Wednesday August 7, 2013
Northwestern: Northwestern University Sports Performance is looking for Olympic Sports Intern Fall 2013. This is an unpaid internship position working with male and female athletes across 18 teams. Candidates should be pursuing a career as a collegiate strength and conditioning coach or a similar field. Candidates should be dedicated, hardworking, and outgoing and will be expected to assist in daily facility duties, execution of team workouts, and complete assignments pertaining to the field. Positions are open to all applicants but past collegiate weight room experience and certifications are preferred. Candidates are expected to uphold rules and regulations set forth by the NCAA and Big Ten conference. Interested candidates should fill out the application questions found here, and submit them along with a resume and professional references to: Mike Schweigert – Assistant Director of Sports Performance at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline to apply is August 23, 2013.
James Madison: Christian Carter, from East Tennessee State University, has accepted the senior assistant strength coach position. Carter was a grad assistant strength coach at Virginia Tech before doing his doctoral work at ETSU. Also, Jake Patton, former head strength coach at American University, is the associate director of strength and conditioning for football at JMU.
Shenandoah University: James Madison assistant strength coach Quintrel Lenore has accepted the head strength and conditioning position at Shenandoah University.
Washburn (D-II - KS): Washburn University, a NCAA Division II member of the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association Conference, is accepting applications for a Paid Intern/Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the school year 2013 - 2014. Applicants must have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. This position offers no benefits. Washburn University seeks qualified individuals preferably with collegiate experience to assist with all 10 Division- 2 varsity athletic sports and cheer squad. Primary responsibilities include assisting with the supervision and execution of training programs, assisting the strength staff in all phases of the program including upkeep of facility. Secondary responsibilities will be working with assigned sports. Qualifications include strong work ethic, punctual, and enthusiastic. Also prior weight room experience via previous coaching experience and/or a background as a competitive athlete. Bachelor's degree in a related field required. Certifications in one or more of the following is preferred, but not required: SCCC, CSCS, and USAW. Knowledge in the area of sports nutrition a plus. Position is open until filled. Please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator, David Trupp at email@example.com
University of Great Falls (NAIA - MT): The University of Great Falls is seeking a highly motivated, dedicated professional for the position of Graduate Assistant in the strength and conditioning department. The dates of responsibility will be September 1-June 30 and is a part-time position. Compensation includes Tuition remission plus $5,000 dollar stipend. The candidate will need to be accepted into the university’s graduate program, as well as maintain an AED/CPR and current First Aid Certification This position offers the opportunity to gain direct experience training athletes, encompassing strength and conditioning program design and implementation for student-athletes in all 14 sports; involving education and instruction on proper lifting technique, running mechanics, speed development, agility training, flexibility and recovery methods. A Bachelor’s degree is required. The successful candidate must possess significant expertise within the strength and conditioning field; excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills; the ability to motivate student-athletes and work cooperatively with coaches and the sport medicine staff; a commitment to excellence and value of education; familiarity and comfort working in an environment with a strong academic commitment; and sensitivity to cultural differences. Proficiency with computer applications, general office software and knowledge of NAIA rules and regulations required. Certification by CSCS, USAW and/or CSCCA needs to be actively pursued if not already obtained. To ensure full consideration submit a cover letter, resume and complete contact information for three professional references to mark@Southworth.org.
Tuesday August 6, 2013
North Carolina State A&T: North Carolina A&T State University, a NCAA Division I member of Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, is accepting applications for (2)Paid Intern Strength and Conditioning Coach. Applicants must have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. This position offers no benefits. North Carolina A&T State University seeks qualified individuals preferably with collegiate experience to assist with all 13 Division-1 varsity athletic sports. Primary responsibilities include assisting with the supervision and execution of training programs, assisting the strength staff in all phases of the program including upkeep of facility. Secondary responsibilities will be working with assigned sports. Qualifications include strong work ethic, punctual, and enthusiastic. Also prior weight room experience via previous coaching experience and/or a background as a competitive athlete. Applicant must have the ability to work 30-40 hours plus a week. Bachelor's degree in a related field required. Certifications in one or more of the following is preferred, but not required: SCCC, CSCS, and USAW. Knowledge in the area of sports nutrition a plus. Position is open until filled. Please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to the Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning, Maurice Sims at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tartleton State (D-II - TX): Tarleton State has hired assistant strength and conditioning coach Adam Biehl from Gardner-Webb to be their first ever full-time assistant strength and conditioning coach.
Maryland: Sources tell us that former Maryland and Wofford strength assistant Josh Siemens is now working at the US Olympic training center in San Diego.
Cumberland (TN): Cumberland University Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting two volunteer (UNPAID) strength and conditioning intern positions for the fall 2013 semester. Internship will begin immediately through December 6, 2013. Qualifications: Completed or working towards Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related field; current CPR/AED certification; previous internship/coaching experience; desire to pursue career as a strength and conditioning coach, strong work ethic. Must have a flexible schedule. Preferred: Currently possesses or working toward CSCS or SCCC certification; ability to work with Microsoft Office programs. Responsibilities: Setup and breakdown of equipment for training sessions, assisting strength and conditioning coaches with warm-ups, coaching proper lifting form and technique, and weight room maintenance. THIS IS A VOLUNTEER POSITION; THERE IS NO COMPENSATION. 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 email@example.com.
Memphis: Former Eastern Washington head strength and conditioning coach Nate Brookerson is now at Memphis as an assistant strength coach.
Charleston: Marc Proto has been hired as the director of sports performance.
Mercer: Strength and conditioning intern Donnie Gumble has been promoted to a grad assistant position. Carl Miller will fill the internship role.
Monday August 5, 2013
Maine: Maine is no longer accepting applicants for the assistant strength and conditioning positions. Thank you for the overwhelming response to the positions.
Yale: Mike Harris, who worked as a strength and conditioning assistant with the St. Louis Cardinals minor league program, has accepted a strength and conditioning position at Yale.
North Carolina Central: North Carolina Central University’s Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting two volunteer (UNPAID) strength and conditioning internships for the fall 2013 semester. Qualifications: Candidates must have a strong desire to become a Strength and Conditioning professional; Must have completed or are working toward completing a bachelors degree at an accredited college/university; Must volunteer a minimum of 20 hours per week; knowledgeable in exercise physiology and biomechanics; Must have a current CPR/AED certification. Preferred qualifications: 2 semester commitment, bachelors degree completed, previous internship and collegiate athletic experience, and one of the following certifications; CSCS, SCCC, USAW, or FMS. Rewards: Those seeking to become SCCC certified will receive mentoring from a certified Master Strength and Conditioning Coach. You will learn various training methodologies, in-depth Olympic lifting modalities, and programming. The knowledge and experience gained will prepare interns for potential graduate assistantships and future professional positions in the field of strength and conditioning. To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and references to: John Reilly, strength and conditioning coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday August 2, 2013
Thomas University (NAIA - GA): Samford strength intern Brandon Joyner has accepted a grad assistant position at Thomas University.
TCU: TCU currently has one internship position available for the 2013 Fall Semester Internships through the TCU Strength & Conditioning department are currently available for the Fall 2013 semester for those who would like to pursue a career in Strength & Conditioning. The TCU Strength & Conditioning Department is a teaching department that offers our interns hands-on experience as well as prepares them to become qualified Strength & Conditioning professionals. Interns will have the opportunity to work with all sixteen (16) of TCU’s Men’s and Women’s sports totaling more than 400 student-athletes. This is a non-paid position but offers the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning as well as the fulfillment of credit hours towards a degree program. Applicant’s should be: Working towards a certification through NSCA, or CSCCa. Desire to make strength and conditioning your desired profession. One year of previous experience in a strength and conditioning program or have previous collegiate athletic experience. Pursuit of Bachelor’s degree or already possess a Bachelor’s degree. To apply please send resume and 3 professional references to: Zach Dechant at email@example.com.
Thursday August 1, 2013
Florida A&M (FCS): Florida A&M University, an NCAA Division I member of Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, invites applications for the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coaching position. This is a full-time, twelve-month position. A bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field required, masters preferred. 1-2 years of related experience in strength and conditioning at the collegiate level required. CSCCa-SCCC or NSCA-CSCS certification required. The individual hired will be responsible for assisting the director of strength and conditioning with Florida A&M University’s men’s and women’s varsity sport programs. Women and minorities especially are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a resume, and a list of three references to Russell Barbarino, Director of Strength & Conditioning, Galimore-Powell Field House, Football Office, Tallahassee, Florida 32307. Please no e-mail resumes.
Pepperdine: Jamie Faro has been promoted from assistant strength and conditioning coach to associate director of strength and conditioning. Also, Tubbs Pike has been hired as an assistant strength coach. Pike previously served in a part time capacity with the program.
Tennessee: Lee Taylor, a former Vol assistant strength coach, has joined the strength staff as an associate strength and conditioning coach working with the women's basketball and golf programs.
Wednesday July 31, 2013
N.C. State A&T: North Carolina A&T State University is looking for qualified applicants for full/part time internship positions for Fall 2013, starting immediately through December 5. This is an unpaid internship primarily working with football. Responsibilities include providing a high level of energy on the floor, coaching proper technique and motivating the athletes through weight lifting and conditioning activities, maintenance and cleanliness of the weight room, as well as anything other area the director of strength and conditioning needs assistance with. The applicant will receive valuable experience at the division I level as well as knowledge that will serve them in the field. Along with coaching in the weight room and on the field, there will be structured lecture times for further education. Requirements: Must be able to commit to a schedule, have or willing to obtain a valid CPR/First Aid certification, and a desire to be a successful strength and conditioning coach. Preferred: A Strength Conditioning or Weightlifting certification (or working toward obtaining a certification) and collegiate athletic playing experience. Interested applicants send a resume and a list of 2 professional references to the Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning, Maurice Sims at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNC Charlotte: The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is currently seeking full-time VOLUNTEER INTERNS for the fall and spring semesters. This is an unpaid position. Candidates should be passionate, highly-motivated, and have a strong willingness to learn. Qualifications (currently possessing or in pursuit of): Bachelor’s degree in related field, CPR/AED, CSCS, and USAW preferred. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: assist with all 15 Division-1 varsity athletic sports, perform duties related to facility maintenance and upkeep, and be responsible for learning/presenting information on S&C topics as assigned by Intern Coordinator. Please forward your cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to Skyler Farley at email@example.com.
Tuesday July 30, 2013
Wisconsin: All positions at Wisconsin have been filled. We thank you for all of the interest.
Central Methodist: Central Methodist University Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting 1 Graduate Assistant Position. Central Methodist is an NAIA school and a part of the Heart of America Athletic Conference. Prospective Applicants must be passionate about Strength and Conditioning and have an incredible work ethic. Chosen Applicant will receive a $7500 a year stipend along with full tuition upon being accepted into the Graduate program. Full acceptance to graduate program of choice must be completed and paper work must be completed prior to first day. Daily responsibilities: full involvement with football strength and conditioning, full assistance with all 14 Sport teams, full program implementation of designated team(s), general maintenance of facility and motivating athletes from a positive coaching perspective. Send cover letter, resume, and name of 3 references to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Kyle Oberweather at Koberwea@centralmethodist.edu.
Old Dominion: Director of Sports Performance Ryan Martin has rounded out his staff with three additions. Alex Parr, who previously worked with the women's basketball and swimming and diving programs at the University of Miami (FL), has joined the staff, and Eric Potter has been promoted from intern to assistant strength coach. Also, former player Mario Crawford has been hired as the Football Sports Performance coach.
Friday July 26, 2013
Colgate (FCS): Colgate University, an NCAA Division I member of the Patriot League Conference and the Eastern College Athletic Conference, invites applications for the Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning position. This is a full-time, twelve-month position. A bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science required, masters preferred, as well as related experience in strength and conditioning at the collegiate level. SCC, CSCS, USAW certification preferred. The individual hired will be responsible for assisting the director of strength and conditioning with Colgate University’s men’s and women’s varsity sport programs, ensuring a safe and effective working environment in the varsity weight room, and working closely with the sports medicine program within university, conference and NCAA rules and regulations. Applicants must have US Citizenship or provide a current green card. A current driver’s license is required. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Colgate is an AA/EOE. Women and minorities especially are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a resume, and a list of three references to https://careers.colgate.edu.
Minnesota State Moorhead (D-II - MN): Minnesota State University Moorhead Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking two highly motivated candidates to fill Fall 2013 (August 27 – December 13) internship positions. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Division II Collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting. Individuals will also have the opportunity to work with Football and all the Olympic Sports. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with supervision and implementing of strength and conditioning programs for various sports, maintenance and cleaning of training facilities, and professional development through internship program. Qualifications: Passionate about the Strength and Conditioning field, great work ethic, experience with Olympic weightlifting technique. Compensation: This is a NON-PAID volunteer position, but applicants will be given time to search for other employment to help with expenses. Will gain experience as well as future recommendations for employment. Applicants please submit a cover letter, resume, and professional references to Travis Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UMass: The University of Massachusetts Football Strength and Conditioning Department is looking for motivated individuals who are interested in an internship for the Fall Semester of 2013. A background in Exercise Science, Sport Science, Kinesiology or related field is preferred. Applicants should also be in pursuit of obtaining a CSCS, USAW, or SCCC certification as well as being CPR certified. Individuals who apply should be highly motivated, have strong work ethic, be punctual, and have a strong desire to become a future strength and conditioning coach. Daily duties will consist of aiding the strength and conditioning staff with assessments of student athletes, sitting in on meetings when designing programs, implementation of programs, performing proper lifting techniques, motivating athletes, and general maintenance/cleaning of the strength and conditioning facility. Interns will receive experience working at a Division I program, better understand program design, and have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. There is no monetary compensation for theses positions. To apply send a cover letter and resume along with 3 references to Andrew Tokarz at email@example.com.
Wisconsin-Madison: The University of Wisconsin-Madison is looking for a non-paid football strength and conditioning intern for the 2013 fall semester. Candidates must be passionate about strength and conditioning, and have or be pursuing a bachelor’s degree in exercise science or a related area. Interns will gain valuable experience, which will help them in their future career opportunities. Please forward a cover letter, resume, 3 references, and any questions to Stephanie Housh at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nicholls State (FCS): Nicholls State University Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking highly motivated individuals to fill 2-3 internship positions for the Fall 2013 Semester. Intern responsibilities include but are not limited to: Implementation of training programs for football and olympic sports, design and implement programs for assigned teams, assist with the maintenance of the facility, and take part in the internship curriculum (Readings & Assignments). This is a voluntary position, but the potential candidate will gain experience working in a Division I setting. The candidate must be pursuing a Bachelors or Masters degree in Exercise Science or related field, and be working towards a certification by the NSCA. All applicants must be CPR/AED certified. All interested candidates should send a Cover Letter, Resume and list of 3 references to Greg Carrasquillo at email@example.com.
Samford: Strength intern Justin Krueger has accepted a grad assistant job coaching at Cumberland University (NAIA - TN).