Friday February 1, 2013
Mercer University (FCS): Mercer University is currently accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Strength Coach. Duties include writing and implementing team work outs for assigned male and female collegiate teams in accordance with NCAA, Atlantic Sun Conference and Mercer University rules and regulations. Qualifications required are experience with teaching and demonstrating the Olympic lifts, Power lifts and other movements to collegiate teams; 6+ months experience in writing and implementing sports performance team work outs; an accredited certification (preferably CSCS, USAW, or SCCC); meeting Mercer University graduate school entrance requirements. Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science or related field of study. This position requires a TWO YEAR program commitment. Compensation package includes room and board with a full tuition, books waiver and a small stipend. Part-time, outside employment allowed with prior approval of Department Heads. Applicants must have a strong desire to pursue a career as a full time, collegiate strength & conditioning coach. Interested applicants may apply by sending cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references to strength coaches Jon Mangel at email@example.com AND Paul Bohr firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday January 31, 2013
Western Carolina: Evan Barr has been named the Catamount's strength and conditioning coordinator. Barr previously oversaw the strength program at Reinhardt University.
Marshall: We hear that Citadel strength and conditioning grad assistant Billy Brown has accepted an assistant strength position at Marshall.
Wednesday January 30, 2013
Northwestern State: Sources tell us that director of strength and conditioning Joey Guarascio has been retained.
Tuesday January 29, 2013
Please keep Butler strength coach Jim Peal in your prayers. Coach Peal, a legend in the profession, was diagnosed with cancer this week. Here is his story. Let's all help Coach beat this!
South Florida: Hans Straub has retained assistant strength coaches Greg Honeychuck and Walter Bell.
UMass: Former South Florida strength coach Mike Golden has joined Charley Molnar's staff.
Arkansas State: Lee Marks has joined Jeff Pittman's strength staff at Arkansas State. Marks served as South Dakota State's running backs coach last season.
Monday January 28, 2013
Jacksonville Jaguars: Strength coach Tom Myslinski and assistant strength coach Josh Hingst have both been retained by Gus Bradley.
Friday January 25, 2013
Kansas City Chiefs: The Chiefs have retained assistant strength coach Brent Salazar.
Chicago Bears: The Bears have hired former Kansas City Chiefs strength coach Mike Clark to serve as their director of physical development. Clark is replacing Rusty Jones, who recently decided to retire.
West Virginia: Sources tell us that Irele Oderinde has been brought on board as an assistant strength and conditioning coach.
Nova Southeastern (D-II - FL): Nova Southeastern University, a member of the NCAA Division II and the Sunshine State Conference located in Fort Lauderdale, FL, is currently accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant for Strength & Conditioning. The successful candidate will have full responsibility of two to three teams and will assist with the implementation of strength training, conditioning, speed/agility, flexibility and recovery workouts for all 17 athletic teams in our state of the art 5,500sq ft Strength & Conditioning Complex. Qualifications: The GA positions are required to work up to but not limited to 35 hours per week, which include flexible hours, evenings and weekends. GA positions work 12-month, renewable contracts. Graduate Assistants must be enrolled at a full time status (6 credits per semester) and be in good academic standing throughout their employment. Applicants must be admitted into their respective graduate program before they can sign a contract through NSU Student Employment. Candidates must be certified with at least one of the following organizations CSCCa (SCCC), NSCA (CSCS), or USAW. Start Date: July 15, Please email the following documents to Steven Orris: Cover Letter, Resume, 2 work references and 1 character reference, 1 letter of recommendation (preferably from a previous supervisor/instructor) to Steven.email@example.com.
Thursday January 24, 2013
Wisconsin: Evan Simon has officially joined the staff as head strength and conditioning coach. Simon worked under Gary Andersen for the past four seasons at Utah State.
Maryland: Maryland has an assistant strength and conditioning coach for Olympic sports opening. Position description: Assist the Director of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic Sports in preparing the student-athletes at the University of Maryland for the rigors and demands of intercollegiate competition through the utilization of the total athletic enhancement training. The primary function of this position will be to manage the total athletic performance preparation of student-athletes to include, but not limited to: development of training programs; application of appropriate motivational techniques; instruction of student-athletes in the proper execution of weight training exercises, plyometrics, agility drills, flexibility training, speed improvement technique, and conditioning modalities; and communicating with appropriate coaching personnel regarding the needs and demands of the student-athletes. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years of strength coaching required. National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) or Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) certification required. Preferred qualifications: A minimum of two years of collegiate strength coaching experience preferred. Ideal candidate will be experienced in program design and application for a broad range of training systems and sports applications. To apply, visit www.jobs.umd.edu
Ole Miss: Ole Miss currently has a paid intern position open with Strength and Conditioning for Olympic Sports. This is a coaching position that would receive full benefits. The job is posted at https://jobs.olemiss.edu/
Wednesday January 23, 2013
Marshall: Sources tell us that Central Florida assistant director of strength and conditioning Scott Sinclair has accepted the head strength and conditioning position at Marshall.
Colorado School of Mines: Colorado School of Mines is accepting applications for Summer 2013 Strength and Conditioning Internships in Golden, CO. Applicants must be highly motivated, with a tremendous work ethic. Essential tasks include: aiding the strength and conditioning staff in developing/administering strength and conditioning programs for all sports offered at CSM; work directly with student athletes to teach proper lifting technique/safety; work directly with the coaching staffs to develop, illustrate, oversee, and document the progress of the student athletes’ sports performance training; maintain and clean the athletic weight room; serve as a positive role model for the all CSM athletes. This is a non-paid position. Interns will have the opportunity to gain credit towards graduation, if applicable, as well as professional experience in the field of strength & conditioning. Before hiring, a background check will need to be completed. Possible Interns should be working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field. A Nationally accredited certification is preferred. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references to by March 1st to Adam Long via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
San Diego Chargers: Kent Johnson has been brought on board to serve as strength and conditioning coach for the franchise. Johnson previously served in the same capacity with the Browns.
University of California: The University of California Golden Bears Department of Strength and Conditioning is accepting applications for a spring intern. This is a NON-PAID position. Start date will begin on or around February 1st, 2013. Responsibilities will include: 1) Assist with ADMINISTRATIVE duties of a Pac-12 Football strength & conditioning program. 2) Assist with HANDS ON implementation of a Pac-12 Olympic Sports strength & conditioning program. 3) Daily maintenance of equipment.4) Assist in supervision of training sessions.5) Other duties as assigned by strength & conditioning staff. Preferred applicants would have collegiate athletic playing experience, currently pursuing or have achieved a bachelors/masters in exercise science or a related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, and strong desire to become a College Strength & Conditioning Coach. PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS. Please email Scott Salwasser, Assistant Strength Coach at email@example.com.