Strength Scoop – Tuesday August 30, 2016

Tuesday August 30, 2016

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Marshall: The Marshall Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for its 2016 Fall Internship Program. This is an unpaid position (no-monetary) 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 towards a degree program. Candidates interested in this position should be: hardworking, passionate, detail orientated individuals, who have the desire to work in the strength and conditioning field at the collegiate level. Applicants should hold a BA/BS in Exercise Science or a Health Related field and be working toward certification as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the NSCA, or the SCCC through the CSCCa. Responsibilities will include: Daily maintenance of the facility and all of its equipment. Daily setup and break down of weight room and field workouts, and supervision of training sessions. This program will also consist of weekly educational projects and reports. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Brad Bielaniec at [email protected].

Seattle University: Seattle University Strength & Conditioning Department is accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant (GA). Seattle University is a private, Jesuit University in Seattle, WA, home to 19 NCAA Division I Athletics Programs. The intended start date is September 2016. Compensation: $15,600 yearly stipend. The position is subject to a university background check. Successful applicants should have the ability to excel within a collaborative team environment; strong work ethic; effective communication skills; & desire to further one’s career in the field of Athletic Performance/Strength & Conditioning. Responsibilities: assisting in all aspects of the Athletic Performance program, design and implementation of sport specific training programs for assigned teams; ability to effectively teach and execute proper technique of lifts and drills; supervision of team workouts; assist with the maintenance and upkeep of the Athletic Performance Facility & compliance with all appropriate university, Western Athletic Conference, and NCAA Rules/Regulations. This position will be assigned 2-4 athletic teams to train while assisting with Men’s Basketball & other SU teams. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required as well as working toward or already obtained a certification from an accredited strength and conditioning organization (CSCCa, NSCA, USAW, etc.). Possess CPR/AED and First Aid certification. Experience working in a NCAA 4- year college or university weight room with a variety of teams. Applicants MUST be admitted into the Seattle University MSAL (Masters In Sports Administration & Leadership) program PRIOR to start date. Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs & Athletic Performance/Strength & Conditioning related technology is encouraged. If interested, please email resume, cover letter, list of 3 professional references and a video of applicant coaching various athletes in 3 compound, ground-based lifts to Senior Coordinator of Strength & Conditioning Alex Keough at [email protected]. Review of applications will be ongoing until position is filled.

Lamar: Lamar University (FCS): Lamar is looking to hire an assistant strength and conditioning coach. JOB DESCRIPTION: Provide expertise, guidance, and training in the area of strength training and physical conditioning for all student-athletes and sports teams at Lamar University.  Design and implement strength and conditioning programs that enhance athletic performance and reduce the risk of injury.  Assist the strength and conditioning department by designing and implementing programs, regularly testing the student-athletes to determine the effectiveness of the programs and maintaining accurate records of student-athlete’s progress. EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED: Assists with the management of the strength & conditioning department, Works directly with the head sport coaches to design and implement of strength and conditioning programs for student-athletes and sports teams, Assist with regular testing of student-athletes to determine the effectiveness of the programs, Maintain accurate records of student-athlete’s progress within the strength & conditioning department, Report the progress of student-athletes to the Director of Strength & Conditioning and the respective head coach. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in exercise science or related field; Master’s degree preferred, Current first aid, CPR and AED certification required, Knowledge of strength training, speed, agility, flexibility, nutrition and cardiovascular conditioning required, Certification through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa-SCCC) or National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA-CSCS) required, Certification through United States Weightlifting (USAW-Sport Performance Coach) preferred, Two or more years of strength and conditioning experience at the collegiate level strongly preferred, Experience coaching basketball and student-athletes of diverse backgrounds preferred. The position reports directly to the: Director of Strength & Conditioning. TO APPLY: complete the online application at https://jobs.lamar.edu/postings/3650.

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