Wednesday February 23, 2011

University of Tennessee: Football Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for 2011 interns.  This position is offering no monetary compensation.  Interns will be required to work at least 30 hours each week.  Individuals will gain experience in a division I college strength & conditioning setting as well as future recommendations.  College credit will be given as approved by their institution.  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. 4) Assisting in supervision of training sessions and demonstrating exercise technique when needed. 5) Other duties as assigned by strength & conditioning staff.  Preferred applicants should have collegiate athletic playing experience, currently pursuing or have achieved a bachelors/masters in exercise science or a related field.  Preferred qualifications: proficient in Microsoft Office, currently pursuing NSCA, USAW, or CSCCa certification(s).  Applicants please submit resume to Ron McKeefery, M.A, CSCS, SCCC, Director of Strength and Conditioning This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  No phone calls please.

Monday February 21, 2011

Missouri: is going barefoot during workout warm-ups.  Here's the video. 

West Virginia: Our sources tell us that former Tennessee and South Carolina strength coach Mark Smith will be joining the West Virginia strength staff.

Saturday February 19, 2011

New England Patriots: Harold Nash has been promoted to head strength coach.

Thursday February 17, 2011

Memphis: We are told that Memphis will promote assistant strength coach Ryan Cidzik to head strength coach.

UNC: We have learned that Memphis head strength coach Tom Myslinski has accepted the head strength job at North Carolina.

Carolina Panthers: We are hearing Eastern Michigan strength coach Adam Feit has joined the Carolina staff as an assistant strength coach.

Mercer: Mercer University, a Division I member of the Atlantic Sun Conference, is currently accepting applications for the position of two (2) Volunteer Assistant Strength Coaches. The positions are responsible for Assisting the Head Strength Coach in all departmental functions.  Qualifications required are experience with teaching and demonstrating the Olympic lifts, Power lifts and other exercises to collegiate teams; 3+ months experience in writing and implementing sports performance team work outs; an accredited fitness certification (preferably CSCS, USAW, or SCCC).  Applicants should have a strong desire to pursue a career as a full time, collegiate strength & conditioning coach. Positions are non-paid and would start work July 1, 2011. Interested applicants may apply by sending cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references to: Paul Bohr, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tuesday February 15, 2011

NY Jets: The Jets have hired Atlanta Falcons assistant strength coach Bill Hughan as head strength coach.

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