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  • Monday October 20, 2014

    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 dross@southwestern.edu.

  • 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 mangel_ja@mercer.edu.

    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 drickaby@tulane.edu.

     

  • Wednesday October 15, 2014

    University of Indianapolis (D-II): The University of Indianapolis is currently accepting applications for strength and conditioning interns for the Spring semester of 2015. Candidates must demonstrate a strong work ethic and be highly motivated to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. Responsibilities include assistance in training of all student-athletes of 21 varsity sports, assist in enforcing facility policies and rules, and daily facility maintenance. Required qualifications: candidates must be in the process of earning or already have earned their bachelor’s degree in a related area. To apply submit a resume with 3 references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Ryan Grubbs at grubbsr@uindy.edu.

    Oaks Christian HS (CA): Oaks Christian HS in Westlake Village, is looking to hire a qualified sports performance coach. Responsibilities include; daily PE hors, developing and overseeing strength, conditioning, and nutrition programs for all varsity sports. Must have experience and certifications. Candidates must possess an enthusiastic spirit and strong character. This is a paid position. For more information, please send your resume to bredell@oakschristian.org.

  • Tuesday October 14, 2014

    Marshall: The Marshall University Strength and Conditioning Department (Olympic Sports) is seeking motivated individuals to fill 1-2 volunteer coach positions for the Spring 2015 Semester. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Setup, breakdown, and implementation of training programs for 12 intercollegiate teams 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 January 6th, 2015 and will end May 8th, 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.

    Texas A&M Commerce (D-II): Texas A&M University-Commerce is currently accepting applications for volunteer strength and conditioning interns for Spring semester 2015. Candidates must demonstrate a strong work ethic and be highly motivated to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. Responsibilities include assist in training of all student-athletes, help enforce facility policies and rules, daily facility maintenance. Required qualifications: candidates must be in the process of earning or already have earned their bachelor’s degree. To apply submit a resume with 3 references to Lance Farmer at Lance.Farmer@tamuc.edu.

    Xavier University: Stacie Skondinski has been named an assistant strength coach at Xavier. Prior to joining the Xavier staff she was an intern at Michigan State.

    Florida International: Florida International University Strength & Conditioning Department is accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Intern for Football/Olympic Sports for the spring 2015 semester. The FIU staff is looking for highly motivated, hungry, aspiring strength coaches that want to work at the collegiate level. The program is beneficial for undergraduate students and the post bachelor professional looking for experience; as well as develops characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach. The successful candidates will be required to schedule and maintain a minimum of 40 hours per week with the Strength & Conditioning Department. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. No monetary compensation will be provided. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree and a certification from one of the following: CSCS; SCCC; USAW but are not required. Inquiries must be received by: November 21st for the spring semester. If you are interested, send a letter of interest, resume, and three (3) professional references to: Florida International University Attn: Cory Houston, Assistant Strength at cohousto@fiu.edu.

  • Friday October 10, 2014

    Vanderbilt: Vanderbilt University is accepting applications for Intern Sports Performance Coaches to contribute to the Vanderbilt Football Sports Performance Program. Qualified candidates will serve the Football program as a non-counted coach that will have the opportunity to observe all training sessions and assist with set-ups, breakdowns, spotting and additional administrative responsibilities. This unpaid opportunity provides a learning experience assisting the Football Sports Performance staff with the day to day operations of the program. Potential candidates must possess an enthusiastic spirit, strong character and demonstrate effective organization and communication skills. Required qualifications include current pursuit of a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Exercise Science or related course of study in addition to certification in CPR/AED. This internship is expected to start mid to late January 2015 and has the opportunity, based on evaluation, to extend throughout the 2015 spring football season. Deadline to apply is: Monday, November 15th 2014. Please email letter of application, with attached resume and list of at least three professional references to Jamey Mroz, Football Sports Performance Coach at Vanderbilt.intern.football@gmail.com.