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Thursday May 15, 2014

Cumberland University (TN): Cumberland University Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting two (2) volunteer unpaid strength and conditioning intern positions for the Fall 2014 semester. Internship will begin August 7 and continue through December 6, 2014. Qualifications: Completed or working towards Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related field; current CPR/AED certification; desire to pursue career as a strength and conditioning coach; strong work ethic; punctual. Preferred: Currently possess or working toward CSCS or SCCC certification; previous internship/coaching experience; ability to work with Microsoft Office programs. Responsibilities: Include but are not limited to: Assisting strength coaches with the implementation and supervision of strength and conditioning/sports performance programs, daily weight room maintenance and upkeep, and any other duties assigned by the head strength and conditioning coach. 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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Indiana State: Indiana State University is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning position. This is a one-year appointment for the 2014-15 academic year with the opportunity of renewal to complete degree. Candidates must be accepted into a graduate program at Indiana State University, or in process of applying. This position will start in August of 2014. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science or Related Field, and previous internship experience in the collegiate athletic setting. CPR/First-Aid/AED Certification required (can be obtained upon arrival to campus). Punctuality, enthusiasm, strong work ethic, ability to work early mornings and late evenings. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Certified through CSCCa, NSCA, or USAW COMPENSATION: Full Graduate Tuition up to 18 credit hours per year, and $8,000 stipend for the academic year (multiple payment options). ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: This position will be responsible for the design and implementation of the training programs 2-3 teams as assigned by the Director of Strength and Conditioning. TO APPLY: Please email your cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wednesday May 14, 2014

Wisconsin-Whitewater: University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has a Strength & Conditioning Internship for Fall or Spring or Both Semester 2014-15 available. - Update: Post has been removed at the request of UWW. 

Robert Morris (FCS - PA): The Robert Morris University Strength and Conditioning Staff is seeking highly motivated, hardworking candidates for a strength and conditioning internship for the Fall 2014 Semester. Duties will include assisting the strength and conditioning staff with all aspects of the athletic performance program as well as daily maintenance of weight room and facilities. This is an unpaid position. If chosen for this internship opportunity, you will gain valuable experience, be educated on training philosophy, Olympic lifts, and how to structure and execute a successful strength and conditioning program. Qualifications include: strong work ethic and desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Candidates should have, or be working towards attaining their bachelor’s degree in a related field. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references to: Paul Krasinski at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tuesday May 13, 2014

South Florida: Head strength coach Hans Straub has been suspended "indefinitely" following a tweet during the NFL Draft. Update: Straub has resigned. 

New Mexico Highlands: New Mexico Highlands University is accepting applications for a Strength and Conditioning Coach. This position will oversee the strength and conditioning program for student athletes at NMHU by providing leadership and security in the Athletic Weight room. Minimum Job Requirements: Education: Bachelor’s Degree in any field. Experience: One (1) year experience working as a Strength and Conditioning Coach. Preferred: Collegiate or professional experience with certification in strength and conditioning or ability to become certified in the first year of employment. To Apply: A complete application must include a 1) letter of interest, 2) resume, 3) University Employment application, 4) copies of transcripts, and 5) the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three (3) professional references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To see the full job listing visit www.nmhu.edu/jobs.

Black Hills State (D-II - SD): Black Hills State University (Division II), located in Spearfish, SD and a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC), is accepting applications for a full-time Head Strength and Conditioning Specialist. This position will include overseeing the strength and conditioning programs for all intercollegiate athletes at Black Hills State University. The position will be responsible for developing a systematic exercise prescription training program for both teams and individual athletes, for each of the 12 athletic programs at Black Hills State University. They also must acknowledge and follow all the policies, procedures, and regulations set forth by the NCAA DII, RMAC, and University as they apply to strength & conditioning and the student-athlete well being. A BA is required, along with being a certified member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). Preferred qualifications include collegiate work background and administrative experience. This is a 12 month full time position with no class room responsibilities, but will require availability in the evenings and weekends. The salary range will be commensurate with experience and degree. This position will report directly to the Director of Athletics. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. No phone calls.

Monday May 12, 2014

Arkansas Tech: Arkansas Tech University is accepting applications for a full-time Head Strength and Conditioning coach. The coach will be responsible for developing a systematic exercise prescription training program for both teams and individual athletes, for each of the 10 athletic programs at Tech. A BA is required, along with being a certified member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). Preferred qualifications include collegiate work background and administrative experience. This is a 12 month full time position with no class room responsibilities. The salary range will be commensurate with experience and degree. This position will be open until May 30th. Anticipated hire date will be July 1, 2014. All applicants must send resume and three letters of reference with contact information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Delaware: Per source, Elon head strength coach Ted Perlak has accepted the same role at the University of Delaware.

Kennesaw State: Ellis Spratlin has been hired as a strength and conditioning grad assistant. Ellis previously interned with the Iowa State and Valdosta State strength and conditioning programs.

Texas A&M Commerce: Texas A&M University-Commerce is currently accepting applications for 2 volunteer strength and conditioning interns for Fall semester 2014. Candidates must demonstrate a strong work ethic and be highly motivated to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. Responsibilities include assist in supervision of all student athletes, help enforce facility policies and rules, maintain a neat and clean facility for use by varsity student athletes, assist in spotting of heavy lifts and teaching proper exercise technique when necessary, assist in testing of athletes, help monitor the training of injured athletes, perform other duties as assigned by the head strength and conditioning coach. Required qualifications: candidates must be in the process of earning or already have earned their bachelor’s degree. To apply submit a resume with references to Lance Farmer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Kennesaw State: The Kennesaw State University Football Strength & Conditioning Department is accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Intern for Football for the fall 2014 semester. The Kennesaw State staff is looking for highly motivated, hungry, aspiring strength coaches that want to work at the collegiate level. The program is beneficial for undergraduate students and the post bachelor professional looking for experience; as well as develops characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach. Responsibilities will include but is not limited to: Assistance with the coaching of D1 FCS Football players, facility maintenance, completion of designated assignments & mandatory staff training. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. No monetary compensation will be provided. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree and a certification from one of the following: CSCS; SCCC; USAW but are not required. Candidates looking to earn institutional credits will have priority. Inquiries must be received by: July 1st for the fall semester. If you are interested, send a letter of interest, resume, and three (3) professional references to: Kennesaw State University Football Attn: Jim Kiritsy - Director of Football S&C at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Friday May 9, 2014

Mercer (FCS): Mercer University is currently accepting applications for the position of one (1) Intern Strength Coach. The position is responsible for Assisting the Director of Strength & Conditioning in all departmental functions. Duties will include assisting with Mercer Football’s Inseason Strength program as well as writing and implementing Strength program for one or two assigned teams. Qualifications required are experience with teaching and demonstrating the Olympic lifts, Power lifts; 6+ months experience in writing and implementing sports performance team programs; first aid and CPR certified; an accredited certification (preferably CSCS, USAW, or SCCC). Experience with Microsoft Excel and Word required. Applicants should have a strong desire to pursue a career as a full time, collegiate strength & conditioning coach. Position primarily needed to assist with Football and Lacrosse, and be fully responsible for one or two of the assigned teams (M&W Tennis, Cross Country, Cheer; but not limited to only these sports). Position is non-paid/volunteer with potential for future Graduate Assistant position. Strength staff can provide assistance for outside employment and low cost housing. Interested applicants may apply by sending cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references to: Jon Mangel, Director of Strength & Conditioning,This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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