Thursday March 8, 2018

South Alabama: The University of South Alabama Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for football interns for Summer 2018. This position offers Division I experience, training and the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning. Responsibilities will include: assist the Football Strength and Conditioning staff in the supervision and training of the South Alabama football program; assist with daily cleaning and maintenance duties; assist in the set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout and spotting athletes. Minimum Qualifications: must have a strong work-ethic, passion for the strength and conditioning field and a desire to develop the characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field and pursuing CSCS or relevant certification from one of the following: NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW and CPR –First Aid certification. Internship Start Date: Beginning the end of May. Candidates must email a letter of application, resume and the names of three references to Lance Ancar at [email protected]. 

Missouri Southern State: The Missouri Southern State University Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for Volunteer Intern Strength and Conditioning Coaches for the summer of 2018. Projected dates of the Internship are June 4 th through August 3 rd 2018 with the possibility of an earning an extension. This is a voluntary position and will receive no monetary compensation. Preference will be given to Candidates who possess or are working towards Certification through the NSCA or CSCCa, CPR / First Aid / AED Certification, outstanding organizational and computer skills, great work ethic and professionalism. Previous coaching and / or playing experience is a plus. Verbal communication skills with diverse populations is a must. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Set up and breakdown of training sessions for all sports, general maintenance and upkeep of Athletic Facilities, communication with Sport Coaches, Athletic Training staff and Administration, assist with Football and all Olympic Sports. Added responsibilities as earned. Such as, input into program design and leading groups / teams. Our goal is to develop COACHES. Selected candidates will receive valuable experience in the day to day operations of a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Department, program design and implementation, nutrition, speed, agility and explosive training. Please send Cover Letter, Resume and Three (3) Professional References to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Chris Seroka at [email protected].

New Mexico: The University of New Mexico Football Athletic Performance Department is currently accepting applications for a VOLUNTEER Intern Strength and Conditioning coach position for the Summer 2018 semester. This is an UNPAID volunteer position, but academic credits can be applied towards an Exercise Science or related degree program if applicable. We are seeking highly passionate individuals who want to excel in the field of strength and conditioning. If this position is not economically feasible, please do not apply. Responsibilities: involvement in the supervision of training sessions, assisting with daily administrative tasks, data collection, daily set-up and breakdown of equipment, and operations for Football. Provisions: practical experience working with Division 1 collegiate football student-athletes and coaches, an extensive professional development program, and opportunity to expand your network. Qualifications: Highly motivated individuals seeking a college degree or completion of a Bachelor’s Degree and current CPR certification. Preferred qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in an exercise related field and SCCC, CSCS, or USAW certification. The position will begin May 30th, and conclude July 31st. Deadline to apply is April 1st. If interested, send a resume, cover letter, and three (3) references attached as one (1) pdf document to [email protected].

Maryland: The University of Maryland is currently accepting applications to fill four (4) Spring 2018 volunteer internship positions. Qualified candidates would work with the Olympic Strength and Conditioning Department. This is an UNPAID position that is responsible for assisting the UMD Strength and Conditioning staff with the implementation of the Summer 2018 program (May 29-Aug 17), set up and break down of all workouts, maintenance and upkeep of the weight room and facility, and hands-on experience training collegiate athletes. Required qualifications include completion of Bachelor’s degree by the commencement of the intern program/current pursuit of a graduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, and possess a strong work ethic. Preferred qualifications include certification from a recognized governing body (USAW, CSCS, CSCCa). Please send your cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to Will Franco, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, at [email protected].

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