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Thursday July 10, 2014

Cal: The University of California Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for a Volunteer Intern for the Fall of 2014. The internship begins August 18th and ends December 12th. This is an unpaid position, however, this position offers an opportunity for advancement in the field of strength and conditioning through future recommendation along with coaching apparel and the opportunity to eat at daily team meals. The intern that is selected will also accumulate internship hours toward CSCCa Certification under a certified mentor. The position involves a comprehensive intern curriculum in addition to the daily responsibilities which include, but are not limited to, assistance in the supervision of the Cal Football team, set up and breakdown for daily strength and conditioning activities, routine maintenance, cleaning and organization of the training facility. Prerequisites include completion of a Bachelors’ Degree along with, preferably, collegiate athletic experience. Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Scott Salwasser by July 18, 2014. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Pepperdine: The open strength and conditioning position at Pepperdine has been filled, but there are still intern opportunities available. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information on the Fall 2014 internships.

Appalachian State: Appalachian State University is accepting applications for Fall 2014 Strength and Conditioning Interns. This is an UNPAID internship. Interns will gain practical experience working in a Division I FBS S&C environment. Daily tasks include but are not limited to: assisting with set up and break down of equipment; daily clean up and maintenance of the weight room; assist with supervision and demonstration during training. Applicants must be highly self-motivated, able to follow directions, possess excellent communication skills, have a desire to learn, and have an extremely strong work ethic. Qualifications: Currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/AED/First Aid, adapt to demanding schedule, and a strong desire to become a Strength and Conditioning Coach. At the end of the semester long internship volunteers will have a better understanding of program design, have the potential to earn recommendations for future opportunities, and if applicable receive college credit. Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter (1 page max) and a minimum of 3 professional references to Coach Matt Greenhalgh at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Valdosta State: Valdosta State University is currently accepting applications for volunteer Strength & Conditioning (S&C) internship positions. The internship will last for the duration of the fall semester. These are unpaid positions. Interns will gain practical experience working in a Division II S&C environment with exposure to training, programming, and coaching. Other benefits include possible future references, course credit, and gear when available. Minimum requirements include certifications in CPR, AED, and First Aid, a strong work ethic, a desire to become an industry professional, the ability to adjust to a demanding work schedule, and effective communication skills in a group setting. Preferred qualifications include certification from a recognized governing body, (NSCA, ACSM, USAW, CSCCa, etc.), previous intern or coaching experience, personal involvement in a competitive sport, and proficiency with Microsoft Office programs. Responsibilities will include daily, weekly, and semester long professional development assignments, facility maintenance, and other tasks as designated by the S&C staff. Interested candidates must submit a resume, cover letter (not to exceed 1 page) and three references. To apply, send an e-mail (with all materials attached) to Mike Rowley at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Subject line should read: “VSU S&C Internship, Fall 2014: Last Name, First Name”.

Wednesday July 9, 2014

Villanova: Villanova Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking qualified applicants for a volunteer internship position for Fall 2014 Semester. This is an unpaid position; however, volunteers will receive a unique experience working at a Division I program and will work directly with 22 Varsity Teams, including Football. Daily responsibilities include: assisting with the set up and break down of weight room and turf field for conditioning workouts; daily clean-up and maintenance of the weight room and equipment; assist with supervision and demonstration during the training sessions. Applicants must be highly self- motivated, possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written, desire to learn, and have a strong work ethic. Applicant should already possess or be eligible and preparing to sit for the CSCS,SCCC, PES, and/or USAW or must be in a Bachelor’s degree program geared toward Exercise Physiology or a related field. Interns MUST be CPR/AED/First Aid certified. At the end of the internship, volunteers will have a better understanding of program design, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit, if applicable. Expected start date is August 20, 2014 and end date is December 12, 2014. Please send a resume and three references by email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The deadline for applications is July 31, 2014.

Tuesday July 8, 2014

Davidson: Per source, South Florida associate strength and conditioning coach Greg Honeychuck has accepted the head strength and conditioning job at Davidson.

Tulane: Russ Buller has been promoted from director of strength and conditioning for Olympic sports to assistant athletics director for student-athlete sports performance and nutrition. 

Texas A&M-Kingsville: Texas A&M University-Kingsville seeks committed and enthusiastic individuals to join the Strength & Conditioning Graduate Assistant. The individuals must have a desire to learn and a passion to pursue a career in strength & conditioning. The responsibilities include: Oversee and administer strength and conditioning programs for assigned sport, provide detailed programs for assigned sport, assist in teaching and monitoring athletes, provide 10 hrs a week at the Student Recreation Center. Qualifications: bachelors associated with exercise science, either a CSCCa and/ or CSCS certifications, current CPR/AED certification. Compensation: Tuition, fees and 45 meals provided, with potential additional revenue opportunities. Contact head strength and conditioning coach Everett Lee Scott Jr. at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with cover letter, resume and list of three references.

Louisburg: Louisburg College has hired Bobby Finch Jr. to head their strength and conditioning efforts. Finch Jr. will also serve as defensive line coach.

Monday July 7, 2014

Grand Canyon (D-I - AZ): Former Arkansas State intern Derek Rosinski is now an assistant on the strength staff at Grand Canyon University.  

Lafayette (FCS - PA): Brad Potts, Director of Sports Performance at Lafayette College, has been promoted to Assistant Director of Athletics for Peak Performance.

Friday July 4, 2014

Pittsburg State (D-II - KS): The school has announced Matt Nelson as its director of strength training and nutrition.

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