Friday November 25, 2011

University of Connecticut: Seeking candidates for strength and conditioning graduate assistant. Qualifications: Prospective students must be a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) from the NSCA or eligible to sit for the certification examination. Students must be admissible in non-provisional status to the University of Connecticut Graduate School. A minimum GPA of 3.0 and a minimum score of 1100 on the GRE exam are required for applying. Job Description: Performance of the duties of a strength and conditioning coach under the supervision of the full-time department staff. This position will provide positive coaching in order to enhance the sport performance of Division I student-athletes in the Division of Athletics. Working experience and familiarity is required with current academic research in strength and conditioning such as periodization of strength training and power and speed development. This position will apply research information to coaching strategies in order to enhance sport performance and to assist in the prevention of injuries. This position will provide assistance to the full-time strength staff as well as assume responsibility for developing programs and coaching principles for our teams. Graduate Programs: Applicants can choose to earn a degree from any academic program whose requirements allow the applicant to fulfill the demanding duties of this GA position. We strongly recommend the Strength and Conditioning program that is offered through the Kinesiology Department. Start Date: August 23, 2012 ­- May 22, 2013. Benefits: This appointment is for a full-time Graduate Assistant and is contingent upon your full time registration (6 credits or more).  Benefits include a $19,383.73 stipend, full tuition and book waiver, and full medical benefits. Application Procedure: Applicants must apply directly to the graduate school at http://www.grad.uconn.edu in addition to sending cover letter, resume and at least three reference letters to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Interviews will only be granted to those individuals who have been accepted into the Graduate School. Applications will not be accepted electronically through the NSCA website. Questions about the position should be directed to Chris West (Associate Head Strength and Conditioning Coach). Complete applications must be received by: 1/15/2012. Contact: Chris West, USAW, MS, CSCS / Associate Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., University of Connecticut, Phone: (860)486-2611, Fax: (860)486-9471.

Tuesday November 22, 2011 

North Dakota State: North Dakota State University is currently seeking applications for the position of assistant strength and conditioning coach. To view full job description, requirements and to apply go to https://jobs.ndsu.edu/ – position #1100285. Only those candidates meeting the minimum qualifications/requirements listed there will be considered. Only NDSU online applications will be accepted. This is a 12-month full-time position with salary and benefits commensurate with experience.  NDSU is an equal opportunity institution. Women and traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Monday November 21, 2011 

SMU: (Spring internship) 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. Spring 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 a strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate level. Certification or working towards certifications with the CSCCa, NSCA-CSCS and/or USAW. Upon successful completion of this internship, one should possess 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.

Saturday November 19, 2011

Grambling State: We hear that Grambling State is looking for a head strength and conditioning coach.

Friday November 18, 2011

Coach of the Year: Reminder, nominations are open for the 2011 FootballScoop Strength & Conditioning Coach of the Year presented by SpeedTracs. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.%20" target="_blank">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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