Tuesday October 4, 2011

Tennessee: The University of Tennessee is a proud member of the South Eastern Conference and has immediate openings for Spring 2012 intern positions. The intern positions begin in January and extend through April. This is an unpaid position. The candidate will receive Division I Intercollegiate experience, gear, internship manual, and earned recommendation toward further success as a Strength & Conditioning Coach. These successful candidates will be required to schedule and maintain a minimum of 30 hours per week with the Strength and Conditioning Department. The daily responsibilities will include: 1. Assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for assigned teams. 2. Teaching student athletes proper lifting techniques and equipment use. 3. Attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities. 4. Participation in internship curriculum. Successful applicants should have a strong work ethic and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Ron McKeefery at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The University of Tennessee,101 Neyland-Thompson Sports Center, 1704 Johnny Majors Drive , Knoxville TN 37996. The University Tennesse is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities and programs without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age marital status, disability, or veteran status.

Utah State: Utah State University seeks two qualified candidates for graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach positions.  Candidates must have a strong desire to pursue a career in the field. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assist with all aspects of USU’s football program, oversee all aspects of assigned sports teams, assist with non-assigned sports teams when needed, and daily upkeep of strength and conditioning facility and equipment. Qualified candidates should have: a bachelor’s degree by May 2012, previous collegiate internship experience, and be working towards certification through the CSCCa and/or NSCA. Compensation for this position includes $10,000 a year, full tuition, books, and fees. Interested candidates need to send a cover letter, resume (with cumulative GPA and GRE and/or MAT overall and sectional scores), and five references to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach: Evan Simon at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. The top five candidates for this position will be phone interviewed and then asked to apply for admission to the graduate exercise science program.  Appointment to these positions are dependent on admittance to Utah State University. The Start Date is August 1, 2012 with the possibility of starting earlier in June and or July.

Monday October 3, 2011

Florida Atlantic: FAU, a NCAA Division 1 institution and member of the Sun Belt Conference invites those interested in pursuing a career in Strength and Conditioning to apply for a spring semester internship with the Strength and Conditioning Department. Potential interns will acquire valuable experience and knowledge while being a positive asset to FAU and its student-athletes. Upon successful completion of this internship, one should possess and demonstrate the required abilities to advance in the field of Strength and Conditioning. Duties: Assist Strength and Conditioning staff with the implementation of strength training, conditioning and speed programs designed for 17 varsity teams (including Football), weight room upkeep, equipment maintenance and other duties assigned by the full time staff members. There will be an opportunity to have responsibility over 1 or more sports teams TBD by your comprehension, prior experience, knowledge and skill level. Qualifications: Potential interns must be self-motivated and possess a strong interest in becoming a Strength and Conditioning Coach. Candidates should have prior weight room experience via previous coaching experience and/or a background as a competitive athlete. In addition, candidates should be pursuing or just completed a Bachelors or Master’s degree in exercise science or a related field as well as working towards a certification with the CSCCa or NSCA. We can provide the practicum/ mentorship experience required to obtain the SCCC certification through the CSCCa. Compensation: Class credit toward graduation requirements, valuable experience and knowledge and earned recommendation to pursue the next step in your career. This is an unpaid position. Limited positions are available and not all applicants will be accepted. Please only apply is you are sincerely interested in a career in Strength and Conditioning. How to apply: A letter of interest, resume with mission statement, and a copy of a current CPR certification are required to be considered. Please send these items to Strength and Conditioning Coach, Brian Remington at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Louisville: Intern - The University of Louisville Football Strength and Conditioning department is accepting internship applications for the Spring of 2012. The planned start dates for this internship will be January 5 (based upon availability) and will continue through the end of April. This is a full-time unpaid internship, responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting with the supervision and training of all Louisville Cardinal Football players, assisting with daily administrative and maintenance duties, and completion of various educational assignments during the internship are also required. Qualifications: All applicants must be highly motivated individuals looking to advance their career in strength and conditioning. Applicants must demonstrate a strong work ethic, have a desire to learn, and be enthusiastic about improving the performance of our student athletes. Preferred qualifications include: Senior status or completion of a Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field; eligible to sit for the CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certification; CPR certification. Compensation: Interns will receive experience working in a Big East training environment, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Brandon Roberts, Intern Coordinator, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Xavier: Jacob Dyslin has been hired as assistant strength & conditioning coach for Xavier athletics. 

Tuesday September 27, 2011

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Missouri State: Missouri State University Department of Strength & Conditioning  is currently accepting applications for internship opportunities for the Spring 2012 semester. The internships are unpaid, but we will make every effort to make sure that the internships meet the necessary curriculum for college credit. Duties will include assisting the Director & Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning with all aspects of the strength & conditioning program including but not limited to: warm-up, strength, speed, agility, and conditioning for respective teams as well as maintenance and upkeep of two intercollegiate facilities. Candidates must have a strong desire to be a strength & conditioning coach. Must have completed or are working towards completing a bachelors degree from an accredited institution. Must also be certified or working towards certification in CPR/ CSCS/CSCCA. To  apply for an internship with Missouri State University please e-mail a letter of interest, resume, and at least 3 references to Terry Sauerbry, Director of Strength & Conditioning, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Saturday September 24, 2011

North Dakota State: North Dakota State University is currently seeking applications for the position of assistant strength and conditioning coach.  To view full job description, requirements and to apply go to http://jobs.ndsu.edu/postings/1201 – position #1100285.   Only those candidates meeting the minimum qualifications/requirements listed there will be considered.   Only NDSU online applications will be accepted.  This is a 12-month full-time position with salary and benefits commensurate with experience.  NDSU is an equal opportunity institution. Women and traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Friday September 23, 2011

Northwestern: We hear Tyler Jorgensen has been hired as assistant strength coach at Northwestern.  He comes from the University of Georgia where he was a member of the olympic sports strength staff. 

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