Strength Scoop – Monday June 25, 2018

Monday June 25, 2018

Wyoming: The University of Wyoming Sports Performance Department is now accepting applications for FALL 2018 VOLUNTEER INTERN positions (2). Application review will begin immediately. Job Description: Assist the sports performance staff in all day-to-day operations of the University of Wyoming weight rooms. Duties will include but are not limited to; assisting staff in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs for Olympic Sports, setup and breakdown of training equipment and assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of weight rooms and the High Altitude Fueling Center. This is an ACTIVE coaching position which will require interns to work directly with student-athletes in large and small group settings. Interns must also complete all requirements assigned through the intern education program. Qualifications: Pursuing a 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. Prospective interns must pass a background check to be eligible for the position. Certification or working towards certifications with the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCa, and/or USAW is preferred. Compensation: This is an UNPAID POSITION. Class credit toward graduation requirements from your current institution, weekly structured education sessions, the opportunity to learn from five experienced strength and conditioning coaches. Interns will also have the opportunity to complete a mentorship through CSCCa Master Strength Coach and approved mentor Mike Cotterman. Dates: September 2018-December 2018. How to Apply: Email one PDF document with a cover letter, resume, and three references to Coach Jason Dronen, Assistant Sports Performance Coach at [email protected]. Applications Due by July 27.

Georgia Southern: Georgia Southern University (Sun Belt) Football Strength and Conditioning Department is looking to fill three to four (3-4) Fall VOLUNTEER assistant positions.  All positions are unpaid (no monetary compensation).  To be in consideration for the position, the potential candidates must have their CPR/AED certification.  The successful candidates will assist with all daily duties as it pertains to Georgia Southern Strength and Conditioning including but not limited to: data tracking, data entry, supplementation, and any other duties as assigned by the Director of Strength and Conditioning.  The successful candidates will also partake in a weekly internship development course curriculum. The curriculum is centered on preparing the successful candidates to excel in their next step in the field through teaching and providing networking opportunities.  Start date (in Statesboro, GA) is flexible (mid August).  There will be potential of retention through the 2019 spring semester.  Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Assistant Strength Coach Donald Day at [email protected].

Morningside (NAIA – IA): Morningside College Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applicants for a PAID INTERNSHIP POSITION working with all programs for the 2018-2019 academic year. This position will start in the Fall August 1st, 2018 and complete at the end of the school year in May 10th, 2019. Internship responsibilities will differ and include various duties within the Morningside College Strength and Conditioning department. Hours vary during each semester and will include early mornings, late afternoons, and some weekend hours throughout the academic year. Interns will gain valuable, hands on experience in areas such as program design, speed and agility techniques, conditioning, facility and athlete supervision. Requirements: Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in an Exercise Science related field required. SCCC, CSCS, and/or USAW are preferred. Updated CPR/AED/First Aid required. Must have a strong passion to pursue a career in the strength and conditioning profession. Previous weight room or athletic coaching experience preferred. Compensation: $8,000 stipend for the whole academic year 2018-2019 broken up into monthly payments; in addition, the candidate will have the opportunity to obtain Practicum Hourly Requirements needed to sit for the SCCC exam administered by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association by an approved mentor. Completion of this internship can fulfill potential credit hours toward a program degree and future recommendation in the field of strength and conditioning. If interested please e-mail cover letter, resume, and names of 3 professional references to: Aaron Jung, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, [email protected].

South Alabama: The University of South Alabama Olympic Strength & Conditioning department is now accepting applications for 2-4 Volunteer Strength & Conditioning interns for Fall 2018. The internship will run from Aug 20th – Nov 21st. Interns will gain practical experience working within a Division I (Sunbelt) S&C environment with 15 varsity sports. This is an UNPAID position. No monetary compensation, meals, or housing will be provided Interested applicants should email ONE PDF file containing their cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Garett Mize at [email protected]. Minimum requirements for this internship include CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications; Desire to work in the strength & Conditioning Field with a passionate, hardworking mentality. Preferred qualifications include previous intern/coaching experience, and current/previous competitive sports involvement. Responsibilities will consist of: Daily maintenance of the facility and all its equipment including setup and break down of weight room and field for all assigned training sessions and assisting in the coaching of those sessions. Learn and assist with the implementation of First Beat Heart Rate technology, use of Tendo units, athlete monitoring systems, and data entry. · Opportunities will include: Bi-weekly educational projects that will aid the prospective intern in one day obtaining either the CSCS, and or the CSCCa. A CSCCa 640-Hour mentorship can be completed during this internship.

Toledo: University of Toledo’s Football Strength and Conditioning Department is currently seeking qualified volunteer candidates for the Fall 2018 semester. The internship begins the week of August 1st and will go through the end of the season, with the possibility of staying for the winter semester.  This is an unpaid position, no monetary compensation will be provided. Position responsibilities will consist of, but are not limited to, the following: assisting the staff in all aspects of the strength program, setting up and breaking down of equipment, assisting with routine maintenance of training facilities, assisting with nutrition, and participation in projects and assignments throughout the duration of the internship. Applicants must be certified or working toward certification with the CSCCa (SCCC) or the NSCA (CSCS) and have current CPR/AED certification. The candidate(s) must possess strong communication skills, motivational skills, and must have a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional at the collegiate or professional level.  Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three references to [email protected]edu. No phone calls please.

Macalester (D-III – MN): Macalester College is accepting applications for a Sports Performance Intern. The position is an unpaid and for the 2018 fall semester. A time commitment of 15-30 hours per week is required. Intern responsibilities include but are not limited to: Assisting the strength and conditioning staff with the design and implementation of strength, speed, and agility programs; · Assisting with the supervision of training programs; Daily upkeep and maintenance of equipment; Assisting with daily administrative and maintenance items; Other duties as assigned by the Head of Sports Performance; Intern qualifications include: Knowledge of exercise & the human body; Punctuality; Enthusiasm; Strong work ethic. Preferred qualifications include: Senior status or completion of a bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field; CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certification; CPR certification. Make sure you understand that we are unable to neither compensate you for your time nor help with your lodging. However, you will receive some athletic gear, experience coaching/training collegiate athletes, networking opportunities in the strength and conditioning field, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. If interested please email [email protected] with your cover letter, resume and three professional references. Macalester College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity, and urges all interested individuals to apply.

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