Monday April 12, 2010

USC: We hear Georgia Tech assistant Tim Caron joined the staff at USC as an assistant.
Thursday April 8, 2010

The University of North Texas: Strength and Conditioning Department is looking to fill Internship positions for the Summer 2010 and/or Fall 2010.  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 and 3 references to Rick Lefebvre, Assistant Director of Speed, Strength and Conditioning, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

North Dakota State University: Fargo, ND. Description:  North Dakota State University is currently accepting applications for summer internships.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting the strength and conditioning staff with the implementation of sport specific strength, speed, agility, flexibility and conditioning programs for all sports.  After becoming familiar with the techniques taught by the coaches, the intern will assist in teaching proper technique in all aspects of the athletes' strength and conditioning program.  Additional responsibilities will include weight room supervision, daily upkeep, and maintenance of equipment and other duties as assigned by the Strength & Conditioning Coach. Compensation:  Potential interns will acquire valuable experience and knowledge while being a positive asset to NDSU and its student-athletes.  Upon successful completion of this internship, one should posses and demonstrate the required abilities to advance in the field of Strength and Conditioning.  This is a paid internship, $1,500 from May 19 - August 6th 2010.  Qualifications:  A strong desire to pursue a career in the Strength and Conditioning profession; An enduring work ethic; The ability to coach and teach;  A willingness to learn and be coach-able.  How to Apply:  Please mail a letter of application, resume and names of three references to:  Jim Kramer, North Dakota State University, Dept 1200, P.O. Box 6050  Fargo, ND 58108-6050.  Also e-mail  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Wednesday April 7, 2010

Texas A&M - Kingsville: Incumbent manages all phases of the strength and conditioning and personal training programs for the Athletics and Campus Recreation and Fitness Departments. Coach reports to both department directors in conducting duties and responsibilities. Position interfaces with student employees; student, faculty/ staff clients, and student athletes. Position entails the provision of Campus Recreation and Fitness personal training services to university students, faculty, and staff plus supervision of the facilities. Athletic Department. 1. Strict adherence to establish NCAA, Lone Star Conference, Texas A&M University-Kingsville and University System rules and regulations. A violation of these rules and regulations can lead to disciplinary action including termination. 2. Responsible for managing all phases of the strength and conditioning program. 3. Provide expertise, guidance, and training in the area of strength training and physical conditioning for all student athletes and sport teams at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. 4. Coordinate the strength and conditioning program by designing and implementing strength and conditioning programs, regularly testing the student athletes to determine the effectiveness of the programs and maintaining accurate records of student athlete's progress. 5. Responsible for the scheduling and daily upkeep of all strength and conditioning facilities. 6. Report the progress of all student athletes' progress to the respective head coach. 7. Responsible for the upper supervision of student athlete's to ensure that all student athletes receive proper instruction on the safe usage of weight and machines and free weights. 8. Maintain accurate records of student athlete's progress within the strength and conditioning program. 9. Other duties assigned by the Athletic Director. Minimum Qualifications: B.S. Exercise Science, athletic training, physical therapy or related field from a regionally accredited institution or university. 2 years previous related experience at the collegiate level. Certification through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA_CSCS). Member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Athletic training and / or physical therapy certification or related certification. Current first aid, CPR, and AED certification required. Knowledge in nutrition, nutrition counseling. Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications Apply @ http://www.tamuk.edu/jobs/
Tuesday April 6, 2010

Southern Methodist University: Sports Performance Summer Internship. Job Description: Assist the Southern Methodist University, Sports Performance staff in the day-to-day operations in the weight room. Duties will include but are not limited to; assist the sports performance staff in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs for 16 varsity sports, instruction of safe and proper execution of all facets of athletic development, and assist in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Summer interns will work primarily with Football, Men's and Women's soccer, swimming, tennis and Women's Volleyball. Qualifications: Pursuing Bachelors in exercise science or a related field.  Experience in a collegiate setting, and a strong desire to become strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate level.  Certification or working towards certifications with the NSCA-CSCS, ISSA, and/or USAW.   Upon successful completion of this internship, one should posses and demonstrates the required abilities to advance in the field of Strength and Conditioning.  Compensation: This is an unpaid position. Internship credit may be obtained for current degree program enrolled in. How to apply: E-mail cover letter, resume, and references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Deadline for application are April 22nd 2010.  Internship Dates: May 24th through August 6th 2010. 
Monday April 5, 2010

Montana State University: a NCAA Division I (FCS Football) institution and member of the Big Sky Conference is accepting applications for summer 2010 and/or fall 2010 Internships.  Potential interns will gain valuable hands on experience and knowledge of in-season and off-season strength and conditioning programs.  Upon successful completion of this internship, one should posses and demonstrate the required abilities to advance in the field of Strength and Conditioning. Duties: Assist Strength and Conditioning staff with the implementation of strength, speed, agility, and conditioning programs designed for 15 varsity teams, weight room maintenance, equipment maintenance and other duties assigned by the strength and conditioning staff. There is a potential opportunity to be assigned to 1 or more sports teams depending on your prior experience, knowledge, skills, and qualifications. Qualifications: Candidates must be self motivated, possess a strong work ethic, and a genuine desire to become a Strength and Conditioning Coach.  Previous weight room experience via previous coaching experience and/or a background as a competitive athlete is preferred. In addition, candidates should be pursuing or just completed a Bachelors or Masters degree in exercise science or a related field a well as working towards a certification with the CSCCa or NSCA.  Current CPR/AED/First Aid certification is required. Compensation: Class credit toward graduation requirements, valuable experience and knowledge, and earned recommendation towards future employment opportunities.  These are un-paid positions with the potential for tuition assistance dependent upon experience, knowledge, skills, and qualifications. How to apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and references to Doug Samuelson Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Montana State University, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail to: #1 Bobcat Circle, Brick Breeden Fieldhouse, Bozeman, MT 59717.

Florida International University: Strength and Conditioning department is accepting applications for Summer 2010 interns.  Interns will be responsible for assisting the Head Football Strength Coach in assisting with football, upkeep of the facilities, and weekly projects for professional development.  This is an opportunity to work with a Division 1 football program in a brand new 14,000 square foot weight room, in the city of Miami. We are looking for self motivated, hard working individuals who want to further their careers in strength and conditioning.  Interns must be certified in CPR upon arrival.  Hours for this internship are 25 hours minimum per week.  You will be working directly under CSCCa approved mentor Roderick Moore in which you will obtain hours for your CSCCa certification.  This is an unpaid internship. There is limited, inexpensive on-campus housing available on a first come first serve basis.  Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to David Feeley at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Youngstown State: Title: Assistant Strength Coach. Job Summary: To assist the Head Strength Coach in developing, implementing, conducting and monitoring strength and conditioning programs of all sports teams. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in exercise science, sports medicine, physical education or related field required; master's degree preferred; minimum one year post-graduate strength and conditioning experience in intercollegiate athletics. Required Certifications And/or Licensures: Certification in CPR/AED; Certification through NSCA/CSCCA/USAW. Application Deadline: Applications received by May 14, 2010 will receive full consideration, but will be received until position is filled. Candidates should submit resume and list of three references via email only to: John Patrick, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Essential Functions & Responsibilities: Analyzes available data on strength and conditioning of new and returning student-athletes in order to identify potential levels of physical ability; -Test athletes to evaluate performance level and desired areas of improvement; -Implements and monitors safe and effective strength and conditioning programs to improve physical performance for all men's and women's sports, including pre-season, in-season, and off-season workouts; -Implements appropriate sport specific exercises, exercise sequences, sets, repetitions, recovery periods, load, frequency and intensity; -Instructs athletes in correct execution of flexibility and speed development; assist in supervising and monitoring safe and successful operation of weight room; -Assist in the supervision of internships, including instruction and coaching development; -Maintain strength and conditioning records, prepares reports of athletes' status and progress. -Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance -Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to essential functions Other Functions and Responsibilities: -Actively participates in public relations appearances and community services activities on behalf of the Department. -Complies with all NCAA, conference, and institutional regulations, policies, and procedures -Performs any and all other related duties as assigned or directed in order to promote, further, and ensure the effective and efficient operation of YSU. -Travel with teams as required. -Regularly work weekends and evenings as required. Supervision Exercised: -Functional supervision is exercised over student strength and conditioning staff. Physical Requirements: -In accordance with Department of Labor and strength ratings, this position performs light work. Reports To:    Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
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