Friday February 21, 2014

Susquehanna (D-III - PA): Susquehanna University is seeking applicants for a full time Assistant Football (Defensive Coordinator)/Asst. Strength Coach position. The position will report to the Assistant Director of Athletics/Head Football Coach and the Head S/C coach as a secondary responsibility.  Minimum of 3 to 5 years defensive football coaching experience on the college level is required. Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. NSCA or equivalent certification desired. Recruiting experience at the NCAA Division III level and familiarity with Hudl software is desired. Preference will be given to candidates with excellent communication skills.  Interested candidates must e-mail a cover letter, resume and reference list to http://jobs.susqu.edu/postings/98.  No phone calls, please.

Eastern Illinois: Riley Allen has been announced as assistant strength coach. Allen, most recently served as an assistant at New Mexico State. 

Rice: Sources tell us former Tennessee associate strength director Tommy Barnes will join Kevin Yoxall's staff at Rice.

Thursday February 20, 2014

LSU: LSU is seeking applicants for an internship in their sports nutrition / strength and condition department. Essential Functions: Assist Coordinator of Sports Nutrition in counseling athletes on proper nutrition, supplements, ergogenic aids, and use of banned substances, Assist with fueling stations during practices and games, Assist in nutrition preparation for athletic events, Assist Coordinator of Sports Nutrition in development and delivery of team nutrition seminars, Conduct body composition measurement via BodPod, Assist in ordering and organization of nutritional supplements, Professional Skills and Qualifications: Completion of or working toward degree in Nutritional Sciences or Dietetics or similar field (preferred), Previous collegiate athletic participation (preferred). This internship will begin no later than Monday, May 1 2014 with the opportunity to stay the entire 2014 football season. Deadline to apply is: Monday, April 1 2014. Please send cover letter, with resume and references to support all athletically related experiences to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please no US Mail, faxes or phone calls.

Georgia: Clark Atlanta (D-II - GA) head strength coach Gus Felder has been named assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Bulldogs.

Cincinnati Bengals: The Cincinnati Bengals are seeking a Strength and Conditioning Fellow for the 2014 NFL season. This is a seasonal position with no benefits that will start and continue until one week after the season concludes.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assist staff with the design and implementation of football specific strength, speed, agility, and conditioning programs, Assist staff in performance monitoring and analysis using a Global Positioning System (GPS), Assist staff in assessment and analysis using the Functional Movement Screen (FMS), Weight room supervision, daily upkeep and equipment maintenance, Any other duties assigned by the Strength and Conditioning Coach, Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; graduate degree strongly preferred, 1-3 years’ coaching experience in football strength & conditioning at the collegiate or professional level preferred. Proven ability as Head S&C coach highly valued, CSCS/USAW/CSCCA/ACSM certification preferred, CPR/AED certification required, FMS certification preferred, 1 year of experience preferred in implementing the FMS system and corresponding corrective exercise prescription, 1 year of experience monitoring with GPS technology preferred. Time Requirements: Approximate start date of April 1, 2014 to one week after the season concludes. Compensation: Hourly wage with no benefits. Deadline: Applications must be received by March 7, 2014. How to Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, 3 references and a video of you coaching an athlete in the power clean or hang clean AND barbell squat to: The Cincinnati Bengals Football Club, c/o Jeff Friday, Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Monday February 17, 2014

Nova Southeastern (D-II - FL): The program is no longer accepting applicants for the open strength and conditioning grad assistant position. Thank you for the overwhelming interest.

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South Carolina: The University of South Carolina Football Strength and Conditioning department is accepting applications for the position of Football Volunteer Intern for the SUMMER. There are 12 positions available. This is a highly competitive and demanding internship. The University of South Carolina 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, 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 a college athlete or in a college strength and conditioning setting. Preferred: Working towards a Graduate’s degree in a program geared toward Exercise Physiology or a related field, nationally-accredited strength and condition certification (PES, CSCS, USAW, SCCC). To apply for one of the positions, e-mail a cover letter, resume, mission statement, list of professional references, and a video of you coaching an athlete in a clean progression to Mike Sirignano, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please no faxed resumes or phone calls.

Southern Miss: Southern Miss is no longer accepting applicants for the strength and conditioning grad assistant job. Thank you for the overwhelming interest.

Virginia: Head strength coach Evan Marcus has been named the head strength coach for the Minnesota Vikings.

Sunday February 16, 2014    

Army: Former USC strength coach Tim Caron has officially joined the Army staff as head strength coach. 

Minnesota Vikings: Fox Sports is reporting that former San Diego Chargers strength coach Jeff Hurd will join the Vikings strength staff as an assistant strength coach.

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