Wednesday July 11, 2012
St. Francis (PA): Chad Hutsko has been hired as a full time strength coach. Hutsko has worked as a volunteer strength coach at Carnegie Mellon University since January, and has also previously served as an assistant strength coach at Kentucky.
Eastern Kentucky: Eastern Kentucky University is currently accepting applications for the position of strength and conditioning intern for the Fall 2012 semester. Compensation: Division I Intercollegiate experience, earned recommendation toward further success as a Strength & Conditioning Coach, and college credit toward graduation if applicable. Qualifications: Must be in a Bachelor’s degree program geared toward Exercise science or a related field; CPR / AED certification; Experience as a college athlete or in a college strength and conditioning setting. Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in a program geared toward Exercise Science or a related field, nationally-accredited strength and condition certification (PES, CSCS, USAW, SCCC, etc.). To apply for one of the positions, e-mail a cover letter,resume and 3 professional references to Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Kenny O'Mary at firstname.lastname@example.org Start date will be August 20 review of applicants will begin immediately.
Tuesday July 10, 2012
Memphis: The University of Memphis is seeking a Graduate Assistant in Strength and Conditioning to work with Olympic sports (to include individual team assignment) and assist with football. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to; design and implement specific strength & conditioning programs for assigned teams; supervise both individual and team workouts; maintain team and individual records; implementation, demonstration and instruction of Olympic weightlifting techniques; provide appropriate maintenance and upkeep of all equipment and the weight room; motivate both small and large groups of student-athletes; passion for the strength and conditioning field. Requirements: CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certification, current CPR certification, previous experience in designing and implementing programs, experience working with athletic teams, collegiate experience as an intern preferred. Tuition and monthly stipend will be rewarded to the successful applicant. Start date: Fall 2012. Please email cover letter, resume and three references to Josh Medler, assistant strength coach at email@example.com. AA/EOE
William Penn University: We hear Brent Keaster has accepted the strength and conditioning graduate assistant position at William Penn University. Prior to that he served as an intern at Iowa State University.
Shorter University (D-II - GA): Shorter University, a Baptist university located in Rome, GA, is a NCAA Division II member of the Gulf South Conference starting its first year candidacy. Shorter is actively seeking 2 graduate assistants in its strength and conditioning department. The description is as followed: Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Duties - Assist Director of Strength and Conditioning with designing and implementing programs for assigned sports - Assist with football training - Teach athletes proper techniques of Olympic weightlifting and other movements - Schedule assigned teams - Help clean and organize weight room and weight room equipment Qualifications - Bachelor's degree required - Must be accepted into the graduate program (Master's of Business Administration or Master of Arts in Leadership) - One or more of the following strength and conditioning certifications: CSCCA-SCCC, NSCA-CSCS or USAW Level 1 - CPR, First Aid, and AED Certified - Experience with Olympic weightlifting movements and other weight room movements - At least 6 months in strength and conditioning programming at the collegiate or professional level - Collegiate athlete experience preferred Compensation - Tuition remission - Experience in strength and conditioning - Campus meal plan - Strength and Conditioning clinic and conference fee reimbursement Please Send Resume, Cover Letter & 3 references to: Benjamin Lampkin M.S, SCCC, USAW Director of Strength and Conditioning firstname.lastname@example.org **Projected Start Date: August 6th
Monday July 9, 2012
Montana State: Montana State University is currently accepting applications the position of volunteer strength and conditioning intern for the Fall 2012 semester. Preferences of the candidate include the following: Pursuit of future career in strength and conditioning as demonstrated by pursuit of a professional certification (CSCS, CSCC, USAW) and/or continued pursuit of a degree in a sport science or related field, CPR/First Aid and AED certification, Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel, Previous coaching experience in a team setting. Benefits to the candidate include hands-on experience in strength and conditioning at the collegiate level, potential to earn a recommendation toward further pursuits in the field, further learning of proper exercise technique via staff lifts, and the ability to further professional learning and development through formal internship curriculum. Closing date of applications will be July 20, 2012. Timeline of work will be August 20–December 7, 2012. Please send cover letter, resume and three professional references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Chris Sheckler at the following email address: email@example.com
South Carolina: The University of South Carolina Football Strength and Conditioning department are accepting applications for the position of Football Volunteer Intern for the Fall semester. There are four positions available. This is a highly competitive and demanding internship. Compensation: Division I Intercollegiate experience, earned recommendation toward further success as a Strength & Conditioning Coach, and college credit toward graduation if applicable. Qualification; Must be in a Bachelor’s degree program geared toward Exercise Physiology or a related field; CPR / AED certification; Experience as a college athlete or in a college strength and conditioning setting. Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in a program geared toward Exercise Physiology or a related field, nationally-accredited strength and condition certification (PES, CSCS, USAW, SCCC, etc.), To apply for one of the positions, e-mail / mail a cover letter, resume, mission statement, list of professional references, and a video of yourself teaching the Back Squat, Bench Press, and Olympic Lift of your choice to Mike Sirignano, firstname.lastname@example.org. Please no faxed resumes or phone calls.
Coastal Carolina: Coastal Carolina 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, participation in weekly projects, and professional development throughout the internship program. Intern qualifications include: punctuality; enthusiasm; strong work ethic; strong communication skills, and the ability to volunteer a minimum of 30 hours per week. Preferred qualifications include: senior status or completion of a bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field; SCCC, CSCS certification; CPR certification. Interns will receive experience working for a highly competitive Division I University, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. If interested in the position, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to email@example.com Attention: Sonya Woods.
FAU: The FAU Strength and Conditioning Staff is looking for qualified interns for the 2012 Fall semester. This is an unpaid position lasting the duration of the Fall semester (August 18- December 7). Interns will get the opportunity to assist with all of our 22 Division I sports teams. This internship will provide the opportunity to coach athletes and assist in day to day activities involved in the development of athletes and functioning of a collegiate weight room. Applicants must be currently enrolled in or a graduate of an Exercise Science or related program, course credit may be fulfilled with this internship. Interns will also be required to complete weekly assignments designed to assist in the understanding of program design and implementation. Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning, Carson Randall at Crandal8@fau.edu.
Troy: Troy is now accepting resumes for a full time position on the strength and conditioning staff. Minimum requirements: bachelor’s degree in exercise related field, CSCCa or CSCS, current first aid and CPR. Preferred requirements: Master’s degree in exercise related field, CSCCa or CSCS, with previous experience at a Division 1 university. Responsibilities- Assist with football and responsible for program design for 1-2 other assigned sports. Please send a resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts to the following: Head Strength Coach Richard Shaughnessy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Troy: Troy has now accepting applicants for a graduate assitant position. Minimum requirements: bachelor’s degree in exercise related field, CSCCa or CSCS, current first aid and CPR, minimum requirements to be accepted to the University’s graduate program. Responsibilities: Assist with football and responsible for program design for 1-2 other assigned sports. Please send a resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts to the following: Head Strength Coach Richard Shaughnessy at email@example.com.
Midwestern State (D-II - TX): Midwestern State University Strength and Conditioning program is currently in the process of accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning Graduate Assistant for fall 2012 semester. Candidate will be asked to design and implement annual periodization for the sports assigned by Director of Strength and Conditioning. Assist with and conduct periodic performance and strength testing, and assist in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree with preferred emphasis in the exercise sciences, and extensive knowledge of Olympic lifts. Must have great work ethic, and strong computer skills especially in excel. Preferred experience (1-2 years) includes coaching strength and conditioning for intercollegiate athletes, playing intercollegiate athletics. CSCS and USAW certification is also preferred. Educational stipend and financial compensation will be provided. If interested please send resume and three references to Frank Bourgeois, Director of strength and conditioning at Midwestern State University via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or (940) 397-4422. Applicant must be enrolled into Midwestern State University graduate school, GRE is required. Visit this link for additional information on grad school.
Sunday July 8, 2012
Georgia: Sources tell us that former Denver Broncos assistant strength coach Justin Lovett has accepted an assistant strength job at the University of Georgia. Lovett was with the Broncos the past two seasons and was at UTEP prior to that.
UAB: Just an update from earlier this Spring, Oklahoma assistant strength coach Dwayne Chandler was named head strength coach at UAB.
Saturday July 7, 2012
Notre Dame: Olympic sports strength and conditioning intern Eron Hodges has accepted a defensive assistant position at Valparaiso (FCS).
Friday July 6, 2012
Cincinnati: Cinci has NO openings within their strength and conditioning staff at this time.
South Florida: Cincinnati's Luke Day has joined Mike Golden's staff as a strength and conditioning assistant coach. Day previously served in a temporary role within the Cincinnati strength staff.
Miami University (OH): University of Indianapolis strength and conditioning coach Adam Thackery has accepted an assistant strength position at Miami.
Wednesday July 4, 2012
Charlotte: James Madison director of strength and conditioning Jim Durning has accepted a similar role at Charlotte. Durning will work closely with the football program as well as with the Olympic sports.
Texas A&M Corpus Christi: Lee Rowland has accepted the head strength and conditioning job and will direct the strength program for all 13 of the Universities athletic teams. Rowland previously served as an assistant strength coach at James Madison University.
Virginia Tech: Brandon Dillard, an intern with the Virginia Tech football strength and conditioning program, has been named the new basketball strength and conditioning assistant at Tech.
Tuesday July 3, 2012
Wofford College: Director of strength and conditioning Todd Riedel has hired Merrimack strength and conditioning assistant coach Ron Dickson as a strength and conditioning assistant at Wofford.
Middle Tennessee State: Troy's Jason Vest has accepted an assistant strength and conditioning position at Middle Tennessee State.
Murray State: We hear former VCU graduate assistant Greg Goldin will be named strength & conditioning coach for basketball at Murray State this week.
Alabama: Jonathan Farris and Jim Hamner have been promoted internally to replace Ryan Davis at Alabama.