Wednesday June 3, 2009

West Virginia: Our sources tell us that Minnesota Vikings assistant Byran Fitzpatrick will be joining the staff at WVU as an assistant strength coach.  Fitzpatrick served on the staff at Penn State for 2 years before joining the Vikings' staff.

University of Wyoming: Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach. General Duties/Description: Design, develop and deliver comprehensive and coordinated training programs to designated Intercollegiate Athletic teams. Establish performance measures and targets. Organize teaching sequences of training techniques for fall orientation and throughout the year.  Teach proper execution of techniques and safety for lifts and drills. Applicant must possess a strong knowledge of teaching technique of Olympic-style lifting exercises.  Evaluate training phases and coordinate and conduct testing, compile and communicate test results.  Assist with programs as required by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coordinator.  Assist with the day to day cleaning, maintenance and operation of all training facilities.  Be flexible to work irregular hours. Accept other duties as assigned by Head Strength and Conditioning Coordinator.  Effectively work, write, speak and communicate with staff, administrators and other coaches in the athletic department. FILING PROCEDURE: Interested applicants should submit the following required materials: (1) a cover letter indicating interest in the position; (2) a complete resume with the name, address, and phone number of three professional references. Required materials should be submitted to: Trent Greener, University of Wyoming, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, Box 3414 1000 E. University Avenue, Laramie, WY 82071. Or e-mail materials to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Requirements: Bachelor's degree required; Physical Education or related field preferred. Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (C.S.C.S.) through National Strength and Conditioning Association or sitting for exam is required. Experience in the Strength and Conditioning field at a four year college or University level, working with a variety of teams or having a background as competitive collegiate athlete required. FILING DEADLINE: Open until filled.

University of Detroit Mercy - 2009 MotorCity S&C Clinic: The Strength and Conditioning Staff at the University of Detroit Mercy would like to invite all strength coaches, athletic trainers, and sport coaches to the 2009 MotorCity Strength and Conditioning Clinic on Saturday June 6th, 2009.  Speaks for this year’s clinic include Rick Court from University of Toledo, Javair Gillett from the Detroit Tigers, and Tim Wakeham from Michigan State University, plus many more.  Registration for the clinic begins at 7:45 in Calihan Hall on the campus of the University of Detroit Mercy.  You can find more information and the registration form at www.detroittitans.com on the strength and conditioning page.  If you have any questions feel free to contact Nick Wilson by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the strength and conditioning office at (313) 993-1719.  We look forward to hearing from you and welcome your participation.  

Tuesday June 2, 2009

LaSalle: Graduate Assistant Position LaSalle University, Philadelphia PA. DESCRIPTION: Assist Head Strength & Conditioning Coach with supervision of 16 Division I teams. Applicant will be responsible for design, implementation and supervision of strength, speed, agility and quickness programs for 2-4 teams as assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Applicant must possess good organizational and communication skills. QUALIFICATIONS: Must have experience with Olympic Sports. Individual should posses an undergraduate degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Nutrition or related field.   Personal qualifications desired are a highly motivated individual that is professional and dependable. Candidate must enroll in at least on graduate course per semester.  Prior experience as an intern in a collegiate strength and conditioning program is a strongly preferred.  COMPENSATION: Stipend DEADLINE: Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. HOW TO APPLY: Submit letter of application resume and three references to Brian Bingaman Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, LaSalle University, Philadelphia PA, 19141. Fax: 215-991-2994, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Brian Bingaman M.Ed., USAW Head Strength Coach, La Salle University.
Thursday May 28, 2009

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Iowa State: We hear Iowa State has a GA position open.

Ohio: We hear Ohio has a position open.

Missouri State University: Department of Strength & Conditioning is accepting applications for 2009 Strength and Conditioning Interns and/or Volunteer Assistants.  Responsibilities include: Assisting with the supervision and training of MSU's 16 Division1 intercollegiate athletic programs; Assisting with daily administrative and maintenance items; Completion of various educational assignments during the internship.  Qualifications include: Strong work ethic; Punctuality; Enthusiasm; Desire to further one's career in the field of Strength & Conditioning.  Preferred qualifications include: Perusing Bachelors or Masters Degree in Physical Education, Exercise Science or related field; NSCA-CPT, CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certifications; CPR certification and coaching experience.   Individuals chosen for position are subject to university background checks and standard hiring procedures. This is a Volunteer position.  Interns and/or Volunteer Assistants will receive experience working at a Division1 program, better understand program design, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable.  Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Todd A. Riedel, Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning, Missouri State University, 901 South National Ave, Springfield, MO 65897, or via e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please visit www.missouristatebears.com for more information. No Phone Calls Please!
Wednesday May 27, 2009

Nova Southeastern University: Our sources have just told us that Rene Pena has resigned as the head strength & conditioning coach at Nova Southeastern.  Pena was the first ever head strength coach at the university and will now leave after 3 years.

Troy University: Graduate Assistant Position - Minimum requirements: Bachelor's degree in a related field and CSCCa and/or CSCS certification.  Applications will be accepted until July 15th, 2009. Mailing address: 5000 Veterans Stadium Drive, Troy, AL 36082.  Attention Richard Shaughnessy. Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Males and females are encouraged to apply. Scholarship includes books, room & board, and tuition. No phone calls please.

Tuesday May 25, 2009

Pennsylvania State Strength & Conditioning Clinic at Juniata College: Pennsylvania State Strength & Conditioning Clinic, Friday, June 12 & 13, 2009 - Over 30 Speakers & Hands-on Sessions. 18 Contact Hours of Continuing Education Credit for the Following: National Strength and Conditioning Association, Board of Certification (NATA Members), Pennsylvania Act 48 /Physical Education Teachers, New Jersey Department of Education, $230.00 Package. Room & Board, Thursday & Friday Night Lodging, Registration, 4 Meals, Bar-B-Q, Clinic Portfolio, Clinic DVD, T-Shirt, Other Packages Available. Contact for Additional Information: Doug Smith, Clinic Director, 814-641-3502 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
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