Wednesday August 19, 2012
Marshall: The Department of Strength and Conditioning (Olympic Sports) at Marshall University is accepting applications to fill the Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 internship positions. This is an un-paid position, but the intern will gain vital experience through performing daily responsibilities which include: assisting in the setup, implementation, and breakdown of team training sessions (11 intercollegiate sports); daily maintenance of the training environment; learning proper technique and others coaching skills critical to the profession. Candidates must be CPR/First Aid certified and ideally pursuing bachelor’s / master’s in exercise science or related field. If interested, send resume and references to Joe Varga, Director of Strength and Conditioning, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday August 28, 2012
Webber International (FL): Webber International University is looking to fill a Full-Time Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach position. The school is located 45 minutes from Orlando. Responsibilities include designing & implementing year-round strength & conditioning programs for a selected portion of the 32 teams at WIU; assisting in the complete training of all teams; mentoring each of the strength & conditioning intern-assistants involved in the WIU strength program; assisting with managing the fitness center, student workers, and all fundraising activities within the strength & conditioning department. Qualifications include successful completion of a Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in an Exercise Science or related field; minimum 2 years collegiate or professional strength & conditioning experience; CSCS or SCCC certification; CPR/AED certification; strong interpersonal, communication, leadership, organizational, and managerial skills; ability to gather data, compile information, prepare reports, and work with Microsoft Office programs; ability to work effectively with culturally and economically diverse populations. Terms of contract are a minimum of 40 hours/week; $18k-$25k annual salary; full-time benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and retirement options; continuing education options; WIU strength & conditioning gear. Please email cover letter, resume, and professional references to Steve Rassel at RasselSE@webber.edu.
Friday August 24, 2012
Virginia Commonwealth: We hear VCU has added Matt Evans to the strength staff.
Thursday August 23, 2012
Cal: Scott Salwasser has been hired as an assistant strength coach and will work with the football program. Salwasser previously served as an assistant strength coach at Louisiana Lafayette.
Merrimack: Jim McGuire has been hired as an assistant strength and conditioning coach. He previously served in a variety of strength and conditioning roles at schools such as Boston College, UConn and South Carolina.
South Dakota: Bobby Thomas has been hired as a grad assistant at the University of South Dakota. Thomas most recently served as an intern at Southern California, and also spent time as a student assistant at Humboldt State.
Western Michigan: The Department of Strength and Conditioning (Olympic sports) at Western Michigan University is seeking highly motivated candidates to fill the Fall of 2012 and the Spring of 2013 internship positions. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Division I Collegiate level Strength and Conditioning setting. 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.Learning the basics of programming and practical application. 4. Any other duties specified by the Director of the program. Please note, 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 email@example.com. No phone calls please!
Thomas University (GA): University of North Texas strength and conditioning intern Sergio Arjon has accepted a graduate assistant position with the strength staff at Thomas University.
Wednesday August 22, 2012
Merrimack: Merrimack College is seeking applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Intern in the Department of Athletics. Merrimack is a Catholic Institution with more than 2,000 students, and is a member of NCAA Division I Hockey East and also of the NCAA Division II Northeast-10 conference. Responsibilities for the position will entail assisting in implementation of all aspects of Strength and Conditioning programs for all 22 intercollegiate sports. Responsibilities will include: apply, demonstrate, and instruct exercise, speed and conditioning technique, program design, performance testing, and weight room maintenance. Candidates are required to be working toward a bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field, also pursuing relevant certifications, and have a strong desire to pursue a career in Strength and Conditioning. Applications will be accepted year round to fill internship positions for each of the semesters and also the summer. To be considered, please send cover letter, resume, and three references to: Jim McGuire at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bowling Green: Ryan Wood has been hired as an intern with the strength and conditioning department at BGSU.
Wyoming: New York University assistant strength coach Max Barnhart has been hired as a graduate assistant at Wyoming.
Arkansas: Arkansas has filled their strength and conditioning position.
Tuesday August 21, 2012
Maryland: The University of Maryland Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for Volunteer Interns during the Fall Semester of 2012. The internship beginsat the end of August/beginning of September and extends through the beginning of December. This is an unpaid position. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assist the supervision and execution of strength and conditioning for Maryland Football, set up and break down for daily activities, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and participation in internship curriculum. Characteristics desired in prospective interns include; outstanding work ethic, strong desire to enhance strength and conditioning knowledge, attention to detail, punctuality, and accountability. Certified individuals (CSCS or CSCCA) are strongly preferred but it is not a requirement.Please email a cover letter, resume and three references to email@example.com. If there are any questions or concerns, please contact Assistant Director of Football Strength and Conditioning, Alan Weber, by email.
Montana: The University of Montana Intercollegiate Athletics is accepting applicants for the position of Strength and Conditioning Coach Professional Intern. The position will work primarily with Olympic sports. Start date is early as possible based on the candidate’s availability. Position will pay $1,000/month (no benefits). Position will run from September 3rd to December 7th 2012. The Professional Intern reports to the Director of Athletic Performance, while working with sport coaches, athletic training staff, and athletes. The successful applicant will be responsible for assisting in implementing all aspects of athletic development for teams and athletes assigned. Other duties include monitoring the Athletic Performance Center, facility cleaning and maintenance duties as required. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree, Current NSCA CSCS certification, Proven experience leading groups of athletes, including warm-ups, speed and agility sessions, stretching, and weight training exercises (including teaching and evaluating Olympic lifts), Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook, Nationally-recognized certifications in first aid, CPR, and AED. Preferred: Master’s degree in exercise science, human performance or physiology, kinesiology, applied sport science, or related field, Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified through the CSCCa, Organizational skills, Review of resumes will start immediately. Send letter of application, resume and complete contact information for at least three (3) references to Charlie Woida, via email at Charlie.firstname.lastname@example.org. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran’s Preference Employer.
Monday August 20, 2012
Tennessee: The University of Tennessee Athletics Department seeks applications for the position of Strength & Conditioning Coaching Assistant. This is an 8-month commitment. Candidates will complete a CSCCa practicum, submit a design project and take certification exam at the CSCCa National Conference. This position offers an opportunity for advancement in the field of strength and conditioning, including hands on experience with elite level Football and Olympic Sport teams and involvement with all aspects of Strength Clinic and Camp preparation and implementation. Required Education and Credentials: Bachelors Degree, preferably in related field, current member of the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association and CPR, First Aid and AED certified. Preferred Qualifications: Candidates must possess at least one year of previous experience in a strength and conditioning program or have previous collegiate athletic experience. Must have outstanding work ethic, attention to detail and possess strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, computer software knowledge, effective organization and administrative skills are all highly preferred. Compensation: Financial coverage of CSCCa practicum, exam, conference attendance and travel fees included. Terms of Employment: 8-month minimum appointment (Sept. 1, 2012 – May 10, 2013), with option for renewal at the discretion of the Director of Strength & Conditioning. Responsibilities: Set-up and break down of all training sessions, assist with implementation of all workouts and primary assistant for all aspects of Strength Camp and/or Clinic. Weight room and equipment maintenance for five strength-training facilities. Must successfully complete CSCCa practicum, mentee curriculum, design projects, and other educational readings/articles; all other duties as assigned by Director of Strength & Conditioning. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to adhere to all rules and regulations of the University of Tennessee, the Southeastern Conference and the NCAA. To apply: Please send a cover letter and resume including three professional references to Holly Frantz, Assistant Strength Coach, via email at email@example.com. This position will start Sept. 1 and will remain open until filled.
Clemson: Clemson University Department of Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning is seeking highly motivated candidates to fill Fall 2012 internship positions. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Division I Collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting. Individuals will also have the opportunity to work with all the Olympic sports that train out of Jervey weight room. It may fulfill course credit if necessary. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for various sports, attending to daily maintenance of the training facilities, and professional development throughout internship program. Qualifications: Currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, and a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach. Pursuing NSCA, USAW, or CSCCa certification(s). Compensation: This is a non-paid volunteer position. Will gain experience as well as future recommendation for employment. Applicants please submit a cover letter, resume, and professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please no phone calls.
Louisiana Lafayette: The paid intern position at The University of Louisiana Lafayette has been filled.
Saturday August 18, 2012
Morgan State (FCS - MD): Morgan State University Strength and Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. Morgan State University competes at the NCAA Division I level, and is a member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Football competes in the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision. Applicant will assist the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach with all aspects of strength and conditioning department including design, implementation and supervision of strength and conditioning programs for 3-5 teams as assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. The applicant will also assist with football. He or she must also be able to demonstrate and teach all Olympic lifts and have a strong work ethic as well as strong communication and motivational skills. Qualifications: (Required) - Bachelor’s degree in physical education, exercise science or related field, Masters degree preferred; CSCS or SCCC certification; CPR and First Aid certifications; 2 years college coaching experience. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Josh Bush, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Interested candidates must apply on line (this link) to be considered.
Portland State (FCS): Portland State University is looking for 4 qualified applicants for a full time internship position for this fall, starting no later than October 1st through December 22nd. This is an unpaid internship working with football and possibly men’s and women’s tennis. Responsibilities include coaching proper technique and motivating the athletes through in-season weight lifting and conditioning activities, maintenance and cleanliness of the weight room, research projects on various topics, as well as anything else the head football strength and conditioning coach needs assistance with. The applicant will receive valuable experience at the division one 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 also be structured classroom times for further education. Requirements: Must be able to work full time and whenever you are needed, Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education (or related field) or in final semester, 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 Head Football Strength and Conditioning Coach Andrew Pompei at
Battle Ground Academy (TN): Battle Ground Academy, a coeducation day school in Franklin, TN, is seeking qualified applicants for a volunteer internship. BGA is a member of the TSSAA and participates in Division II. This is the most prestigious classification in Tennessee high school athletics. We have recently opened our new Athletic and Wellness facility which includes a 40 x 40 indoor turf field and 7,000 sq ft weight room with Hammer Strength equipment. We are currently looking for up to 4 interns for the spring semester. Compensation is experience in a highly competitive high school environment, experience and knowledge regarding olympic lifting, speed/agility training, flexibility, and program periodization. There is also room for assistance with professional development and certification. If interested please contact Wellness Director and Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Fred Eaves at email@example.com.