Strength Scoop – Wednesday November 21, 2017

Wednesday November 21, 2017

Louisville: The University of Louisville Football Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Internship Program is currently accepting applications for the 2018 Spring semester. The internship will begin January 7th. These internships are unpaid and non-coaching positions. Prerequisites: The candidate must be pursing or have completed a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field and be CPR and First Aid certified. Candidates must be considering, pursing or possess a certification through the CSCCa and/or NSCA. Daily responsibilities will include, but are not limited to assisting in the day to day operations of the facility, cleaning and maintenance duties, set-up and break-down of equipment for all workouts, data collection, organizing nutrition/fueling station and assist with GPS catapult systems. The internship program will consist of mock interviews, presentations to the staff, weekly topics and bi-weekly evaluations. Candidates must possess a strong work ethic, respectable character, 100% commitment to the program and a desire to pursue a career in the strength and conditioning field. Please note: All unpaid interns may not work more than 20 hours per week, and if this position is not a financially feasible option for you, please do not apply. Please send a cover letter, resume, three references and contact information to Scott Wilks at [email protected], and CC: EJ Hibbler at [email protected].

Houston: The University of Houston Football Sports Performance is currently accepting applications for UNPAID internships for the spring of 2018. Internship report date is Monday, January 15th, 2018. Applicants should have, or be working towards, a BA/BS in an Exercise Science related field. Completion of this internship can fulfill potential credit hours toward a program degree, and offer an opportunity for advancement in the field of sports performance. Preferred qualifications include certification from one or more of the following (CSCCa, CSCS, USAW), previous coaching experience and proficiency in teaching basic weight room exercises. This position is responsible for assisting the football sports performance staff with the implementation of the fall program, set up and break down of all workouts, maintenance and upkeep of the weight room and facility, and hands-on experience training collegiate athletes. Please send your cover letter, resume and 3 references to Christopher Campbell at [email protected].

Villanova: Villanova University Football Strength and Conditioning is seeking highly motivated individuals for spring and summer volunteer internship positions. Individuals will gain experience in Functional Movement Screening- Baseline Assessment- Technical Lifting- Speed Development- Change of Direction Mechanics- Reaction Progression- Athlete Management and Conditioning Protocols for the Football Team. Daily Responsibilities include daily setup and breakdown of training stations- as well as facility upkeep. This is an unpaid position. Pursuit of Certification(s) preferred. Candidates please send resume and Three (3) references to [email protected].

Houston: The University of Houston Sports Performance Department is accepting applications for the Spring 2018 Volunteer intern position. The official start date for this position would be January 8th and continue through May 4, 2018. This is an UNPAID, position and offers Division I experience and training in an educational environment and the opportunity for future recommendations or opportunities in the field of strength and conditioning. Responsibilities will include: assist the Olympic Sports Performance staff in the training of the University of Houston Division I Track & Field, Women’s Soccer & Volleyball program, along with various Olympic sports; assist with daily administrative, and maintenance duties; assist in the set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout; spotting athletes 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. Candidates must email a letter of application, resume and the names of three references to Assistant Director of Sports Performance-Olympic Sports Coach Minor Bowens at [email protected].

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