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Monday November 14, 2011

Rhode Island (DI): The University of Rhode Island Football Strength and Conditioning department is accepting internship applications for the Spring of 2012, there are 3 positions available. The internship will begin January 11th and will continue through the end of the semester. This is a full-time unpaid internship; responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting with the supervision and training of all URI Football players, assisting with daily administrative and maintenance duties, program design, nutritional education, re-hab supervision, and a full comprehensive educational syllabus. Qualifications: All applicants must be highly motivated, energetic, independent, have problem solving skills and be looking to advance their career in collegiate/professional strength and conditioning. Applicants must demonstrate a strong work ethic, have a desire to learn, and be enthusiastic in pursuit of improving the performance of URI student athletes. Preferred qualifications include: Senior status or completion of a Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field; eligible to sit for the CSCS, or USAW certification; CPR certification. Compensation: Interns will receive experience working in a FCS training environment, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, receive any available athletics gear, and receive college credit if applicable. To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Mike Sirignano, Head of Strength and Conditioning, at

Quinnipiac (DI - CT): The Quinnipiac Strength and Conditioning Internship program is designed to provide students the opportunity to work with Division I athletes and to develop the hands-on-skills to start a successful career as a collegiate strength and conditioning coach, sports performance specialist, personal trainer or fitness center director. Student-interns must be committed to the field of Strength and Conditioning and be eager to learn and participate in all areas. Each student-intern will be responsible for developing a positive rapport with the student-athletes while maintaining a professional distance. The student-intern will learn to establish themselves as a strength & conditioning professional to not only the student-athletes, but to all coaches and administrators as well. Other responsibilities will include: assist in fitness testing, computation of results and evaluation of student-athletes, teach proper techniques for Olympic lifts, power lifts, mobility, core and speed development exercises, assist in the maintenance and cleaning of the facility and its equipment, motivating student-athletes to achieve their maximum potential in all areas of performance, learning how to use Microsoft Office to develop strength and conditioning programs and presentations, work and communicate with coaches, athletic trainers and medical staff, reading articles, books and watching DVD/Videos to enhance training knowledge as well as to have professional discussions, interested students can send their resume to along with a cover letter and references.  Applications will be taken the semester prior to the actual semester when the internship will take place. Internships can be done in the fall, spring or summer. If you have questions, please call Brijesh Patel (203) 582-3857

Friday November 11, 2011 

Vassar College (DIII - NY): Andrew Sweet has been named the head strength and conditioning coach at Vassar College.

Thursday November 10, 2011

University of Houston:The University of Houston is currently accepting applications for Spring 2012 volunteer interns. Responsibilities will include: 1) Assisting with the development and implementation of sport specific strength & conditioning programs. 2) Organizational and office duties. 3) Daily maintenance of equipment. 3) Restocking of supplementation. 4) Other duties as assigned by strength & conditioning staff. Applicants are expected to assist in daily maintenance and upkeep of student-athlete weight room, and possess strong communication skills and work ethic. Required qualifications: completion or currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or a related field, and strong desire to become a strength and conditioning coach. Preferred qualifications: proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, completion or currently pursuing NSCA, USAW, or CSCCA certification(s), and previous coaching experience in a team setting. Closing of applications will be December 16th, 2011. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Kelly Spriggs, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at .


Wednesday November 9, 2011

Virginia Union (D-II): We hear Ralph Clark, linebackers and strength & conditioning coach, will not return. 

Tennessee State (FCS): Strength & Conditioning Department is accepting applications for the position of (3) Strength and Conditioning Interns for the Spring. The successful candidate will be working with a variety of sports. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. No monetary compensation will be provided. Qualifications: Must have a strong work-ethic and have a desire to become a strength and conditioning coach. Ideal candidates will have certification from one of the following: NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW. If you are interested, send a letter of interest, resume, and three (3) professional references to 

Tuesday November 8, 2011 

Frostburg State University (DIII - MD): Frostburg State University seeks applications for a Director of Fitness/Strength & Conditioning. This is a twelve-month exempt position, which includes USM benefits package. Responsibilities: Fitness & Weight room Facility Management, develop customer service expectation and goals for fitness & weight room, inspection and scheduling of maintenance and cleaning of the weight room / fitness area, hire and supervise student workers, hire, supervise and mentor graduate assistants, develop the physical strength, endurance, flexibility and agility of athletes, design a program customized to each sport’s specific needs, provide direct instruction to student-athletes, as well as provide assessment and documentation tools, in order to assure proper explanation of training techniques, document athletes’ workouts, provides physical therapy and assists in the prevention, care, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries, advises on prevention and care of athletic injuries, other administrative duties as assigned by the Athletics Director. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in related field. National Strength and Conditioning Association - CSCS Certification. Two years previous experience in the strength and conditioning or fitness field. Masters preferred. Frostburg State University is located in the Appalachian highlands of western Maryland. FSU prides itself on being a dynamic, learning-centered organization that emphasizes teaching, but with opportunities for professional development and research. To apply, email a letter of interest, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references by December 7, 2011, to . Include “Director of Fitness/Strength & Conditioning (Position #12-010446)” in the subject line. 

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