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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." style="font-weight: bold;">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Include “Director of Fitness/Strength & Conditioning (Position #12-010446)” in the subject line. 

Thursday November 3, 2011

South Dakota State: South Dakota State University is currently accepting applications for a qualified and highly motivated individual looking to further develop their skills, as they relate to strength and conditioning, through an unpaid summer internship. Expectations of the intern include the following - Provide safe and effective coaching on all lifts, movement mechanics, soft tissue and mobility/flexibility work - Willingness to assist in daily maintenance and upkeep of both student-athlete facilities - Strong communication, leadership, integrity, self-confidence and a willingness to learn - Strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm, positivity and a desire to improve one’s self for the possibility of future endeavors in the field- Willingness to work a minimum of 20 hours/week. 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 undergraduate degree in a sport science or related field - CPR/First Aid and AED certification - Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel - Knowledge of strength and cardio equipment - Previous coaching experience in a team setting. Benefits to the candidate would include experience in strength and conditioning at a collegiate level, internship manual, 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 staff article discussions. In addition, college credits can be rewarded, if applicable. Closing of applications will be December 9, 2011. Timeline of work will be January 4, 2012 – May 4, 2012. Please send cover letter, resume and references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Brad Schmidt at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." target="_blank">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Monday October 31, 2011

Texas Christian University: Internships through the TCU Strength & Conditioning department are currently available for the Spring 2012 semester for those who would like to pursue a career in Strength & Conditioning. The TCU Strength & Conditioning Department is a teaching department that offers our interns hands-on experience as well as prepares them to become qualified Strength & Conditioning professionals. Interns will have the opportunity to work with all sixteen (16) of TCU’s Men’s and Women’s sports totaling more than 400 student-athletes. This is a non-paid position but offers the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning as well as the fulfillment of credit hours towards a degree program. Applicant’s should be: Working towards a certification through NSCA, or CSCCa. Desire to make strength and conditioning your desired profession.  One year of previous experience in a strength and conditioning program or have previous collegiate athletic experience. Pursuit of Bachelor’s degree or already possess a Bachelor’s degree. To apply please send resume and 3 professional references to Assistrant Strength and Conditioning Coach

Zach Dechant at

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Arizona State University: Job Description: The goal of our program is to provide an encompassing view of collegiate strength and conditioning, including programming, exercise technique, facility upkeep and exposure to a diverse array of 21 sports in a high paced environment. As an intern in the ASU Sports Performance program you will have the opportunity to gain real world in the trenches coaching experience; you will also learn under the bar while training in the program. Aside from the daily duties required of the position there will be assigned readings and projects to further the development of your knowledge base. This internship is designed for you to develop the needed experience and skills to make you a stronger candidate in taking the next step in your coaching career – this typically being a graduate assistant coaching position. This internship is intended for those whose #1 goal is to become a Sports Performance Coach at the collegiate level. Qualifications: In pursuit of or recent completion of a Bachelors degree in an exercise science related field.  Experience in a collegiate strength and conditioning setting. If not already certified you will be expected to begin your certification process towards your CSCS, CSCCa, and/or USAW during your internship. Compensation: This is an unpaid position with no housing or meal assistance.  Internship credit hours may be obtained. Expansion of your professional network and references. How to apply: Email a Cover Letter, Resume and 3 References to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Incomplete or inaccurate applications will not be reviewed.

Louisville: The University of Louisville Football Strength and Conditioning department is accepting internship applications for the Spring of 2012. The planned start dates for this internship will be January 5 (based upon availability) and will continue through the end of April. This is a full-time unpaid internship, responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting with the supervision and training of all Louisville Cardinal Football players, assisting with daily administrative and maintenance duties, and completion of various educational assignments during the internship are also required. Qualifications: All applicants must be HIGHLY MOTIVATED individuals looking to advance their career in strength and conditioning. Applicants must demonstrate a strong work ethic, have a desire to learn, and be ENTHUSIATIC about improving the performance of our 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, SCCC, or USAW certification; CPR certification. Compensation: Interns will receive experience working in a Big East training environment, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Brandon Roberts, Intern Coordinator, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Alcorn State: The head strength and conditioning job is open.


Wednesday October 26, 2011

Southern Mississippi: The University of Southern Mississippi is currently looking for Strength & Conditioning Interns for the Spring 2012 semester. The successful applicant will receive hands on coaching experience at the Division 1 level as well as any applicable college credit. All applicants should have a desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning and should possess or be working towards a certification from either the NSCA or CSCCA. If interested, please email an updated resume and references to Paul Jackson, Head Strength Coach at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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