Strength Scoop – Friday February 24, 2017


Friday February 24, 2017

Cal: University of California-Berkeley Sports Performance Program is accepting applications for volunteer intern coaches for the 2017 summer internship program. Selected candidates will be expected to serve and assist in all training sessions involving Football, and will have the opportunity to assist in other sport summer training sessions in compliance with NCAA rules. This is an unpaid opportunity that provides experience working at the Division I collegiate level with football. Position responsibilities will consist of, but are not limited to, the following: implement arrangement of training sessions, assisting with routine maintenance of training facilities, and participation in assignments and projects throughout the duration of the summer. Potential candidates must be highly motivated, have good character, and possess a great work ethic. Preferred qualifications include achievement or current pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Exercise Science or related course of study and working towards completion of either the CSCS or SCCC certification. Applicants must also have current CPR/AED certification. This internship is expected to begin no later than Wednesday, May 17th 2017, and requires a 3-month time commitment with opportunity to continue into the fall 2017 semester. Deadline to apply is: Wednesday, March 22 nd 2017. Please email letter of application, with attached resume and list of at least two professional references to Markus James, Football Asst. Strength and Conditioning at [email protected].

Villanova: Villanova University is currently accepting applications for volunteer strength and conditioning interns for Summer 2017.  Starting May 15th – ending August 1st.These openings will work with both Football and Olympic Sports. QUALIFICATIONS: Must be enrolled in or have completed a Bachelor’s degree program; Must have CPR/AED/First Aid certification. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: (1) CSCS and/or SCCC certification; (2) Experience competing in intercollegiate athletics or (3) experience working in a collegiate strength and conditioning facility. This is an unpaid position. However, volunteers will receive experience working at a Division I program, receive Nike athletic apparel, some meals will be provided, gain a better understanding of program design, have the potential to earn a paid internship position, earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if, applicable. Please send ONE (1) attachment containing your cover letter, resume and three professional references. Please submit TWO (2) YouTube videos of you performing/coaching a squat and an Olympic lift variation of your choice to Villanova University Strength and Conditioning Staff at [email protected].

Wagner: Joe Varga, who oversaw the strength program for the Marshall basketball team, has been hired as the head strength coach at Wagner overseeing all sports.


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