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Thursday February 26, 2009

University of Virginia: Internship Program   The University of Virginia Strength & Conditioning Department is accepting applications for the position of Football Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Intern for the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. The successful candidate will be required to schedule and maintain a minimum of 20 hours per week with the strength & conditioning department. The program is designed for undergraduate students and the post bachelor professional looking for experience.   The daily responsibilities will include:      1. Assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs    2. Teaching student athletes proper techniques and equipment use    3. Attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities    4. Participation in weekly projects and assignments throughout the internship program   Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. No monetary compensation will be provided.   Qualifications: Must have a strong work-ethic and have a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Ideal candidates will have a bachelors degree and a certification from one of the following. (NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW)   Inquiries must be received by: April 1st for Summer semester July 15th for the Fall semester November 15th for the Fall semester   If you are interested, send a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to:  University of Virginia Attention: Brandon Hourigan, Director of Football Training and Player Development P.O. Box 400836 Charlottesville, VA 22904   If you have any questions, please call Brandon Hourigan at 434-982-5194 or e-mail at <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> .
Tuesday February 24, 2009 (Update 2)

South Dakota State University: is accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant position 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.  Olympic Lifting experience 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 June 1st Application deadline is March. 20th 2009 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.> Phone: (605) 688-4803 Fax: (605) 688-5999. South Dakota State University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to achieving a diverse community.
Tuesday February 24, 2009

North Dakota State University: Strength & Conditioning Department is actively seeking interested students to fulfill internship positions within our program for summer, fall and spring.  Interns can expect to gain valuable, hands on experience in areas such as program design, exercise instruction, plyometric, speed and agility techniques, conditioning, facility and athlete management.  Internship responsibilities will vary and will include various duties within the NDSU Strength & Conditioning Department.  Hours will vary throughout the semester and may include early morning, late afternoon, or weekend hours.  The quality of the interns experience is directly related to the effort and commitment that is put forth.  Student's who ask questions, get involved and make an effort to go above and beyond will be rewarded with a successful experience.  Requirements: Graduate or undergraduate students working towards a degree in exercise science or a related field.  Must have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. Previous weight room or athletic experience preferred. Compensation: Academic credit only, this is an unpaid internship. Deadlines: Spring:  November 1, Summer:  April 1, Fall:  July 1 Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and list of references by mail or e-mail to: Jason Miller, NDSU Dept 1200, P.O Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050. (701) 231-6423 <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Friday February 20, 2009

NY Jets: Our sources tell us Cleveland Browns' strength coach Ryan Cidzik is leaving to accept an assistant strength position with the NY Jets.
Thursday February 19, 2009 

Baylor: We hear Valdosta State grad assistant Andrew Althoff has accepted an assistant position on the staff at Baylor University.

Harvard: Former Iowa assistant James Frazier has accepted the director of strength & conditioning job at Harvard. 

Valdosta State University: is seeking applicants for the position of Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach.  This individuals report directly to the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. RESPONSIBILITIES:  Assisting with the supervision of eleven sports.  Ensure safe and effective lifting techniques.  Demonstrate basic knowledge in all areas of the strength and field.  Attend to the everyday needs of facility maintenance and operations.  EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Bachelors degree in exercise science or related field.  At least one year experience in an intercollegiate strength and conditioning program, U.S.A.W., C.S.C.S. or S.C.C.C. certification preferred.  COMPENSATION:  Ten-month position with tuition, books and a stipend. Females and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.  Resumes should be sent to Michael Doscher.  VSU Strength and Conditioning, New Football Facility, 1500 N Patterson St, Valdosta, GA 31698. Office Phone - (229) 219-3219. Fax - (229) 245-2494. Email <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> Position Starting Date:  August 2009. Position Deadline:  Until Filled
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