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Monday November 21, 2011 

SMU: (Spring internship) Assist the Southern Methodist University, Sports Performance staff in the day-to-day operations in the weight room. Duties will include but are not limited to; assist the sports performance staff in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs for 16 varsity sports, instruction of safe and proper execution of all facets of athletic development, and assist in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Spring interns will work primarily with Football, Men’s and Women’s soccer, swimming, tennis and Women’s volleyball. Qualifications: Pursuing Bachelors in exercise science or a related field. Experience in a collegiate setting, and a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate level. Certification or working towards certifications with the CSCCa, NSCA-CSCS and/or USAW. Upon successful completion of this internship, one should possess and demonstrates the required abilities to advance in the field of Strength and Conditioning. Compensation: This is an unpaid position. Internship credit may be obtained for current degree program enrolled in. How to apply: E-mail cover letter, resume, and references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Saturday November 19, 2011

Grambling State: We hear that Grambling State is looking for a head strength and conditioning coach.

Friday November 18, 2011

Coach of the Year: Reminder, nominations are open for the 2011 FootballScoop Strength & Conditioning Coach of the Year presented by SpeedTracs. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.%20" target="_blank">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Tuesday November 15, 2011 

University of Albany: We hear Albany has an assistant strength and conditioning position available.

Monday November 14, 2011

Rhode Island (DI): The University of Rhode Island Football Strength and Conditioning department is accepting internship applications for the Spring of 2012, there are 3 positions available. The internship will begin January 11th and will continue through the end of the semester. This is a full-time unpaid internship; responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting with the supervision and training of all URI Football players, assisting with daily administrative and maintenance duties, program design, nutritional education, re-hab supervision, and a full comprehensive educational syllabus. Qualifications: All applicants must be highly motivated, energetic, independent, have problem solving skills and be looking to advance their career in collegiate/professional strength and conditioning. Applicants must demonstrate a strong work ethic, have a desire to learn, and be enthusiastic in pursuit of improving the performance of URI student athletes. Preferred qualifications include: Senior status or completion of a Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field; eligible to sit for the CSCS, or USAW certification; CPR certification. Compensation: Interns will receive experience working in a FCS training environment, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, receive any available athletics gear, and receive college credit if applicable. To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Mike Sirignano, Head of Strength and Conditioning, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Quinnipiac (DI - CT): The Quinnipiac Strength and Conditioning Internship program is designed to provide students the opportunity to work with Division I athletes and to develop the hands-on-skills to start a successful career as a collegiate strength and conditioning coach, sports performance specialist, personal trainer or fitness center director. Student-interns must be committed to the field of Strength and Conditioning and be eager to learn and participate in all areas. Each student-intern will be responsible for developing a positive rapport with the student-athletes while maintaining a professional distance. The student-intern will learn to establish themselves as a strength & conditioning professional to not only the student-athletes, but to all coaches and administrators as well. Other responsibilities will include: assist in fitness testing, computation of results and evaluation of student-athletes, teach proper techniques for Olympic lifts, power lifts, mobility, core and speed development exercises, assist in the maintenance and cleaning of the facility and its equipment, motivating student-athletes to achieve their maximum potential in all areas of performance, learning how to use Microsoft Office to develop strength and conditioning programs and presentations, work and communicate with coaches, athletic trainers and medical staff, reading articles, books and watching DVD/Videos to enhance training knowledge as well as to have professional discussions, interested students can send their resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. along with a cover letter and references.  Applications will be taken the semester prior to the actual semester when the internship will take place. Internships can be done in the fall, spring or summer. If you have questions, please call Brijesh Patel (203) 582-3857

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