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Wednesday October 27, 2010

UCLA: The University of California, Los Angeles is accepting applications for the position of Athletic Performance Intern.  Positions are available to start January 2011.  Duties include assisting the Head and Assistant Athletic Performance Coaches in all aspects of the UCLA Athletic Performance program including but not limited to warm ups, strength and speed training, conditioning, and athlete assessments. Minimum requirements include Bachelors degree or pursuing a degree in an exercise science related field and a strong desire to pursue an Athletic Performance career. A time commitment of 30 hours per week is preferred.  The positions are volunteer and are not compensated.  Screening of applications has begun and will continue until positions are filled.  Send resume to Jon Fussell, Assistant Athletic Performance Coach, UCLA Intercollegiate Athletic Dept., PO Box 24044, Los Angeles, CA 90024 –or – e-mail to .  UCLA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


Tuesday October 26, 2010

Northwestern State University:  Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Graduate Assistant and Internship during the Spring ’11 semester.  NSU is a proud member of the Southland Conference and sponsors 14 NCAA teams.  Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to; Assisting with the implementation of Strength and Conditioning programs, administrative duties, facility maintenance, performance testing, coordinating teams and programs, nutritional supplementation and supervision of weight room.  Applicants for the graduate assistantship position must have a bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field and completed the GRE with a score of 800 or higher.  Preferred qualifications for the position include: Prior experience in Strength and Conditioning setting; experience in intercollegiate athletics; CSCS, USAW, or SCCC certification is recommended.  All applicants must have a strong desire to further their career as a Strength and Conditioning Coach. Please e-mail cover letter, resume and 3 professional references to Joe Long, Director of Strength and Conditioning, .

Monday October 25, 2010

University of North Texas: Strength and Conditioning Department is looking to fill Internship positions for the Spring 2011 semester.  The responsibilities for this internship position include:  1.) Assist coaches in the training of all UNT athletes.  2.) Perform daily maintenance of weight room and equipment.  3.) Educational projects will be given weekly.   Preferred qualifications for this position include: completed or currently pursuing Master’s Degree in Exercise Science; prior experience in strength and conditioning setting; and playing experience in collegiate athletics.  CSCS, CSCCa, USAW and/or CPR certification is recommended.  All applicants must have a strong aspiration to become a full-time strength and conditioning coach.  This is an unpaid position.  Please e-mail cover letter, resume, 3 references, and video of you demonstrating: power clean, clean pull, back squat, and front squat to Rick Lefebvre, Assistant Director of Speed, Strength and Conditioning, University of North Texas, 1301 South Bonnie Brae, Denton, TX 76207.

Seattle University: Strength & Conditioning staff is looking for interns for the Winter and Spring quarters of 2011.  Interns will be in charge of assisting the strength & conditioning staff with the implementation of all lifting and conditioning programs for each of the 14 sports.  This is a non paid position but interns will have the opportunity to gain credit towards graduation, if applicable, as well as professional experience in the field of strength & conditioning.  Interested candidates should mail or email a resume including 3 references with a cover letter by November 12th, 2010 to: Nate Hemphill, Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach, Seattle University, 901 12th Avenue, PO Box 222000, Seattle, WA 98122.  

Stanford University: Intern sports performance coach. Stanford is accepting applications for Intern sports performance coaches to contribute exclusively to the Football program.  This unpaid opportunity provides experience assisting the Football Strength and Conditioning Coordinator implement an individualized, comprehensive injury prevention and performance enhancement program specific to Football. Potential candidates must possess an enthusiastic spirit, strong character and demonstrate effective organization and communication skills.  Achievement or current pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related course of study in addition to certification as SCCC, CSCS, or USAW with previous experience as a collegiate athlete or intern coach is required.  A minimum commitment of six months is expected beginning January 7, 2011 applications will be accepted until December 15, 2010. Please email letter of application, with attached resume and list of at least three professional references to Dave Forman, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, to

University of Virginia: Internship Program - The University of Virginia Strength & Conditioning Department is accepting applications for the position of Football Performance Intern. The program is designed for the post bachelor professional looking for hands on experience working in a scientifically based and innovative strength-training program. The position is un-paid. Daily responsibilities include: 1. Assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs. 2. Teaching student-athletes proper techniques and equipment use. 3. Attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities. 4. Participation in research and professional development.?Inquiries should be received by:  November 27th for the Spring semester. To apply send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: University of Virginia, Attention: Brandon Hourigan, Director of Football Training and Player, Development P.O. Box 400836 Charlottesville, VA 22904. If you have any questions, please call Brandon Hourigan at 434-982-5194 or e-mail at

Thursday October 21, 2010

American University: Assistant strength coach Jake Patten has accepted the head strength & conditioning position at American University.

Nevada: The University of Nevada is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Coach, Speed, Strength and Conditioning. This position will be responsible for the design and implementation of strength and conditioning programs for assigned sports to ensure proper training methods are employed. This position will also assists with nutritional education. Applicants must apply online at https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/8537 


Wednesday October 20, 2010

University of California – Davis: Location: Davis, CA. Position Title: Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. Type: Full Time, Experienced. Salary: $30,000. Required education: 4 year degree in related field. Preferred Education: Master’s Degree in related field. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, movement sciences, or related field. Current CSCS or CSCCa certification(s). Minimum of 2 years experience developing in the field of Sports Performance. Knowledge of athletic injury prevention and treatment/modification protocols. Knowledge of and commitment to NCAA rules and regulations. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, movement sciences, or related field. USAW Certification. Experience with the following sports: Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Golf, Water Polo, and Football. Things to add to the job description: -Strong communication skills required for relationships with student athletes, coaches, and administrators. -Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with Strength and Conditioning Staff, coaching staff, and other relevant Athletic Department personnel. -Ability to communicate effectively with Athletic Training and Sports Medicine Staff regarding the rehabilitation process, injury modifications, and return to participation of injured student athletes. -Adherence to facility maintenance as designated.  -Ability to supervise/mentor Strength and Conditioning interns and student workers. -Provide leadership and be a role model in all areas for UC Davis student athletes. -Maintain a safe environment for the UC Davis student athlete. -Other tasks assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. -Adherence to all policies and procedures as identified by the Department of Athletics, UC Davis Strength and Conditioning, and the NCAA. Any questions regarding this position should be addressed to: Matt Brand. Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. UC Davis.  (Please-no phone calls)

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