Wednesday December 19, 2012
Lousiana-Lafayette: The University of Louisiana is no longer accepting applicants for the strength position and phone interviews for the selected will begin after the New Orleans Bowl.
Arkansas State: Western Carolina strength and conditioning coordinator Jeff Pitman has been named Arkansas State's director of strength and conditioning. Pitman has previous experience at Boise State, Colorado, San Jose State, and Montana State.
Tuesday December 18, 2012
Texas Tech: Sources tell us Chad Dennis, assistant strength coach at A&M, will become head strength coach at Texas Tech.
Arkansas: Wisconsin head strength coach Ben Herbert will take on the same role at Arkansas. Herbert will stay with the Badgers until January 14th, when he will officially join the Razorbacks.
Monday December 17, 2012
South Florida: Sources tell us the USF Head Strength & Conditioning Coach position is wide open. Interested candidates should immediately apply via this link.
North Carolina State: Pack Pride is reporting that Arkansas head strength coach Jason Verkamp has accepted the same position at NC State.
St. Leo University: Saint Leo University, an NCAA Division II institution and member of the Sunshine State Conference, is currently accepting internship applications for the Spring 2013 semester. During the internship there will be assignments assigned to allow interns the opportunity to better their coaching abilities. Examples include but are not limited to; writing a year-round training program(s), facility design, budgeting, staffing and a mock NSCA test. Primary Responsibilities: Maintain a journal and develop strength and conditioning portfolio while being responsible for one or more sports team TBD by your comprehension, prior experience, knowledge, and skill level. Qualifications: Junior or Senior, working towards completion of a Bachelor’s degree, as well as working toward a certification with CSCCA or NSCA. Prior weight room experience via previous coaching experience and/or a background as a competitive athlete. Compensation: This is an UNPAID internship but free apparel will be provided to the student during participation. A liability form must be signed before participation stating the university will not be held responsible for any injuries that may occur during the internship.. Interns will gain valuable experience and knowledge in building and running a Strength and Conditioning program and have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. The ability to earn class credit towards graduation requirements is also available. Deadline: Inquiries must be received by December 30, 2012 for the Spring 2013 semester. Please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday December 14, 2012
Louisiana-Lafayette: The University of Louisiana Ragin Cajuns Department of Strength and Conditioning is accepting applications for a spring intern. This is a paid position offering $1,000 (before taxes) a month. Start date will begin on or around January 16, 2013 and run through a calendar year. Responsibilities will include: 1) Assist with development and implementation of sport specific strength & conditioning programs. 2) Office and organizational duties.3) Daily maintenance of equipment.4) Assist in supervision of training sessions.5) Other duties as assigned by strength & conditioning staff. Preferred applicants should have collegiate athletic playing experience, currently pursuing or have achieved a bachelors/masters in exercise science or a related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, and strong desire to become a College Strength & Conditioning Coach. PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS. Please email Jason Manikowski, Assistant Strength Coach, The University of Louisiana at Lafayette, email@example.com
Western Kentucky: We hear that strength and conditioning coordinator Antoine Sharp is leaving the Arkansas strength staff to take the head strength job at WKU. Also, Kolby Smith, an assistant strength coach, will be joining the Hilltopper staff as well.
South Florida: Head strength coach Mike Golden has been let go.
Webber International: Webber International University is seeking qualified applicants for two available Spring 2013 Intern-Assistant positions. Benefits include free housing, full meal plan, and work attire/athletic apparel. There is no monetary compensation. Responsibilities are similar to that of a graduate assistant minus the graduate classes, as the intern-assistant would be in complete control of programming and leading workouts for 2 of our teams. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with football strength & conditioning; assisting with rehab assignments; assisting with day-to-day operational work in running the Fitness Center. This job will prepare the intern-assistant for a graduate-level or an assistant-level position, and is only for those who desire a career in Strength & Conditioning. Candidates for this program must be enrolled in or have graduated from an exercise science or related program, and must have current CPR/AED certification. Pursuit or attainment of CSCS is not required, but recommended. To apply for this position, candidates must email their resume with cover letter and professional references to RasselSE@Webber.edu
Thursday December 13, 2012
Ohio State: We hear Valparaiso inside linebackers coach Eron Hodges has accepted a strength & conditioning internship at Ohio State.
Idaho: Former USC intern Brian E. Phillips has accepted a grad assistant position at Idaho.
Stetson: Stetson University is now accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning VOLUNTEER INTERN. This is an UNPAID position. Preferred qualifications include: senior status or completion of a bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field; SCCC, CSCS certification; CPR certification. Interns will receive experience working for a highly competitive Division I University and a CSCCa Mentor, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Candidates must have a strong desire to become strength and conditioning professional. Interns are subject to a background check prior to employment. If interested in the position, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is December 31, 2012. Start date is Jan 03, 2013
Tuesday December 11, 2012
South Dakota State: South Dakota State University is currently accepting applications for a qualified and highly motivated individual looking to further develop their skills, as they relate to strength and conditioning, through an unpaid spring internship. Preferences of the candidate include the following: Pursuit of future career in strength and conditioning as demonstrated by pursuit of professional certifications (CSCS, SCCC, USAW) and/or continued pursuit of undergraduate degree in a sport science or related field; CPR/First Aid and AED certification; Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel; Knowledge of strength and cardio equipment; Previous coaching experience in a team setting. Benefits to the candidate would include experience in strength and conditioning at a collegiate level, internship manual, potential to earn a recommendation toward further pursuits in the field, further learning of proper exercise technique via staff lifts and the ability to further professional learning and development through staff article discussions. In addition, college credits can be rewarded, if applicable. Timeline of work will be January 7th –April 26th. Please send cover letter, resume and references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Eric Adolph at the following e-mail address: email@example.com
TCU: Internships through the TCU Strength & Conditioning department are currently available for the Spring 2013 semester for those who would like to pursue a career in Strength & Conditioning. The TCU Strength & Conditioning Department is a teaching department that offers our interns hands-on experience as well as prepares them to become qualified Strength & Conditioning professionals. Interns will have the opportunity to work with all sixteen (16) of TCU’s Men’s and Women’s sports totaling more than 400 student-athletes. This is a non-paid position but offers the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning as well as the fulfillment of credit hours towards a degree program. Applicant’s should be: Working towards a certification through NSCA, or CSCCa. Desire to make strength and conditioning your desired profession. One year of previous experience in a strength and conditioning program or have previous collegiate athletic experience. Pursuit of Bachelor’s degree or already possess a Bachelor’s degree. To apply please send resume and 3 professional references to Zach Dechant at firstname.lastname@example.org
North Carolina Central: North Carolina Central (MEAC): North Carolina Central University’s Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting volunteer (UNPAID) strength and conditioning coaches to work with Football during the Spring 2013 Semester. Must have completed or are working toward completing a bachelors degree at an accredited college/university; Must have a 1 semester commitment and volunteer a minimum of 20 hours per week; knowledgeable in exercise physiology and biomechanics; Must have a current CPR/AED certification. Preferred qualifications: Bachelors degree completed, previous internship and collegiate athletic experience, and one of the following certifications; CSCS, SCCC, USAW, or FMS. The knowledge and experience gained will prepare interns for potential graduate assistantships and future professional positions in the field of strength and conditioning. To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and references to: John Reilly, Assistant Strength and Conditioning coach, at email@example.com. Application review will begin immediately and will cease until positions are filled.
High Point University: High Point University Strength and Conditioning Department is currently seeking qualified intern candidates for the Spring 2013 semester. Applicants should be interested in advancing their career in collegiate strength and conditioning. Candidates should also be extremely self-motivated and possess a strong desire to be a collegiate, high school or professional athletic team based strength and conditioning coach. Duration of the internship and level of responsibility within the department will be performance based, and will begin on January 7. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to university background checks and standard hiring procedures. This is a non-paid volunteer position, requiring a minimum of 15 hours/week. Interns will receive experience working at a Division I program, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities and receive college credit if applicable. Preferred Qualifications: Candidates should have or be in the pursuit of a Bachelor's Degree in a related field. Candidates should also have or be in pursuit of obtaining their CSCS and/or USAW. If interested, please email cover letter, resume, and list of 3 professional references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Tim Wright at firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday December 8, 2012
Tennessee: Head strength coach Ron McKeefery has been let go.
Thursday December 6, 2012
Auburn: Head strength coach Kevin Yoxall has been let go. Update> Luke Matheson is reporting that A-State strength coach Ryan Russell will head back to Auburn as head strength coach. Russell previously served as an assistant under Yoxall.