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Tuesday July 2, 2013

Samford: Former Alabama assistant strength and conditioning coach Jonathan Farris has been hired as the associate director of strength and conditioning at Samford.

Monday July 1, 2013

Averett (D-III - VA): Kevin Daughtrey has been hired as the new strength and conditioning grad assistant and linebackers coach. Daughtrey was formerly a grad assistant strength coach at Alabama.

Sunday June 30. 2013

Kennesaw State: KSU has an assistant strength and conditioning position open.

Stephen F. Austin: Kennesaw State assistant strength coach Joseph W. Boyd has accepted the same position at Stephen F. Austin.

Saturday June 29, 2013

Louisiana College (D-III): Strength and conditioning coach Ty Webb has been dismissed. 

Thursday June 27, 2013

Pepperdine: Pepperdine University’s Strength and Conditioning Department is currently seeking qualified intern candidates for Fall 2013. Applicants should currently be pursuing or have completed a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Preferred qualifications include CSCS and USA-W Certifications. Current CPR certification is required. Duration of the internship will be performance based, and will begin on August 19th and terminate on December 13th. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to university background checks and standard hiring procedures. This is a non-paid volunteer position, requiring a minimum of 20 hours/week, though more hours will be strongly encouraged. Interns will receive experience working at a Division I program, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities and receive college credit if applicable. Essential job functions for the position include, but are not limited to: Assisting the Director of strength and conditioning and assistant strength and conditioning coaches in developing and implementing strength, speed, agility, and conditioning programs for the University’s intercollegiate athletic teams; Assessing student-athletes' physical attributes to improve athletic performance; Maintaining weight rooms and equipment; Input of testing data and daily/weekly updating of speed, strength, and conditioning workouts; Provide discipline and motivation to student-athletes to excel and improve; Performing miscellaneous related duties when necessary. Please send cover letter, resume and references by email to: [email protected]. Deadline for applicants is July 19, 2013

Lafayette College (FCS): Steve Plunkett has been promoted from assistant strength coach to assistant director of sports performance.

Washington State: Washington State University Football Strength and Conditioning is no longer accepting applications for their open positions. Thank you for the overwhelming interest.

Wednesday June 26, 2013

SUNY New Paltz (D-III - NY): Gary Gall, a former grad assistant at Northern State, has accepted the head strength job at New Paltz.

Samford: Samford University Department of Strength and Conditioning is now accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning VOLUNTEER INTERN. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for football and all Olympic Sports, teaching student athletes proper technique and equipment use, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities and participation in weekly projects and professional development throughout the internship program. NO MONETARY COMPENSATION WILL BE PROVIDED. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree or be in the last semester of coursework for undergraduate degree in exercise physiology or related field of study. Certification from one or more of the following (NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW) are preferred. CSCCa mentorship program will be available for candidates seeking to obtain the SCCC certification. Inquiries must be received by July 31, 2013 for the Spring Semester 2013 (August 1, 2013 through December 15, 2013). If you are interested in the position, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to [email protected] Attention: Ryan Davis Director of Strength and Conditioning Samford University.

Ole Miss: Former Iowa State grad assistant Toney Randolph is now a strength assistant at Ole Miss. W hear that Randolph will work with the football team only.

Fordham: Former Cal assistant John Krasinski is Fordham's new director of strength and conditioning.

Iona: Sources tell us that Kelly Shaver, a former assistant at Fordham, has been named head strength coach at Iona.

Rocky Mountain College (NAIA - MT): Indiana State assistant strength coach Dan Watson has joined the staff as head strength coach, and will also serve as an assistant coach for the football program in a role to be defined later.

Wisconsin: Assistant strength coach Brian Bott has left the program, according to Madison.com. Bott informed the players on June 10, but remains under contract through Sunday. 

Tuesday June 25, 2013

Western Carolina: Western Carolina is currently seeking 4 qualified individuals for its Fall 2013 Athletic Performance internship positions. These are unpaid positions, however applicants will be given necessary time to seek employment elsewhere to help with expenses. You will report directly to our Internship Coordinator and will be responsible for any duties assigned by the Director of Athletic Performance, and/or the Assistant Director of Athletic Performance. Other duties will include general equipment upkeep, assisting groups, weight room sanitation, computer work, game day responsibilities, and assisting in the supplementation program. Applicant requirements are as follows: must have or be working on the completion of a Bachelor of Science Degree with a concentration in Exercise Science/Nutrition or a related field, and a current CPR/AED certification. Certifications from the NSCA, NASM, and/or USAW are preferred. Applicants will need strong communication skills, strong work ethic, and extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications. Applicants must be in compliance with Western Carolina, the Southern Conference and the NCAA. Interested applicants may apply by sending their resume, reference sheet, and cover letter to [email protected]. Please do not call for this position.

Midwestern State (D-II - TX): Midwestern State University Strength & Conditioning program (Division II) located in Wichita Falls, Texas is currently in the process of accepting applications for (3) Strength & Conditioning Graduate Assistants for fall 2013 semester. Responsibilities will include but not limited to assisting the Director of Strength & Conditioning in all aspects of developing and implementing strength & conditioning programs for 12 intercollegiate athletic teams. Candidate will be asked to design and implement annual periodization for the sports assigned by Director of Strength & Conditioning. Assist with and conduct periodic performance and strength testing, and assist in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree with preferred emphasis in the exercise sciences, and extensive knowledge of Olympic lifts. Must have great work ethic, and strong computer skills especially in excel. Preferred experience (1-2 years) includes coaching strength and conditioning for intercollegiate athletes, playing intercollegiate athletics. CSCS, CSCCA, and USAW certification is also preferred. Must have CPR certification. Educational stipend and financial compensation will be provided. If interested please send resume and three references to Frank Bourgeois, Director of Strength & Conditioning via email at [email protected]. Applicant must be enrolled into Midwestern State University graduate school, GRE is required.

Davidson: Winthrop strength and conditioning intern Zach Rowell has accepted the assistant strength position at Davidson.

University of Redlands (D-III - CA): The University of Redlands is seeking applicants to fill their Strength and Conditioning/Fitness Center Director position. Read the full job posting, and apply here.

Monday June 24, 2013

Pitt: The University of Pittsburgh’s Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for volunteer interns for the Fall 2013. Daily responsibilities include: assisting with the set up and break down of weight room and fields for conditioning workouts; daily clean up and maintenance of the weight room and all of its equipment; assist with supervision and demonstration during the training sessions. Applicants must be highly self motivated, able to follow directions, desire to learn, and have a strong work ethic. The Successful applicants should be working towards earning their Bachelor’s degree and a certification from the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, and/or USAW and have experience as a collegiate athlete. Interns must be CPR/AED certified. This is an unpaid position, however, volunteers will receive experience working at a Division I program, better understanding of program design, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: Chris Gilman, Assistant Strength and Conditioning coach, at [email protected] Deadline to apply is July 12th, 2013.

Arkansas State: Arkansas State University Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Graduate Assistant. ASU is an NCAA Division I University competing in the Sunbelt Conference. The position is an 11 month position to begin August 1, 2013, which includes a monthly stipend. Candidates must have a strong work ethic and the desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and at least six months experience in a collegiate weight room and or collegiate playing experience is required. The successful candidate must be accepted into graduate school and is required to have CPR/First Aid certification. Ability to work well with students, faculty, community and media is required. Demonstrate understanding of a strong commitment to cultural diversity is required as well as good communication skills, strong leadership skills, and organizational skills. Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) credentials required. The responsibilities: Assist with football, baseball, track, men’s and women’s golf in the design and implementation of training protocols of student athletes. Assist the athletic training staff in rehabilitation and injury prevention as needed, supervise the workout sessions of teams, instruct proper lifting techniques for strength and conditioning, supervise volunteers and interns, and ensure safe operation and professional supervision of the facility. A review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. ASU is committed to creating a productive workplace in which both persons and property are secure. To achieve that goal, background investigations are conducted on all final applicants recommended for employment. To Apply: Email and resume along with the names and phone numbers of three references to: Lee Marks Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning [email protected]

Gardner-Webb: Gardner-Webb University: Gardner-Webb University is seeking a grad assistant strength and conditioning coach. Applicant must possess a strong knowledge of teaching technique of Olympic-style lifting exercises. Introduce and teach the objectives of each training phase to student-athletes. Duties will include assisting with the day to day Football program as well as covering assigned sports by the Director. Interested applicants should submit the following required materials: (1) a cover letter indicating interest in the position; (2) a complete resume with the name, address, and phone number of three professional references. Requirements: Bachelor's degree required; In a related field preferred. Certified by CSCS, CSCCa, or in the process of sitting for the exam. Experience working with and developing programs for a variety of collegiate sports. . Successful candidate must have a strong commitment to Christian higher education. All candidates interested please email [email protected].

Northwestern State: Northwestern State University, a Division I member of the Southland Conference, is seeking applicants for the newly created position of Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. Bachelor's degree required; Master's preferred. Full-time coaching experience, preferably at the collegiate level. Also preferred are the following certifications: NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, and USAW. First aid/AED certification required. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. To Apply: Submit a letter of application, resume, and three references to: Joey Guarascio, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at [email protected]