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  • Monday July 27, 2015

    Hardin-Simmons (D-III – TX): Hardin-Simmons University is accepting applications for the position of graduate assistant for strength and conditioning. Position Duties and Responsibilities: Under general direction, implements, conducts, and monitors strength and conditioning; assists with rehabilitation of injured athletes; assists in management of strength and conditioning facility. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; previous experience in strength and conditioning preferred or related experience. National Strength and Conditional Association and Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association certification preferred. Compensation for this position includes 12 credit hours paid per 12 months, meal plan and on campus housing for fall and spring semesters. Approximate Start Date: August 24, 2015 Additional Information: Hardin-Simmons University is a private, NCAA Division three school located in Abilene, Texas. Email cover letter, resume and list of references to kade.cole@hsutx.edu.

    Miami (OH): Miami University, in Oxford Ohio, is looking to hire an Assistant Strength and Conditioning coach. This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations. Duties of this position include: • Design and implement strength and conditioning programs for assigned teams (specifically men’s/women’s basketball) • Assist the Director of Strength and Conditioning with the design and implementation of the football strength and conditioning program • Maintain knowledge and ensure compliance with NCAA, MAC, NCHC and University rules and regulations that apply to the areas of strength and conditioning. • Participate in department activities, including service on committees and attendance at all scheduled meetings. • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Strength and Conditioning. Minimum qualifications include: • Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise science or related field required; Master’s Degree in Exercise Science or related field preferred • CPR / AED certified • Current certification through one or more of the following organizations: NSCA (CSCS), CSCCa (SCCC), USAW • 2-3 years working in a collegiate strength and conditioning program and significant training and experience with all forms of resistance training and conditioning • Must also be well-versed and experienced in speed improvement/mechanics, flexibility/mobility, energy system specific training, skill-specific training, testing/evaluation protocols, rehabilitation procedures with various injuries, and nutritional education • Basic computer skills required; Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, etc. Interested applicants should apply online here.

    North Broward Prep (High School – FL): The Strength and Conditioning Department at North Broward Preparatory School is accepting VOLUNTEER internship applications for the fall. This is an unpaid position. Responsibilities include assisting with the supervision of athletes and training programs, daily facility maintenance and weight room and field set up. Qualified applicants should possess a strong sense of integrity, attention to detail, punctuality and character. In addition to these qualifications, he/she should have an interest in pursuing a career in the strength and conditioning field and be willing to demand deliberate technique and effort from our athletes; coaches will be encouraged to exhibit their own coaching and communication style. Although there is no monetary compensation for this position, this internship program will include a calculated education component as well as an opportunity to design and implement their own program for one or multiple sports. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter and three references to John Garrish, Director of Strength and Conditioning at GarrishJ@NBPS.Org. Please note that the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined qualified as per NBPS standard.

  • Friday July 24, 2015

    Coastal Carolina: Coastal Carolina University is now accepting applications for the position of Fall Strength and Conditioning intern. You will have the opportunity to assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for various sports, teaching student athletes’ proper technique and equipment use, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, participation in weekly projects, and professional development throughout the internship program. Intern qualifications include: punctuality; enthusiasm; strong work ethic; and strong communication skills Preferred qualifications include: senior status or completion of a bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field; SCCC, CSCS certification; CPR certification. Interns will receive experience working for a highly competitive Division I University, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Candidates must have a strong desire to become strength and conditioning professional. If interested in the position, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to swoods@coastal.edu – Attention: Sonya Woods.

    Liberty: Per source, Liberty has hired Eric Overland as their director of Olympic sports. Overland comes to Liberty from Abilene Christian Academy.

    South Dakota: The University of South Dakota is now accepting applications for 1-2 VOLUNTEER interns for the Fall 2015 semester. Interns will work with football and Olympic sports. Duties include: weight room maintenance, aiding in supervision of sessions and completion of USD’s performance coach development program. Qualifications include: desire to be a strength coach or be in the strength and conditioning field, STRONG WORK ETHIC, WILLINGNESS TO LEARN, QUEST FOR KNOWLEDGE, PASSION for helping athletes and the program as a whole, great communication skills and a good organizer of people and resources. Interns will earn a hands-on approach to their education as it relates to strength and conditioning and potential for future recommendations for the advancement of the intern’s career and professional development. Applicants must have completed or be in the process of completing their bachelor’s degree. If interested, please send a cover letter, resume and three references to lead assistant strength coach Matt Houston at Matt.Houston01@usd.edu.

    Michigan: Florida A&M director of strength and conditioning Russell Barbarino has joined the Michigan strength staff.

    Henderson State (D-II – AR): Robert Espinoza, who served as strength and conditioning coordinator and wide receivers coach, has left the staff for a position at Pasadena Memorial HS (TX).

  • Tuesday July 23, 2015

    University of Virginia’s College at Wise: UVa-Wise Strength and Conditioning department is accepting applications for a 9 month (PAID) intern to work with Football and Olympic Sports. QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have strong desire to become Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach: Currently pursuing or obtained bachelors degree in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid. Pursuing or obtained CSCCa, NSCA, or USAW certification(s). Must be proficient in use of Excel, be willing to work long hours, be responsible for maintenance and up keep of weight room. Must have outstanding work ethic and attention to detail. Must be willing to work entire FALL and SPRING semester. REWARDS: Those seeking NSCA certification will be compensated for their examination as well as provided study material. You will learn various training methodologies and techniques, as well as gain experience programming/implementing training for a variety of sports. This position will work much like an Assistant position allowing candidate to have responsibility over teams and gain experience in each area of Strength and Conditioning. This position provides both ROOM and BOARD as well as $6000 dollars paid from August 15 – May 16. To Apply: Submit Cover Letter, resume, 3 references, and contact information as well as a sample of Programming and a video of applicant coaching Power Clean or Squat to Jarrod Burton, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach via email at jdb4cx@uvawise.edu.

    Georgia Southern: Kelsey Hite, an assistant strength and conditioning coach at Sam Houston State, has accepted an assistant strength position at Georgia Southern, per source.

    Gardner-Webb: The Gardner-Webb University Athletic Performance Department is accepting applications for the position of graduate assistant. The intended start date is August 2015. Compensation includes full tuition waiver & a monthly stipend. The position is subject to a university background check. Successful applicants should have the ability to excel within a collaborative team environment; strong work ethic; effective communication skills; & desire to further one’s career in the field of Athletic Performance/Strength & Conditioning while having a strong commitment to Christian higher education. Responsibilities: assisting in all aspects of the Athletic Performance program, design and implementation of sport specific training programs for assigned teams; ability to effectively teach and execute proper technique of lifts and drills; supervision of team workouts; assist with the maintenance and upkeep of the Athletic Performance Facility & compliance with all appropriate university, Big South Conference, and NCAA Rules/Regulations. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required as well as working toward or already obtained a certification from an accredited strength and conditioning organization (NSCA, USAW, CSCCa, etc.). Possess CPR/AED and First Aid certification. Experience working in a NCAA 4- year college or university weight room with a variety of teams. Applicants MUST be admitted into the Gardner-Webb Graduate School in their respective program PRIOR to start date. Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs & Athletic Performance/Strength & Conditioning related technology is encouraged. If interested, please email a cover letter, resume, and list of 3 professional references to Director of Athletic Performance Chris McCormick at cmccormick1@gardner-webb.edu. Review of applications will be ongoing until position is filled.

    Arizona: The University of Arizona Football Strength and Conditioning program is accepting immediate applications for Fall Internships. Interns will assist in all daily activities at the Lowell-Stevens Football Facility, be in attendance at practice activities and assist Strength and Conditioning Department as needed. Interns will not receive any monetary compensation, but will receive valuable experience and future recommendations based on performance. College credit hours will be accepted if applicable with your current institution. If interested please send resumes to Troy Ramsey at troyramsey@email.arizona.edu. Deadline to apply is August 7, 2015.

    Valdosta State: Per source, Eastern Michigan intern Cadron Davis has accepted a grad assistant position in the strength and conditioning department at Valdosta State.

    University of Louisiana Monroe: The University of Louisiana Monroe is currently seeking highly motivated volunteer strength and conditioning coaches for their unpaid mentorship program. Candidates must be highly motivated in seeking a career in the field of strength and conditioning. Candidates can expect a rigorous educational curriculum, coaching development, and possible recommendations to set them up to pursue a career in the field of strength and conditioning. The mentorship will start August 24th and end December 1st. No monetary compensation will be provided, however, there is the option of part time work in the town of Monroe if needed. Candidates must be currently working towards or hold one of the following certifications: CSCS or CSCCA. Candidates will be expected to have and maintain a high work ethic, disciplined schedule, and must be punctual. Please email a resume, cover letter, and three references to Ben Jacobs, Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning at bjacobs@ulm.edu. All emails not formatted in a professional manner will be discarded.

  • Wednesday July 22, 2015

    North Carolina Central: North Carolina Central University’s Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting volunteer (UNPAID) strength and conditioning coaches to work with Football and Olympic Sports. QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach; Currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid. Pursuing CSCCa, NSCA, or USAW certification(s). Must be willing to work entire fall semester (AUG 17 – DEC 09). REWARDS: Those seeking to become SCCC certified will receive mentoring from a certified Master Strength and Conditioning Coach. You will learn various training methodologies, in-depth Olympic lifting modalities, and programming. The knowledge and experience gained will prepare interns for potential graduate assistantships and future professional positions in the field of strength and conditioning. To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and references to: John Reilly, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, at john.reilly@nccu.edu. Application review will begin immediately and will cease until positions are filled.

    McKendree University: McKendree University is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as a full-time head coach for the Power Lifting Program and Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at its Lebanon, IL campus. The successful candidate will minimally possess a bachelor’s degree while also holding the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. It is preferred the candidate have significant experience with the sport of Powerlifting and experience with the United States Powerlifting Federation (USPF), Southern Powerlifting Federation (SPF), United States of America Powerlifting (USAPL), or International Powerlifting Federation (IPF). The successful candidate will be responsible for recruiting student athletes to participate in the Powerlifting program, managing the operational budget of the program, assuming responsibility of overseeing the development of the in-season schedule and out-of-season practices and workout arrangements, and maintaining compliance with all guidelines and regulations. The successful candidate will also be assisting with the Athletic Strength and Conditioning Department in delivering services to the other 26 athletic teams as well as fulfilling other University objectives in the area of health and wellness. Travel required. Interviews will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. Interested persons should send a letter of application referencing job #LIFT75 and resume to Shirley Baugh, Director of Human Resources at hr@mckendree.edu.

    LSU: Louisiana State University is accepting applications for a Fall 2015 semester internship position that would work with the Football Strength and Conditioning Department as well as other sports. This is an unpaid position that is responsible for assisting the LSU 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 August 24, 2015 and last till the end of the semester. Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Ryan Filo at rfilo1@lsu.edu.

    UNLV: The University of Nevada, Las Vegas Strength and Conditioning department are now accepting volunteer internship applications for Fall 2016. Applicants should be highly motivated and possess a strong desire to pursue a career in college strength and conditioning. Volunteers will work for the Olympic sports department and will have the opportunity to work a wide range of athletes and sports. All internships are unpaid and are open to all graduate and undergraduate students in their junior or senior year. Interns will gain valuable hands on experience in the coordination of intercollegiate sports, strength and conditioning program design, learning and coaching proper exercise techniques, and learn to establish themselves as a coach among the athletes and will conduct him or herself accordingly. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assist full time staff with all daily maintenance and operational duties, involvement in volunteer/intern professional development program, as well as other duties assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Candidates must possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written; excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Candidates must be willing to learn, adhere to all UNLV, Mountain West Conference and NCAA regulations. This position requires a minimum of 30 hours per week. Candidates must be CPR/AED certified. Additional Strength and Conditioning certifications are preferred, but not mandatory. Interested applicants must apply by 7 August 2015. This internship will start 17 August and end 20 December 2015. Please email a cover letter, resume and a list of three professional references to Coach Jamie Wynn at jamie.wynn@unlv.edu. Subject line should read: INTERN APPLICATION with the desired semester to intern.

    Moravian College: Moravian College’s Strength and Department is currently accepting applications for volunteer interns for the Fall 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. This is an unpaid position, however, volunteers will receive experience working at a Division III program, better understanding of program design, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. QUALIFICATIONS: The successful applicants should be working towards earning their Bachelor’s degree and a certification from the NSCA- CSCS, CSCCA, or USAW. Coaches must be CPR/AED certified. Applicants must be highly self-motivated, able to follow directions, desire to learn, and have a strong work ethic. TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: Zach Houghton, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at houghtonz@moravian.edu.

    LSU: The Department of Strength and Conditioning for Athletics at Louisiana State University is seeking applicants for VOLUNTEER strength and conditioning interns for the upcoming fall and spring semesters. Interns will assist with the following Olympic sports; Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Men’s and Women’s Tennis, Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving and Softball. These are unpaid internships. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Working towards bachelor’s degree or seeking hourly credit for formal internship requirements. Candidates must be able to demonstrate Olympic lifts and other athletically related movements. Candidates must also have a strong desire to obtain strength and conditioning certification from NSCA or CSCCa. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s and/or Master’s in related field. Knowledge and experience in the implementation of strength and conditioning programming for collegiate level athletes. Please submit cover letter, resume, and references to support related experiences to coach Melissa Seal at melmoore@lsu.edu.

  • Tuesday July 21, 2015

    Ole Miss: University of Mississippi is accepting applications for Fall 2015 Olympic Sport Performance Interns. Intern responsibilities include: Assisting with the supervision of training programs; Assisting with daily administrative and maintenance items; Completion of various educational assignments during the internship. Intern qualifications include: Strong work ethic; Punctuality; Enthusiasm; Desire to further one’s career in the strength and conditioning field; Ability to volunteer a minimum of 20 hours per week. 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. This is an unpaid internship. Interns will receive experience working in a SEC training environment, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Interns that express interest and have qualifications required can also receive CSCCa mentorship credit towards CSCCa exam. Start date August 14, 2015. For information regarding the application and internship please submit cover letter, resume, and references before August 1, 2015 to btflemin@olemiss.edu.

    Campbell University: Campbell University’s Strength and Conditioning Department is currently seeking qualified intern candidates for the Fall 2015 semester. Internship will begin August 17th and end December 4th. This is an unpaid position. No monetary compensation will be provided. However, accepted applicants may be able to receive college credit and a recommendation for future employment upon completion of the internship. Intern responsibilities will consist of but are not limited to observation of strength coaches, setting up and breaking down of equipment for training sessions, maintenance responsibilities, data entry, clerical duties, active participation in projects and assignments throughout internship, and assisting strength coaches as needed during training sessions. Applicants must be certified or working toward certification with the CSCCa (SCCC) or the NSCA (CSCS) and have current CPR/AED certification. The successful candidate(s) must possess strong communication and motivational skills as well as the ability and commitment to work within the mission and purpose of Campbell University. Candidate must have a desire to learn more about the strength and conditioning profession, have knowledge of multi-joint strength movements, Olympic lifts, and basic knowledge of the human anatomy. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three references (complete with names and phone numbers) to Mike Stryffeler, Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning, at stryffeler@campbell.edu.