Wednesday May 7, 2014
Kennesaw State: Iowa Olympic strength intern Ashley Renteria has accepted a grad assistant sports performance position working with the Kennesaw State Olympic sports performance department.
George Washington: George Washington University is currently accepting applications for 3 available Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning positions. This is a one-year appointment for the 2014-2015 academic year with the possibility of renewal. Candidates must be accepted to the Exercise Science graduate program at George Washington University with a minimum GPA of 3.0 QUALIFICATIONS: · Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science or Related Field, Candidates must obtain certified status as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) within 6 months of employment. Preference given to those currently certified. COMPENSATION: Graduate tuition and fees for the 2014-2015 academic year (9 credits each semester), books and a stipend of $13,000 (paid September 2014 – May 2015). There is an option to receive a maximum of 6 credits during the summer of 2015. This is a one-year appointment for the 2014-2015 academic year with the possibility of renewal. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Each GA will carry a 2-4 team load and will work with a variety of George Washington University sports. In your cover letter, from the list below please identify your focus area that you are applying for (1) Sports Nutrition/Performance Dining (1 Position): Candidate will assist the Director of Strength and Conditioning and Sports Nutritionist with all duties pertaining to George Washington University performance dining. (2) High Performance Technology (1 Position): Candidate will collect and monitor data from performance technology and exercise physiology testing. Knowledge/Experience working with heart rate technology preferred. (3) Research/Development (1 Position): Candidate must possess an interest in developing and conducting performance based research. Experience/Knowledge with conducting research is highly preferred. Create and provide the Director of Strength and Conditioning appropriate reports and tracking mechanisms of strength, speed, and conditioning test results, athlete nutritional analyses, and other data as necessary. TO APPLY: Please email your cover letter, resume and 3 professional references to
Cameron (D-III - OK): The Cameron University Strength and Conditioning department is looking for 2 unpaid interns for the FALL 2014 semester. This position will begin on August 11, 2014. Cameron University competes in NCAA Division II as a member of the Lone Star Conference. This is a hands-on experience with daily opportunities to coach athletes. You will receive instruction on program design for multiple sports with the possibility of writing programs for 1-2 teams. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach with the implementation of sport specific injury prevention, strength, speed, agility, flexibility, and conditioning programs, complete intern development assignments as part of an educational program, and follow all Cameron University, Lone Star Conference, and NCAA rules. Potential candidates for this position must possess or be working towards one of the major certifications (CSCS, SCCC, USAW), possess an enthusiastic spirit, strong character, relentless work ethic, demonstrate effective organization and communication skills and must have a strong willingness to learn and be a self-starter. Compensation: there will be no monetary compensation, but individuals will receive NCAA Division II strength and conditioning coaching experience, further knowledge of the field, course credit if needed, and the possibility for future references. To apply, please submit a letter of application, resume, and three (3) professional references to Ryan Flood, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, at .
Tuesday May 6, 2014
Western Michigan: The Western Michigan University Olympic Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking highly motivated candidates to fill the internship positions for the Fall of 2014. Daily responsibilities will include the following: 1. Assisting with supervision and implementation of strength training programs for the Olympic sports 2.Tending to daily maintenance of the training facilities 3.Learning the basics of Annual planning/programming. 4. Testing and monitoring of the athletes training program. 5. 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 Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for Olympic Sports Kyle Skinner by email at
Monday May 5, 2014
Florida International: Florida International University Strength & Conditioning Department is accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Intern for Football for the fall 2014 semester. The FIU staff is looking for highly motivated, hungry, aspiring strength coaches that want to work at the collegiate level. The program is beneficial for undergraduate students and the post bachelor professional looking for experience; as well as develops characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach. The successful candidates will be required to schedule and maintain a minimum of 40 hours per week with the Strength & Conditioning Department. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. No monetary compensation will be provided. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree and a certification from one of the following: CSCS; SCCC; USAW but are not required. Inquiries must be received by: July 25th for the fall semester. If you are interested, send a letter of interest, resume, and three (3) professional references to: Florida International University Attn: Cory Houston, Assistant Strength at .
Minnesota Duluth (MN): The University of Minnesota Duluth Athletics Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking an applicant for Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. The successful candidate will assist with the implementation of sport-specific strength training programs for all sports and will be assigned his/her own sports. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: assisting the head strength and conditioning coach with the design and implementation of sport-specific strength, speed, and agility programs; weight room supervision; daily upkeep and maintenance of equipment; communication with coaches and other duties as assigned by the head strength and conditioning coach. Must be highly motivated, possess strong interpersonal skills as well as written skills and provide positive leadership within the University of Minnesota Duluth Athletic Department. This is a two year renewable position that requires a bachelor’s degree, admission to the graduate program and certification through the NSCA with CSCCA or USA Weightlifting preferred . Compensation includes an annual stipend. Please send e-mail with a cover letter, resume, and three references to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Matt Bauman at
Akron: The University of Akron is looking for one highly motivated VOLUNTEER Football only Strength and Conditioning Intern. This internship will include direct coaching experience with responsibilities that include conducting team warm- up stations, speed and agility stations, and leading athletes through team workouts. This internship will include intense staff development and will provide a highly educational atmosphere. All applicants must be pursuing an exercise science related bachelors degree and either a CSCS, USAW, or CSCCa certification. Applicants must have an unmatched desire and passion to develop themselves in the field of strength and conditioning. Please email a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Matt Gildersleeve at
Northern Colorado: Northern Colorado is looking for an assistant director of sports performance / assistant strength and conditioning coach. PRIMARY POSITION FUNCTION/SUMMARY: Assist the Director of Sport Performance in developing and implementing individualized strength and conditioning programs for student-athletes. RESPONSIBILITIES: Assistant Director of Sport Performance in the following: 1. Developing and implementing individualized strength and conditioning programs for student-athletes in the football program and Olympic sports as assigned 2. Instruct athletes in how to execute all training exercises safely and correctly to obtain desired results 3. Assisting in managing, supervising and controlling the operation of the weight room QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE: Master’s degree in a related field required. Minimum of two years of strength and conditioning experience preferred at the collegiate and/or professional level. N.S.C.A. or C.S.C.C.A certification required and background in nutrition preferred. Experience in working with football programs helpful. To apply, visit this link.
Akron: Parker Showers and Matt Clapp have joined the strength and conditioning staff at Akron. Showers will serve as a grad assistant and spent last season at Villanova, and Clapp comes from the University of Arizona.
Friday May 2, 2014
Wisconsin-River Falls: University of Wisconsin-River Falls: Athletic Performance Department is seeking highly motivated individuals for a ten month Athletic Performance Internship starting August 1st 2014 and finishing May 31st 2015. This ten month intern position is designed for recent graduates looking to gain experience which includes a $5000-$8000 contract to be paid in monthly stipends, work/athletic apparel, opportunities to travel for professional development, and potential to earn extra income working campus jobs. Required Qualifications: Must have a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, a bachelor's degree in Exercise Science or a related field, current CPR/AED certification, and successful completion of the University of Wisconsin System background check. Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience playing or coaching college athletics; certification from one of the following NSCA, CSCCA, or ACSM. Inquiries must be received by June 1st. If you are interested, email a letter of interest, resume, transcript, and three professional references to Carmen Pata, Director of Athletic Performance at . No phone calls please.?
The Notre Dame strength staff proves their student-athletes wrong in this video
Notre Dame: The Strength and Conditioning department at the University of Notre Dame is currently accepting applications for internship positions for the Fall 2014 semester. Interns will have the opportunity to work with all 25 Olympic Sport Teams at the University of Notre Dame. Qualifications: Candidates must be enrolled in an institution of higher education AND be receiving class credit. Candidates must possess or be working toward a certification through the CSCCa, NSCA and/or USAW. Candidates must possess one year of previous experience in a strength and conditioning program or have previous collegiate athletic experience. Candidates must have outstanding work ethic and attention to detail. Candidates must have a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Compensation: There is no monetary compensation provided. However, the position offers the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning as well as the fulfillment of credit hours toward a program degree. Interns will receive hands on experience with elite level Olympic Sport teams. To apply: Please submit cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Kaitlin Sweeney, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach via email at
Thursday May 1, 2014
Kennesaw State (FCS): The Kennesaw State University OLYMPIC Sport Performance is looking for a highly motivated individual to fill one (1) of two (2) VOLUNTEER Assistant positions for the FALL 2014 semester to begin on August 11, 2014. Kennesaw State University Olympic Sports compete at the Division 1 level in the Atlantic Sun Conference. Qualifications: Individuals applying must be willing to work 40+ hours per week, possess or working towards one of the major certifications (USAW, CSCS, SCCC), graduated with or in their last semester of undergraduate studies in exercise physiology or related field, willing to complete the full internship experience with adherence to standards of the Kennesaw State University Sport Performance Department, Kennesaw State University Athletics Association, and Kennesaw State University. This internship experience has a thorough educational experience that individuals will complete and present to staff members at biweekly roundtable discussions. Compensation: although no monetary compensation is offered, individuals will receive Division I Olympic Sports experience, further knowledge of the field, educational advancement, course credit if needed, and the possibility for future references. To apply please submit a letter of application, resume and references to Tim Dombrowski, Assistant Sport Performance Coach at . NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!