Thursday January 6, 2011

CAL: We hear Mike Blasquez has been promoted to head strength coach at CAL.

Texas: We have learned that Tennessee head strength coach Bennie Wylie accepted the same position at Texas.

Morgan State University: Accepting applications for Spring 2011 Intern.  Responsibilities will begin on or about January 24, 2011 and run through May 9, 2011.  Responsibilities will include 1.) Assist with development and implementation of sport specific strength & conditioning programs.  2.) Office and organizational duties.  3.) Maintenance of equipment and training facilities.   4.) Other duties as assigned by strength & conditioning staff.  Required qualifications: currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or a related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, and strong desire to become a College Strength & Conditioning Coach.  Preferred qualifications: proficient in Microsoft word and excel, currently pursuing NSCA, USAW, or CSCCa certification(s) Compensation: This is a volunteer position.  No stipend or housing is offered.  Individual will gain experience in a division I college strength & conditioning setting as well as future recommendation.  College credit will be given as approved by their institution.  Applicants please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Joshua Bush, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, .  No phone calls please.

Wednesday January 5, 2011

Colorado: Washington Redskins assistant strength coach Malcolm Blacken accepted the head strength job at Colorado.

Alabama: Head strength coach Scott Cochran will earn $290,000 this year and $310,000 next year.  Cochran was scheduled to make $225,000 this year.

Tuesday January 4, 2011

Temple: Steve Addazio has hired Marshall head strength coach Frank Piraino for the same position.

Maryland: We are hearing that UCONN assistant strength coach Andrew Wilson will become the head strength coach for football at Maryland.

Morehead State University: Grad assistant job. Job Description: This is a 10-month position beginning Jan 18, 2011.  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. Qualifications: Must be enrolled in related graduate program.  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. Compensation: $5000/Semester Stipend, discounted tuition (in state). How to Apply: Please send cover letter, resume, and references to

Monday January 3, 2010

Furman: Our sources tell us former Vanderbilt strength coach John Sisk has accepted the head strength job at Furman.

Texas A&M Kingsville: is seeking a Graduate Assistant Coach for Strength & Conditioning.  We are a D2 school in the Lone Star Conference.   Females strongly encourage to apply for this position.  This position is responsible for providing instruction in weight training and conditioning for athletic teams.  This position will help with football and then be assigned 2 or 3 other teams. This position will supervise the fitness and weight room facilities; perform cleaning of equipment, and other duties as assigned by the head coach. Bachelor’s degree and admissions to graduate school required.  CSCS or USAW certifications recommended or proof that you are working toward these certifications required.  This position is granted 18 credit hours tuition waiver per term.To apply, send letter of interest, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references by April 1st, 2010, to: Texas A&M Kingsville MSC 208 700 University BLVD, Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202 attn Marc Heinecke or email

Saturday January 1, 2011

Vanderbilt: We are hearing that Maryland head strength coach Dwight Galt will be going to Vanderbilt in the same capacity.

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