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Tuesday February 11, 2014    

Samford: Samford University Department of Strength and Conditioning is now accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning VOLUNTEER INTERNS. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for Football and all Olympic Sports, bringing fire and passion to the workplace day in and day out, assisting in creating the best and most productive training environment for our student athletes, and assist in creating a competitive training atmosphere. Some candidates will have the opportunity to travel with various sports during if you are chosen to remain through the fall semester. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. NO MONETARY COMPENSATION WILL BE PROVIDED. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree or be in the last semester of coursework for undergraduate degree in exercise physiology or a related field of study. Candidates must also have a burning desire to become a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. Certification from one or more of the following (NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW) are preferred. CSCCa mentorship program will be available for candidates seeking to obtain the SCCC certification based on approval by the Director. Inquiries must be received by April 1, 2014 for the Summer Semester 2014 (June1, 2014 through August 15, 2014). If you are interested in the position, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to ,Attention: Jonathan Farris, Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning. SAMFORD UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, WHICH ENCOURAGES APPLICATIONS FROM MINORITY GROUP MEMBERS AND WOMEN.

Monday February 10, 2014    

Northwest Missouri State (D-II): NW Missouri State University, a NCAA Division II member of the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association Conference, is accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the school year 2014 - 2015. Applicants must have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. NW Missouri State seeks qualified individuals preferably with collegiate experience to assist with all 12 Division - 2 varsity athletic sports and cheer squad. Primary responsibilities include assisting with the supervision and execution of training programs, assisting the strength staff in all phases of the program including upkeep of facility. Secondary responsibilities will be working with assigned sports. Qualifications include strong work ethic, punctual, and enthusiastic. Also prior weight room experience via previous coaching experience and/or a background as a competitive athlete. Bachelor's degree in a related field required. Certifications in one or more of the following is preferred, but not required: SCCC, CSCS, and USAW. Knowledge in the area of sports nutrition a plus. Position is open until February 18th, 2014. Please email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to the Head Strength and Conditioning coach Joe Quinlin, at

Eastern Illinois: Sources tell us that Riley Allen has been hired as the new strength coach at Eastern Illinois. Allen previously served as an assistant strength coach at New Mexico State.

Sunday February 9, 2014

Tulsa: University of Tulsa Department of Athletic Performance is accepting applications for the Summer 2014 Athletic Performance Internship Program. This is an unpaid position. Intern responsibilities include: Assisting with the supervision of training programs; Assisting with daily administrative and maintenance items; Completion of various educational assignments during the internship. Intern qualifications include: Punctuality; Enthusiasm; Strong work ethic; Ability to volunteer a minimum of 40 hours per week. Preferred qualifications include: Senior status or completion of a bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field; SCCC, CSCS, or USAW certification; CPR certification. Interns will receive experience working in a Division I training environment, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. To apply: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Ryder Weischedel, Assistant Director of Athletic Performance, via e-mail at .

Thursday February 6, 2014

Illinois: The University of Illinois Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for 4 Volunteer Interns for the summer of 2014. The internship begins June 4th , 2014 and ends July 31st, 2014. This is an unpaid position. However, the position offers the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning as well as the fulfillment of credit hours toward a program degree based on circumstance. Daily responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to; assistance in the supervision of the University of Illinois Football team set up and break down for daily strength and conditioning activities, routine maintenance, cleaning, and organization of the training facility. Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Greg Pyszczynski by April 1, 2014 at .

Wednesday February 5, 2014

Wake Forest: Wake Forest is accepting applications for volunteer intern coaches to contribute to the Football Sports Performance Program. Qualified candidates will serve the Football program as a non-counted coach that will have the opportunity to assist in all training sessions in compliance with NCAA rules. The successful candidates must be working towards earning a Bachelor’s degree. They must display a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. In addition, they must be committed to enhancing themselves and the department through a continued eagerness to learn and develop professionally. The anticipated start date will be May 2014. To apply, please provide a copy of your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Brandon Hourigan at .

Stanford: Stanford University is accepting applications for volunteer intern coaches to contribute to the Football Sports Performance Program. Qualified candidates will serve the Football program as a non-counted coach that will have the opportunity to assist in all training sessions in compliance with NCAA rules. This unpaid opportunity provides coaching experience assisting the staff implement the individualized, Football specific comprehensive injury prevention and performance enhancement program. Required qualifications include achievement or current pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related course of study in addition to current CPR/AED certification. This internship is expected to begin no later than Monday, June 14th 2014, and requires a 6-month time commitment, summer only time commitments will be considered based on availability. The opportunity to extend throughout the entire 2014 football season will be earned based on the evaluation from the summer training period. During this evaluation, interns will have the opportunity to compete and earn a paid full-time internship position on the Football Sports Performance staff. Deadline to apply is: Friday, March 21th 2014. Please email letter of application, with attached resume and list of at least three professional references to Andy Ward, Sports Performance Coach at .

Florida: Will Muschamp has announced that former Florida linebacker Mike Peterson will join the strength staff in a full-time role.

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