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Friday January 31, 2014

Clemson: Clemson University Department of Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning is seeking highly motivated candidates to fill Summer 2014 internship positions. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Division I Collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting. Individuals will also have the opportunity to work with all the Olympic sports that train out of Jervey weight room. It may fulfill course credit if necessary. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for various sports, attending to daily maintenance of the training facilities, and professional development throughout internship program. Qualifications: Currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, and a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach. Pursuing NSCA, USAW, or CSCCa certification(s) Compensation: This is a non-paid volunteer position. Will gain experience as well as future recommendation for employment. Applicants please submit a cover letter, resume, and professional references to . No phone calls, please.

Welsh Rugby Union (United Kingdom):  The Welsh Rugby Union National Squad Physical Performance Department is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach working with the National Squad. Applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK. Job Description: An exciting role for the right applicant to join the WRU as an Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach in preparations towards the 2015 Rugby World Cup. To effectively provide specialist skills to support all aspects of strength & conditioning practices to players in the National Squad (examples of specialist skill sets: rugby or football specific conditioning, combat conditioning or wrestling skills) Person Specification Essential. Minimum of 5 years full-time (paid) experience as a high level Strength & Conditioning Coach. Experience as a Strength & Conditioning Coach in high level sport (Football or college wrestling maybe an advantage). Specialist skills that will contribute and ultimately enhance the environment in practical nature (i.e. Football specific conditioning, wrestling, combat conditioning). Due to the nature of the role and the high level position an enthusiastic and highly extroverted personality along with a physical presence could be an advantage. To apply for the position please use visit this link (UPDATE>> We understand the link will not work properly until the position is officially posted publicly on Monday, so make sure to check back in at the beginning of the week).  Please apply by sending a copy of your resume (max 4 pages) along with a covering letter (max 2 pages, including salary requirements) outlining why you believe you are the person for this role to .

Rice: Former Auburn head strength coach Kevin Yoxall is the new head strength coach at Rice. Yoxall was the head strength coach under Gene Chizik at Auburn for years. 

 

Thursday January 30, 2014

Pittsburgh: The University of Pittsburgh’s Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for volunteer interns for the Summer 2014 semester. Daily responsibilities include: assisting with the set up and break down of weight room and fields for conditioning workouts; daily clean up and maintenance of the weight room and all of its equipment; assist with supervision and demonstration during the training sessions. Applicants must be highly self motivated, able to follow directions, desire to learn, and have a strong work ethic. The Successful applicants should be working towards earning their Bachelor’s degree and a certification from the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, USAW and/or have experience as a collegiate athlete. Interns must be CPR/AED certified. This is an unpaid position, however, volunteers will receive experience working at a Division I program, better understanding of program design, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Please send a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and a link to a video from (You Tube, Vimeo, etc…) demonstrating correct technique of the following lifts (Power Clean, Bench Press, & Back Squat) to: Chris Gilman, Assistant Strength and Conditioning coach, at . Deadline to apply is March 14th , 2014.

Washington State: Auburn intern assistant strength & conditioning coach SaJason Finley has accepted the assistant director of sports performance position at Washington State.

Coastal Carolina: Coastal Carolina University is now accepting applications for the position of SUMMER AND FALL Strength and Conditioning VOLUNTEER INTERNS. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for various sports, teaching student athletes proper technique and equipment use, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, participation in weekly projects, and professional development throughout the internship program. Intern qualifications include: punctuality; enthusiasm; strong work ethic; strong communication skills, and the ability to volunteer a minimum of 30 hours per week. Preferred qualifications include: senior status or completion of a bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field; SCCC, CSCS certification; CPR certification. Interns will receive experience working for a highly competitive Division I University, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Candidates must have a strong desire to become strength and conditioning professional. If interested in the position, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to , Attention: Sonya Woods.

Central Florida: Former UCF strength coach BJ Faulk has accepted a position with the 160th special operations unit out of Fort Campbell, KY.

Wednesday January 29, 2014

Western Kentucky: Western Kentucky University Strength & Conditioning Department is accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Intern primarily for Football and possibly other responsibilities as designated by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Spring/Summer 2014 semester. Individuals who apply should be highly motivated, have strong work ethic, be punctual, and have a strong desire to become a future strength and conditioning coach. Daily duties will consist of aiding the strength and conditioning staff with assessments of student athletes, sitting in on meetings when designing programs, implementation of programs, performing proper lifting techniques, motivating athletes, and general maintenance of the strength and conditioning facility. The program is designed for a post bachelor professional looking for experience. Compensation: Division 1 football strength and conditioning experience, WKU Football athletic apparel, and earned recommendation for future career opportunities. No monetary compensation will be provided. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, Sport Science, Kinesiology or related field and a certification from one of the following: NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW. If you are interested, send a letter of interest, resume, and three (3) professional references to: Western Kentucky University Attn: Joey Carnes, Asst. Strength Coach at . If you have any questions or concerns, please call Joey Carnes at 270-745-3819.

Tuesday January 28, 2014

Vanderbilt: Longtime defensive line coach Cedric Calhoun has joined Vanderbilt's strength staff. 

Western Michigan: The Department of Strength and Conditioning (Olympic sports) at Western Michigan University is seeking highly motivated candidates to fill the internship positions for the Summer of 2014. Daily responsibilities will include the following: 1. Assisting with supervision and implementation of strength training programs for various sports 2.Tending to daily maintenance of the training facilities 3.Learning the basics of Annual planning/programming. 4. Any other duties specified by the Director of the program. This is a non-paid position. Qualifications: Currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, and a strong desire to become a Collegiate level Strength and Conditioning Coach. If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, and professional references to .

Monday January 27, 2014

Mercer: Sources tell us that Northwestern State grad assistant Carl Miller will return to Mercer as the assistant director of strength and conditioning.

Florida International: The Florida International University Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach position. The successful candidate will also be assigned sport teams to be determined by the Director of Strength and Conditioning. A Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field is required. Applicants must be accepted into a Graduate Program at Florida International University. Certifications in one or all of the following: CSCS, SCCC, USAW is preferred, but not required. Compensation will be a stipend of $4,500 per semester, including tuition waiver (up to 9 credits per semester, 6 credits in summer). This position will start during Summer 2014 semester and will be open until filled. 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: Florida International University Attn: Cory Houston, Assistant Strength at .

Ensworth Fitness (Nashville, TN): Ensworth Fitness, a high school training program located in Nashville, is seeking interns. Ensworth is seeking students enrolled in health related fields to provide 1 on 1 and small group training within a school setting. Fall, Spring and Summer internships are available. To apply, please send resume, application (which can be downloaded here), and a letter of recommendation to .

Florida International: Florida International University Strength & Conditioning Department is accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Intern for Football for the summer 2014 semester. The FIU staff is looking for highly motivated, hungry, 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 develops 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 a bachelor’s degree and a certification from one of the following: CSCS; SCCC; USAW but are not required. Inquiries must be received by: April 1st for the summer semester. If you are interested, send a letter of interest, resume, and three (3) professional references to: Florida International University Attn: Cory Houston, Assistant Strength at .

Central Connecticut State: CCSU is seeking applicants for a strength and conditioning graduate assistant. Description: Assist Head Strength and Conditioning Coach with supervision of 17 Division 1 teams. Applicant will be responsible for design, implementation and supervision of 2-4 teams as assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Qualifications: Must have experience teaching Olympic lifts and other strength exercises. Must possess a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science or fitness related field. Applicant must be SCCC and/or CSCS or currently in the process of becoming certified. The successful applicant must meet the admission requirements for CCSU’s Graduate School and be prepared to begin working no later than June 1st, 2014. $9,000 stipend, tuition waiver for 6 hours of graduate study (fall and spring) as well as 3 hours during the summer. Deadline: Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Start date is June 1st. How to apply: Please email a link from (Youtube, Vimeo, or other viewable websites) of yourself demonstrating proper technique of the following lifts (Clean & Squat). Submit letter of application, resume and three references to Michael Ericksen, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at . Please no phone calls

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