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Tuesday  October 14, 2008

TCU: Internship Program. Spring 09 and Summer 09.  Internships through the TCU Strength & Conditioning department are currently available to 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. We believe in providing a comprehensive education as the department is headed by Don Sommer, a Master Strength and Conditioning Coach.  DUTIES: Interns will be responsible for assisting the Head and Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coaches in the day to day operations of the Strength & Conditioning Department. The level of initiative set forth by our interns will determine their overall learning experience.  COMPENSATION: 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. QUALIFICATIONS: Working towards a certification through NSCA, or CSCCa.  Strong 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.  APPLICANTS: Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.  Please try to send correspondence 2-4 months prior to your anticipated starting semester.  Fall (August-December), Spring (January-May), Summer (May-August), To apply please send letter of interest to by mail or email to:
Zach Dechant - <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, TCU Strength & Conditioning, TCU Box 297600, Fort Worth, TX 76129.  Texas Christian University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Friday  October 10, 2008  (2nd Update)

University of Memphis: The University of Memphis is seeking a Graduate Assistant in Strength and Conditioning to work with designated teams.  Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to; design and implement specific strength & conditioning programs for assigned teams; supervise both individual and team workouts; maintain team and individual records; implementation, demonstration and instruction of Olympic weightlifting techniques; provide appropriate maintenance and upkeep of all equipment and the weight room; motivate both small and large groups of student-athletes; passion for the strength and conditioning field.  Requirements: USAW certification, current CPR certification, previous experience in designing and implementing programs for all sports, experience working with athletic teams, collegiate experience as an intern preferred.  Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification (CSCS) preferred. Tuition and monthly stipend will be rewarded to the successful applicant.  Start date: January 2009.  Please email cover letter, resume and three references to <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> or mail to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Mike Stark, The University of Memphis, 570 Normal Ave., Memphis, TN 38152. AA/EOE
Friday  October 10, 2008

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University of Minnesota: Department of Strength & Conditioning is currently accepting applications for intern positions for the 2009 Spring Semester. Successful candidates responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting the strength and conditioning coaches with the implementation and evaluation of sport-specific strength, speed, and agility programs. Additional responsibilities include: weight room supervision, daily upkeep and maintenance of equipment, and any other duties as assigned by the strength and conditioning coach. Opportunity to Earn CEU' s through NSCA Sponsored Events at the University of Minnesota. Intern qualifications include: Strong work ethic; Punctuality; Enthusiasm; Desire to further one' s career in the strength and conditioning field. Preferred qualifications include: Senior status or completion of a bachelor' s degree in exercise science or related field; CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certification; CPR certification.This is an unpaid internship. Interns will receive experience working with a Big 10 strength and conditioning program for more than 20 Olympic Sport Teams, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and professional references to Mike Malone Assistant Director Strength & Conditioning University of Minnesota <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> Mike Malone CSCS, USAW Assistant Director Strength & Conditioning University of Minnesota Mariucci Arena Rm 130B 1901 4th St. S.E. Minneapolis, MN 55455  fax (612) 625-6547  <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Tuesday  October 7, 2008

Baylor University: Baylor University Department of Athletic Performance is accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning Interns for the 2009 spring semester.  Intern responsibilities include: Assisting with the supervision of training programs; Assisting with daily administrative and maintenance items; Completion of various educational assignments during the internship.  Intern qualifications include: Strong work ethic; Punctuality; Enthusiasm; Desire to further one's career in the strength and conditioning field; Ability to volunteer 20-30 hours per week.  Preferred qualifications include: Senior status or completion of a bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field; CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certification; CPR certification.  This is an unpaid internship.  Interns will receive experience working within a Big 12 Football strength and conditioning program, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable.  Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and professional references by November 15 to: Chris Ruf, Associate Strength and Conditioning Coach, Baylor University Football, 150 Bear Run, Waco, TX 76711, or via email to <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.> . 
Friday  October 3, 2008

JOB OPENING:

Virginia: The University of Virginia Strength & Conditioning Department is accepting applications for the position of 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 30 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:  Assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs Teaching student athletes proper techniques and equipment use Attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities. 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 Matt Balis Head Strength Coach for Football, McCue Center Weight Room, 290 Massie Rd. Charlottsville, VA 22904  If you have any questions or concerns, please call Matt Balis at 434-982-5192 or e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
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