Monday March 10, 2014

UConn: The University of Connecticut Sports Performance Department is accepting applications for volunteer football interns for summer 2014. This gratis position offers Division I experience and training in an educational environment and the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning. Responsibilities will include: assist the Football Strength and Conditioning staff in the supervision and training of UConn’s Division I intercollegiate football program; assist with daily administrative, cleaning and maintenance duties; assist in the set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout; and participate in weekly projects and assignments for the duration of the internship. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field and pursuing CSCS or relevant certification from one of the following: NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW and CPR –First Aid certification. Application and Internship Dates: Application Deadline: April 1, 2014 Internship Start Date: May 29, 2014 Approx. End Date: July 25, 2014 Candidates should email a letter of application, resume and the names of three references to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

South Alabama: The University of South Alabama Department of Strength & Conditioning is currently accepting applications for full-time intern positions for the summer semester. Successful candidates can expect to work full time for the duration of the 10-week internship starting May 22nd and ending July 29th. Application for the internship at the University of South Alabama should include a cover letter, resume, and have a bachelor’s degree or college senior at an accredited institution. Applications for the summer semester are due by April 1st. and should be sent to the address listed below. The intern must also be willing to work early mornings and late nights during the week and weekends. This is an UN- PAID position but free apparel will be provided to the student during participation. Prior to starting the internship, successful candidates must be willing to complete a liability waiver and with the potential of undergoing a background check per University of South Alabama policy. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting the Full-time Strength and Conditioning Coaches with the design and implementation of sport specific strength, speed, agility and quickness programs. Additional responsibilities include weight room supervision, daily upkeep and maintenance of equipment, and any other duties as assigned by the Strength & Conditioning Coach. During the internship there will be various assignments given to help enrich their experience help develop them to become a better coach. These include but are not limited to; writing a year-round training program(s), developing a training philosophy, facility design, budgeting, staffing and a mock NSCA test. Applicants can send their materials to Jon Hersel at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Northwestern State: Northwestern State University, a Division I member of the Southland Conference, is seeking applicants for the newly created position of Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree required, master's degree preferred. Full-time coaching experience, preferably at the collegiate level, preferred. Also preferred are the following certifications – NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, and USAW. First aid/AED certification required. RESPONSIBILITIES: Successful candidate will report to the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach and will assist with all facets of the program, including but not limited to planning for and overseeing strength and conditioning sessions for NSU's 14 teams with direct oversight for teams as assigned and with special emphasis on Olympic Sports; assisting with administrative duties; maintaining a strong commitment to NCAA, Southland Conference, and State of Louisiana rules. Finally, the coach must be committed to the personal development of each student-athlete. ?Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. To apply, submit letter of application, resume, and three references to:? Evan Coachman, Director of Strength and Conditioning, at 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.. Please no phone calls.

Friday March 7, 2014

Sioux Falls: The University of Sioux Falls is seeking a qualified individual for a Graduate Assistant in Strength and Conditioning. Responsibilities will include providing strength and conditioning services for student-athletes participating in USF athletics and other duties as assigned by the head strength and conditioning coach and may vary from year to year. The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree (minimum 3.0 GPA), CSCS or equivalent is preferred but not required, CPR certification is required, and they must be accepted into the University of Sioux Falls graduate program. A graduate assistantship at USF includes full graduate tuition and fees (upon acceptance the graduate program), partial housing, a monthly stipend for the academic year, and a meal allowance per semester. Please click on the following link to see the full posting and official application instructions, to apply one must complete the official application process. Any questions can be sent to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Zach Mathers via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Murray State: Murray State University, is seeking qualified applicants for a (2) Interns / Volunteer Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach with Murray State at University Athletics for the 2012-2013 season. This is a 3 month, volunteer position that will begin on May 19th and end July 25th (internship may be extended ). There may be opportunities to make income through camps, clinics and also on-campus jobs. Internships are currently available for graduate students or graduating seniors. The Intern / Volunteer Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach will assist the strength and conditioning staff in implementing and supervising programs for 16 Varsity teams. Position Responsibilities: Interns are expected to stay for the entire duration of the internships unless other arrangements have been made. Applicants that require internship for completion of a degree are preferred. Qualifications: CSCS, SCCC, or USAW Certification preferred. Experience in collegiate strength and conditioning preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Physical Education, or related field required. Completed or working towards a Master’s Degree in Exercise science, Physical Education or related field preferred. Applications: Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 reference letters to director of strength and conditioning for olympic sports Mike Rhoades at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thursday March 6, 2014

Mississippi State: Mississippi State football strength and conditioning is no longer taking applications for Summer 2014. Thank you for the overwhelming interest in our program.

Wednesday march 5, 2014

Central Arkansas (FCS): The University of Central Arkansas Strength & Conditioning Department is accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Intern for Football for the summer 2014 semester. The UCA staff is looking for highly motivated, knowledgeable, aspiring strength coaches that want to work at the collegiate level. The program is beneficial for undergraduate students and the post bachelor professional looking for experience; as well as developing characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach. The successful candidates will be required to schedule and maintain a minimum of 40 hours per week with the Strength & Conditioning Department. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. NO monetary compensation will be provided. Ideal candidates will have or be working towards an Exercise Science related bachelor’s degree and at least one of the following certifications: CSCS; SCCC; USAW but are not required. Inquiries must be received by March 1st for the summer semester. If you are interested, send a letter of interest, resume, and three (3) professional references to: University of Central Arkansas Attn: Alex Fotioo, Assistant Strength Coach at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Merrimack College (D-II - MA): Merrimack College is accepting applications for the Summer 2014 Strength and Conditioning Internships.  Merrimack is a Catholic Institution located in North Andover, MA with more than 2,000 students, and is a member of NCAA Division I Hockey East and also of the NCAA Division II Northeast-10 conference. Responsibilities for the position will entail assisting in implementation of all aspects of Strength and Conditioning programs for Men’s Ice Hockey and Football. Interns will assist with all strength, speed, and conditioning training, as well as weight room maintenance and upkeep. Interns may also be responsible for the design and implementation of programs for 1-2 teams. All interns will also be required to complete an educational curriculum consisting of various assignments and presentations throughout the internship.This is an unpaid position. Preferred Qualifications: Working towards a bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field and pursuing CSCS or relevant certification. Required Qualifications: Strong work ethic, enthusiasm, and a strong desire to learn.  For consideration, please send cover letter, resume, and three references to: Jim McGuire, Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Merrimack College encourages applications from women and members of minority groups.

Villanova (FCS): The Villanova Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for a 12 month paid internship position. The 12 month internship will begin May 20, 2014 and end May 19, 2015. The position will include a $1000/month stipend and meals. Individuals will have opportunities to earn extra income through On-Campus programs and events. Individuals selected will receive an all encompassing and unique experience working with both Football and Olympic sports. This position will have responsibilities of an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach with daily responsibilities including but not limited to the following: program design and implementation for assigned varsity teams; managing the nutrition bar; design and implementation of volunteer intern program and curriculum; monitoring, cleaning, and organizing the sports performance facility; assisting head strength and conditioning coaches for Football and Olympic Sports in all aspects of the sports performance program. Requirements: CPR/AED certification is required, Prior internship experience is also required, Qualified applicants must have a bachelor’s degree and must have one of the following certifications: CSCS, SCCC, PES, USAW, experience in acceleration and speed development in large group settings preferred. Preferred Requirements: Prior internship experience working with Division I Football and 3 or more Olympic sports teams is also preferred, Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology/Science or related field preferred, Two or more of the following certifications: CSCS, SCCC, PES, USAW, ACSM, FMS, USATF, CES, Previous athletic playing experience preferred. Please email cover letter, resume, and references (ALL in ONE Word document or PDF) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . End date of accepting applications will be April 11th Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

Tuesday March 4, 2014

Arizona Cardinals: Arizona has announced that Buddy Morris has taken over as their new strength strength and conditioning coach. Morris worked with head coach Bruce Arians when the two were together with Cleveland (2002-2005) and also has three stints at Pitt in the strength department.

Cincinnati Bengals: The Bengals are no longer accepting resumes for their strength and conditioning fellowship. Thank you for the overwhelming interest.

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