Thursday December 16, 2010

South Dakota State University: Brookings South Dakota. South Dakota State University, is accepting applications for a qualified, highly motivated Graduate Assistant in Strength and Conditioning.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting in design and implementation of Strength & Conditioning programs for assigned sports. Provide proper instruction for safe and effective lifting techniques and equipment usage. Supervising weight room day-to-day activities and conduct periodic performance & strength testing.   Qualifications: Candidates must have a bachelor's degree with an emphasis in sports sciences, CPR certification and certified or working to be certified through the National Strength and Conditioning Association(NSCA) or Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCC).  In order to be awarded the position the candidate must be admitted to graduate school at South Dakota State University.  Compensation includes 2/3 tuition waiver and a monthly stipend. Previous strength coaching experience preferred.  Previous athletic experience preferred.  Experience with the Olympic lifts preferred.  Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and Access strongly recommended. Consideration will be given to individuals who possess strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills with integrity. The position will begin at the end of May 2011. Application deadline is Feb. 1st 2011. To apply: Submit a letter of application, resume and three references to, Nathan Moe, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, South Dakota State University, Box 2820, Brookings, SD 57007-1497, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. South Dakota State University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to achieving a diverse community.

Wednesday December 15, 2010

University of Rhode Island: Strength and Conditioning Internship for Spring Semester 2011. Duties: Assist Strength and Conditioning staff with the implementation of strength, speed, agility, flexibility and conditioning programs for 17 sports; facility maintenance and upkeep; program design; educational assignments; and other duties assigned by the strength and conditioning staff.  Applicants must be coachable,enthusiastic, confident in exercise technique, working towards and/or have a NSCA certification, commit to a minimum 20 hours a week, and have experience working with football. Application deadline is January 5th,2011. Internship dates: January 17 thru June 30, 2011. E-mail cover letter, resume and three professional references to Mike Sirignano Head of Football Strength and Conditioning, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Tuesday December 14, 2010

San Jose State: We are hearing Duke assistant strength coach Luke Barthel has interviewed for the head strength position at San Jose State.


Saturday December 11, 2010

The University of South Florida: a member of the Big East Conference, is currently seeking a qualified candidateposition of Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach.  Responsibilities include assisting with Football, and designing and implementing strength and conditioning programs for Baseball, and Men’s & Women’s Track and Field programs.  This position reports to Ron McKeefery, M.A. CSCS, SCCC, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach and includes additional duties as assigned.  Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree and two years strength and conditioning experience, NSCA CSCS or CSCCA certification and current First Aid/CPR certification. Preferred qualifications include Master’s degree in an exercise science related field, three to five years of strength and conditioning experience, both NSCA CSCS and CSCCA SCCC certifications, and current First Aid/CPR certification.  Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references electronically to Ron McKeefery at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Please no phone calls, they will not be accepted or returned.

Friday December 10, 2010

Baylor:  Baylor University Department of Athletic Performance is accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant Position.  GA responsibilities include: Design and implement training protocols for designated teams. Ability to work, write, speak and communicate effectively with staff, administrators and sport coaches. Ability to teach and execute proper technique of lifts and drills.  Coordinate, evaluate, compile and communicate performance targets. Delegation of daily administrative and maintenance items to interns. Completion of various educational assignments during the assistantship.  Graduate Assistant requirements include: Bachelor’s degree; Exercise Science or related field preferred. Experience in an NCAA four year college or university weight room working with a variety of teams. Possession of the following personality traits; strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm. Graduate Assistant preferred qualifications include: CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certification and background as a competitive collegiate athlete. For information regarding the application process visit www.baylor.edu/athleticperformance, click on the curriculum tab and follow the instructions. This position is open until filled.

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