Sunday December 28, 2014
Western Kentucky: Western Kentucky football is looking for volunteer interns for the Spring 2015 Semester. This is an UNPAID position. DURATION: January 26th, 2015 – May 1st, 2015. RESPONSIBILITIES: Under direction of the Assistant Director for Strength and Conditioning intern will assist staff with the implementation of strength & conditioning programs for Western Kentucky Football. Interns are expected to perform a variety of tasks that include: weight room/equipment up-keep and maintenance, pre-workout set-up, post-workout clean-up, supplement provision, research to enhance personal development and field related projects. QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must be completing or have completed a degree in Exercise Science or a related field, current CPR/AED and First Aid Certification and ideally will have or be pursuing a USAW, CSCCa or CSCS certification. Please send cover letter, resume and list of three references to David Consiglio, Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning at David.Consiglio@wku.edu.
Tuesday December 23, 2014
Virginia Union: Virginia Union University is in need of volunteer interns to assist with the Strength and Conditioning Program. The duration of the position will start on January 12th and it will go until next spring. Responsibilities include the set up/break down of lifts, maintenance of the training facility and assisting with the implementation of performance training for D-2 athletes. Applicants MUST have time-management/communication skills, and ambition. There is no monetary compensation for the position, however, this is a unique internship where qualified applicants will have an opportunity to coach and have an impact on student athletes. Applicants will also be trained and properly prepared for working towards becoming a certified Strength and Conditioning coach. Recommendations for future job opportunities and college credit can also be earned. Please send a cover letter and resume to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Trumaine Watson at email@example.com.
Monday December 22, 2014
Vanderbilt: Vandy has now announced the hiring of James Dobson as their new strength director. Dobson joins the program after serving as the head strength coach at Nebraska for the past seven seasons.
Sunday December 21, 2014
Georgia: Sources tell us that Mark Hocke, an assistant strength coach at Alabama, is being hired as the head strength coach at Georgia. Update > Mark Richt has announced the hire and stated that Hocke’s official title will be director of strength and conditioning.
Thursday December 18, 2014
Rice: The Department of Strength and Conditioning for Athletics at Rice University is accepting applications and resumes for Volunteer Strength and Conditioning Interns for Olympic Sports. These positions will begin immediately for the Spring, Summer and Fall Semesters of 2015. These are unpaid Internships. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS. Bachelor’s degree or seeking hourly or formal internship requirements for the completion of an undergraduate or master’s degree. A strong desire to not only pursue Strength and Conditioning Coaching as a career, but to also obtain Strength and Conditioning Coaching Certifications either from the C.S.C.C.A. or the N.S.C.A. Candidates must be able to demonstrate an extensive knowledge and coaching experience with Olympic- style lifting exercises. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS. Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or a related field or Master’s Degree in Exercise Science or a related field. Knowledge and experience in the implementation of strength and conditioning programming for college level athletes. Submit a letter of application, resume, including a list of names, addresses and phone numbers of at least 4 references to Rick Karasch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNLV: Per source, former USC assistant strength and conditioning coach Keith Belton is the new head strength and conditioning coach at UNLV.