Strength Scoop – Monday November 20, 2017

Monday November 20, 2017

New Hampshire: The University of New Hampshire’s Department of Strength & Conditioning is seeking highly motivated candidates to fill an immediate opening in their internship program for the 2018 Spring and Summer semesters. This is a highly competitive internship with the goal of helping the department deliver the highest quality Strength & Conditioning product to its student – athletes. By participating in the internship, the candidate will gain knowledge and experience that will provide the young professional advancement for a career in Strength & Conditioning at a Division I institution. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting the full time staff with the supervision and execution of the training program for various sports, including Football, set up and break down of equipment in the weight room/on the field, enforce the rules and philosophy of the Strength & Conditioning department, serve as a positive role model for all student-athletes, teaching proper exercise technique and equipment use, attending to daily maintenance of the training facility and administrative tasks. Early mornings along with evening hours should be expected throughout the internship and the applicant should be prepared to volunteer a minimum of 20 hours per week during the internship. Qualifications: Currently pursuing a bachelors/master’s degree in Exercise/Physiology or related field and a strong desire to become a Strength and Conditioning coach. Applicants should be an enthusiastic, self-starter who can ACTIVELY coach athletes to excel. In addition, they should be responsible and punctual. Pursuing or holding a CSCCa, NSCA, or USAW certification(s) is strongly desired. Potential interns will have the opportunity to obtain Practicum Hourly Requirements needed for the Strength & Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) from the Collegiate Strength &Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) by an approved mentor, Paul Chapman. Compensation: This is an UNPAID volunteer position, with the opportunity to earn limited income through various programs. Interns will gain valuable experience in a Division I university as well as possible recommendations for future career opportunities. To apply for the internship, please email a cover letter, resume with three professional references to John Ciani, Associate Director of Strength & Conditioning, at [email protected].

Winthrop: Winthrop University Sports Performance Department-Strength and Conditioning is accepting applications for Volunteer Internship positions, during the Spring Semester. Responsibilities include assisting the Strength Staff in all aspects of developing and implementing strength, speed/agility, conditioning, flexibility, mobility, and recovery protocols for the Winthrop Athletic Program. Additional responsibilities will be to provide; daily weight room supervision, daily upkeep and maintenance of equipment, assist with and conduct performance and strength testing, completion of internship curriculum, and other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Applicants must have a strong work ethic and desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Candidates should be enrolled in or have completed a degree in an Exercise Science or related field. Candidate must be certified in CPR/AED. Preferred qualifications: have a certification in either NSCA or CSCCa, previous experience in an intercollegiate strength and conditioning program. Position: This is a non-paid internship position. The successful applicant(s) will receive course credit towards graduation (if applicable) and Internship Dates: From January 8, 2018 to May 26, 2018 To apply: Submit letter of application, resume, and three references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, Andy Parker, at [email protected].

Louisiana: Ragin’ Cajuns Strength and Conditioning is accepting applications for volunteer internship positions for the spring semester. Report date is January 6th and will run through the end of April. These are unpaid positions. Candidates should have, or be working towards, a BA / BS in an Exercise Science related field plus current CPR / AED certification. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who have a strong desire to pursue collegiate strength and conditioning. Candidates will have opportunities to work with Football and Olympic Sports. Candidates will complete weekly assignments, presentations, and participate in weekly staff meetings as part of the internship curriculum. Please submit your resume and three (3) professional references to Dylan Cintula, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at [email protected].

Virginia-Wise: The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for interns for the Spring of 2018. The selected candidates will begin January 8, 2018. This position is unpaid. Daily responsibilities include assisting with supervision of all teams, earned opportunities to gain hands on coaching experience, set up and breakdown for daily workouts and cleaning and organization of facility. Prerequisites include working toward, or completion of a Bachelors’ Degree, and working toward NSCA or CSCCA certification. Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Director of Strength and Conditioning Brent Norford at [email protected]

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