Friday October 2, 2015
Montana State: The Strength and Conditioning Department at Montana State University is currently accepting applications for 3 to 5 unpaid internship positions for the 2015 spring semester. Daily responsibilities include: assisting with the set up and break down of weight room and fields for conditioning workouts; daily clean up and maintenance of the weight room and all of its equipment; assist with supervision and demonstration during the training sessions. Applicants must be highly self-motivated, able to follow directions, have a desire to learn, and have a strong work ethic. Applicants should be working towards earning their Bachelor’s degree and a certification from NSCA- CSCS, CSCCA, and USAW. Interns must be CPR/AED certified. This is an unpaid position, however, volunteers will receive experience working at a Division I program and have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. Please send a cover letter, resume and three references to Ricardo Ramirez, Head Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, at [email protected].
Thursday October 1, 2015
North Alabama: The University of North Alabama Department of Strength & Conditioning is accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning Interns and/or Volunteer Assistants for the Spring Semester of 2016. (Projected Dates: January 11th – May 5th). Responsibilities include: assisting with the supervision and training of the University of North Alabama’s strength and conditioning Varsity programs; assisting with daily administrative and maintenance items; completion of professional development during the internship. Applicants must commit to a minimum of 20 hours a week, have a strong work ethic, very reliable, a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, previous coaching experience and must hold CPR/First Aid certification. Preferred qualifications include: pursuing Bachelors or Masters Degree in Physical Education, Exercise Science or related field; NSCA-CSCS, CSCCa-SCCC, USA-W and/or FMS certifications. Individuals chosen for position are subject to University background checks and standard hiring procedures. This is a Non-Paid/Volunteer position. Interns and/or Volunteer Assistants will receive experience working at the Division 2/Gulf South Conference level, UNA gear, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit (if applicable). Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references in a Single Document to: Tia Anderson, Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, University of North Alabama at [email protected].
Pittsburgh: The University of Pittsburgh’s Olympic Sports Strength and Department is currently accepting applications for volunteer interns for the Spring 2015 semester. Daily responsibilities include: assisting with the set up and break down of weight room and fields for conditioning workouts; daily clean up and maintenance of the weight room and all of its equipment; assist with supervision and demonstration during the training sessions. Applicants must be highly self motivated, able to follow directions, desire to learn, and have a strong work ethic. The Successful applicants should be working towards earning their Bachelor’s degree and a certification from the NSCA- CSCS, CSCCA, USAW and/or have experience as a collegiate athlete. Interns must be CPR/AED certified. This is an unpaid position, however, volunteers will receive experience working at a Division I program, better understanding of program design, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Please send a cover letter, resume, three professional references to: Chris Gilman, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, at [email protected]. Deadline to apply is October 30th, 2015.
Louisiana-Lafayette: The University of Louisiana-Lafayette Strength & Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for volunteer interns for Football and Olympic Sports. These positions will start January 2016 and may run up to one (1) year. Qualifications: Ideal candidates will possess a strong work ethic, willingness to learn, and a strong desire to become a Strength & Conditioning Professional. Candidates who already hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Exercise Science or in a related field and who hold either the CSCS or SCCC may have the opportunity to program and implement training for teams designated by the Head Strength Coach. Weekends may be required. Compensation: This is an unpaid voluntary position. Candidates will gain experience training Division-1 athletes, exposure to sports nutrition, and potential to earn recommendation towards future employment in the field. Athletic apparel will be provided. UL Strength & Conditioning is a class credit friendly institution. To apply please email cover letter, resume, and at least three (3) professional references to Samuel Ehrlich at [email protected]. Please no phone calls.
South Alabama: The University of South Alabama Strength & Conditioning Department is accepting applications for Spring 2016 internships positions. Successful applicants must not only have the desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, but also possess a relentless work ethic and positive attitude. The Strength & Conditioning staff at the University of South Alabama have a variety of certifications including the CSCS through the National Strength & Conditioning Association, SCCC through the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association, Certified Sports Performance Coaches through the United States Weightlifting Association, BioSignature Level 2 Practitioners, Functional Movement Screening, and Crossfit Football Certification. The strength staff are approved mentors through the CSCCa. After a 640 hour internship completed at the University of South Alabama the interns will be eligible to sit for the SCCC exam at the CSCCa conference the following May. After successful completion of the program, strength & conditioning interns will have an understanding of sports nutrition, understand program design and implementation, develop a coaching philosophy, and be able to teach all of the innovative athletic training movements involved in our program. This includes acceleration, multi-directional movement, maximum velocity mechanics, Olympic weightlifting, and Power lifting techniques. Interns will also gain valuable experience leading a group of athletes through: movement preparation, core activation, plyometrics, lift post-workout core movements, and post workout regeneration routines. Applications for the internship at the University of South Alabama should include a cover letter, resume, and references. Applicants should be working towards completion of a bachelor’s or master’s degree. Applications will be due October 30th, 2015. Applicants must also be willing to work early mornings and late nights during the week and weekends. This is a nonpaid position but free apparel will be provided to the student during participation.If there are any further questions pertaining to the internship feel free to contact [email protected].
Midwestern State (D-III – TX): Midwestern State University is accepting applications for a graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach starting in the Spring of 2016. The successful candidate must display a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. In addition, they must be committed to enhancing themselves and the department through a continued eagerness to learn and develop professionally. Preferred qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in an exercise performance related field; be certified with the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCa, and/or USAW; have previous collegiate playing and/or coaching experience. Compensation: monthly stipend and an opportunity to earn a recommendation for future career opportunities. The anticipated start date is January 19, 2016. To apply, please provide a copy of your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to assistant strength & conditioning coach Cory Anderson at [email protected].
Santa Clara University: The Santa Clara University Strength & Conditioning Department is actively seeking applicants to fill our Intern-Mentorship Program, working with Olympic Sports within our program for the 2016 Winter/Spring Term (Jan. 4th-May 27th). The intent of the Intern-Mentorship Program is to provide a several month experience of hands-on training to prepare the candidate to take on the next level position in strength and conditioning as either a graduate assistant or full-time strength coach. Intern Coaches are expected to participate in a comprehensive educational program, including white board discussion and hands-on experience in the following areas: program design, exercise instruction, Olympic lifting progressions and techniques, plyometric, speed and agility techniques, energy system development, regeneration methods, nutritional basics, and facility and athlete management. Dependent upon the previous knowledge/experience of the candidate, he/she will have the opportunity to work with force plate testing and analysis, Sparta Trac software, and GPS monitoring. Intern Coach responsibilities will include various duties within the SCU Strength & Conditioning Department. Hours will vary throughout the semester and may include early morning, late afternoon, or weekend hours. Requirements: 1) CPR/AED/First Aid 2) Bachelor’s degree and/or current enrollment in a related field 3) Must have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning at the high school, collegiate, or professional team setting, possess an excellent work ethic and have the ability to take initiative and be pro-active. Preferred: 1) SCCC, CSCS and/or USAW 2) Previous weight room or athletic coaching experience. Compensation: Continual educational resources, access to networking opportunities, potential future recommendation for professional advancement and continuing mentorship beyond completion of the internship. There will be no monetary compensation for this position. APPLICATION: 1) Send cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least two to three references (ALL DOCUMENTS MUST BE IN ONE FILE, preferably Microsoft Word or PDF, AND NOT EXCEED 3 PAGES IN LENGTH) 2) Send a video file/link with demonstrations of Power Clean, Squat and RDL to: Patrick Dolan MS SCCC CSCS, Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning at [email protected].
Wednesday September 30, 2015
Garden City (CC – KS): Garden City CC is looking to hire a full-time strength coach. Start date is mid-November. Salary negotiable consummate with experience and qualifications. Great opportunity to develop athletes and make your mark on young people. Will work with football as well as basketball, baseball, softball, track, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, and cheer and dance. If interested, please send resume and cover letter to head coach Jeff Simms at [email protected].
East Tennessee State: East Tennessee State University Strength & Conditioning is looking for two hard working, enthusiastic volunteer interns who are confident, have a presence, and are able to coach Division 1 Football Student-Athletes for the Spring 2016 Semester. The two people chosen for this position must be able to start January 19th, 2016- May 8th, 2016. This is an UNPAID position, in which the successful candidates can receive academic credit if applicable, experience working with a Division 1 Strength & Conditioning program, and consideration for a recommendation for future employment in the strength and conditioning throughout the country. RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. This will be a Hands on experience w/ responsibilities assigned based on previous experience and 2. Assist Strength staff with the implementation of strength & conditioning programs for ETSU Football. QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must be completing or have completed a degree in Exercise Science or a related field, current CPR/AED and First Aid Certification. 640-Hour Mentorship can be completed during this internship. Successful candidates should have competed in a varsity sport at the High School or Collegiate level to have a better understanding of what it takes to compete and train as an athlete. Each candidate should have extensive knowledge of teaching and coaching strength and conditioning exercises and Speed and Agility Drills. Please send cover letter, resume and list of three references to Rob Kohlhaus at [email protected]
Illinois: The University of Illinois Football Strength and Conditioning is currently accepting applications for internship positions for the Spring Semester of 2016. The internship will begin January 11th, 2016 and will end May 13th, 2016. Interns will have the opportunity to work with University of Illinois Football Program. These internships are unpaid and non-coaching positions. Prerequisites: 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. Candidates must be working toward or considering pursuing certification through the CSCCa and/or NSCA. Those accepted will assist in the day to day operations of the facility, including: assistance with administrative duties, cleaning and maintenance duties, set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout, as well as participation in weekly projects and assignments for the duration of the internship. Candidates must possess strong work ethic, character and a desire to pursue a career in the strength and conditioning field. Candidates must be able to commit a considerable amount of time to practical strength and conditioning experience must have outstanding work ethic and attention to detail. This is a great opportunity to gain experience at the Division 1 level and expand knowledge in the field of strength and conditioning. To apply: Please submit cover letter, resume, 3 references and contact information to Josh Eidson, Associate Strength and Conditioning Coach via email at [email protected].
Tuesday September 29, 2015
South Florida: Department of Athletic Performance is accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Interns for the SPRING 2016 semester. The successful candidates will be working with a variety of sports. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. No monetary compensation will be provided. Must have a strong work-ethic and a desire to become a strength and conditioning coach. If you are interested, send a letter of interest, resume, and three (3) professional references to: Joey Carnes, Assistant Athletic Performance Coach at [email protected].
UConn: The University of Connecticut Sports Performance Department is accepting applications for volunteer football interns for Spring 2016. This gratis position offers Division I experience and training in an educational environment and the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning. Responsibilities will include: assist the Football Strength and Conditioning staff in the supervision and training of UConn’s Division I intercollegiate football program; assist with daily administrative, cleaning and maintenance duties; assist in the set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout; and participate in weekly projects and assignments for the duration of the internship. Minimum Qualifications: must have a strong work-ethic, enthusiasm and a desire to develop the characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field and pursuing CSCS or relevant certification from one of the following: NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW and CPR –First Aid certification. Application and Internship Dates: Application Deadline: December 1, 2015. Internship Start Date: January 19, 2016. Approx. End Date: April 22, 2016. Candidates should email a letter of application, resume and the names of three references to [email protected].
Northwestern: The Northwestern University Football Sports Performance department is currently accepting applications for the position of volunteer strength & conditioning intern beginning in January 2016 with specific start dates still to be determined. Duties will include, assisting with daily operations & facility maintenance, managing various football performance data base programs as well as the completion of various educational assignments. Interns will receive experience working in a Division 1 environment with the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Qualifications: Must be enrolled in or graduate of an institution of higher education, must possess or be working toward a certification through the CSCCa, NSCA and/or USAW, possess one year of previous experience in strength and conditioning or have previous collegiate athletic experience, candidates must have outstanding work ethic and attention to detail, candidates must have a strong desire to become strength and conditioning professionals, ability to volunteer a minimum of 40 hours per week is preferred. Compensation: 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. To apply: Please submit cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Troy Sutton, Assistant Director for Football Sports Performance via email at [email protected].
UNC Charlotte: The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is currently seeking highly motivated candidates for the position of Intern Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Spring of 2016. The dates of the internship will be from approximately January 11, 2016 until May 12, 2016. This is an unpaid position; however, the COMPENSATION of this experience is as follows but not limited to: experience working with Division 1 athletes (every team except football and baseball), professional development opportunities, daily learning opportunities, resources and assistance in preparing for major certifications such as the CSCS, and professional references for future opportunities in the field. RESPONSIBILITIES are as follows but not limited to: assist strength and conditioning coaches in program implementation of each sport, design and implementation of individual workouts (when given the opportunity), set up prior to and break down following workouts, and routine organization/cleaning of the weight room. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS are as follows: open availability, strong work ethic, reliability, desire to become a strength and conditioning coach, desire to learn and be challenged, and daily positive attitude. PREFFERED QUALIFICATIONS are as follows: internship to take place during the last semester of his or her undergraduate curriculum, working towards master’s degree in the field, and currently have or working towards a highly recognizable certification in the field. IF INTERESTED, please forward a copy of your updated cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Jimmy Duba at [email protected].
Monday September 28, 2015
Loyola University (MD): Loyola University is looking for a Strength and Conditioning Coach, Part-time. The job is 20 hrs a week and paying $13.65, holidays excluded. Position will have opportunity to program for men’s and women’s swimming and diving and potentially other sports as determined by the schedule. Job will start ASAP. Please apply online here. NO phone calls please.
North Texas: The University of North Texas: Department of Strength and Conditioning – Strength and Conditioning Mentorship Program. UNT is a proud member of Conference USA Athletics and is searching for aspiring strength and conditioning coaches to fill volunteer mentorship coaching positions available for the 2016 SPRING semester (81/11 – 5/13). Prospective mentorship candidates will have the opportunity to work under the guidance of the North Texas Strength and Conditioning coaching staff, a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Association (CSCCa) approved mentor, as well as gain in-valuable hands-on experience working with Division I athletes (both Football and Olympic sports). Mentees will have the opportunity to participate in the UNT Strength and Conditioning Professional Development & Educational Curriculum. Please note, this is a voluntary position and there is no monetary compensation. Applicants should be committed to developing themselves as a strength and conditioning professional and devoted to working their way up in the strength and conditioning coaching profession. For consideration, all inquiring candidates please email a cover letter, professional resume’ (include relevant work, educational, and athletic experience), and three professional references (include contact information) to Coach Trevino at [email protected]. All materials must be received by October 31, 2015 for consideration.