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Monday August 17, 2009

South Dakota: We hear the head job has been filled.

Belhaven College: a Christ-centered college located in Jackson, MS, is seeking applications for the position of Graduate Assistant to the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Belhaven is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU), the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC) and offers thirteen (13) NAIA sports programs. Job responsibilities include tasks such as: designing and implementing programs for selected teams, assisting the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach in all areas, assist in game day operations, and regular maintenance of the weight room. Some weekend work will be required. Requirements include the ability to communicate well with coaches and athletes, certification through one of the following organizations, (CSCCa, NSCA, USAW, or USATF) some previous strength coaching experience as an intern or volunteer, computer literacy, and a bachelor's degree. The candidate must fully support the vision and mission of the College as well as subscribe to its Statement of Faith (http://www.belhaven.edu/belhaven/mission.htm). Interested applicants may make application by submitting 1) Letter of interest 2) Resume and 3) Statement of faith, including information regarding the integration of faith into coaching and in support of the College mission and vision, 4) Four references with one being a pastor or someone who knows you spiritually.  Candidate must be accepted in to one of Belhaven's graduate school programs be. Compensation: one or the other A: tuition waiver, room and board, and three meals per day plan in Belhaven Cafeteria B: tuition waiver and 300 dollars per month for 10 months. Please send information to Garret Rayborn, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Belhaven College, 1500 Peachtree St., Box 121, Jackson, MS 39202 or mailto:   
Wednesday August 12, 2009 (Update 2)

University of Pittsburgh: a NCAA Division I institution and member of the Big East Conference has a opening for Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach in Olympic Sports. The candidate will be responsible for designing and implementing programs for strength training, conditioning, speed improvement, and testing procedures for assigned teams, weight room upkeep, equipment maintenance and other duties assigned by the head strength coach.  Candidates will communicate and work with the athletic training staff to effectively design programs for injured athletes. Bachelor's degree in exercise science, physical education or related area required. Certification with CSCCa or NSCA required. Experience in working with both male and female athletes. Basic computer skills required; Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.  Interested applicants should apply online at: http://www.pittsource.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=62903
Wednesday August 12, 2009

Davidson: Former Central Michigan assistant, Craig Swieton, has accepted the head strength position at Davidson.
Tuesday August 11, 2009

University of Washington: Former quarterback Marques Tuiasosopo has joined the strength & conditioning staff as a full-time strength assistant.
Friday August 7, 2009 (Update 2)

Pittsburgh: The PITT Football Physical Preparation Staff is currently accepting applications for interns for the 2009 season. Duties Include:

  • Supervising athletes during weight room and field based training

  • Transportation, set up, breakdown of training equipment

  • Cleaning areas of weight room and training equipment

Candidates must have:

  • Experience in instructing weight training and field training drills

  • an interest in becoming a coach/trainer of athletes

  • a strong work ethic

What will place you at an advantage:

  • Being able to lead Division 1 American football players by example in the weight room and field based training


  • Internships are unpaid positions. Interns are responsible for arranging housing and transportation

    How to Apply:

  • Email a one page letter to that describes yourself and explains why you would like to intern with the coaching staff

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