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.
Sunday July 1, 2012
Samford University: Alabama strength and conditioning assistant coach Ryan Davis has accepted the head strength and conditioning position at Samford.
Saturday June 30, 2012
Northwestern State: Northwestern State University Strength & Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for the position of Intern Strength & Conditioning Coach for the 2012-2013 school year. Responsibilities include designing & implementing year-round strength & conditioning programs for select teams at NSU (TBD); assisting in the complete training of all teams, student workers, projects, scheduling of teams, cleaning and maintenance of facilities. Requirements: CSCS, USAW, or SCCC not required but preferred; current CPR/AED certification; ability to gather data, compile information, prepare reports, and work with Microsoft Office programs; strong interpersonal, communication, leadership, organizational. Work start date August 1st. The candidate must be accepted to the Graduate or Undergraduate Program. THERE IS MONETARY COMPENSATION FOR THIS POSITION, CANDIDATE WILL RECEIVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO OBTAIN A MASTERS OR BACHELORS DEGREE, STRENGTH CERTIFICATIONS, A MEAL PLAN. If interested in a position, please send cover letter, resume, and professional references by July 15th, 2012 to NSUDemonStrength@gmail.com.
Friday June 29, 2012
Elon: We hear North Carolina Central assistant strength coach Evan Brown will join the Elon staff as assistant strength coach.
Boston College: Rice University associate director of strength and conditioning Scott McLafferty has been named a strength and conditioning assistant coach at Boston College.
Thursday June 28, 2012
Maryland: The University of Maryland Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning Staff is seeking highly motivated, hardworking candidates for a strength and conditioning internship opportunity for the fall 2012 semester. Duties will include assisting the strength and conditioning staff with all aspects of the athletic performance program as well as daily maintenance of weight room and facilities. Candidates must have a strong work ethic and have a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Candidates who will be receiving course credit will be given preference. This is an unpaid position, living and transportation arrangements will not be provided. If chosen for this internship opportunity you will receive division 1 experience at a major university in an elite conference, you will be educated on training philosophy, olympic lifting modalities, and how to structure and execute a successful strength and conditioning program. Preferred qualifications; Candidates should have or be working towards attaining their bachelor’s degree, and one of the following certifications; CSCS, SCCC, or USAW. If you are interested, send a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references to Brent Kwiatkowski at email@example.com
Frostburg State: Frostburg State University, Athletics Department, is accepting applications for a full-time Fitness / Strength & Conditioning Intern. This is a full-time 40 hr per week, one year internship which is renewable for an additional year based on performance. Hourly rate $10.33 with limited benefits included. RESPONSIBILITIES: Fitness & Weight Room facility management; develop the physical strength, endurance, flexibility and agility of athletes; program design customized to each sport’s specific needs; provide direct instruction to student-athletes, as well as provide assessment and feedback, in order to assure proper execution of training techniques. Document athletes’ workouts; provide and assist in the prevention, care, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries; advises on prevention and care of athletic injuries; other administrative duties as assigned by the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach. MINIMUM QUALIFICTIONS: Master’s Degree. National Strength and Conditioning Association – CSCS Certification. Previous experience in the strength and conditioning or fitness field. OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year for year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience. To apply, email a letter of interest; resume; and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references by July 16, 2012, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include “Athletic Intern – Fitness/Strength & Conditioning (Position #12-010498)” in the subject line.
Western Carolina: WCU is currently seeking a qualified individual for its 2012-2013 strength and conditioning internship. This position runs from August 1, 2012 to May 31, 2013. Pay is not to exceed $15,000.00 over the 10 month period. Hourly work week is not to exceed 40 hours per week. Required qualifications: Include a current CSCS certification from the NSCA and a minimum of six months job experience in a college athletic strength and conditioning setting. CPR and AED certification is required. Preferred qualifications: Include a USA Weightlifting certification, a CSCCa certification, and more than one year experience in a college athletic strength and conditioning setting. Internship duties: In charge of all strength and conditioning duties for Men’s and Women’s Golf, Women’s tennis, and Cheerleading. Assist in all strength and conditioning duties for Football, Men’s basketball, Women’s basketball, and Baseball, other duties will include but not limited to general equipment upkeep, weight room sanitation, computer work, game day responsibilities, and assisting in the supplementation program. Application for position: All interested applicants must officially apply to the position on the WCU Job website.
Baylor: Baylor University Department of Athletic Performance is accepting applications for the Fall 2012 Athletic Performance Internship Program. This is an unpaid position. Intern responsibilities include: Assisting with the supervision of training programs; Assisting with daily administrative and maintenance items; Completion of various educational assignments during the internship. Intern qualifications include: Punctuality; Enthusiasm; Strong work ethic; Ability to volunteer a minimum of 40 hours per week. Preferred qualifications include: Senior status or completion of a bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field; CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certification; CPR certification. Interns will receive experience working in a Big 12 training environment, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. For information regarding the application process visit www.baylor.edu/athleticperformance, click on the curriculum tab and follow the instructions. Applicants who do not fill out all the requested documents will be rejected.
Mercer: We hear Wofford College assistant Jon Mangel will become Mercer's head strength & conditioning coach for football. We believe this is the first time Mercer has had such a position.
LSU: Sources tell us former North Texas assistant strength coach Ricky Lefebvre will join the LSU staff as an assistant.
Wednesday June 27, 2012
Bethune-Cookman (FCS): Bethune-Cookman University Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for Fall 2012 interns. This position is offering no monetary compensation. Individuals will gain experience in a Division I college strength & conditioning setting as well as future recommendations. College credit will be given as approved by their institution. Responsibilities will include: 1) Organizational and office duties. 2) Daily maintenance of equipment. 3) Assisting in supervision of training sessions and demonstrating exercise technique when needed. 4) Other duties as assigned by strength & conditioning director. Preferred applicants should have outstanding work ethic, loyalty, and currently pursuing or have achieved a bachelors / masters in exercise science or a related field. Preferred qualifications: proficient in Microsoft Office, currently pursuing NSCA, USAW, or CSCCa certification(s). Applicants please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Adrian Briones, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, email@example.com, by July 31, 2012. No phone calls please. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to college/university background checks. Bethune Cookman University is located in Daytona Beach, Fl.
Cumberland University (NAIA - TN): Cumberland University Strength & Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach for the 2012-2013 school year. Responsibilities include designing & implementing year-round strength & conditioning programs for select teams at CU (TBD); assisting in the complete training of all teams, student workers, projects, scheduling of teams, cleaning and maintenance of facilities. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in an Exercise Science or related field; CSCS or SCCC not required but preferred; current CPR/AED certification; ability to gather data, compile information, prepare reports, and work with Microsoft Office programs; strong interpersonal, communication, leadership, organizational; Contract terms are from July 20, 2012 – graduation 2014. The candidate must be able to take GRE/GMAT and be accepted to the Graduate Program. THERE IS NO MONETARY COMPENSATION FOR THIS POSITION, COACH WILL RECEIVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO OBTAIN A MASTERS DEGREE, STRENGTH CERTIFICATIONS, FREE ON-CAMPUS HOUSING, A COMPLETE MEAL PLAN. CANDIDATE WILL ALSO HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO DO THE CSCCA PRACTICUM UNDER AN APPROVED MENTOR. If interested in a position, please send cover letter, resume, and professional references by July 6, 2012 to Head Strength & Conditioning Coach Brad Lokey at firstname.lastname@example.org.