Friday December 16, 2011

Arizona: Sources tell us that Chris Allen (who was with Rich Rodriquez at Michigan) will be named head strength coach at Arizona. 

Illinois State: We hear head strength & conditioning coach Jim Lathrop is looking to hire an assistant for Nutrition. The position will handle all nutritional aspects for supplementation and meals.

Stanford: Shannon Turley has been named the 2011 FootballScoop Strength & Conditioning Coach of the Year presented by SpeedTracs

Thursday December 15, 2011

Ohio State: Mickey Marotti's official title at Ohio State will be Assistant Athletic Director of Football Sports Performance at Ohio State.

Minnesota: Shea Thompson has been hired as an assistant strength and conditioning coach. Thompson previously worked at the USOC training center, as well as with the Northern Illinois strength and conditioning staff.

Monday December 12, 2011

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Elon: We hear the head football strength job is open at Elon. 

Memphis: We hear head strength coach Ryan Cidzik will be retained. 

Wednesday December 7, 2011

University of Wyoming: Wyoming is seeking applicants for a graduate assistant strength & conditioning coach. General Duties/Description: Design, develop and deliver comprehensive and coordinated training programs for designated Intercollegiate Athletic teams. In partnership with the Head Coach of assigned teams, establish and manage an accountability structure and standards. 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. Introduce and teach the objectives of each training phase to student-athletes. Effectively motivate athletes to achieve the maximum potential in all areas of performance. Evaluate training phases and coordinate and conduct testing, compile and communicate test results. Develop summer training manuals. Communicate and work in partnership with athletic trainers to provide an integrated program of injury prevention reconditioning and performance training. Assist with recruiting. Implement and enforce all rules, policies and procedures with regard to the weight room and equipment. Assist with programs as required by the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator. Assist with the day to day cleaning, maintenance and operation of the Strength training facility. 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. Compliance with the rules and regulations of the University, the NCAA and the Mountain West Conference is of paramount importance to the University. 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 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. Minimum of two years coaching 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: Position begins Wednesday January 4, 2012.

Tuesday December 6, 2011

Eastern Washington: Eastern Washington University is accepting internship applications for the 2012 winter quarter. The planned dates of the internship will be January 9th to March 19th, with the option based on evaluation to extend through June 8th. Interested candidates must be enthusiastic, adaptable, organized, and highly driven, and have interest in pursuing a career as a strength and conditioning coach. Applicants would be working with football, along with another program of their choice. Possibility to design and implement programming for select groups. Achievement or pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or a related field along with certification through the NSCA, CSCCa or USAW is required. Previous experience with program design and time spent in the collegiate training environment are encouraged but not required. The deadline to apply for this position is December 31, 2011. Please email a cover letter, resume and list of three professional references to Nate Brookreson, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please no phone calls.

Eastern Michigan: Is seeking candidates for a Sports Performance Internship. Qualifications: Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. CPR/AED certified. Must have a strong work ethic and have a desire to become a strength and conditioning coach. Ideal candidates will have completed or currently pursuing your CSCS, CSCCa, or USAW during your internship. Compensation: No monetary compensation will be provided. Opportunities for professional development (conferences, certifications, books, DVD’s, gear, training table) will be available. Job Description: The objective of the internship program is to develop strong minds within strong bodies through motivated coaching and education in order to effectively prepare for the demands of the field. Interns will be given substantial responsibility within our program in order to better prepare them for success in future coaching positions. Daily duties and responsibilities will be assigned as well as readings and projects in order to enhance professional development. Qualified applicants please send a letter of interest, resume, and 3 professional references to Greg Pyszczynski, Assistant Sports Performance Coach at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., by December 23, 2011. Incomplete or inaccurate applications will not be reviewed. Successful candidates will be given the opportunity to compete for a future graduate assistant position at Eastern Michigan University. 


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