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Tuesday November 5, 2013

Menlo College (NAIA - CA): Menlo College Department of Athletic Performance is accepting applications for the SPRING 2014 Athletic Performance Internship Program. This is an unpaid position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting the strength and conditioning staff with the implementation of sport specific injury prevention, strength, speed, agility, flexibility, mobility, and conditioning program. Team responsibilities will include 3 teams, Football, Men’s Basketball and Softball. Potential Candidates: Candidates should be pursuing or have completed a Bachelor’s in a related field and at least one of the following Certifications must be in progress: CSCS, SCCC, USAW. Candidates must possess an enthusiastic spirit, strong character, demonstrate effective organization and communication skills and must have a strong willingness to learn. Application Process: For full consideration email your cover letter, resume, and 3 references to [email protected] Deadline to apply is Dec 9th, 2014. Internship begins January 1st and concludes on May 5th, 2014.

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UAB: UAB STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING SPRING INTERNSHIP DURATION: Jan. 6th, 2014 thru MAY 2nd, 2014 COMPENSATION: Volunteer/UAB Gear RESPONSIBILITIES: Under administrative direction of the Assistant Athletic Director for Strength and Conditioning intern will assist strength & conditioning staff in the implementation of various strength & conditioning programs at the collegiate level. Full exposure and experience in the day-to-day operation of Division I S&C program. Expected to perform a wide variety of tasks that include: Various and assorted administrative duties Data management Weight room and equipment up-keep and maintenance Workout implementation and supervision Exercise Demonstration & Teaching Technique Pre-workout preparation Post-workout analysis Assistance with warm-ups, cool-downs, performance testing and tracking Supplement provision Research Projects Adhere to the rules and regulations of the NCAA, C-USA, and the policies and procedures of the University of Alabama at Birmingham. QUALIFICATIONS: Must be completing or have completed a degree in Exercise Science or related field. Ideally will have or be pursuing a CSCS, CSCCa or USAW certification. (CPR Certification is required.) Experience as a collegiate athlete is also preferred but not required. This is a full-time internship (minimum of 40 hours/week) intended to develop serious strength and conditioning coaches for their future career in collegiate athletics. Please send letter of application, resume and list of three references to: David Consiglio, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, email: [email protected]. University of Alabama at Birmingham is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.




Monday November 4, 2013

Eastern Kentucky (FCS): Former West Alabama (D-II) head strength coach Chris McCormick has accepted an assistant strength and conditioning job at Eastern Kentucky.

South Dakota: The University of South Dakota’s Strength and Conditioning Program is looking for a highly motivated individual who is interested in a Graduate Assistantship beginning January 6th 2014. Qualifications: All applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or related field. Applicants are required to have their CSCS, SCCC certification, or be currently pursuing one. Applicants must be CPR certified. Individuals who apply must take initiative, have strong work ethic, be able to demonstrate and teach proper lifting techniques, and have a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning coach. Before accepting the position, the individual will need to be admitted to graduate school at the University of South Dakota. Compensation will include a monthly stipend, totaling $3500 a semester, as well as 2/3 graduate school tuition paid. Duties: Duties will include writing and implementing training programs for assigned teams, conducting meetings with sport coaches, consistent assessment of student athlete’s progress, assisting the staff with football program implementation, holding athletes accountable to the USD strength and conditioning set standards, and assisting with general maintenance and cleaning of the strength and conditioning facility. To Apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Jevon Bowman, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at [email protected].

North Dakota: The University of North Dakota is accepting applications for a Strength and Conditioning Internship. Potential interns will gain valuable hands on experience and knowledge of in-season and off-season strength and conditioning programs. Upon successful completion of this internship, one should posses and demonstrate the required abilities to advance in the field of Strength and Conditioning. Duties: Assist Head Strength and Conditioning Coach in all aspects of the implementation of strength, speed, agility, and conditioning programs designed for 17 varsity teams, weight room maintenance, equipment maintenance and other duties assigned by the strength and conditioning staff. Qualifications: Candidates must be self motivated, possess a strong work ethic, and a genuine desire to become a Strength and Conditioning Coach. Previous weight room experience via previous coaching experience and/or a background as a competitive athlete is preferred. In addition, candidates should be pursuing or just completed a Bachelor or Masters Degree in exercise science or a related field as well as working towards a certification with the CSCCa or NSCA. Current CPR/AED/First Aid certification is required. Compensation: $1,000/month stipend. How to apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and references to Nate Baukol, Director of Strength and Conditioning, University of North Dakota, email: [email protected]. UND is an AA/EE Employer.

Bradley University: The Bradley University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is seeking a highly motivated, dedicated professional for the position of Assistant Director of Sport Performance. This full time, twelve month coaching position encompasses collaborative efforts with the Director of Sport Performance in strength and conditioning program design and implementation for 200+ student-athletes in all 15 sports; involving education and instruction on proper lifting technique, speed development, agility training, flexibility, nutrition, and recovery methods. Primarily responsible for upholding the values and mission of Bradley Athletics, providing every student-athlete the opportunity for both a distinctive education and a championship experience, pertaining to performance enhancement and injury prevention through implementation of research based training. A Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree preferred. One to three years of strength and conditioning experience in a collegiate environment is also preferred. The successful candidate must possess significant expertise within the strength and conditioning field; excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills; the ability to motivate student-athletes and work cooperatively with coaches and the sport medicine staff; a commitment to excellence and value of education; familiarity and comfort working in an environment with a strong academic commitment; and sensitivity to cultural differences. Proficiency with computer applications, general office software and knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations required. Certification by CSCS, USAW and/or CSCCa is necessary. CPR certification is required within 30 days of hire. To ensure full consideration, electronically submit a cover letter addressing your values and philosophy as a sport performance coach, resume and complete contact information for three professional references to [email protected]. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Friday November 1, 2013

Western Carolina (FCS): Western Carolina is currently seeking 2 qualified individuals for its Spring 2014 Athletic Performance internship positions. One individual will assist mostly with football and will sign a 3 month contract (Jan 13th - March 13th), the other individual will assist with Olympic Sports. These are unpaid positions, however applicants will be given necessary time to seek employment elsewhere to help with expenses. You will report directly to our Internship Coordinator and will be responsible for any duties assigned by the Director of Athletic Performance, and/or the Assistant Director of Athletic Performance. Other duties will include general equipment upkeep, assisting groups, weight room sanitation, computer work, game day responsibilities, and assisting in the supplementation program. Applicant requirements are as follows: must have or be working on the completion of a Bachelor of Science Degree with a concentration in Exercise Science/Nutrition or a related field, and a current CPR/AED certification. Certifications from the NSCA, NASM, and/or USAW are preferred. Applicants will need strong communication skills, strong work ethic, and extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications. Applicants must be in compliance with Western Carolina, the Southern Conference and the NCAA. Interested applicants may apply by sending their resume, reference sheet, and cover letter to [email protected]. Please do not call for this position.


Thursday October 31, 2013

College of Charleston: The College of Charleston has an opening for an Assistant Sports Performance Coach Description: The College of Charleston is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. This is a part time, nine month position with the possibility of renewal on a yearly basis. The position is paid on an hourly basis ($15 per hour) and does not include benefits. Review of applicants will begin immediately. Offer is contingent on a background check. Qualifications: The successful candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree (Master's degree in Physical Education, Physiology, Sport Science, or related field preferred); NSCA-CSCS and/or CSCCa-SCCC Certification (or equivalent); one to two years related work experience; demonstrated experience in administering a successful strength and conditioning program at the collegiate level; thorough knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. To apply, submit letter of application, resume and names and addresses of at least three professional references to: Marc Proto, Director of Sports Performance at [email protected] and Amber Manor, Assistant Director of Sports Performance at [email protected]

Lamar: The Lamar Strength and Conditioning department is seeking 3 motivated individuals for Spring 2014 internships. Individuals must be currently pursuing a bachelors/master's degree in a kinesiology/exercise science related field. Current certifications through the CSCCa, NSCA, or USAW are preferred but not required. Interns will have the opportunity to work with both football and Olympic sports teams. Internships will last the entire academic semester. If interested email a cover letter, resume, and professional references to [email protected] by December 1, 2013. No Phone Calls Please

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Weber State: The Weber State University Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting volunteer intern applicants for the 2014-15 football and basketball seasons (3 football, 2 basketball). Daily responsibilities include: assisting with the set up and break down of weight room and field/court for strength and conditioning workouts; daily clean-up and maintenance of the weight room and equipment; assist with supervision and demonstration during the training sessions. Applicants must be self-motivated, possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written, desire to learn, and have a strong work ethic. Applicants should already possess or be eligible and preparing to sit for the CSCS, CSCCA, and/or USAW. Interns MUST be CPR/AED certified. This position is unpaid. Volunteers will receive Division 1 FCS football and or Division 1 Men’s and Women’s basketball experience and the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. College credit and or work study money may be available to qualified applicants. Expected start date is Jan, 2014. Please send a resume and references by email to: [email protected].

Winthrop (SC): Winthrop is accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning Interns and/or Volunteer Assistants for the spring semester. Responsibilities include: assisting with the supervision and training of Winthrop's 16 Division I intercollegiate athletic programs; assisting with daily administrative and maintenance duties; completion of various educational assignments during the internship are required. Qualifications include: strong work ethic; punctuality; enthusiasm; desire to further one’s career in the field of Strength & Conditioning. Preferred qualifications include: pursuing Bachelors or Masters Degree in Physical Education, Exercise Science or related field; NSCA-CPT, CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certifications; CPR certification and coaching experience. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to college/university background checks. This is a Volunteer position. Interns and/or Volunteer Assistants will receive experience working at a Division I program, better understand program design, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Todd A. Riedel, Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning, Winthrop University Athletics, Winthrop Coliseum, Rock Hill, SC 29733, or via e-mail [email protected] Please visit www.winthropeagles.com for more information. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE! 

Wednesday October 30, 2013

Seattle: Seattle University Department of Athletic Performance is seeking highly motivated candidates to fill 2014 Winter and Spring internship positions. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Division I Collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting. Individuals will also have the opportunity to work with all the sports that train out of Athletic Performance Center. It may fulfil course credit if necessary. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for various sports and professional development throughout internship program. Qualifications: Currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, and a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach. Pursuing NSCA, USAW, or CSCCa certification(s) Compensation: This is a non-paid volunteer position. Will gain experience as well as future recommendation for employment. Applicants please submit a cover letter, resume, and professional references to [email protected].

Arizona Rattlers: The four time Arena League Champions and back to back title holders are looking for aspiring strength and conditioning coaches to fill internship positions for the 2014 season (3/1-8/1). Prospective candidates will receive the opportunity to work with professional athletes trying to maximize their performance on the field through rigorous strength training and stretching programs. Interns gain valuable hands on experience working one on one with our players as well as in group settings. This is a non-paying internship, for course credit if applicable. Applicants must be willing to reside in the Phoenix area of Arizona. Also, all applicants must have strength and conditioning in their background, with experience in both weight training and stretching. To be considered all inquiries must submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to David Turner our Player Personnel Director by Nov. 22nd. His email is [email protected]

Friday October 25, 2013

North Texas: UNT is searching for aspiring strength and conditioning coaches to fill internship positions available for the 2014 SPRING semester (1/6 – 5/9). Prospective candidates will have the opportunity to work under the guidance of the UNT Strength and Conditioning coaching staff, gain in-valuable hands-on experience working with Division I athletes (Football and Olympic sports), and participate in the UNT Strength and Conditioning professional development & educational curriculum (course credit if applicable). Please note, there is no monetary compensation for this position. Applicants must be committed to developing themselves as a professional and working their way up in the strength and conditioning coaching profession. For consideration, all inquiring interns please email a cover letter, professional resume’ (include relevant work, educational, and athletic experience), and three professional references with contact information to Coach Trevino at: [email protected]. All materials must be received by November 18, 2013 for consideration.

Thursday October 24, 2013

East Central (D-II - OK): East Central University (ECU) Strength and Conditioning is currently accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach to start January, 2014. This position will coordinate and implement the strength and conditioning of 1-2 sports, assist with football, and assist with the daily maintenance of the facilities. Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Kinesiology, Physical Education, Sports Administration, or a related field and admission to the ECU Graduate School. Candidates must have strong organizational and communication skills, strength and conditioning coaching experience preferred, and a desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. Must be current in CPR/First Aid/AED certification. Preferred Qualifications: USAW, pursuing SCCC and/or CSCS. If interested, please email Director of Strength and Conditioning Scott O’Dell at [email protected]. Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled

Liberty: Sources tell us that former Mississippi State grad assistant and Michigan State intern Patrick Gifford has been hired as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at Liberty.

Texas: The University of Texas Strength and Conditioning department is accepting applications for the position of Football Volunteer Unpaid Intern for the SPRING semester. There are 5 positions available. This is a highly competitive and demanding internship. The University of Texas is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, and facilities without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, or veteran status. Compensation: Division I Intercollegiate experience in the Big 12 conference, earned recommendation toward further success as a Strength & Conditioning Coach, and college credit toward graduation “if applicable”. Qualifications: Minimum requirements: Strong work ethic, Highly motivated: Must be in a Bachelor’s degree program geared toward Exercise Physiology or a related field; CPR/AED certification; Experience as college athlete or in a college strength and conditioning setting. Preferred Qualifications: Working towards a Graduate’s degree in a program geared toward Exercise Physiology or a related field, nationally-accredited strength and conditioning certification (SCCC, CSCS, USAW, etc.) To apply for one of these positions, email a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Caesar Martinez, [email protected]. No faxed resumes or phone calls will be accepted. DEADLINE for applications is December 6th 2013.

Tuesday October 22, 2013

Saint Leo (D-II - FL): Saint Leo University is currently accepting internship applications for the Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 semesters. Qualified candidates should be planning on pursuing a career in Strength and Conditioning. This 17 week internship will afford candidates the opportunity to acquire hands-on experience and knowledge working with all (17) sports while becoming a positive asset to Saint Leo University and its student-athletes. Qualifications Strong work ethic, punctual, and enthusiastic. 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. Ability to work 30-40 hours plus a week. 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. The ability to earn class credit towards graduation requirements is also available. Deadline Inquiries must be received by July 19, 2013 for the Fall 2013 Semester, and November 15, 2013 for the Spring 2014 semester. Please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to [email protected].

Colorado: The University of Colorado at Boulder, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics Sports Performance Program is accepting applications for the 2014 Spring Semester Sports Performance Internship. Qualifications: Ideal candidates should be pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Exercise Science, or related field of study. Must possess a strong work ethic, a willingness to be open to new ideas and possess a strong desire to enter the Sports Performance field, particularly at the collegiate level. Current certification, or working towards certification with the NSCA-CSCS or CSCCa. CSCCa mentorship program is available to those pursuing the SCCC certification. CPR certification/renewal can be attained during the internship. Compensation: This is an unpaid voluntary position. Candidates will have the opportunity to learn and gain experience at a highly competitive Division 1 Pac-12 institution. The curriculum is structured and designed to prepare candidates to advance a career in the Sports Performance field. Athletic apparel will be provided when available. Class credit from current institution is available if applicable. How to apply: Email cover letter, resume, list of references to Colorado Sports Performance. [email protected].