Monday October 24, 2011

Mercer University: Mercer University, a Division I member of the Atlantic Sun Conference, is currently accepting applications for the position of two (2) Volunteer Assistant Strength Coaches. The positions are responsible for Assisting the Head Strength Coach in all departmental functions. 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 exercises to collegiate teams; 3+ months experience in writing and implementing sports performance team work outs; an accredited fitness certification (preferably CSCS, USAW, or SCCC). Personal qualities desired are: ability to follow directions well, good team work skills, strong work ethic, very professional, loyal, trust worthy, dependable, good people skills and judgment, with exceptional communication and organizational skills. Experience with Microsoft Excel and Word required. Applicants should have knowledge of NCAA rules and bylaws, and NCAA banned substances and adheres to these practices. This is an entry level position, so the person in this position needs to work within the parameters of the position’s assigned duties and authority; and to be willing and able to follow directions, job duties, policies and procedures set forth and stated by the Head Strength Coach. Applicants should have a strong desire to pursue a career as a full time, collegiate strength & conditioning coach. Positions primarily needed to assist with Lacrosse, Cheer, Baseball and new Football program (but not limited to only these sports). Positions are non-paid and would start work immediately. Strength Coach can provide advice for outside employment and housing opportunities. Interested applicants may apply by sending cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references to Paul Bohr, Strength & Conditioning Coach: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

University of Denver: Denver has hired Chuck Lobe as head strength and conditioning coach. Lobe spent the past three seasons with the Tampa Bay Lightning and was the head strength coach at Minnesota State prior to that. 

Thursday October 20, 2011

Baylor University: Baylor University Department of Athletic Performance is accepting applications for a paid internship beginning immediately. Intern responsibilities include: assisting with the supervision of training programs, assisting with daily administrative and maintenance items, completion of various educational assignments during the internship. Intern qualifications include: strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm, desire to further one’s career in the strength and conditioning field. Preferred qualifications include: senior status or completion of a bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field, CSCS/SCCC or USAW certification, CPR certification. Interns will receive experience working in a Big XII training environment, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities and the possibility of moving into a full-time position on staff. For information regarding the application process visit www.baylor.edu/athleticperformance, click on the curriculum tab and follow the instructions. The position is open until filled.

Central Connecticut State: Central Connecticut State University seeks applicants for the position of Strength and Conditioning Intern for the Spring ’12 semester. This internship will provide an intensive, hands-on approach to the principles and methods of strength & conditioning covered in a modern sports performance program. Responsibilities: Successful candidates will assist in organizing and implementing movement assessments, exercise technique progressions, dynamic warm-ups, speed & agility training, strength training, flexibility, and performance testing for all student athletes. Interns will also be responsible collecting and interpreting testing data, the daily maintenance of equipment and facilities, and the development of strength & conditioning manuals and instructional videos. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required or working toward the completion of, First Aid and CPR certified. Certified or working toward the CSCS or other certification and Division I coaching experience. This position requires background knowledge in Kinesiology or a related field and as well as the ability to teach exercise safety as well as enforce weight room rules and regulations. Intermediate computer skills required. Good verbal communication a must. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Compensation: Successful candidates will receive valuable hands-on experience coaching college athletes. Course credit is also available if offered by applicant’s host institution. This is an unpaid internship. No monetary compensation, housing, or meals available at this time. To apply send letter of application, resume and contact information for three references to John Patrick, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, Central Connecticut State University to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. No phone calls, please. Central Connecticut State University is an EEO/AA Institution.

University of 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 before Dec 20th, 2011 as the start date for the position is January 9th 2012. AA/EOE.

Wednesday October 19, 2011

North Carolina A&T State University: Now accepting applications for a volunteer strength and conditioning Intern position during the Spring 2012 semester. The position begins in January and ends in May. This is an unpaid position.  Daily responsibilities will include but not limited to assisting the strength and conditioning staff with implementation and supervision of strength training programs for all 14 Varsity Sports, set up, and breakdown of training equipment and assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of training facility. Applicant should be knowledgeable of exercise technique including Olympic lifts. Characteristics desired in prospective interns include; great work ethic, highly motivated, attention to detail, punctuality, accountability, and the desire to grow and learn in the field of strength and conditioning. Ideal candidates will have a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field of study. Applicant should be certified in or pursuing their certification with NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, and/or USAW. Applications should be in before December 1st, 2012. If you are interested in the position, please email Cover Letter, Resume, and three references to Director of Strength and Conditioning, Coach Cedric Walthaw at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sunday October 16, 2009

Texas A&M Commerce: We hear the Head Strength and Conditioning job is open.

Friday October 14, 2011

University of Iowa:  Job Description:Assist the Olympic strength and conditioning staff in all day-to-day operations of the University of Iowa varsity weight rooms. Duties will include but are not limited to; assisting staff in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs for 23 varsity sports, set up, and breakdown of training equipment and assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Qualifications: Pursuing a Bachelors or Master’s Degree in exercise science or a related field. Experience in a collegiate setting, and a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate level. Certification or working towards certifications with the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, and/or USAW. This is an unpaid position. Class credit toward graduation requirements from your current institution, athletic apparel when available, the opportunity to learn from four experienced full time strength and conditioning coaches, and the potential to earn future recommendations. Email cover letter, resume, and references to Gabriela Quiggle at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Southern Illinois University:  Clete McLeod has accepted the strength and conditioning position.  McLeod spent last season working with the football program at Oregon State.

Yale University: Yale University is looking for highly motivated strength and conditioning interns for the spring 2012 semester. Interns receive exposure to 35 Division I varsity sports and over 800 student athletes. Their role will progress from observation to hands on interaction dependent upon weekly evaluations from the Yale University Strength and Conditioning staff. Our training philosophy at Yale is simple: Train to Prevent; Train to Improve; Train to Win! Under this philosophy, our goal is to assist each student athlete in reaching his/her maximal potential as a player. Contact: Joe Maher, Associate Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Shenandoah University: Blake Campbell has been hired as the new head strength and conditioning coach at Shenandoah. 

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