Monday October 25, 2010

University of North Texas: Strength and Conditioning Department is looking to fill Internship positions for the Spring 2011 semester.  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, and video of you demonstrating: power clean, clean pull, back squat, and front squat to Rick Lefebvre, Assistant Director of Speed, Strength and Conditioning, University of North Texas, 1301 South Bonnie Brae, Denton, TX 76207.

Seattle University: Strength & Conditioning staff is looking for interns for the Winter and Spring quarters of 2011.  Interns will be in charge of assisting the strength & conditioning staff with the implementation of all lifting and conditioning programs for each of the 14 sports.  This is a non paid position but interns will have the opportunity to gain credit towards graduation, if applicable, as well as professional experience in the field of strength & conditioning.  Interested candidates should mail or email a resume including 3 references with a cover letter by November 12th, 2010 to: Nate Hemphill, Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach, Seattle University, 901 12th Avenue, PO Box 222000, Seattle, WA 98122. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Stanford University: Intern sports performance coach. Stanford is accepting applications for Intern sports performance coaches to contribute exclusively to the Football program.  This unpaid opportunity provides experience assisting the Football Strength and Conditioning Coordinator implement an individualized, comprehensive injury prevention and performance enhancement program specific to Football. Potential candidates must possess an enthusiastic spirit, strong character and demonstrate effective organization and communication skills.  Achievement or current pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related course of study in addition to certification as SCCC, CSCS, or USAW with previous experience as a collegiate athlete or intern coach is required.  A minimum commitment of six months is expected beginning January 7, 2011 applications will be accepted until December 15, 2010. Please email letter of application, with attached resume and list of at least three professional references to Dave Forman, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

University of Virginia: Internship Program - The University of Virginia Strength & Conditioning Department is accepting applications for the position of Football Performance Intern. The program is designed for the post bachelor professional looking for hands on experience working in a scientifically based and innovative strength-training program. The position is un-paid. Daily responsibilities include: 1. Assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs. 2. Teaching student-athletes proper techniques and equipment use. 3. Attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities. 4. Participation in research and professional development.?Inquiries should be received by:  November 27th for the Spring semester. To apply send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: University of Virginia, Attention: Brandon Hourigan, Director of Football Training and Player, Development P.O. Box 400836 Charlottesville, VA 22904. If you have any questions, please call Brandon Hourigan at 434-982-5194 or e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thursday October 21, 2010

American University: Assistant strength coach Jake Patten has accepted the head strength & conditioning position at American University.

Nevada: The University of Nevada is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Coach, Speed, Strength and Conditioning. This position will be responsible for the design and implementation of strength and conditioning programs for assigned sports to ensure proper training methods are employed. This position will also assists with nutritional education. Applicants must apply online at https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/8537 


Wednesday October 20, 2010

University of California – Davis: Location: Davis, CA. Position Title: Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. Type: Full Time, Experienced. Salary: $30,000. Required education: 4 year degree in related field. Preferred Education: Master’s Degree in related field. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, movement sciences, or related field. Current CSCS or CSCCa certification(s). Minimum of 2 years experience developing in the field of Sports Performance. Knowledge of athletic injury prevention and treatment/modification protocols. Knowledge of and commitment to NCAA rules and regulations. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, movement sciences, or related field. USAW Certification. Experience with the following sports: Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Golf, Water Polo, and Football. Things to add to the job description: -Strong communication skills required for relationships with student athletes, coaches, and administrators. -Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with Strength and Conditioning Staff, coaching staff, and other relevant Athletic Department personnel. -Ability to communicate effectively with Athletic Training and Sports Medicine Staff regarding the rehabilitation process, injury modifications, and return to participation of injured student athletes. -Adherence to facility maintenance as designated.  -Ability to supervise/mentor Strength and Conditioning interns and student workers. -Provide leadership and be a role model in all areas for UC Davis student athletes. -Maintain a safe environment for the UC Davis student athlete. -Other tasks assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. -Adherence to all policies and procedures as identified by the Department of Athletics, UC Davis Strength and Conditioning, and the NCAA. Any questions regarding this position should be addressed to: Matt Brand. Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. UC Davis. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Please-no phone calls)

Monday October 18, 2010

Eastern Michigan University: Sports Performance is currently accepting applications for full-time strength and conditioning interns for the spring semester of 2011. Duties will include: Assisting the Sports Performance staff with all aspects of the strength and conditioning program for all sports as well as successfully completing an internship academic curriculum. Applicants must have a strong work ethic and desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Ideal candidates should be enrolled in an Exercise Science undergraduate/graduate program and should be certified in CPR/AED/1st Aid and be working towards certification from any of the following organizations: NSCA, CSSCa, USAW, ACSM, or NASM. Previous internship experience in strength and conditioning and basic knowledge of the Tier System is strongly encouraged. Successful applicants will receive course credit towards graduation (if applicable) and valuable Division-I/Mid-American strength and conditioning experience. No monetary compensation is provided. Starting dates for the internships are as followed: Spring 2011 - Jan 3rd – April 8th. Complete applications should include a cover letter, resume/reference list AND video of yourself coaching a person performing two primary strength training movements. Applications without a video will not be considered for evaluation. Please send all application materials to: Blair Wagner, assistant Coach/Internship Coordinator, EMU Sports Performance, 799 N Hewitt Rd,  Ypsilanti, MI 48197. Questions or concerns can be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wednesday October 13, 2010

Saint Franics University: in Loretto, PA is now accepting applications for Volunteer Internship positions for the upcoming Spring 2011 semester. 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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  No phone calls will be taken.

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