Tuesday March 7, 2017

University of Missouri-Kansas City: The University of Missouri-Kansas City Sports Performance Department is accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant. Responsibilities for this position include but aren’t limited to; assisting in design and implementation of strength and conditioning programs for assigned sports, assisting with the program implementation of all sports; provide instruction for safe and effective lifting techniques and equipment usage; supervise day-to-day activities and conduct periodic performance and strength testing; and communicate regularly with sport coaches and sports medicine personnel. Requirements for this position are; a Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in exercise science) from an accredited college or university; certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) or the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA); and CPR/AED certification. Prior experience with a collegiate strength and conditioning program is preferred. If interested, email a cover letter, resume, and a list of at least 3 professional references to Paul Arndorfer (Director of Sports Performance) at [email protected].

DePaul: DePaul University’s Sports Performance department is now accepting applications for one position: Summer 2017 Volunteer Assistant Coach. Job Description: Assist the Sports Performance staff in all day-to-day operations including assisting in the implementation of sprint, resistance, and conditioning training, assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility, and other responsibilities as assigned. Volunteers must also complete all objectives and assignments throughout the education program led by the Sports Performance staff. Qualifications: Must possess or be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in exercise science or a related field. Experience in a collegiate or professional athletic setting is preferred as is a strong desire to become a sports performance coach at the collegiate level. NSCA-CSCS or CSCCa-SCCC preferred. Compensation: This is an UNPAID POSITION. Class credit toward graduation requirements must be approved by your university. Benefits include weekly formal education sessions, the opportunity to learn from experienced sports performance coaches, and working within a major conference Division-I setting. Dates: Summer Quarter May/Early June-August. How to Apply: To learn more about the volunteer opportunity, please contact Jimmy Duba, Director of Sports Performance at [email protected].

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