Thursday October 11, 2018

Oregon: The University of Oregon Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for 4 Winter (January start) 2019 Semester. Candidates that are available for terms beyond winter are highly encouraged to apply. University of Oregon is an approved mentorship for the SCCC Certification. Interns who complete the allotted hours while demonstrating excellent practical knowledge will be eligible for endorsement. These are UNPAID positions and candidates are responsible for ensuring financial feasibility. Responsibilities include but are not limited to; assisting with the administration and implementation of the strength and conditioning program for University of Oregon Football, set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and completion of the internship curriculum. Our internship curriculum will give you a solid foundation for program design, coaching methods, bio mechanics while giving you the opportunity to mentor under a MSCC that may provide you the required hours to obtain your SCCC through the CSCCa. Required qualifications include a strong work ethic, completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional in the collegiate or professional setting. Postgraduate candidates are also required to hold a certification from a recognized governing body (NSCA or CSCCA) and all undergraduate applicants should be working towards their certification. Applicants should also have CPR/AED certifications. Other preferred qualifications include previous coaching in a collegiate or professional setting. Applications will be taken until the positions are filled. All potential candidates are strongly advised to make sure this internship is economically feasible before applying. All interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume, and three references as one (1) PDF document. Applicants can email the document to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coordinator Matthew Fyle at [email protected]

Marquette: Marquette University Sports is looking for applicants for their Performance Coach Internship – Spring 2019. Compensation: Unpaid, voluntary. Internship time-frame: Jan 14th – May 3rd 2019. Deadline for application: November 30th 2018. Interested applicants can contact Stuart Roche – Assistant Director of Sports Performance at [email protected]. Marquette is a CSCCa (SCCC) Mentor Site under Coach Todd Smith.

Northwestern State: Northwestern State University of Louisiana (FCS) is now accepting applications for 3-5 sports performance interns for the Spring semester of 2019. This is an UNPAID internship, but is an opportunity for extremely valuable experience in the field of collegiate strength and conditioning. The selected candidates will have the opportunity to work with multiple Division I sports, including an FCS football program. Daily responsibilities include: assisting with implementation of strength programs, assisting with set up and breakdown of equipment, maintenance of the nutrition center, data collection, assisting coaches with lifts, and opportunities for continuing education and professional development. Serious inquiries only, we are looking for candidates with genuine interest in the field of sports performance. Applicants must show signs of commitment and a willingness for self growth and development. Preference will be given to those working toward their CSCS or SCCC certification. If interested, please email Coach Brandon Shaffer at [email protected] with a Cover Letter, Resume, and Three Professional References. Put “Northwestern State Sports Performance Internship” in the subject line.

Middle Tennessee: Middle Tennessee State University is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach. Assist the Assistant Athletic Director for Strength & Conditioning and the Head Football Strength & Conditioning Coach with general oversight of the Strength & Conditioning Program for the university’s 17 NCAA Division I sports. Essential tasks include but are not limited to: assist with day to day operation of the facility; oversee assigned sports programs which include but will not be limited to women’s volleyball, women’s soccer and softball; develop sport specific workouts; and work directly with student athletes and the coaching staffs to develop, illustrate, oversee, and document the progress of the student athletes’ physical fitness and conditioning. Provide oversight of nutritional supplements and nutrition; serve as a liaison to Compliance Office for additions or deletions to the athletic rosters; serve as a positive role model for the athletes; work to enhance community relations and perform other related duties or projects as assigned. Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years related work experience in the field of strength and conditioning on the collegiate level or business sector and/or one (1) year related experience and S.C.C.C. or C.S.C.S. certification required.  Please apply online at: http://mtsujobs.mtsu.edu/postings/7499.

UNC Charlotte: The University of North Carolina at Charlotte sports performance department is seeking applicants for the position of Sports Performance Intern/Volunteer for the Spring 2019 semester. The internship will work with all student athletes that utilize the Miltimore-Wallis ATAC weight room. Responsibilities: Successful candidates will be hands on in coaching and administering the sports performance program. This includes but is not limited to the areas of movement assessment, exercise technique progression, dynamic warm-up, speed & movement training, strength training, soft tissue/flexibility, and performance testing for all student-athletes. Interns/Volunteers will also be responsible collecting and interpreting testing data, the daily maintenance of equipment and facilities, and the development of sports performance manuals, instructional videos and updating social media sites. This position will NOT work with Football. Qualifications: Pursuance of a bachelor’s degree in an exercise science related field required, First Aid and CPR certified. Certified or working toward the SCCC, CSCS, or USAW certification and Division I coaching experience. This position requires background knowledge in Kinesiology or a related field and as well as the ability to teach exercise safety as well as enforce weight room rules and regulations. Intermediate computer skills required. Good verbal communication is a must. Applicants will be punctual, enthusiastic, have a strong work ethic and have the ability to volunteer a minimum of 40 hours per week. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Compensation: This is an unpaid internship. No monetary compensation, housing, or meals available at this time. Successful candidates will receive valuable hands-on experience coaching college athletes as well as mentorship. Course credit is also available if offered by applicant's host institution. Apply To: Send letter of application, resume and contact information for three references in ONE PDF document to: Perry Costales, Assistant Sports Performance Coach for Women’s soccer and Men’s and Women’s Tennis. Email: [email protected]. Applicant must adhere to all policies, rules and regulations of University of North Carolina at Charlotte, C-USA Athletic Conference, The State of North Carolina University System and the NCAA. University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an EEO/AA Institution.

Central Methodist University: The Central Methodist University Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant position. This position will begin January 7, 2019.   Compensation will include full tuition waiver, stipend and optional housing, gear and recommendations for future career opportunities.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for all Central Methodist University sports as directed by the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, programming for appointed sports, set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facility. Required qualifications include a strong work ethic, completion of an undergraduate or graduate degree in exercise science or a related field of study, and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional in the collegiate or professional setting.  All applicants should have, or be working towards an accredited certification (CSCS or SCCC). Other preferred qualifications include previous coaching in a collegiate setting and personal involvement in a collegiate sport. Applications will be taken until the positions are filled. All potential applicants are strongly advised to make sure this internship is economically feasible before applying. All interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Head Strength & Conditioning Coach William Camp at [email protected].

Tarleton State (D-II – Stephenville, TX). The Tarleton State University Athletic Performance Program is accepting internship applications for the spring 2019 semester, with a starting date on or before January 14, 2019 and an end date of May 10, 2019. The internship hours may be countable toward the CSCCa’s Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified practicum requirements, and/or for college credit if needed. The volunteer internship will involve active experience in an NCAA Division II Athletic Performance program under the supervision of a Master Strength and Conditioning Coach and his staff. Qualifications: Applicants should be pursuing strength and conditioning as a profession and possess, or currently be working on, CSCCa, NSCA, or USAW certification. Compensation: This is an educational internship with no monetary compensation provided. However, opportunities for advancement in the field of strength and conditioning are possible for successful interns. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 relevant reference letters to Rod Cole, Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Performance, via email at [email protected].

Indianapolis: The University of Indianapolis Strength & Conditioning program is currently accepting applications for volunteer strength and conditioning interns for Winter/Spring semester of 2019. This is an unpaid position that will last for the duration of the semester with an estimated start date of January 14th, 2019. Applicants can receive academic credits if applicable. An educational curriculum will be provided as well as practical experience working with all students-athletes. Required qualifications include working towards or completion of Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field, strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, possess a strong work ethic, able to work a minimum of 40 hours a week, and a strong desire to learn and teach the Olympic weightlifting movements. Please submit a letter of application, resume, and three professional references to Matt Wagner, Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach, at [email protected]. Subject line should read: “University of Indianapolis S&C Internship: Last Name, First Name.”

UNC Charlotte: Charlotte Men's Basketball is seeking applicants for the position of Sports Performance Intern/Volunteer for the Spring 2019 semester. The internship will be primarily with men's basketball, but can assist other Olympic sports as needed. Responsibilities: Successful candidates will be hands on in coaching and administering the sports performance program. This includes but is not limited to the areas of movement assessment, exercise technique progression, dynamic warm-up, speed & movement training, strength training, soft tissue/flexibility, and performance testing for all student-athletes. Interns/Volunteers will also be responsible collecting and interpreting testing data, the daily maintenance of equipment and facilities, and the development of strength & conditioning manuals, instructional videos and updating social media sites. This position will NOT work with Football. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree required, First Aid and CPR certified. Certified or working toward the SCCC, CSCS, or USAW certification and Division I coaching experience. This position requires background knowledge in Kinesiology or a related field and as well as the ability to teach exercise safety as well as enforce weight room rules and regulations. Intermediate computer skills required. Good verbal communication is a must. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Background check required at own expense if hired. Compensation: This is an unpaid internship. No monetary compensation, housing, or meals available at this time. Successful candidates will receive valuable hands-on experience coaching college athletes as well as mentorship. Course credit is also available if offered by applicant's host institution. Apply To: Send letter of application, resume and contact information for three references to: Blake Bender, Director of Sports Performance for Men's Basketball, Email: [email protected]. Applicant must adhere to all policies, rules and regulations of University of North Carolina at Charlotte, C-USA Athletic Conference, The State of North Carolina University System and the NCAA. University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an EEO/AA Institution.

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