Thursday January 23, 2014

Elon: Joe Baranello has accepted the assistant strength and conditioning position. Baranello was a former grad assistant at Central Oklahoma and Fordham.

Mississippi State: Mississippi State University Strength & Conditioning Department is accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Intern for Football for the Summer 2014 semester. The successful candidate will be required to schedule and maintain a minimum of 40 hours per week with the Strength & Conditioning Department. The program is designed for undergraduate students and the post bachelor professional looking for experience. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. No monetary compensation will be provided. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree and a certification from one of the following: NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW. Inquiries must be received by: April 1st for the Summer semester If you are interested, send a letter of interest, resume, and three (3) professional references to: Mississippi State University Attn: Brady Collins, Asst Strength at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you have any questions or concerns, please call Brady Collins at 662-325-1935.

Moravian College (D-III - PA): Moravian is no longer accepting resumes for the assistant strength and conditioning position. Thank you for the overwhelming interest.

Akron: Akron is no longer accepting applicants for the grad assistant openings. Thank you all for the tremendous interest.

Wednesday January 22, 2014

Louisville: Joe Miday (head strength coach) and Scott Wilks (assistant strength coach) have been announced by Bobby Petrino as the two guys who will lead the strength program. Both follow Petrino from Western Kentucky.

UAB: Sources tell us Green Bay Packers strength and conditioning assistant Zac Woodfin will be Bill Clark's head strength coach at UAB. Woodfin played for Clark at Prattville High School and then earned two-time First Team All-Conference USA honors as a linebacker at UAB.

Montana: Strength and conditioning coach Rob Oviatt has left the University of Montana for personal reasons. Mike Gerber will be the new strength & conditioning coach for the football program at Montana. Mike recently served as strength & conditioning coach with the UNLV football program over the past four seasons.

Tuesday January 21, 2014

Western Kentucky: Sources tell us former Georgia and Denver Broncos assistant strength coach Justin Lovett has accepted the head football strength job at Western Kentucky. 

Ole Miss: Sources tell us Northwestern State head strength coach Joey Guarascio has accepted a position on the Ole Miss staff.

Friday January 17, 2014

Buffalo: Buddy Morris will replace Zach Duval as the strength coach at Buffalo. 

Thursday January 16, 2014

Massachusetts: The University of Massachusetts Football Strength and Conditioning Department is looking for motivated individuals who are interested in Spring volunteer internship positions. A background in Exercise Science, Sport Science, Kinesiology or related field is preferred but not required. Applicants should also be in pursuit of obtaining a CSCS, USAW, or SCCC certification as well as being CPR certified. Individuals who apply should be highly motivated, have strong work ethic, be punctual, and have a strong desire to become a future strength and conditioning coach. Daily duties will consist of aiding the strength and conditioning staff with assessments of student athletes, sitting in on meetings when designing programs, implementation of programs, performing proper lifting techniques, motivating athletes, and general maintenance/cleaning of the strength and conditioning facility. Interns will receive experience working at a Division I program, better understand program design, and have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. There is no monetary compensation for theses positions. Start date is January 20, 2014.  To apply send a cover letter and resume along with 3 references to Andrew Tokarz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Wisconsin-Whitewater: Whitewater is looking for interns in the strength and conditioning department for for Spring Semester 2014 (Feb. 1-May 9). This is an UNPAID internship but great opportunity to gain experience. Duties: Assist S & C coordinator with all aspects of training for all varsity sports. Provide leadership and instruction in the athletic development of student athletes to include skill analysis, teach proper technique and adapt workouts to match each sports specific need. Provide encouragement, motivate, and give feedback to student athletes to ensure maximum development of athletic potential. Assist with outside activities as assigned by S & C Coach. Job Requirements: Strong desire to pursue a career in collegiate strength and conditioning. Excellent work ethic. Ability to adapt to schedule changes. CPR/First Aid certified. Desired Skills: Knowledge and experience in all areas of strength training including Olympic style lifting as well as speed, agility, plyometric, flexibility and conditioning methods. Working towards or completion of an undergrad/grad degree in Exercise Science or related field. Currently certified or working towards certification from nationally known organization. To apply: Please e-mail a cover letter and resume with 3 references no later than Monday the 27th to: assistant strength caoch Ryan Bracius at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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