Tuesday March 24, 2009

Western Illinois University: Strength and Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for full-time strength and conditioning interns for the summer 2009 and 2009/2010 academic semesters.  Responsibilities include assisting the head strength and conditioning coach in all aspects of developing and implementing strength, speed/agility, conditioning, flexibility, and recuperative programs for 20 intercollegiate athletic teams.  Additional responsibilities will be to provide daily weight room supervision, daily upkeep and maintenance of equipment, assist with and conduct periodic performance and strength testing, completion of internship curriculum, and other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Applicants must have a strong work ethic and desire to become a strength and conditioning professional.  Candidates should be enrolled in or completing their degree in an Exercise Science undergraduate/graduate program and should be certified in CPR/AED and be working towards certification from any of the following organizations: NSCA, CSCCa, USAW, ACSM, or NASM.  Previous experience in strength and conditioning in an intercollegiate athletics environment preferred. Position: This is a non-paid internship position.  The successful applicant(s) will receive course credit towards graduation (if applicable) and Division-I/Missouri Valley Football Conference and Summit League (Olympic Sports) strength and conditioning experience.  Starting Dates for the internships are as follows: Summer - June 1st, Fall - August 1st, Winter/Spring - Jan. 11th, To apply: Submit letter of application, resume, and three references to Christopher Anderson, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, Leatherneck Speed, Strength, & Conditioning, Western Hall, 1 University Circle, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL 61455.  Application materials may be faxed to (309) 298-1960 or emailed to <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>.
Sunday March 22, 2009

Missouri State: Our sources tell us Western Kentucky assistant strength coach Todd Riedel has been hired as assistant director of strength & conditioning. 

New York Jets: Former Cleveland Browns assistant Ryan Cidzik has joined the Jets' strength staff.  Former Everton FC (Liverpoool Soccer) strength coach Kyle Thorne has also joined the strength staff. 
Thursday March 19, 2009

Charleston Southern University: This is an un-paid internship that gives a person the chance to work with an NCAA Division I athletics program.  You will get the chance to learn about many different styles of strength training programs at the college level.  You will get hands on experience in working with college athletes during their in & off seasons.  You will also be exposed to speed development and conditioning programs for different sports.  If you are interested please contact Coach Jacobi via email at
<This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>; please attach a resume and 3 references.
Tuesday March 17, 2009 (Update 2)

North Dakota State: Graduate Assistant, North Dakota State University seeks a qualified individual preferably with collegiate experience.  Applicants must have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning.  Primary responsibilities include, assisting the Strength staff in all phases of the program.  Secondary responsibilities with be working with assigned sports.  Bachelor's degree in a related field required, CSCS preferred.  Minimum GPA:  3.0.  Tuition waiver, $7,300 stipend.  Application deadline is April 1st.  Start date is May 18th, 2009. E-mail resume, cover letter and names of three references to Jim Kramer, Director of Athletic Performance, North Dakota State University: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  North Dakota State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, Vietnam Era Veterans status, sexual orientation, marital status, or public assistance status.  Direct inquiries to the Executive Director and Chief Diversity Officer, 202 Old Main, (701) 231-7708.  

Winthrop University: Winthrop University, a Division I member of the Big South Conference and located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, is seeking candidates for the position of Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach beginning in Fall, 2009.  Qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science or related field; CSCS or CSCCA certification preferred. CPR certification and college weight room experience are strongly desired. Expectations for this position include but are not limited to assisting strength coaches in all areas of the program as well as daily upkeep of the weight room. To be considered for the position the candidate must be admitted to the Graduate School at Winthrop University. Application materials and information outlining the application procedures can be obtained on the Winthrop University website: http://www.winthrop.edu/graduateschool/. Position available August 3, 2009. Yearly stipend of $3,600 and 9 hours of graduate study paid per semester. Please send cover letter, resume and the names and addresses of three references to Hayes Galitski, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, Winthrop University, Winthrop Coliseum, Rock Hill, SC 29733 or email this information to <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> (Winthrop University is an EOE.) Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science or related field; CSCS or CSCCA certification preferred. CPR certification and college weight room experience are strongly desired.  
Tuesday March 17, 2009 

Towson University: invites applications for an assistant strength coach position. The primary responsibility of the position will be working with football and possibly one or two additional sports. This individual will be responsible for leading every aspect of player development with regard to the football program under the supervision of the Director of Strength & Conditioning and the Head Football Coach. Duties: Leading all aspects of the strength and conditioning program for football team, including on-field game day responsibilities; participation in practice sessions, coaches meetings and recruiting events in addition to all off-season and in-season training responsibilities.  Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a related field is required; NSCA (CSCS) or CSCCa (CSCC) with USAW certification is preferred. Prior experience at the collegiate level working directly with football is required. Extensive coaching experience with free weights, Olympic lifts, and additional sports preferred. Salary: Competitive with full University benefits. Opportunity for additional income from clinics and summer camps. Position is open until filled. The position is contingent on funds being available at time of hire.  To Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume indicating the Job Title and Vacancy #E-100184-09 and contact information for 3 professional references to TU Human Resources; 8000 York Road; Towson, MD 21252 or FAX 410-704-2891. Title, Vacancy #, and references must be included to be considered.  A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment. 
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