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.

Tuesday October 12, 2010

Florida Atlantic University: a NCAA Division 1 institution and member of the Sun Belt Conference invites those interested in pursuing a career in Strength and Conditioning to apply for a spring semester internship with the Strength and Conditioning Department. Potential interns will acquire valuable experience and knowledge while being a positive asset to FAU and its student-athletes.  Upon successful completion of this internship, one should posses and demonstrate the required abilities to advance in the field of Strength and Conditioning. Duties: Assist Strength and Conditioning staff with the implementation of strength training, conditioning and speed programs designed for 17 varsity teams, weight room upkeep, equipment maintenance and other duties assigned by the full time staff members. There will be an opportunity to have responsibility over 1 or more sports teams TBD by your comprehension, prior experience, knowledge and skill level. Qualifications: Potential interns must be self motivated and possess a strong interest in becoming a Strength and Conditioning Coach.  Candidates should have prior weight room experience via previous coaching experience and/or a background as a competitive athlete. In addition, candidates should be pursuing or just completed a Bachelors or Masters degree in exercise science or a related field a well as working towards a certification with the CSCCa or NSCA. Compensation: Class credit toward graduation requirements, valuable experience and knowledge and earned recommendation to pursue the next step in your career. This is an unpaid position. How to apply: A letter of interest, resume with mission statement, and a copy of a current CPR certification are required to be considered.  Please send these items to Strength and Conditioning Coach, Brian Remington at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sacramento State: Spring 2011 Volunteer Internship: California State University, Sacramento, an NCAA Division I (FCS Football) institution is accepting applications for Volunteer Strength and Conditioning Interns for Spring Semester 2011.  Duties: Assist Strength and Conditioning staff with the implementation of strength, speed, agility, flexibility and conditioning programs; facility maintenance and upkeep; other duties assigned by the strength and conditioning staff. Applicants must have a strong work ethic, be coachable and dependable, have a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, and be CPR/First Aid certified. Preferred qualifications include: pursuing Bachelors or Masters Degree in Physical Education, Exercise Science or related field; working towards NSCA-CSCS, SCCC, and/or USAW certifications. This is a Non Paid/Volunteer position. Compensation: experience and knowledge working at the Division 1 level and earned recommendation in your career path. Hours for internship: 25 hours minimum per week. Application deadline is November 1, 2010. Internship dates: January 10 thru May 19, 2011. Send cover letter, resume, three professional references, and a copy of a current CPR certification to be considered to Terrance A. Brooks, Director of Strength and Conditioning, Sacramento State, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail to: Broad Field House, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819. No phone calls please.

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