Tuesday October 6, 2015
Montana (FCS): The Athletic Performance Department at the University of Montana is seeking highly motivated candidates to fill 2 unpaid internship positions for the Spring semester of 2016. Start date will be January 11th, 2016 and concludes on May 13th, 2016. Interns will gain work experience at the Division I Level, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. CSCCa mentorship program will be available for candidates seeking to obtain the SCCC certification. Upon completion of the spring internship, candidates will be considered for a GRADUATE ASSISTANT POSITION with the department that begins on May 23rd, 2016. Daily responsibilities will include the following: 1.) Assisting with supervision and implementation of strength and conditioning training programs for various sports, football and Olympic. 2.) Tending to daily maintenance of the training facility and equipment. 3.) Completing assignments and other requirements that apply to the internship curriculum. 4.) Any other duties specified by the Director of Athletic Performance. This is a non-paid position. Qualifications: Currently pursuing or completed bachelors in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, and a strong desire to become a Collegiate level Strength and Conditioning Coach. Preferred qualifications: CSCS certified and an undergrad GPA of 3.0 or higher. If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, and professional references to [email protected].
Miles College (D-II – AL): Miles College Department of Strength and Conditioning is now accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning VOLUNTEER INTERNS. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for Football and all Olympic Sports, teaching student athletes proper technique and equipment use, and attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities throughout the internship program. Immediate hands on experience with variety of male and female teams with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. NO MONETARY COMPENSATION WILL BE PROVIDED. Candidates must have a strong work-ethic and have a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree or be in the last semester of coursework for undergraduate degree in exercise physiology or related field of study. Certification from one or more of the following (NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USA-W) are preferred. Inquiries must be received by November 5th, 2015 for the Spring Semester 2016 (January 11, 2016 through May 6th, 2015). If you are interested in the position, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to [email protected] – Attention: Jon Kosrow Director of Strength and Conditioning Miles College. We are seeking candidates who are highly motivated and wish to pursue a career in the field of collegiate strength and conditioning. MILES COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, WHICH ENCOURAGES APPLICATIONS FROM MINORITY GROUP MEMBERS AND WOMEN.
Ole Miss: The University of Mississippi is accepting applications for a Spring 2016 semester internship position that would work with the Football Strength and Conditioning Department. This is an unpaid position that is responsible for assisting the Ole Miss Strength and Conditioning Staff with the implementation of the off-season program and all other departmental functions. This internship program contains an academic portion, which entails multiple readings and assignments, as well as a hands on practical portion. Required qualifications include completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, and possess a strong work ethic. Other preferred qualifications include certification from a recognized governing body, previous coaching in a collegiate setting, personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport, and proficiency in teaching and performing Olympic movements. There is no monetary compensation so if this position is not an economically feasible option for you, please do not apply. Official start date would be January 19, 2016 and last till the end of the semester. Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Anthony Crosby at [email protected].
Catawba College (D-II – NC): Catawba College is seeking applications for ONE PAID Strength and Conditioning Internship ($5,000) opportunity beginning January 12th, 2016 until June 30th, 2016. Preferred applicants must be highly motivated, have a tremendous work ethic, and be interested in becoming a Strength/Performance Coach. Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to: assisting the Head Strength and Conditioning Coordinator in administering programs for Football, Men and Women’s Basketball, and Baseball. The position, at minimum, will directly oversee the programs for Men and Women’s Cross Country, Lacrosse, and Soccer. The position requires working directly with student athletes to teach proper lifting technique, assess and document progress of the student athletes during training, and maintain a clean, sanitized weight room. All interns, if applicable, will have the opportunity for credit towards graduation with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Exercise Science or a related major. All applicants will be subject to a background check. Please apply only if you are financially able. No other compensation (meals, housing, etc.) will be given. A Nationally accredited certification is mandatory, NSCA/CSCCa/USAW. Interns must be CPR/AED certified. Those seriously interested should submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references by November 2nd to Jadwin Bignon via email at [email protected]. No phone calls please.
Monday October 5, 2015
Metropolitan State (D-II – CO): The Metropolitan State University of Denver Strength & Conditioning Department is actively seeking hard working and motivated applicants for internship positions working with all Olympic Sports within our program for the 2016 Spring Term (Jan. 3 – May 18). The intent of the internship is to provide a semester 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. Interns 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, plyometrics, speed and agility techniques, energy system development, regeneration methods, nutritional basics, and facility and athlete management. Internship responsibilities will include various duties within the MSU Denver Strength & Conditioning Department. Hours will vary throughout the semester and may include early morning, late afternoon hours, and weekends. Previous weight room or athletic coaching experience is a plus. Requirements: 1) CPR/AED/First Aid 2) Must be working towards a Bachelors or Masters degree in a related field 3) Must have strong desire to pursue a career in the strength and conditioning profession 4) Must be pro-active, excellent work ethic, and disciplined. Compensation: NON MONETARY Continuing education resources, CSCS certification prep, access to networking opportunities, potential future recommendation for professional advancement and continuing mentorship beyond completion of the internship. Application: E-mail resume, cover letter, and references to [email protected].
Christopher Newport: Christopher Newport University is seeking highly motivated, aspiring strength and conditioning coaches for internship positions during the Spring 2016 semester. REQUIRED: Candidates must exhibit strong work ethic, enthusiasm, passion for the field, and eagerness to learn. JOB DUTIES: Hands on coaching experience with collegiate athletes, assisting in all aspects of Football and Olympic sports strength and conditioning. Interns will go through an extensive internship curriculum, gaining practical strength and conditioning knowledge, and complete weekly assignments and presentations. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Previous experience with the Olympic lifts. Obtained or working toward a Bachelors Degree in an Exercise Science related field. Hold current certification or working toward SCCC, CSCS or USAW certifications. Please send resume, cover letter and three references in one PDF or Word document via email to Sean Conaty, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at [email protected].
Dixie State (D-II – UT): Dixie State University is looking to hire a head coach for their strength and conditioning program. See full details on the position, and how to apply, via this link.
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].