conditioning coach Greg Honeychuck has accepted the head strength and conditioning job at Davidson.

Tulane: Russ Buller has been promoted from director of strength and conditioning for Olympic sports to assistant athletics director for student-athlete sports performance and nutrition. 

Texas A&M-Kingsville: Texas A&M University-Kingsville seeks committed and enthusiastic individuals to join the Strength & Conditioning Graduate Assistant. The individuals must have a desire to learn and a passion to pursue a career in strength & conditioning. The responsibilities include: Oversee and administer strength and conditioning programs for assigned sport, provide detailed programs for assigned sport, assist in teaching and monitoring athletes, provide 10 hrs a week at the Student Recreation Center. Qualifications: bachelors associated with exercise science, either a CSCCa and/ or CSCS certifications, current CPR/AED certification. Compensation: Tuition, fees and 45 meals provided, with potential additional revenue opportunities. Contact head strength and conditioning coach Everett Lee Scott Jr. at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with cover letter, resume and list of three references.

Louisburg: Louisburg College has hired Bobby Finch Jr. to head their strength and conditioning efforts. Finch Jr. will also serve as defensive line coach.

Monday July 7, 2014

Grand Canyon (D-I - AZ): Former Arkansas State intern Derek Rosinski is now an assistant on the strength staff at Grand Canyon University.  

Lafayette (FCS - PA): Brad Potts, Director of Sports Performance at Lafayette College, has been promoted to Assistant Director of Athletics for Peak Performance.

Friday July 4, 2014

Pittsburg State (D-II - KS): The school has announced Matt Nelson as its director of strength training and nutrition.

Thursday July 3, 2014

VMI (FCS): Jimmy Whitten has been elevated to strength coach for the Keydets' football program. He had served as the strength coach for VMI's other sports for the past 11 years. 

Illinois: The University of Illinois Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for four Volunteer Interns for the Fall of 2014. The internship begins August 25th and ends December 12th. These are unpaid positions. However, these positions offer an opportunity for advancement in the field of strength and conditioning as well as the fulfillment of credit hours toward a program degree based on circumstance. The interns that are selected will also have the opportunity to accumulate internship hours as it relates to preparation for the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) Certification Process. Daily responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, assistance in the supervision of the University of Illinois Football team set up and breakdown for daily strength and conditioning activities, routine maintenance, cleaning, and organization of the training facility. Characteristics desired of an intern include great work ethic, strong desire to enhance knowledge of strength and conditioning, attention to detail, punctuality, and accountability. Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Nate Peoples by July 25, 2014. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please no phone calls.

Iowa State: Adam Potts and Brett Bueker have joined the staff as assistant strength and conditioning coaches for football. Potts arrives from Lamar, where he was an assistant strength coach, and Bueker was promoted from a GA position. 

New Mexico Highlands (D-II): New Mexico Highlands University is hiring a full time Head athletic trainer that will work with Football. No teaching responsibilities at this point but could progress in that direction in time. Any certified interested parties should forward a letter of interest along with a completed NMHU job application at nmhu.edu/Human_Resources/employment.aspx, resume, and references to Athletic Director Jeff Falkner at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. No phone calls please!

North Dakota State (FCS): The North Dakota State University Strength & Conditioning Department is actively seeking applicants for two paid internship positions (1 Olympic sports, 1 football) within our program for the 2014-15 academic year. These positions are for the entire school year will run from August to May. 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 semester and may include early morning, late afternoon, or weekend hours. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a related field required, CSCS preferred. Must have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning, possess an excellent work ethic and have the ability to take initiative and be pro-active. Previous weight room or athletic coaching experience preferred. Compensation: $6000 stipend per year. Academic credit available. Application: For Olympic sports, e-mail resume, cover letter, and names of three references to: Jason Miller, Director of Athletic Performance – Olympic Sports: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For football, e-mail resume, cover letter, and names of three references to: Jim Kramer, Director of Athletic Performance: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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