Strength Scoop – Friday May 18, 2018

Friday May 18, 2018

Pepperdine: The Pepperdine strength and conditioning department is seeking applicants for the 2018 Fall Semester Internship Program. After candidate selection, interns will be responsible for weekly presentations to the full-time staff and weekly reading/research assignments. Interns will sit in on weekly staff presentations and participate in hands on sessions directed by the strength staff. The following subject areas will be addressed during your internship: assessing your athletes and pre session readiness, varying models and methods of periodization and programming, resistance training variables, movement classification, Olympic lifting variables, energy system development, power training, linear speed development, and other various topics. Responsibilities for the internship will include session set up/breakdown, cleaning and upkeep of the facility, and working directly with designated student athletes. You must be able to commit a minimum of 30 hours per week. Our goals is to have interns advance in the field of strength and conditioning after completing our internship. If you are serious about becoming a strength and conditioning coach, this internship will help you develop the necessary tools to advance in the field. Please note this is an unpaid internship and we do not offer housing. The internship runs for approximately 3 months, August 20th – December 7th. We require each intern to take part in a 1-week orientation prior to starting the semester that is included in start date. To apply, please send a brief cover letter, resume and two professional reference to: Robert ‘Tubbs’ Pike, Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning at [email protected].

Thomas University (NAIA – GA): Thomas University Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking qualified applicants to fill the Strength and Conditioning Athletic Assistant/Graduate Assistant position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: design and implementation of sport specific strength and conditioning programs for assigned teams; demonstration and instruction of Olympic weightlifting techniques; supervise during team workouts, individual workouts, and open hours;  assist with the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Candidates must have a strong work ethic and the desire to become and strength and conditioning professional. Qualifications: (Required) – Bachelor’s degree, previous strength and conditioning experience in a collegiate setting; experience in designing and implementing workout programs; CPR and First Aid certifications. (Preferred) – CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certification. Compensation: Tuition (fall and spring), university housing (fall and spring), and monthly stipend. Start date: August 2018. Please send Resume, Cover Letter, and 3 Professional References to: Corey Potter CSCS, M.A., Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Thomas University at [email protected].

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