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Thursday March 17, 2011

Las Vegas Locomotives: We have learned that I.J. Gorman has accepted the head strength job with the Las Vegas Locomotives of the UFL.  Gorman once served as the head strength coach for the Denver Broncos.

Baylor University: Baylor University Department of Athletic Performance is accepting applications for summer 2011 Athletic Performance Interns.  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; Ability to volunteer a minimum of 20 hours per week.  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. This is an unpaid internship.  Interns will receive experience working in a Big 12 training environment, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable.  For information regarding the application process visit www.baylor.edu/athleticperformance, click on the curriculum tab and follow the instructions.

Wednesday March 16, 2011

Purdue: Our sources tell us that Wofford assistant Sam Linette accepted a grad assistant position under Duane Carlisle.

USF Strength & Conditioning Clinic set for April 16th: Clinic is on Saturday April 16th morning registration starts at 7:45 am on campus in the USF weight room.  Speakers include Kurtis Shultz Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers speaking on Pre Season Summer and Training Camp Strength and Conditioning, Jeff Dillman Director of Physical Performance at IMG Performance Institute speaking on Speed and Speed Development, Jarrett Ferguson Director of Strength and Conditioning for Football at Virginia Tech speaking on Offseason Training and Team Motivation to strive for Excellence, Billy Anderson Director of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic Sports at the University of South Carolina speaking on Dealing with the throwing Athlete and Strength and Conditioning Concerns, Rob Biasotti Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at St. Thomas Aquinas High School speaking on Starting a Strength and Conditioning program, and Mike Golden Director of Strength and Conditioning at the University of South Florida speaking on Alternative Training Methods.  You can Pre Register online at www.hammerstrengthclinics.com or pay at the door.  Student Discount available for students.  Breakfast and Lunch is included with the clinic.


Wednesday March 9, 2011

Dartmouth: We hear Dartmouth has an opening for a head strength coach working with football.  You can fax your resume to 603-646-3576

Saint Franics University: in Loretto, PA is now accepting applications for Volunteer Internship positions for Summer 2011. Individuals who are pursuing a degree in an exercise related field (exercise science, kineseology etc)  and who have the desire to work in the field of collegiate strength and conditioning are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate should possess or be pursuing their CSCS, USA-W or SCCC as well as have current First Aid/CPR certifications. There is no compensation provided for the individual. However, the candidate will have the opportunity for receive valuable D-1 experience with a wide range of sports as well potentially receive college credits. Please refer to the following link for more information http://www.goredflash.com/ and please return all applications or send any questions to [email protected] No phone calls will be taken.

Tuesday March 8, 2011

Benedictine University: (Assistant strength coach) is seeking applications and nominations for the part-time (11 month) position of Assistant Football Coach / Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. Responsibilities will include: assisting the football program on defense (preferably experience with linebackers, recruiting, and editing of game and practice film. Assist the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach with the development and administration of the strength and conditioning program for Benedictine University football program and other teams assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Strict compliance with NCAA regulations and policies of the University and the Northern Athletics Conference; assistance with practice and game-day duties including pre-game/practice warm-ups; collaboration with Athletic Training staff as to the monitoring and rehabilitation of student-athletes with injuries; assistance with communication of strength program organization to prospective student-athletes and parents; and assist with supervisory responsibility of strength and conditioning interns & Benedictine University Fitness Center. Please visit: https://www5.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/benedictineuniversity/PublicJobs/controller.cfm?jbaction=JobProfile&Job_Id=10091&esid=az and apply for the position directly through the website.


Monday March 7, 2011

Houston: The University of Houston is currently accepting applications for a qualified and highly motivated individual looking to further develop their skills, as they relate to strength and conditioning, through a volunteer summer internship. Responsibilities will include: 1) Assisting with the development and implementation of sport specific strength & conditioning programs. 2) Organizational and office duties. 3) Daily maintenance of equipment. 3) Restocking of supplementation. 4) Other duties as assigned by strength & conditioning staff.  Applicants are expected to assist in daily maintenance and upkeep of student-athlete weight room, and possess strong communication skills and work ethic. Required qualifications: completion or currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or a related field, and strong desire to become a strength & conditioning coach. Preferred qualifications: proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, completion or currently pursuing NSCA, USAW, or CSCCa certification(s), and previous coaching experience in a team setting. Closing of applications will be April 15, 2011.  Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Kelly Spriggs, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach:  [email protected].

Northern State: Our sources tell us that University of Minnesota-Morris head strength coach Jim Jarvis accepted a grad assistant job at Northern State.

Mercer: Our sources tell us Wofford intern Derek Rosinski accepted a grad assistant position at Mercer.

Friday March 4, 2011

University of North Carolina: Football Strength and Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for an unpaid internship position with no benefits starting May 10, 2011. The successful candidate will assist with the implementation of sport specific functional strength training programs. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 1) Assisting the Strength and Conditioning Coaches with the design and implementation of sport specific speed, agility, conditioning, and prehabilitation programs.  2) Tracking and assessing athlete?s body composition and nutritional status. 3) Measuring power outputs on Tendo units and tracking individual athletic progress. 4) Weight room supervision, daily upkeep and equipment maintenance.  5) Any other duties assigned by the Strength and Conditioning Coach.  Required Qualifications:  1) NSCA or CSCS certified. 2) Must possess current CPR/AED certification. 3) Enduring work ethic, ability to think outside the box, strong management and interpersonal skills. 4) Aspire to pursue a career as a strength & conditioning professional. 5) Proficient in Microsoft word and excel.  Preferred Qualifications: 1) Background in nutrition strongly preferred.  2) Experience working in football strength and conditioning preferably at the collegiate Division 1A level.  Time Requirements: This is a year long position.  Compensation: Unpaid Internship.  Individual will gain experience in a Division IA College Strength and Conditioning football setting as well as future recommendation.   Deadline: Applications must be received by April 10, 2011.  How to Apply:  Please email a cover letter, resume, and 4 references to: Brandell Lewis, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, Football - [email protected] This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. The University of North Carolina is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Wednesday March 2, 2011

North Texas: The University of North Texas Strength and Conditioning Department is looking to fill Internship positions for the Summer 2011.  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 to Rick Lefebvre, Assistant Director of Speed, Strength and Conditioning. [email protected]

Monday February 28, 2011

University of West Florida: is accepting applications for a qualified, highly motivated Graduate Assistant in Strength and Conditioning. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting in design and implementation of Strength & Conditioning programs for assigned sports.
Provide proper instruction for safe and effective lifting techniques and equipment usage. Supervising weight room day-to-day activities and conduct periodic performance & strength testing. Qualifications: Candidates must have a bachelor's degree with an emphasis in sports sciences, GRE Completion, CPR certification and certified or working to be certified through the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa). In order to be awarded the position the candidate must be admitted to graduate school at the University of West Florida. Previous strength coaching experience preferred. Previous athletic experience preferred. Experience with the Olympic lifts and USAW Level 1 certification preferred. Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and Access strongly recommended. Consideration will be given to individuals who possess strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills with integrity. To apply, email a letter of application, resume, and three references to Kent Morgan, Head Strength and Conditioning coach at the University of West Florida, at [email protected] Compensation: $3750 per semester stipend plus 18 credit hours of tuition annually Position will begin August 2011. Application Deadline: April 22, 2011

South Dakota State University: is currently accepting applications for a qualified and highly motivated individual looking to further develop their skills, as they relate to strength and conditioning, through an unpaid summer internship. Expectations of the intern include the following: Provide safe and effective coaching on all lifts, movement mechanics, soft tissue and mobility/flexibility work. Willingness to assist in daily maintenance and upkeep of both student-athlete facilities. Strong communication, leadership, integrity, self-confidence and a willingness to learn. Strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm, positivity and a desire to improve one’s self for the possibility of future endeavors in the field. Willingness to work a minimum of 20 hours/week. Preferences of the candidate include the following: Pursuit of future career in strength and conditioning as demonstrated by pursuit of professional certifications (CSCS, CSCC, USAW) and/or continued pursuit of undergraduate degree in a sport science or related field. CPR/First Aid and AED certification. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. Knowledge of strength and cardio equipment. Previous coaching experience in a team setting. Benefits to the candidate would include experience in strength and conditioning at a collegiate level, internship manual, potential to earn a recommendation toward further pursuits in the field, further learning of proper exercise technique via staff lifts and the ability to further professional learning and development through staff article discussions. In addition, college credits can be rewarded, if applicable. Closing of applications will be April 15, 2011. Timeline of work will be May 16, 2011 – July 29, 2011. Please send coverletter, resume and references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Brad Schmidt at the following e-mail address:  [email protected]