Monday March 21, 2011
Wofford: is accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning Interns and/or Volunteer Assistants for Summer & Fall semesters. Responsibilities include: assisting with the supervision and training of Wofford's 18 Division I intercollegiate athletic programs; assisting with daily administrative and maintenance duties; completion of various educational assignments during the internship are required. Qualifications include: strong work ethic; punctuality; enthusiasm; desire to further one’s career in the field of Strength & Conditioning. Preferred qualifications include: pursuing Bachelors or Masters Degree in Physical Education, Exercise Science or related field; NSCA-CPT, CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certifications; CPR certification and coaching experience. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to college/university background checks. This is a Volunteer position. Interns and/or Volunteer Assistants will receive experience working at a Division I program, better understand program design, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Todd A. Riedel, Director of Strength and Conditioning, Wofford College Athletics, 429 North Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29303, or via e-mail . Please visit www.woffordterriers.com for more information. No phone calls please. Wofford College is a member of the Division I Southern Conference (SoCon).
Arizona State: The goal of our program is to provide an encompassing view of collegiate strength and conditioning, including programming, exercise technique, facility upkeep and exposure to a diverse array of 21 sports in a high paced environment. As an intern in the ASU Sports Performance program you will have the opportunity to gain real world in the trenches coaching experience; you will also learn under the bar while training in the program. Aside from the daily duties required of the position there will be assigned readings and projects to further the development of your knowledge base. This internship is designed for you to develop the needed experience and skills to make you a stronger candidate in taking the next step in your coaching career – this typically being a graduate assistant coaching position. This internship is intended for those whose #1 goal is to become a Sports Performance Coach at the collegiate level. In pursuit of or recent completion of a Bachelors or Masters degree in an exercise science related field. Experience in a collegiate strength and conditioning setting. A strong desire to become a strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate level. Certification or working towards certification with the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCa, and/or USAW. Compensation: This is an unpaid position with no housing or meal assistance. Internship credit hours may be obtained. Expansion of your professional network and references. How to apply: Email a Cover Letter, Resume and 3 References to No Applications Accepted After April 15th 2011. Internship Dates: May 23rd to August 10th 2011
Thursday March 17, 2011
Las Vegas Locomotives: We have learned that I.J. Gorman has accepted the head strength job with the Las Vegas Locomotives of the UFL. Gorman once served as the head strength coach for the Denver Broncos.
Baylor University: Baylor University Department of Athletic Performance is accepting applications for summer 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.
Wednesday March 16, 2011
Purdue: Our sources tell us that Wofford assistant Sam Linette accepted a grad assistant position under Duane Carlisle.
USF Strength & Conditioning Clinic set for April 16th: Clinic is on Saturday April 16th morning registration starts at 7:45 am on campus in the USF weight room. Speakers include Kurtis Shultz Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers speaking on Pre Season Summer and Training Camp Strength and Conditioning, Jeff Dillman Director of Physical Performance at IMG Performance Institute speaking on Speed and Speed Development, Jarrett Ferguson Director of Strength and Conditioning for Football at Virginia Tech speaking on Offseason Training and Team Motivation to strive for Excellence, Billy Anderson Director of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic Sports at the University of South Carolina speaking on Dealing with the throwing Athlete and Strength and Conditioning Concerns, Rob Biasotti Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at St. Thomas Aquinas High School speaking on Starting a Strength and Conditioning program, and Mike Golden Director of Strength and Conditioning at the University of South Florida speaking on Alternative Training Methods. You can Pre Register online at www.hammerstrengthclinics.com or pay at the door. Student Discount available for students. Breakfast and Lunch is included with the clinic.
Wednesday March 9, 2011
Dartmouth: We hear Dartmouth has an opening for a head strength coach working with football. You can fax your resume to 603-646-3576
Saint Franics University: in Loretto, PA is now accepting applications for Volunteer Internship positions for Summer 2011. Individuals who are pursuing a degree in an exercise related field (exercise science, kineseology etc) and who have the desire to work in the field of collegiate strength and conditioning are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate should possess or be pursuing their CSCS, USA-W or SCCC as well as have current First Aid/CPR certifications. There is no compensation provided for the individual. However, the candidate will have the opportunity for receive valuable D-1 experience with a wide range of sports as well potentially receive college credits. Please refer to the following link for more information http://www.goredflash.com/ and please return all applications or send any questions to No phone calls will be taken.
Tuesday March 8, 2011
Benedictine University: (Assistant strength coach) is seeking applications and nominations for the part-time (11 month) position of Assistant Football Coach / Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. Responsibilities will include: assisting the football program on defense (preferably experience with linebackers, recruiting, and editing of game and practice film. Assist the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach with the development and administration of the strength and conditioning program for Benedictine University football program and other teams assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Strict compliance with NCAA regulations and policies of the University and the Northern Athletics Conference; assistance with practice and game-day duties including pre-game/practice warm-ups; collaboration with Athletic Training staff as to the monitoring and rehabilitation of student-athletes with injuries; assistance with communication of strength program organization to prospective student-athletes and parents; and assist with supervisory responsibility of strength and conditioning interns & Benedictine University Fitness Center. Please visit: https://www5.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/benedictineuniversity/PublicJobs/controller.cfm?jbaction=JobProfile&Job_Id=10091&esid=az and apply for the position directly through the website.