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Thursday November 3, 2011

South Dakota State: South Dakota State University is currently accepting applications for a qualified and highly motivated individual looking to further develop their skills, as they relate to strength and conditioning, through an unpaid summer internship. Expectations of the intern include the following - Provide safe and effective coaching on all lifts, movement mechanics, soft tissue and mobility/flexibility work - Willingness to assist in daily maintenance and upkeep of both student-athlete facilities - Strong communication, leadership, integrity, self-confidence and a willingness to learn - Strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm, positivity and a desire to improve one’s self for the possibility of future endeavors in the field- Willingness to work a minimum of 20 hours/week. Preferences of the candidate include the following: Pursuit of future career in strength and conditioning as demonstrated by pursuit of professional certifications (CSCS, CSCC, USAW) and/or continued pursuit of undergraduate degree in a sport science or related field - CPR/First Aid and AED certification - Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel - Knowledge of strength and cardio equipment - Previous coaching experience in a team setting. Benefits to the candidate would include experience in strength and conditioning at a collegiate level, internship manual, 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 staff article discussions. In addition, college credits can be rewarded, if applicable. Closing of applications will be December 9, 2011. Timeline of work will be January 4, 2012 – May 4, 2012. Please send cover letter, resume and references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Brad Schmidt at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." target="_blank">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Monday October 31, 2011

Texas Christian University: Internships through the TCU Strength & Conditioning department are currently available for the Spring 2012 semester for those who would like to pursue a career in Strength & Conditioning. The TCU Strength & Conditioning Department is a teaching department that offers our interns hands-on experience as well as prepares them to become qualified Strength & Conditioning professionals. Interns will have the opportunity to work with all sixteen (16) of TCU’s Men’s and Women’s sports totaling more than 400 student-athletes. This is a non-paid position but offers the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning as well as the fulfillment of credit hours towards a degree program. Applicant’s should be: Working towards a certification through NSCA, or CSCCa. Desire to make strength and conditioning your desired profession.  One year of previous experience in a strength and conditioning program or have previous collegiate athletic experience. Pursuit of Bachelor’s degree or already possess a Bachelor’s degree. To apply please send resume and 3 professional references to Assistrant Strength and Conditioning Coach

Zach Dechant at

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Arizona State University: Job Description: The goal of our program is to provide an encompassing view of collegiate strength and conditioning, including programming, exercise technique, facility upkeep and exposure to a diverse array of 21 sports in a high paced environment. As an intern in the ASU Sports Performance program you will have the opportunity to gain real world in the trenches coaching experience; you will also learn under the bar while training in the program. Aside from the daily duties required of the position there will be assigned readings and projects to further the development of your knowledge base. This internship is designed for you to develop the needed experience and skills to make you a stronger candidate in taking the next step in your coaching career – this typically being a graduate assistant coaching position. This internship is intended for those whose #1 goal is to become a Sports Performance Coach at the collegiate level. Qualifications: In pursuit of or recent completion of a Bachelors degree in an exercise science related field.  Experience in a collegiate strength and conditioning setting. If not already certified you will be expected to begin your certification process towards your CSCS, CSCCa, and/or USAW during your internship. Compensation: This is an unpaid position with no housing or meal assistance.  Internship credit hours may be obtained. Expansion of your professional network and references. How to apply: Email a Cover Letter, Resume and 3 References to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Incomplete or inaccurate applications will not be reviewed.

Louisville: The University of Louisville Football Strength and Conditioning department is accepting internship applications for the Spring of 2012. The planned start dates for this internship will be January 5 (based upon availability) and will continue through the end of April. This is a full-time unpaid internship, responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting with the supervision and training of all Louisville Cardinal Football players, assisting with daily administrative and maintenance duties, and completion of various educational assignments during the internship are also required. Qualifications: All applicants must be HIGHLY MOTIVATED individuals looking to advance their career in strength and conditioning. Applicants must demonstrate a strong work ethic, have a desire to learn, and be ENTHUSIATIC about improving the performance of our 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, SCCC, or USAW certification; CPR certification. Compensation: Interns will receive experience working in a Big East training environment, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Brandon Roberts, Intern Coordinator, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Alcorn State: The head strength and conditioning job is open.

 

Wednesday October 26, 2011

Southern Mississippi: The University of Southern Mississippi is currently looking for Strength & Conditioning Interns for the Spring 2012 semester. The successful applicant will receive hands on coaching experience at the Division 1 level as well as any applicable college credit. All applicants should have a desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning and should possess or be working towards a certification from either the NSCA or CSCCA. If interested, please email an updated resume and references to Paul Jackson, Head Strength Coach at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Tuesday October 25, 2011 

Saginaw Valley State University (DII - MI): The Strength and Conditioning Program is accepting applicants for volunteer strength and conditioning Internships. We are looking for individuals with a strong work ethic, punctual, enthusiastic and a desire for the strength and conditioning field. Duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting strength and conditioning staff in all facets of implementation of training programs, aid in the instruction of safe and proper weight training techniques, assisting with daily administrative duties, participate in educational projects and assignments, assist in the regular maintenance of the facility. The ideal intern will be able to schedule and maintain a minimum of 20 hours per week with the strength & conditioning staff. This is an unpaid position. The intern will gain valuable collegiate level work experience and exposure to various training modalities. Qualifications: CPR and First Aid Required.  Bachelors / Master’s Degree or working toward the completion of. Certified or working towards the CSCS, SCCC or USAW certifications. This position requires background knowledge in exercise science or a related field, as well as the ability to teach exercises safely and enforce weight room rules and regulations. Intermediate computer skills required. Good verbal communication a must. Please send a resume, cover letter and three (3) references to Anthony Delli-Pizzi at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  No phone calls, please. Saginaw Valley State University is an EEO/AA Institution.  Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. 

Monday October 24, 2011

Mercer University: Mercer University, a Division I member of the Atlantic Sun Conference, is currently accepting applications for the position of two (2) Volunteer Assistant Strength Coaches. The positions are responsible for Assisting the Head Strength Coach in all departmental functions. Duties include writing and implementing team work outs for assigned male and female collegiate teams in accordance with NCAA, Atlantic Sun conference and Mercer University rules and regulations. Qualifications required are experience with teaching and demonstrating the Olympic lifts, Power lifts and other exercises to collegiate teams; 3+ months experience in writing and implementing sports performance team work outs; an accredited fitness certification (preferably CSCS, USAW, or SCCC). Personal qualities desired are: ability to follow directions well, good team work skills, strong work ethic, very professional, loyal, trust worthy, dependable, good people skills and judgment, with exceptional communication and organizational skills. Experience with Microsoft Excel and Word required. Applicants should have knowledge of NCAA rules and bylaws, and NCAA banned substances and adheres to these practices. This is an entry level position, so the person in this position needs to work within the parameters of the position’s assigned duties and authority; and to be willing and able to follow directions, job duties, policies and procedures set forth and stated by the Head Strength Coach. Applicants should have a strong desire to pursue a career as a full time, collegiate strength & conditioning coach. Positions primarily needed to assist with Lacrosse, Cheer, Baseball and new Football program (but not limited to only these sports). Positions are non-paid and would start work immediately. Strength Coach can provide advice for outside employment and housing opportunities. Interested applicants may apply by sending cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references to Paul Bohr, Strength & Conditioning Coach: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

University of Denver: Denver has hired Chuck Lobe as head strength and conditioning coach. Lobe spent the past three seasons with the Tampa Bay Lightning and was the head strength coach at Minnesota State prior to that. 

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