Wednesday October 9, 2014
Jacksonville University: Jacksonville University Department of Strength and Conditioning is now accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning VOLUNTEER INTERNS for the spring 2015 semester. The approximate start date is January 5, 2015 through April 24, 2015. NO MONETARY COMPENSATION WILL BE PROVIDED. Interns will receive experience working for a Division I University, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Candidates must have a strong work-ethic and a strong desire to be in the collegiate strength and conditioning coaching field. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree or be in the last semester of coursework for undergraduate degree in exercise physiology or related field of study. Certification from one or more of the following (CSCCA, SCCC, NSCA, CSCS, USAW) are preferred or in pursuit of certification. Candidates must be CPR certified. If you are interested in the position, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Attention: Courtney Nicholson, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach.
Nicholls State: Nicholls State University Strength & Conditioning Department is accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Intern for Football and Olympic Sports for the spring 2015 semester. The Nicholls staff is looking for highly motivated, aspiring strength coaches that want to work at the collegiate level. The successful candidates will be required to schedule and maintain a minimum of 40 hours per week with the Strength & Conditioning Department and participate and complete the internship curriculum. The successful candidates will also be responsible for design and implementation of a strength and conditioning program for 1 or 2 NCAA Division 1 teams. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. No monetary compensation will be provided, possible housing. Ideal candidates will have completed or working towards completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related field, as well as completion or in the process of obtaining one of the following certification: CSCS; SCCC; USAW. The ability to perform and teach Olympic lifting. Collegiate athletic experience preferred. Inquiries must be received by: December 1 for the spring semester. If you are interested, send a letter of interest, resume, and three (3) professional references to: head strength coach Greg Carrasquillo at Greg.Carrasquillo@nicholls.edu
Monday October 27, 2014
Prairie View A&M: Prairie View A&M University Strength & Conditioning Department is looking for 3-4 unpaid interns for the Spring 2015 semester. The potential candidate(s) will gain experience working with Division I athletes through the Spring, expand on their base of knowledge and gain potential references for future Strength & Conditioning positions. Preferred candidates will have previous experience in a team setting, have the ability to lead large and/or small groups, the ability to communicate effectively; moreover, they will have an enthusiastic spirit, strong character and moral fiber, a willingness to learn/think outside the box. Duties are but are not limited to: daily maintenance and/or clean-up of the weight room or fields used for workouts; weight room set up/breakdown; possible leadership opportunities to lead workouts for different sports. Applicants should be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree and or higher in Kinesiology, Exercise Science or a related field; be certified or seeking certification in the NSCA(CSCS). All applicants must be currently certified in CPR/AED/First Aid certification. This is an unpaid, non-monetary position. Start date is January 20, 2015 and will end the last week of finals in May 2015. Selected Interns may have an opportunity to to stay through the Summer for Football Preseason and possibly the Fall. Interested applicants must email a current resume with a minimum of 3 professional references to Coach Darius Ducre’, Dir. of Strength & Conditioning at email@example.com. Email subject line should read Spring Intern Applicant 2014. Deadline to apply is December 1, 2015. Applicant must also fill out all necessary paper work via this link to be considered a full candidate.
Kentucky: The University of Kentucky High Performance program is seeking three unpaid/uncompensated internships for the WINTER/SPRING of 2015. A STRONG background in physiology and statistical experience is preferred. Daily duties will consist of assisting the High Performance staff in implementing physical preparation programs and assisting in tracking and logging data for the sports science program. In addition daily duties will include implementing athlete monitoring systems, generic maintenance/ cleaning of the training facility, statistical analysis and data input along with other assigned duties. We are seeking candidates that can begin their internship January 5, 2015. To apply send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not call regarding the position.
Maine: The University of Maine is currently seeking a qualified individual for its strength and conditioning part-time assistant position. This is a paid position with a seven month commitment at no more than 40 hours per week. The pay is $8,000 for the next 7 months. Responsibilities include any sports assigned by the Director of Speed, Strength and Conditioning. Applicants must have a Bachelor of Science Degree with a concentration in Exercise Science/Nutrition/Kinesiology or a related field. Must have CPR/AED. It is preferred that the individual has previous playing or coaching experience at the collegiate level. Please send the required application materials which include resume, cover letter, and references in a single file to email@example.com.
Tuesday October 21, 2014
Nova Southeastern University: Nova Southeastern University (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) is currently accepting applications for the spring internship program. Desired qualifications include pursuit or completion of a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field, as well as a completion or pursuit of CSCS, CSCCa, or USAW certification. No monetary compensation will be provided, but candidates selected will be able to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, receive college credit if applicable, as well as have an opportunity to fill a Graduate Assistant position at NSU. The selected applicant will have the opportunity to work with all 18 Division II, Olympic sport teams (no football). Duties will include assisting with weight room set up and break down, daily facility maintenance, and coaching. All interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume with at least three references to Steven Orris, Director of Sports Performance, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please have application in no later than December 1st – Internship start date will be January 15th, 2015. For more information about Nova Southeastern University Athletics, visit www.nsusharks.com.
Western Carolina: WCU is currently seeking a qualified individual for its Spring/Summer 2013 athletic performance part-time assistant position. This is a paid position with an 11 month commitment at no more than 40 hours per week. The pay is $12,000 for the 11 months. If this is not something you can financially afford please do not apply. Responsibilities include any sports assigned by the Director of Athletic Performance, and/or the Assistant Director of Athletic Performance. Other duties will include: management of the unpaid intern program, general equipment upkeep, weight room sanitation, administrative work, game day responsibilities, and assisting in the supplementation program. Applicant requirements are as follows: must have a Bachelor of Science Degree with a concentration in Exercise Science/Nutrition or a related field current CPR/AED certification along with the NSCA – Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist Certification. It is preferred that the individual has experience in speed mechanics training. Applicants must also be in compliance with Western Carolina, the Southern Conference and the NCAA. Please do not personally call for this position. I will take calls or emails from your references. All the required application materials including resume, cover letter, transcript(s), and reference sheet can be sent to email@example.com. Will take applicants until the position is filled. Start date January 6, 2015 or sooner.
Belmont: Lee Rowland, who had been the director of strength and conditioning at Texas A&M Corpus Christi has been hired as the director of strength and conditioning at Belmont, per source.
Wake Forest: Wake Forest University is accepting applications for volunteer intern coach to contribute to the Football Sports Performance program for the Spring 2015 semester. The successful candidate must display a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. In addition, they must be committed to enhancing themselves and the department through a continued eagerness to learn and develop professionally. Qualified candidates will serve the Football program as a non-counted coach that will have the opportunity to assist in all training sessions in compliance with NCAA rules. Compensation: Division I Intercollegiate experience and college credit towards graduation if applicable. Preferred qualifications: senior status, bachelor’s degree, graduate student or recently graduated in a program geared towards strength and conditioning. The anticipated start date will be January 2015. To apply, please provide a copy of your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: David Bass at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Davidson: The Davidson College Strength and Conditioning department is accepting applications for the Spring Semester of 2015 Athletic Performance Interns. Intern responsibilities include: assisting with the supervision and training of Davidson’s 21 Division I intercollegiate athletic programs; assisting with daily administrative and maintenance duties; completion of various educational assignments during the internship are required. Intern qualifications must include: Strong work ethic; Desire to learn; Enthusiasm; Desire to become a qualified Strength and Conditioning Coach. Preferred qualifications include: Senior status or completion of a Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field; eligible to sit for the CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certification; CPR certification. Compensation: There is no monetary compensation provided. However, the position offers the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning as well as the fulfillment of credit hours toward a program degree. Expected Start Date is January 8, 2015. To apply: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Zach Rowell, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, Davidson College, Box 7158 Davidson, NC 28035- 7158, or via e-mail at email@example.com.
Monday October 20, 2014
Eastern Illinois: Eastern Illinois University is currently accepting applications for the winter/spring 2015 internship program. Duties will include assisting with weight room set up and break down, daily facility maintenance, and coaching for a variety of Division I athletics program (football included). Interns will also participate in the internship development curriculum. Required qualifications include pursuit or completion of a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field, a strong desire to work in the field of strength and conditioning, a relentless work ethic, and ability to demonstrate excellent communication and organizational skills. Desired qualifications include pursuit or completion of a master’s degree in Exercise Science or related field, and a CSCS, CSCCa, or USAW certification. No monetary compensation will be provided, but candidates selected will be able to earn recommendations for future career opportunities and receive college credit if applicable. All interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume with at least three references to Jon Lundahl, Assistant Strength Coach, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Southwestern University: The Southwestern University Sports Performance department is currently accepting applications for spring 2015 volunteer strength & conditioning intern positions. Duties will include assisting with daily operations & facility maintenance, managing various athletic performance data base programs as well as the completion of various educational assignments. Interns will have the opportunity to receive experience working with all 20 varsity men’s & women’s sports, including football. Candidates selected will be working in a rapidly expanding NCAA DIII environment with the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Qualifications: Must be enrolled in an institution of higher education in an exercise related major. Candidates must have a strong desire to become strength and conditioning professionals, must possess an enthusiastic spirit, strong character and demonstrate effective organization and communication skills. Possessing or pursuing the CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certifications preferred. No compensation will be provided. However, the position offers the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning as well as the fulfillment of credit hours toward a program degree. Please submit cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Doug Ross, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach via email at email@example.com.
Thursday October 16, 2014
Gardner-Webb: Grad assistant Trevor Hutson has been promoted to a full time post. Tyler Landolt, who previously interned at Alabama and Furman, has accepted a grad assistant role.
Mercer: Mercer University is currently accepting applications for the position of Intern Strength Coach. This position is responsible for assisting the Director of Strength & Conditioning in all departmental functions including assisting with all aspects of Mercer Football’s Winter/Spring Strength program. Qualifications required are experience with teaching and demonstrating the Olympic lifts, first aid and CPR certified, and an accredited certification or working towards certification (preferably CSCS, USAW, or SCCC). Applicants should have a strong desire to pursue a career as a full time, collegiate strength & conditioning coach. No monetary compensation with be provided but housing is available. Interested applicants may apply by sending cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references to: Jon Mangel, Director of Strength & Conditioning at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tulane: Tulane University Strength and Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for volunteer interns for the spring semester of 2015. Positions are open for those interested in gaining experience in the field of strength and conditioning. The program can be tailored to an intern’s education, experience, and future professional goals. Job Description: Assist the strength and conditioning staff in all day-to-day operations of the Tulane University Hertz Center weight room. Duties will include but are not limited to; assisting staff in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs for the Olympic sports, set up, and breakdown of training equipment and assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Qualifications: Pursuing or have already completed Bachelors or Master’s Degree in exercise science or a related field. Experience in a collegiate setting, and a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate level. Certification or working towards certifications with the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, and/or USAW. Compensation: This is an unpaid position. Class credit toward graduation requirements from your current institution, athletic apparel when available, the opportunity to learn from experienced strength and conditioning coaches, and the potential to earn future recommendations. How to Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Dan Rickaby, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at email@example.com.