Friday June 27, 2014

Southern University: The Southern University Strength & Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning VOLUNTEER INTERN. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for various sports, teaching student athletes proper technique and equipment use, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities and participation in projects and professional development throughout the internship program. Preferred candidates will have: - A bachelor’s degree or be in pursuit of undergraduate degree in a sport science, exercise physiology, health and exercise science, kinesiology or related field of study - CPR/First Aid and AED certification - Knowledge of strength and cardio equipment. - Certification from one or more of the following (NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW) are preferred but not required but willing to obtain. Compensation: Experience in Strength and Conditioning at a collegiate level with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. In addition, college credits can be rewarded, if applicable. Potential mentorship opportunity to obtain CSCCa, SCCC certification will be available for some candidates. NO MONETARY COMPENSATION WILL BE PROVIDED. Inquiries must be received by August 15, 2014 for the Fall 2014 Semester. If you are interested in the position, please email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Cumberland (NAIA - TN): Cumberland University Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting two (2) volunteer unpaid strength and conditioning intern positions for the Fall 2014 semester. Internship will begin August 7 and continue through December 6, 2014. Qualifications: Completed or working towards Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related field; current CPR/AED certification; desire to pursue career as a strength and conditioning coach; strong work ethic; punctual. Preferred: Currently possess or working toward CSCS or SCCC certification; previous internship/coaching experience; ability to work with Microsoft Office programs. Responsibilities: Include but are not limited to: Assisting strength coaches with the implementation and supervision of strength and conditioning/sports performance programs, daily weight room maintenance and upkeep, and any other duties assigned by the head strength and conditioning coach. Interns will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the field as well as fulfill school internship hours if necessary. Interested applicants must send cover letter, resume and list of 3 professional references to Ryan Cotton, Director of Strength and Conditioning, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Thursday June 26, 2014

Stony Brook (NY): Stony Brook University is accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Interns for the Fall 2014 semester. Opportunities include: completion of volunteer hours for an academic degree program. Assisting in the supervision and training of Stony Brooks 18 Division I intercollegiate athletic programs and access to our strength and conditioning intern educational program. Preferred qualifications include: Matriculating through an exercise science or related academic program, current SCCC and/or CSCS certification, CPR certification and previous experience in a strength and conditioning program or have previous collegiate athletics experience. Minimum qualifications include: pursuing SCCC and/or CSCS certification and the desire to further one’s career in the field of Strength & Conditioning. This is an unpaid position. Interns will receive an educational experience that will prepare them for a future career in athletics at the Division 1 level, a better understanding of program design and coaching techniques and receive college credit if applicable. To apply send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to the Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning; Bill DeLongis, via e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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..

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