Saturday August 10, 2013
Boise State: Sources tell us that former Gardner-Webb grad assistant Bryan Klobucar is heading to Boise State as an assistant strength coach.
Friday August 9, 2013
Stetson: Stetson University Strength & Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for (volunteer) Strength & Conditioning Interns for the 2013-2014 school year. Responsibilities include: designing & implementing year-round strength & conditioning programs for select teams at SU (TBD), assisting in the complete training of all teams, student workers, projects, scheduling of teams, cleaning and maintenance of facilities. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in an Exercise Science or related field; CSCS or SCCC not required but preferred; current CPR/AED certification, ability to gather data, compile information, prepare reports, and work with Microsoft Office programs; must have strong communication, leadership, organizational sklls, and strong desire to be a collegiate strength and conditioning coach; THERE IS NO MONITARY COMPENSATION FOR THIS POSITION, COACH WILL RECEIVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO OBTAIN NCAA D1 EXPERIENCE, STRENGTH CERTIFICATIONS. If you are looking to complete the CSCCa Practicum under an approved CSCCa mentor this is a great opportunity. If interested in a position, please send cover letter, resume, and professional references by September 1, 2013 to Director of Strength & Conditioning Brad Lokey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
University of Pennsylvania: University of Pennsylvania is accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning Interns and/or Volunteer Assistants for the Fall and Spring semesters. UPenn is a member of the Ivy League Conference. Responsibilities include: assisting with the supervision and training of UPenn's 31 Division I intercollegiate athletic programs; assisting with daily administrative and maintenance duties; completion of various educational assignments during the internship are required. Qualifications include: strong work ethic; punctuality; enthusiasm; desire to further one’s career in the field of Strength & Conditioning. Preferred qualifications but not required include: pursuing Bachelors or Masters Degree in Physical Education, Exercise Science or related field; NSCA-CPT, CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certifications; CPR certification and coaching experience. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to college/university background checks. This is a Volunteer/unpaid position. Interns and/or Volunteer Assistants will receive experience working at a Division I program, better understand program design, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Cristi Bartlett, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, via email at Cristib@pobox.upenn.edu. No phone calls please.
Villanova: Villanova Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting volunteer intern applicants for Fall 2013. Daily responsibilities include: assisting with the set up and break down of weight room and football field for conditioning workouts, daily clean up and maintenance of the weight room and equipment, intern will assist with supervision and demonstration during the training sessions. Applicants must be highly self-motivated, possess excellent communication skills, a desire to learn, and a strong work ethic. Applicants are encouraged to either possess or be preparing to sit for a field related professional certification. Potential interns with CPR/AED certification will be given preference. This is an unpaid position; however, volunteers will receive a unique experience working with both Football and Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning Coaches. At the conclusion of the internship, volunteers will be better prepared to sit for professional certification exams, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit, if applicable. Expected start date is September 1, 2013 and end date is December 20, 2013. Please send a resume and three references by email to: email@example.com. No cover letters. The deadline for applications is Friday, August 16, 2013.
Thursday August 8, 2013
McNeese State (FCS - LA): Jason Little has been hired as the athletics department's head strength and conditioning coach.
Wednesday August 7, 2013
Northwestern: Northwestern University Sports Performance is looking for Olympic Sports Intern Fall 2013. This is an unpaid internship position working with male and female athletes across 18 teams. Candidates should be pursuing a career as a collegiate strength and conditioning coach or a similar field. Candidates should be dedicated, hardworking, and outgoing and will be expected to assist in daily facility duties, execution of team workouts, and complete assignments pertaining to the field. Positions are open to all applicants but past collegiate weight room experience and certifications are preferred. Candidates are expected to uphold rules and regulations set forth by the NCAA and Big Ten conference. Interested candidates should fill out the application questions found here, and submit them along with a resume and professional references to: Mike Schweigert – Assistant Director of Sports Performance at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline to apply is August 23, 2013.
James Madison: Christian Carter, from East Tennessee State University, has accepted the senior assistant strength coach position. Carter was a grad assistant strength coach at Virginia Tech before doing his doctoral work at ETSU. Also, Jake Patton, former head strength coach at American University, is the associate director of strength and conditioning for football at JMU.
Shenandoah University: James Madison assistant strength coach Quintrel Lenore has accepted the head strength and conditioning position at Shenandoah University.
Washburn (D-II - KS): Washburn University, a NCAA Division II member of the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association Conference, is accepting applications for a Paid Intern/Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the school year 2013 - 2014. Applicants must have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. This position offers no benefits. Washburn University seeks qualified individuals preferably with collegiate experience to assist with all 10 Division- 2 varsity athletic sports and cheer squad. Primary responsibilities include assisting with the supervision and execution of training programs, assisting the strength staff in all phases of the program including upkeep of facility. Secondary responsibilities will be working with assigned sports. Qualifications include strong work ethic, punctual, and enthusiastic. Also prior weight room experience via previous coaching experience and/or a background as a competitive athlete. Bachelor's degree in a related field required. Certifications in one or more of the following is preferred, but not required: SCCC, CSCS, and USAW. Knowledge in the area of sports nutrition a plus. Position is open until filled. Please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator, David Trupp at email@example.com
University of Great Falls (NAIA - MT): The University of Great Falls is seeking a highly motivated, dedicated professional for the position of Graduate Assistant in the strength and conditioning department. The dates of responsibility will be September 1-June 30 and is a part-time position. Compensation includes Tuition remission plus $5,000 dollar stipend. The candidate will need to be accepted into the university’s graduate program, as well as maintain an AED/CPR and current First Aid Certification This position offers the opportunity to gain direct experience training athletes, encompassing strength and conditioning program design and implementation for student-athletes in all 14 sports; involving education and instruction on proper lifting technique, running mechanics, speed development, agility training, flexibility and recovery methods. A Bachelor’s degree is required. The successful candidate must possess significant expertise within the strength and conditioning field; excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills; the ability to motivate student-athletes and work cooperatively with coaches and the sport medicine staff; a commitment to excellence and value of education; familiarity and comfort working in an environment with a strong academic commitment; and sensitivity to cultural differences. Proficiency with computer applications, general office software and knowledge of NAIA rules and regulations required. Certification by CSCS, USAW and/or CSCCA needs to be actively pursued if not already obtained. To ensure full consideration submit a cover letter, resume and complete contact information for three professional references to mark@Southworth.org.
Tuesday August 6, 2013
North Carolina State A&T: North Carolina A&T State University, a NCAA Division I member of Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, is accepting applications for (2)Paid Intern Strength and Conditioning Coach. Applicants must have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. This position offers no benefits. North Carolina A&T State University seeks qualified individuals preferably with collegiate experience to assist with all 13 Division-1 varsity athletic sports. Primary responsibilities include assisting with the supervision and execution of training programs, assisting the strength staff in all phases of the program including upkeep of facility. Secondary responsibilities will be working with assigned sports. Qualifications include strong work ethic, punctual, and enthusiastic. Also prior weight room experience via previous coaching experience and/or a background as a competitive athlete. Applicant must have the ability to work 30-40 hours plus a week. Bachelor's degree in a related field required. Certifications in one or more of the following is preferred, but not required: SCCC, CSCS, and USAW. Knowledge in the area of sports nutrition a plus. Position is open until filled. Please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to the Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning, Maurice Sims at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tartleton State (D-II - TX): Tarleton State has hired assistant strength and conditioning coach Adam Biehl from Gardner-Webb to be their first ever full-time assistant strength and conditioning coach.
Maryland: Sources tell us that former Maryland and Wofford strength assistant Josh Siemens is now working at the US Olympic training center in San Diego.
Cumberland (TN): Cumberland University Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting two volunteer (UNPAID) strength and conditioning intern positions for the fall 2013 semester. Internship will begin immediately through December 6, 2013. Qualifications: Completed or working towards Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related field; current CPR/AED certification; previous internship/coaching experience; desire to pursue career as a strength and conditioning coach, strong work ethic. Must have a flexible schedule. Preferred: Currently possesses or working toward CSCS or SCCC certification; ability to work with Microsoft Office programs. Responsibilities: Setup and breakdown of equipment for training sessions, assisting strength and conditioning coaches with warm-ups, coaching proper lifting form and technique, and weight room maintenance. THIS IS A VOLUNTEER POSITION; THERE IS NO COMPENSATION. Interns will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the field as well as fulfill school internship hours if necessary. Interested applicants must send cover letter, resume and list of 3 professional references to Ryan Cotton, Director of Strength and Conditioning, at email@example.com.
Memphis: Former Eastern Washington head strength and conditioning coach Nate Brookerson is now at Memphis as an assistant strength coach.
Charleston: Marc Proto has been hired as the director of sports performance.
Mercer: Strength and conditioning intern Donnie Gumble has been promoted to a grad assistant position. Carl Miller will fill the internship role.
Monday August 5, 2013
Maine: Maine is no longer accepting applicants for the assistant strength and conditioning positions. Thank you for the overwhelming response to the positions.
Yale: Mike Harris, who worked as a strength and conditioning assistant with the St. Louis Cardinals minor league program, has accepted a strength and conditioning position at Yale.
North Carolina Central: North Carolina Central University’s Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting two volunteer (UNPAID) strength and conditioning internships for the fall 2013 semester. Qualifications: Candidates must have a strong desire to become a Strength and Conditioning professional; Must have completed or are working toward completing a bachelors degree at an accredited college/university; Must volunteer a minimum of 20 hours per week; knowledgeable in exercise physiology and biomechanics; Must have a current CPR/AED certification. Preferred qualifications: 2 semester commitment, bachelors degree completed, previous internship and collegiate athletic experience, and one of the following certifications; CSCS, SCCC, USAW, or FMS. Rewards: Those seeking to become SCCC certified will receive mentoring from a certified Master Strength and Conditioning Coach. You will learn various training methodologies, in-depth Olympic lifting modalities, and programming. The knowledge and experience gained will prepare interns for potential graduate assistantships and future professional positions in the field of strength and conditioning. To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and references to: John Reilly, strength and conditioning coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday August 2, 2013
Thomas University (NAIA - GA): Samford strength intern Brandon Joyner has accepted a grad assistant position at Thomas University.
TCU: TCU currently has one internship position available for the 2013 Fall Semester Internships through the TCU Strength & Conditioning department are currently available for the Fall 2013 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: Zach Dechant at email@example.com.
Thursday August 1, 2013
Florida A&M (FCS): Florida A&M University, an NCAA Division I member of Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, invites applications for the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coaching position. This is a full-time, twelve-month position. A bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field required, masters preferred. 1-2 years of related experience in strength and conditioning at the collegiate level required. CSCCa-SCCC or NSCA-CSCS certification required. The individual hired will be responsible for assisting the director of strength and conditioning with Florida A&M University’s men’s and women’s varsity sport programs. Women and minorities especially are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a resume, and a list of three references to Russell Barbarino, Director of Strength & Conditioning, Galimore-Powell Field House, Football Office, Tallahassee, Florida 32307. Please no e-mail resumes.
Pepperdine: Jamie Faro has been promoted from assistant strength and conditioning coach to associate director of strength and conditioning. Also, Tubbs Pike has been hired as an assistant strength coach. Pike previously served in a part time capacity with the program.
Tennessee: Lee Taylor, a former Vol assistant strength coach, has joined the strength staff as an associate strength and conditioning coach working with the women's basketball and golf programs.