Friday May 27, 2011

Southeastern Louisiana: We are hearing that College of Charleston assistant director of sports performance Matt Powell accepted the director of sports performance position at Southeastern Louisiana.

Thursday May 26, 2011

Benedictine University: (Head strength coach) This position is responsible for assisting the football program and the management of the University’s strength and conditioning program. It is essential to foster a cooperative work environment and provide mutual support with all constituencies and colleagues. Represent the Department of Athletics with sportsmanship, integrity and a high degree of professionalism.  Responsible to assist the Offensive coordinator with scouting reports, film editing, game and practice plans, this includes coordinating film exchange with opponents. Assist in the planning, develop, and direction of all team training and conditioning activities in the traditional and nontraditional segment at a level that will place program in a position of competitive leadership in the Northern Athletics Conference. Coordinate practice field setup, assist with distribution of equipment for games and practices and schedule rooms for team meetings.   Assist in the recruitment of prospective student athletes that allow program to be in a position of competitive leadership in the Northern Athletics Conference. This will include talent evaluation, coordinating mailings, telephone calls, and email exchanges, monitoring complete recruitment process, on campus and off campus in person contacts. Recruit student athletes in specified areas and/or schools as assigned by the Head Coach. Work with the Recruiting coordinator on identifying prospects and maintaining the recruiting data base.  Responsible and adherence to all NCAA, Northern Athletics (NAC) and institutional rules and regulations.      Develop and implement the Strength Program for Benedictine student athletes. Manage and supervise all aspects of University’s strength and conditioning program. Provide instruction in technique and safety procedures in adherence with NCAA regulations. Supervise schedule and train student workers. Monitor and access all equipment for University fitness rooms. Qualifications: Education: Bachelor degree required, Master’s preferred. Experience: Previous recruiting experience in higher education; collegiate athletics preferred. Specific Skills: Microsoft Office, Outlook and Excel knowledge. Specific Knowledge, Licenses, Certifications: Organizational skills, writing and typing skills, interpersonal skills, data entry and budget management skills and demonstrated supervisory skills.  Valid driver’s license.  CPR/First Aid/ AED certification.  Certification in Strength Training or demonstration of progress toward certification is preferred.  Supervisory Responsibility (if applicable): Supervise student workers. Working Conditions: Normal office environment.  Nights and weekends required. Application Process: Please visit: https://www5.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/benedictineuniversity/PublicJobs/Canviewjobs.cfm? There you will be instructed to complete an online application, submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references.  Must have permanent legal authorization to work in the U.S.A.  Benedictine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Wednesday May 25, 2011

Colorado State: Strength & Conditioning Intern (2 positions). MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in health and exercise science, physiology, anatomy, kinesiology or related field; current CSCS and CPR/First Aid certifications required or CSCS in process; minimum of two years’ strength and conditioning experience in intercollegiate athletics required, preferably at the NCAA Division I level. RESPONSIBILITIES:  Assist the strength and conditioning staff with supervision, maintenance and oversight of two weight rooms that service 16 NCAA Division I (FBS) men’s and women’s sports; assist with the design, implementation and oversight of strength training and conditioning  programs for specific teams and individual student-athletes as assigned. POSITION:  Full-time, temporary position (no benefits) reporting to the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach; appointment begins July 1, 2011, and runs through June 30, 2012;  base salary of $16,000; additional summer camp/clinic employment possible; reappointment (with benefits) possible for 2012-13 year. CONTACT:  Interested persons are encouraged to submit a letter of application and a resume that address the specific qualifications and responsibilities of the position, proof of required certifications and contact information on at least three professional references to:Department of Athletics, ATTN:  Dolores Price, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO  80523-0120. DEADLINE:  Applications will be accepted until both positions are filled.  For full consideration, applications must be received in the Department of Athletics no later than 5:00 p.m. (MDT) on Sunday, June 12, 2011. Application materials may be mailed, faxed to 970-491-7725 or e-mailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. BACKGROUND CHECKS:  Colorado State University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community.  To achieve that goal, the University conducts background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment.  Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history. Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or disability. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

Tuesday May 24, 2011

Nevada: The University of Nevada Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach position.  This position will assist in the day-to-day operations of the Wolf Pack Strength and Conditioning Department in all facets of training and upkeep of the facility.  The successful candidate will also be assigned sport teams yet to be determined.  A Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field is required.  Applicants must be accepted into a Graduate Program at the University of Nevada.  Experience in a collegiate athletic setting and a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate level is preferred.  Certifications in one or all of the following:  SCCC, C.S.C.S., USAW is preferred, but not required.  Compensation will be $16,800 for a 12-month period, including tuition (up to 6 credits per semester) and health benefits.  This position will start immediately and will be open until filled. The University of Nevada is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. To apply, please send cover letter, resume and three professional references to Matt Eck via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Villanova University: The Strength and Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for unpaid internship opportunities during the summer semesters. The summer semesters will run from June 13th - August 1st. These dates may be adjusted if necessary. Selected interns will assist in all facets of training Villanova’s Football Team. Other duties include maintenance and upkeep of the training facility. Qualifications: Applicants must possess a strong work ethic and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Applicants must be pursuing a Bachelor or Masters Degree in Exercise Science or a related field. Previous collegiate football playing experience or time spent in a collegiate football training environment are encouraged but not required.  Applicants should be certified or in pursuit of a certification from the NSCA, CSCCa or USAW. Internship credits, if applicable, may be received toward your degree. Deadline for application materials is June 1st. To apply please email a cover letter, resume, and a list of 3 references to Justus Galac, Head Football Strength and Conditioning. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thursday May 19, 2011

University of Memphis: Strength and Conditioning Department is in search of aspiring strength professionals to fill two (2) Paid Summer Internship positions.  The role works primarily with the Tiger Football team throughout the summer while assisting with any other teams per the request of the Director of Strength and Conditioning.  Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assist Strength and Conditioning Staff in all facets of implementation of weight training programs, aid in the instruction of safe and proper weight training techniques, maintain team and individual records, assist in the regular maintenance and upkeep of the facility, motivate both small and large groups of student-athletes, and have a passion for the strength and conditioning field.  The prospective worker will gain valuable collegiate level work experience and exposure through various training modalities centered around vertical integration, Bod Pod assessment, Polar Team2 Heart Rate System usage, orthopedic assessment, and sport massage.  At conclusion of the Summer Internship, there will be a potential opportunity to stay on the staff as a Graduate Assistant working primarily with Olympic athletic teams as well as assisting with the Football team beginning in the Fall 2011 school year.  Advancement is based on performance and compatibility within the Tiger Strength department as well as acceptance in the Graduate School at the University.  Interested individuals with a Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science or related field, previous experience working in team setting weight training, current or working towards certification with the NSCA, USAW, or CSCCa, and current CPR/AED First Aid Certification.  Send all applications to include letter, resume, and three (3) references to Josh Medler at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in a timely fashion to be considered for a position.  AA/EOE

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