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Saturday June 21, 2014

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 2014-2015 season. This is a 9 month, volunteer position that will begin in August  and end in May   (semester internships also available). There may be opportunities to make income through camps, clinics and also on-campus jobs. Internships are currently available for the 2014-2015 school year 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.

Friday June 20, 2014

Dixie State (UT): Dixie State University is seeking qualified interns for the 2014-2015 fall semester. This is a non-paid position. Interns will have the opportunity to gain college credit towards graduation, if applicable, as well as valuable professional experience in the field of strength & conditioning. Duties include: assist Head Strength and Conditioning Coach in designing and implementing programs all 13 Varsity sports including strength, speed, agility, flexibility, nutrition, and conditioning; teach proper technique and safety; assist in set up and break down of equipment, day to day monitoring, cleaning, and maintenance of the weight room and equipment; proper communication with athletes, coaches, and athletic trainers; implement and enforce rules, policies, and procedures of the weight room; serve as a positive role model to all DSU athletes; and any other duties as assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Qualifications: Applicants must be highly motivated, with a tremendous work ethic, give a full semester commitment, and have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. Communication and organizational skills are a must. Experience in a collegiate strength and conditioning program and with the Olympic lifts is preferred. Completed or working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Physical Education, Kinesiology, or related field is preferred. Completed or working towards CSCS, SCCC, or USAW Certification is preferred. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Bryce Patterson at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

FAU: The Florida Atlantic University Strength & Conditioning department is accepting applications for the position of Volunteer Intern for the Fall 2014 semester (Aug.18th-Dec.12th). Compensation: Division I Intercollegiate experience; an earned recommendation toward further success as a Strength & Conditioning Coach; as well as college credit toward graduation, if applicable. Please be aware that there will be NO monetary compensation, nor housing offered for this position. Duties will include, but are not limited to: assisting staff in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs for all FAU sports; set up, and breakdown of training equipment; as well as assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Minimum Qualifications: Strong work ethic, and highly motivated; must be in a Bachelor’s degree program geared towards Exercise Physiology or a related field; experience in a college strength & conditioning setting. Preferred Qualifications: Working towards a Graduate’s degree in a program geared toward Exercise Physiology or a related field; working towards a nationally-accredited strength & conditioning certification (SCCC, CSCS, USAW, etc.); knowledge/experience working with Microsoft Excel. In order to apply for this position, please e-mail a resume, list of professional references (with contact information), and a video of yourself teaching the Back Squat, Bench Press, as well as an Olympic Lift of your choice to Joe Valentino, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please no phone calls or faxes.

Catawba College (D-II - NC): Catawba College is seeking applications for Fall 2014 Strength and Conditioning Internship opportunities. Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to: assisting the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach in administering the Fall strength and conditioning programs for football and basketball. Work directly with student athletes to teach proper lifting technique. Assess and document progress of the student athletes during training, and maintain a clean, sanitized weight room. This is a non-paid, no compensation, volunteer position. All interns, if applicable, will have the opportunity for credit towards graduation with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Exercise Science or a related major. This internship will run from August 13th until December 5th. All applicants will be subject to a background check. Please apply only if you are financially able, or a local resident. A Nationally accredited certification is preferred, NSCA/CSCCa/USAW. Interns must be CPR/AED certified. Those seriously interested should submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references by July 18th to Jadwin Bignon via email only This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kennesaw State: The Kennesaw State University OLYMPIC Sport Performance is looking for a highly motivated individual to fill one (1) of two (2) VOLUNTEER Assistant positions for the FALL 2014 semester to begin on August 11, 2014. Kennesaw State University Olympic Sports compete at the Division 1 level in the Atlantic Sun Conference. Qualifications: Individuals applying must be willing to work 40+ hours per week, possess or working towards one of the major certifications (USAW, CSCS, SCCC), graduated with or in their last semester of undergraduate studies in exercise physiology or related field, willing to complete the full internship experience with adherence to standards of the Kennesaw State University Sport Performance Department, Kennesaw State University Athletics Association, and Kennesaw State University. This internship experience has a thorough educational experience that individuals will complete and present to staff members at biweekly roundtable discussions. Compensation: although no monetary compensation is offered, individuals will receive Division I Olympic Sports experience, further knowledge of the field, educational advancement, course credit if needed, and the possibility for future references. To apply please submit a letter of application, resume and references to Tim Dombrowski, Assistant Sport Performance Coach at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Wednesday June 18, 2014

Merrimack (D-II - MA): Merrimack College is accepting applications for the Fall 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 23 Varsity Sports. 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. Please do not apply if this is not a financially viable option for you. 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.

Tuesday June 17, 2014

Eastern Michigan: Eastern Michigan University Sports Performance is looking for qualified strength and conditioning interns for the Fall 2014 semester. The internship will begin August 25th and continue through December 2014. This is an unpaid internship but great opportunity to gain experience. Responsibilities include: assisting with the supervision and training of Eastern Michigan University’s 20 Division I intercollegiate athletic programs; assisting with daily administrative and maintenance duties. You will have educational opportunities through Coach Ron Mckeefery’s internship curriculum. Preferred qualifications: Pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in exercise physiology or related field; NSCA-CSCS or USAW certifications; CPR certification. One year of previous experience in a strength and conditioning program or have previous collegiate athletics experience is preferred. Having a background in performing and coaching Olympic lifts is preferred. Compensation: 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. To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Fred Hale, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Internship Dates: August 25th-December 2014.

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Appalachian State: Appalachian State is looking for two assistant strength and conditioning coordinators. This is a 12?month full?time appointment. The position will assist the Director of Strength & Conditioning in the oversight of the Strength and Conditioning program for 20 Division I athletic programs. The position will assist with the day to day operations of the strength training facility. The position will work directly with student?athletes and work closely with sport coaches to provide the best strength and conditioning programs for their needs. This position should serve as a role model for the athletes. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, Master degree preferred. Three – four years of relevant experience at the collegiate level. Collegiate (preferably at the Division I level) coaching experience desired. Must effectively work and communicate with student?athletes. Salary commensurate with experience. Application: Please mail cover letter, resume and references to: Appalachian Athletics, Attention Mike Sirignano, Director of Strength and Conditioning at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Monday June 16, 2014

Purdue: Purdue University Sports Performance Department is now accepting applications for ONE Sports Performance Associate Position. Primary responsibility will be with football, as well as other Olympic sports. Candidates should possess a strong work ethic, desire to learn, be highly motivated, team-oriented, and have the ability to work early mornings. Bachelor’s degree required as well as NSCA-CSCS or CSCCa certification. Employment will begin ASAP once a candidate is selected. To apply, one must complete the online application process. Postings are listed as Sports Performance Associate (Posting #1400516) via this link: http://bit.ly/MBFRNO. Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

South Carolina: The University of South Carolina Football Strength and Conditioning department is accepting applications for the position of Football Volunteer Intern for the Fall 2014 semester (Aug.18th-Dec. 12th). There are 6 positions available. This is a highly competitive and demanding internship. The University of South Carolina is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, and facilities without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, or veteran status. Compensation: Division I Intercollegiate experience, earned recommendation toward further success as a Strength & Conditioning Coach, and college credit toward graduation if applicable. Qualifications: Minimum requirements: Strong work ethic, Highly motivated; Must be in a Bachelor’s degree program geared toward Exercise Physiology or a related field; CPR/AED certification; Experience as a college athlete or in a college strength and conditioning setting. Preferred: Working towards a Graduate’s degree in a program geared toward Exercise Physiology or a related field, nationally-accredited strength and condition certification (PES, CSCS, USAW, SCCC, etc.), To apply for one of the positions, e-mail a cover letter, resume, mission statement, list of professional references, and a video of yourself teaching the Back Squat, Bench Press, and Olympic Lift of your choice to Aurmon Satchell , This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please no faxed resumes or phone calls.

Dakota State (NAIA - SD): Dakota State University is taking applications for a Graduate Assistant Strength Coach. Primary responsibilities will be monitoring workouts and ensuring a safe atmosphere. Bachelor’s degree and admission to Dakota State University’s Master of Education Technology graduate program is required. This program is ranked in the Top 3 in the Nation. Any applicants must have a minimum of a 3.25 undergraduate GPA and must take the GRE. There is 2/3 Tuition assistance for graduate school and a $12,000 stipend for the year. Preference will be given to individuals with baseball/softball experience. Please send a cover letter, resume, an unofficial copy of college transcripts, and a reference list to: Mike Collins Defensive Coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Clemson: Clemson University Department of Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning is seeking highly motivated candidates for an Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning Internship. The internship will run from August 2014 – May 2015. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Division I Collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting. Along with the opportunity to work with all the Olympic sports that train out of the Jervey weight room. 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 facility, and professional development throughout the internship program. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors degree in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, and a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach. CSCS or USAW certification is preferred. COMPENSATION: This is an UNPAID position. This internship will fulfill the requirement of a 640 hour CSCCa-approved mentored practicum. Upon completion of the internship the Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning Department will fund travel, attendance to the CSCCa conference and sitting for the SCCC exam. HOW TO APPLY: Email cover letter, resume, and professional references to Rick Franzblau at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Montana State University: Montana State University: Montana State University is currently accepting applications for 3 qualified and highly motivated individuals looking to further develop their skills in the field of strength and conditioning, through an UNPAID Internship for the 2014 fall semester. 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 duties of the strength and conditioning facility, strong communication, leadership, integrity, self-confidence and a willingness to learn, strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm, and a desire to improve one’s self for the possibility of future endeavors in the field, and 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 a degree in a sport science or related field, CPR/First Aid and AED certification. Closing date of applications will be August 01, 2014. Timeline of work will be August 25 – December 19, 2014. Please send cover letter, resume and references to Head Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Ricardo Ramirez at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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