Tuesday July 19, 2011

Arkansas State: We hear Nicholls State strength coach John Thompson joined the Arkansas State staff as an assistant strength coach.

Monday July 18, 2011

Dixie State College of Utah: is currently seeking interested candidates for the position of Strength & Conditioning Intern.  Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach in implementing strength & conditioning programs for intercollegiate athletic teams; maintaining weight room and equipment; motivate student athletes to work hard and help them to improve and excel; performing miscellaneous related duties when necessary.  Must be highly motivated and responsible.  Excellent opportunity for those with the desire to gain valuable knowledge and hands on experience in the field of strength & conditioning.  Related experience preferred but not required. Dixie boasts a recently completed, state of the art strength & conditioning facility, the 14,300 square foot Frank Habibian Wrestling & Athletic Center.  Dixie competes in football, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, baseball and softball, women’s volleyball, women’s tennis, men’s and women’s cross country and men’s golf. If interested, please email cover letter and resume (with references) to: Eldon Brough, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Wednesday July 13, 2011

Baylor University: Department of Athletic Performance is accepting applications for Fall 2011 Athletic Performance Interns. 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: Strong work ethic; Punctuality; Enthusiasm; Desire to further one’s career in the strength and conditioning field; Ability to volunteer a minimum of 20 hours per week. Preferred qualifications include: Senior status or completion of a bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field; CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certification; CPR certification. This is an unpaid internship. Interns will receive experience working in a Big 12 training environment, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. For information regarding the application process visit www.baylor.edu/athleticperformance, click on the curriculum tab and follow the instructions.

Marshall: Missississippi State assistant James Townsend is the new head strength coach at Marshall.

Missouri Southern State University: an NCAA Division II program part of the MIAA conference located in Joplin, Mo, is currently accepting applications for a strength and conditioning internship. This internship will meet the requirements needed to sit for the CSCCa SCCC certification test. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach in overall direction and coordination of strength and conditioning programs for 13 varsity sports. Coordinating with coaching staff of assigned teams to design and implement safe and effective programs. Assist in the every day operations of facility. Applicants must have strong knowledge of teaching technique of Olympic style lifting exercises. Bachelor’s degree required in appropriate field. Prefer at least 1 year experience in a collegiate athletic setting. Committed to the profession of strength and conditioning a must. Experience with computers preferred. Previous experience in strength and conditioning preferred. $8,000 for a 10 month contract. Start date is August 1, 2011. Send cover letter, resume and list of references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check. E-verify participating employer. EOE/AA

Tuesday July 12, 2011

East Carolina: Former Akron cornerbacks coach Emmanuel McDaniel has accepted as assistant strength job at East Carolina, his alma mater.

Monday July 11, 2011

University of Rhode Island: is currently seeking interested and qualified candidates for the position of Strength and Conditioning intern for the Fall 2011 semester. Essential job functions for the position include, but are not limited to: assisting the Director of Strength and Conditioning and assistant strength and conditioning coaches in developing and implementing strength, speed, agility, and conditioning programs for the University’s intercollegiate athletic teams; assessing student-athletes' physical attributes to improve athletic performance; maintaining weight room and equipment; daily contact with sports medicine staff regarding athletic injuries and rehabilitation procedures; input of testing data; provide discipline and motivation to student-athletes to excel and improve; performing miscellaneous related duties when necessary. Applicants pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master's degree in a related field is preferred. Applicants certified through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (CSCS) preferred but not required. Current CPR certification is a requirement. This is an unpaid position. If interested, please email cover letter, resume, and list of 3 professional references to: Mike Sirignano, Director of Strength and Conditioning, 3 Keaney RD, Kingston, RI 02881

Morehead State: 2 positions available (a grad assistant postion and a part-time staff assistant).  10 month positions beginning August 22.  Applicant will assist all aspects of strength and conditioning for all sports.  Applicant will have direct responsibility of 2 or more sports and will assist with others.  Must be enrolled in related graduate program (Graduate Assistant Position only).  Must have practical knowledge of, and experience in teaching exercise technique and instruction.  Must have genuine interest in pursuing a career in strength and conditioning and a willingness to learn.  $5000/Semester Stipend, discounted tuition (in state).  Please send cover letter, resume, and references to Kevin Deweese (head strength and conditioning coach) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Merrimack College: located in North Andover, MA is accepting applications for a one year, part time position of Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach for the 2011-2012 academic year.  The Warriors are a member of the Division I Hockey East Conference and Division II Northeast 10 Conference, and currently sponsor 20 varsity intercollegiate sports that provide opportunities for nearly 400 student athletes.Responsibilities for the successful candidate include assisting the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach in all aspects of training for 20 varsity athletic programs.  Duties will include teaching student athletes proper technique, weight room supervision and maintenance, program design and implementation, and organization of the day-to-day activities of the strength and conditioning program. Job Requirements:  Candidate must be working towards a Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or a related field and the desire to gain valuable experience in the field of strength and conditioning.  Preferred Bachelor’s degree, CSCS certification and CPR certification. Please apply online at www.merrimack.edu/jobs with a letter of application, resume and three references.  Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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