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  • Wednesday February 4, 2015

    North Texas: The University of North Texas – Department of Strength and Conditioning; Strength and Conditioning Mentorship Program. UNT is a proud member of Conference USA and is searching for aspiring strength and conditioning coaches to fill volunteer mentorship coaching positions available for the 2015 SUMMER semester (5/18 – 8/14). Prospective mentorship candidates will have the opportunity to work under the guidance of the North Texas Strength and Conditioning coaching staff, a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Association (CSCCa) approved mentor, as well as gain in-valuable hands-on experience working with Division I athletes (Football and Olympic sports). Mentees will have the opportunity to participate in the UNT Strength and Conditioning Professional Development & Educational Curriculum. Please note, this is a voluntary position and there is no monetary compensation. Applicants should be committed to developing themselves as a strength and conditioning professional and devoted to working their way up in the strength and conditioning coaching profession. For consideration, all inquiring candidates please email a cover letter, professional resume’ (include relevant work, educational, and athletic experience), and three professional references (include contact information) to Coach Trevino at david.trevino@unt.edu. All materials must be received by March 31, 2015 for consideration.

    Wyoming: The University of Wyoming Sports Performance Department is now accepting applications for SUMMER 2015 VOLUNTEER INTERN positions (4). Application review will begin immediately. Job Description: Assist the sports performance staff in all day-to-day operations of the University of Wyoming weight rooms. Duties will include but are not limited to; assisting staff in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs for Football and Olympic Sports, setup and breakdown of training equipment and assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Interns must also complete all requirements assigned through the intern education program. Qualifications: Pursuing a 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. Prospective interns must pass a background check to be eligible for the position. 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, weekly structured education sessions, the opportunity to learn from five experienced strength and conditioning coaches, and the potential to earn future recommendations. Internship Dates: JUNE 2015-AUGUST 2015. How to Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and three references to Coach Travis Vlantes, Assistant Sports Performance Coach at tvlantes@uwyo.edu.

  • Tuesday March 3, 2015

    Marshall: The Marshall University Strength and Conditioning Department (Olympic Sports) is seeking motivated individuals to fill 1-2 volunteer coach positions for the Summer 2015 Semester. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Setup, breakdown, and implementation of training programs for 12 intercollegiate teams (Primarily M&W Basketball) and assisting with the maintenance and upkeep of the equipment and facility. This is an unpaid position, but the candidate will gain critical experience working and learning in a Division I setting. The internship will begin May 11th, 2015 and will end August 21st, 2015. The candidate must be pursuing or have completed a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field and be CPR and First Aid certified. Preferred qualifications: CSCS, USAW, SCCC. All interested candidates should send a Resume and References to Matt Donelson, Assistant Strength Coach, at donelson2@live.marshall.edu.

    Montana: The University of Montana Department of Athletic Performance is accepting applications for the summer 2015 Internship Program. This is an unpaid position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting the strength and conditioning staff with the implementation of strength, speed, agility, mobility, and conditioning programs for all sports. Team responsibilities will include assisting with football, men’s and women’s basketball, soccer, and volleyball summer programs. Additional responsibilities will include training session set up, daily upkeep, maintenance of equipment, weekly assignments and other duties as assigned by Athletic Performance staff. Compensation: Potential interns will acquire valuable experience and knowledge while being a positive asset to the University of Montana and Griz athletes. Candidates will also complete an intern development program and can use this experience to go towards college credit. Required Qualifications: Applicants should be pursuing or have completed a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related field. Candidates must have a strong desire to be involved in strength and conditioning at the collegiate level. Other preferred qualifications include certification from the NSCA or CSCCA and personal experience in a collegiate competitive sport. Application Process: For full consideration, email your letter of application, resume, and three references to frank.previch@mso.umt.edu. Position is open until filled. Official start date would be Tuesday May 26, 2015 and last till July 31, 2015.

    South Florida: The South Florida department of athletic performance is accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Interns for the Summer 2015 semester- START DATE would be May 17. The successful candidates will be working with a variety of sports. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. No monetary compensation will be provided. Must have a strong work-ethic and a desire to become a strength and conditioning coach. If you are interested, send a letter of interest, resume, and three (3) professional references to: Joey Carnes, Assistant Athletic Performance Coach, at josephcarnes@usf.edu.

    Norfolk State: Per source, Chris Neff has joined head coach Latrell Scott at Norfolk State. The two worked together at Virginia State.

  • Monday March 2, 2015

    Merrimack College (MA): Merrimack College is accepting applications for Summer 2015 Strength and Conditioning Internships. Merrimack, a Catholic Institution located in North Andover, MA with more than 2,000 students, is a member of Division I Hockey East and Division II Northeast-10 conference. Responsibilities for the position will entail assisting in implementation of all aspects of Strength and Conditioning programs for 23 Varsity Sports. Interns will assist with all strength, speed, and conditioning training, as well as weight room maintenance and upkeep. Interns may also earn the opportunity to be responsible for the design and implementation of programs for 1-2 teams. All interns will also be required to complete an educational curriculum consisting of various assignments and presentations throughout the internship. This is an unpaid position, but offers the opportunity for advancement in the field of Strength & Conditioning as well as the fulfillment of credit hours towards a degree program. Preferred Qualifications: Pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Exercise Science or related field; CSCS or USAW certifications. Required Qualifications: Strong work ethic, enthusiasm, and a strong desire to learn. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Jim McGuire, Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning via email at mcguirej@merrimack.edu.

    Florida Atlantic: The Florida Atlantic University Strength & Conditioning department is accepting applications for the position of Volunteer Intern for the Summer 2015 semester (May 11th – August 9th). Compensation: Division I Intercollegiate experience; an earned recommendation toward further success as a Strength & Conditioning Coach; as well as college credit toward graduation, if applicable. Please be aware that there will be NO monetary compensation, nor housing offered for this position. Duties will include, but are not limited to: assisting staff in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs for all FAU sports; set up, and breakdown of training equipment; as well as assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Minimum Qualifications: Strong work ethic, and highly motivated; preferred candidates are to be in a Bachelor’s degree program geared towards Exercise Physiology or a related field; experience in a college strength & conditioning setting. Preferred Qualifications: Working towards a Graduate’s degree in a program geared toward Exercise Physiology or a related field; working towards a nationally-accredited strength & conditioning certification (SCCC, CSCS, USAW, etc.); knowledge/experience working with Microsoft Excel. In order to apply for this position, please e-mail a resume, and a list of 3 professional references (with contact information) to Joe Valentino at jvalentino2012@fau.edu. Please do not send faxes or phone calls.

    Appalachian State: Appalachian State University is accepting applications for Summer 2015 Strength and Conditioning Internships working specifically with FOOTBALL. These are UNPAID internships. These positions will run from late-May through the end of July. Interns will gain practical experience working in a Division 1 Sun Belt Conference S&C environment. There will be opportunities to work with Olympic Sports. Daily tasks include but are not limited to: aiding in the implementation of training programs, assisting with set up and break down of equipment; daily clean up and maintenance of the weight room; assist with supervision and demonstration during training. Applicants must be highly self-motivated, able to follow directions, possess excellent communication skills, have a desire to learn, and have an extremely strong work ethic. Qualifications: Currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/AED/First Aid, adapt to demanding schedule, and a strong desire to become a Strength and Conditioning Coach. At the end of the semester long internship volunteers will have a better understanding of program design, have the potential to earn recommendations for future opportunities, and if applicable receive college credit. Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter (1 page max) and a minimum of 3 professional references to Coach Matt Greenhalgh at greenhalghmj@appstate.edu.

    Virginia State: Per source, Aaron Mehl is the new head strength coach. Mehl was an assistant on staff last season and was previously a CSCS for the Army at Fort Lee, Virginia.

  • Sunday March 1, 2015

    Miami Dolphins: Mike Tannenbaum has announced the addition of Wayne Diesel as the Dolphins’ sports performance director.

  • Friday February 27, 2015

    Illinois: The University of Illinois Football Strength and Conditioning is taking applications for 2015 Summer and Fall UNPAID interns. Candidates must possess strong work ethic, character and a desire to pursue a career in the strength and conditioning field. These internships are non-coaching positions. Successful candidates will assist in the day to day operations of the facility, including: assistance with administrative duties, cleaning and maintenance duties, set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout, as well as participation in weekly projects and assignments for the duration of the internship. This is a great opportunity to gain experience at the Division 1 level and expand knowledge in the field. To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references to Associate Strength and Conditioning Coach Josh Eidson at jeidson@illinois.edu. No phone calls please.

    Memphis: Jami Clinton, who had previously served as the coordinator of Olympic Sports at Ole Miss, has joined the Memphis strength staff working with Olympic sports.