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Saturday December 17, 2011

Cincinnati: The University of Cincinnati Football Strength and Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for (2) Unpaid Strength and Conditioning Internship positions for Spring 2012. All applicants must be highly motivated individuals with a strong work ethic that want to pursue a career in collegiate strength and conditioning. This internship will provide the opportunity to gain experience in coaching, motivating athletes, and program design by working hands on in a Division 1 College Football Program. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to assisting with the supervision and training of the Cincinnati Bearcat Football Players while also assisting with assigned duties. The planned start date will be January 9 and will continue till the end of April. The deadline to apply is December 31, 2011. To apply please email a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Michael Szerszen, Assistant Director of Football Strength and Conditioning at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Memphis: The Football Strength and Conditioning Department is searching for hard-working candidates for a Spring Internship opportunity working primarily with football. Duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assist Football Strength and Conditioning Staff in all facets of implementation of training programs, aid in the instruction of safe and proper weight training techniques, and assist in the regular maintenance and upkeep of the facility. This is an unpaid position (IF THIS IS NOT AN ECONOMICALLY VIABLE OPTION FOR YOU THEN PLEASE DO NOT APPLY) in which the potential candidate(s) may receive class credit if applicable and will gain valuable collegiate level work experience and exposure through various training modalities centered around vertical integration, Bod Pod assessment, Polar Team2 Heart Rate System usage, orthopedic assessment, nutrition insight, and sport massage. Individuals pursuing a Bachelors or Masters in exercise science, athletic training or a related field as well as working towards a certification with the NSCA, USAW, or CSCCa and possess CPR/AED First Aid Certification send a resume and three (3) references to Brian Hill at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications must be submitted ASAP as the start date for the position is January 9 2012. AA/EOE.

Friday December 16, 2011

Arizona: Sources tell us that Chris Allen (who was with Rich Rodriquez at Michigan) will be named head strength coach at Arizona. 

Illinois State: We hear head strength & conditioning coach Jim Lathrop is looking to hire an assistant for Nutrition. The position will handle all nutritional aspects for supplementation and meals.

Stanford: Shannon Turley has been named the 2011 FootballScoop Strength & Conditioning Coach of the Year presented by SpeedTracs

Thursday December 15, 2011

Ohio State: Mickey Marotti's official title at Ohio State will be Assistant Athletic Director of Football Sports Performance at Ohio State.

Minnesota: Shea Thompson has been hired as an assistant strength and conditioning coach. Thompson previously worked at the USOC training center, as well as with the Northern Illinois strength and conditioning staff.

Monday December 12, 2011

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Elon: We hear the head football strength job is open at Elon. 

Memphis: We hear head strength coach Ryan Cidzik will be retained. 

Wednesday December 7, 2011

University of Wyoming: Wyoming is seeking applicants for a graduate assistant strength & conditioning coach. General Duties/Description: Design, develop and deliver comprehensive and coordinated training programs for designated Intercollegiate Athletic teams. In partnership with the Head Coach of assigned teams, establish and manage an accountability structure and standards. Establish performance measures and targets. Organize teaching sequences of training techniques for fall orientation and throughout the year.  Teach proper execution of techniques and safety for lifts and drills. 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. Effectively motivate athletes to achieve the maximum potential in all areas of performance. Evaluate training phases and coordinate and conduct testing, compile and communicate test results. Develop summer training manuals. Communicate and work in partnership with athletic trainers to provide an integrated program of injury prevention reconditioning and performance training. Assist with recruiting. Implement and enforce all rules, policies and procedures with regard to the weight room and equipment. Assist with programs as required by the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator. Assist with the day to day cleaning, maintenance and operation of the Strength training facility. Be flexible to work irregular hours. Accept other duties as assigned by Head Strength and Conditioning Coordinator. Effectively work, write, speak and communicate with staff, administrators and other coaches in the athletic department. Compliance with the rules and regulations of the University, the NCAA and the Mountain West Conference is of paramount importance to the University. FILING PROCEDURE: 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. Required materials should be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Requirements: Bachelor's degree required; Physical Education or related field preferred. Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (C.S.C.S.) through National Strength and Conditioning Association or sitting for exam is required. Minimum of two years coaching experience in the Strength and Conditioning field at a four year college or University level, working with a variety of teams or having a background as competitive collegiate athlete required. FILING DEADLINE: Position begins Wednesday January 4, 2012.

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