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.
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, [email protected]. 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.
|Saturday February 15, 2014|
Washington State: Wazzu is no longer accepting applicants for their assistant strength position. Thank you for the overwhelming interest.
|Friday February 14, 2014|
Montana State: Montana State University is currently accepting applications for 3 qualified and highly motivated individuals looking to further develop their skills in the field of strength and conditioning, through an UNPAID Internship for the 2014 summer and fall semester. Preferences of the candidate include the following: Pursuit of future career in strength and conditioning as demonstrated by pursuit of professional certifications (CSCS, CSCC, USAW) and/or continued pursuit of a degree in a sport science or related field, CPR/First Aid and AED certification. Benefits to the candidate include experience in strength and conditioning at a collegiate level, potential to earn a recommendation toward further pursuits in the field, further learning of proper exercise technique via staff lifts, and the ability to further professional learning and development through formal internship curriculum. Closing date of applications will be March 31, 2014. Timeline of work will be June 02 – August 08, 2014. Please send cover letter, resume and references to Head Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Ricardo Ramirez at [email protected].
|Wednesday February 12, 2014|
Vanderbilt: Vanderbilt University is accepting applications for Intern Sports Performance Coaches to contribute to the Vanderbilt Football Sports Performance Program. Qualified candidates will serve the Football program as a non-counted coach that will have the opportunity to observe all training sessions and assist with set-ups, breakdowns, spotting and additional administrative responsibilities. This is an unpaid opportunity. Required qualifications include achievement or current pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related course of study in addition to certification in CPR/AED. This internship is expected to begin no later than Monday, April 28th 2014 and has the opportunity, based on evaluation, to extend throughout the entire 2014 football season. Deadline to apply is: Monday, April 1st 2013. Please email letter of application, with attached resume and list of at least three professional references to Jamey Mroz, Football Sports Performance Coach at [email protected].
Hampton: Hampton University is seeking two (2) highly motivated and qualified candidates for the position of VOLUNTEER/INTERN for Hampton University Football Strength and Conditioning. The capable candidates will have the opportunity to advance their competence while gaining knowledge and experience in the field of Athletic Performance at a Division 1 institution. Candidates will also gain valuable networking connections and references for future advancement. College credit will also be awarded where appropriate. Responsibilities for both non-paid positions are: assist S&C staff with all daily maintenance and operational duties, involvement in volunteer/intern professional development program, as well as other duties assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Required Qualifications: Applicants should be pursuing or have completed a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related field. Must have a strong desire to be involved in Strength and Conditioning at the collegiate level. This non-paid position requires a minimum of 30 hours per week. Application Process: For full consideration email your letter of application, resume and three references to [email protected]. Deadline to apply is March 15, 2014. This position will start on June 1, 2014 and conclude on July 31, 2014.
Washington State: Washington State University is looking for an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for Football. This is a full time position that entails assisting the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach with the implementation of all phases of the Strength and Conditioning programs for football. A Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s degree preferred. Three years previous coaching experience is required (preferably at the collegiate level). Must be CSCCa, USAW or NSCA certified. Applicant must be able to teach all Olympic movements and squatting movements, experience in acceleration and speed development and have experience teaching them to large groups. Job will begin as soon as it is filled. Please send letter of application, full resume, and references to [email protected].
|Wednesday February 12, 2014|
Georgia: Per source, Clark Atlanta head strength coach Gus Felder will join the UGA staff as assistant strength coach.
UAB: Washington State assistant strength and conditioning coach SaJason Finley has accepted an assistant S&C position at UAB.
Stanford: Ryan Cidzik, director of strength and conditioning at Columbia, has accepted a position with the Stanford Sports Performance staff, working with the football team.
Southern Miss: The University of Southern Mississippi Strength and Conditioning department is seeking applicants to fill Volunteer internship positions for the 2014 Summer and/or Fall semesters. Daily responsibilities will include the following: 1. Assisting with supervision and implementation of strength training programs for various sports 2.Tending to daily maintenance of the training facilities 3. Any other duties specified by the Director of the program. This is a non-paid position. Qualifications: Currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, and a strong desire to become a Collegiate level Strength and Conditioning Coach. If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, and professional references to Stephen Parker, [email protected].
Southern Miss: The University of Southern Mississippi Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach position. The successful candidate will also be assigned sport teams to be determined by the Director of Strength and Conditioning. A Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field is required. Applicants must be accepted into a Graduate Program at The University of Southern Mississippi. Certification in one or all of the following: CSCS, SCCC, USAW is preferred, but not required. Compensation will include a monthly stipend, including tuition waiver. This position will start during the Fall 2014 semester and will be open until filled. Applicants must meet the Graduate School deadlines in order to apply. If you are interested, send a letter of interest, resume, and three (3) professional references to Stephen Parker, [email protected].
|Tuesday February 11, 2014|
Samford: Samford University Department of Strength and Conditioning is now accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning VOLUNTEER INTERNS. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for Football and all Olympic Sports, bringing fire and passion to the workplace day in and day out, assisting in creating the best and most productive training environment for our student athletes, and assist in creating a competitive training atmosphere. Some candidates will have the opportunity to travel with various sports during if you are chosen to remain through the fall semester. 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 or be in the last semester of coursework for undergraduate degree in exercise physiology or a related field of study. Candidates must also have a burning desire to become a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. 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 based on approval by the Director. Inquiries must be received by April 1, 2014 for the Summer Semester 2014 (June1, 2014 through August 15, 2014). If you are interested in the position, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to [email protected],Attention: Jonathan Farris, Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning. SAMFORD UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, WHICH ENCOURAGES APPLICATIONS FROM MINORITY GROUP MEMBERS AND WOMEN.
|Monday February 10, 2014|
Northwest Missouri State (D-II): NW Missouri State University, a NCAA Division II member of the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association Conference, is accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the school year 2014 - 2015. Applicants must have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. NW Missouri State seeks qualified individuals preferably with collegiate experience to assist with all 12 Division - 2 varsity athletic sports and cheer squad. Primary responsibilities include assisting with the supervision and execution of training programs, assisting the strength staff in all phases of the program including upkeep of facility. Secondary responsibilities will be working with assigned sports. Qualifications include strong work ethic, punctual, and enthusiastic. Also prior weight room experience via previous coaching experience and/or a background as a competitive athlete. Bachelor's degree in a related field required. Certifications in one or more of the following is preferred, but not required: SCCC, CSCS, and USAW. Knowledge in the area of sports nutrition a plus. Position is open until February 18th, 2014. Please email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to the Head Strength and Conditioning coach Joe Quinlin, at [email protected]
Eastern Illinois: Sources tell us that Riley Allen has been hired as the new strength coach at Eastern Illinois. Allen previously served as an assistant strength coach at New Mexico State.