Wednesday July 29, 2015
Winston-Salem State: Winston-Salem State University is now accepting applications for the position of Fall Strength and Conditioning intern. This is an UNPAID and VOLUNTEER position. 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 II 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 Heineckeml@wssu.edu.
Dixie State: Dixie State University is seeking qualified interns for the 2015-2016 fall semester. This is a non-paid position. Interns will have the opportunity to gain college credit towards graduation, if applicable, as well as valuable professional experience in the field of strength & conditioning. Duties include: assist Head Strength and Conditioning Coach in designing and implementing programs all 13 Varsity sports including strength, speed, agility, flexibility, nutrition, and conditioning; teach proper technique and safety; assist in set up and break down of equipment, day to day monitoring, cleaning, and maintenance of the weight room and equipment; proper communication with athletes, coaches, and athletic trainers; implement and enforce rules, policies, and procedures of the weight room; serve as a positive role model to all DSU athletes; and any other duties as assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Qualifications: Applicants must be highly motivated, with a tremendous work ethic, give a full semester commitment, and have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. Communication and organizational skills are a must. Interns must have proof of health insurance. Experience in a collegiate strength and conditioning program and with the Olympic lifts is preferred. Completed or working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Physical Education, Kinesiology, or related field is preferred. Completed or working towards CSCS, SCCC, or USAW Certification is preferred. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Bryce Patterson at email@example.com.
Limestone College (D-II): Limestone College invites applications for the full-time, 12-month position of Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. Job Overview- Under the supervision of the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Performance, the candidate will assist with design, develop and delivery of comprehensive strength, speed, agility, and conditioning programs for all assigned Intercollegiate Athletic teams with an emphasis in wrestling and nutrition. Establish annual testing and performance measures. Teach proper execution, techniques and safety for all lifts and movement drills. A Bachelor degree is required from an accredited four year institution in Sports Sciences or related field. Certification by the National Strength and Conditioning Association or other nationally accepted strength and conditioning certifying organization. Experience in the field of strength and conditioning at the collegiate level as well as knowledge of athletic injury prevention and treatment/modification protocols is preferred. This candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Limestone College, Conference Carolinas and the NCAA. The selected candidate must be willing to consent to, and pass, with satisfactory results, an investigative consumer report. Applicants should complete the online application at www.limestone.edu/jobs and upload a cover letter and resume (optional). If you have additional questions regarding the position, you may direct them to Curt Lamb, Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Performance/Head Strength & Conditioning Coach at firstname.lastname@example.org. *Resumes may not be submitted in lieu of the application.
Tuesday July 28, 2015
Mercer (FCS – GA): Mercer University is currently accepting applications for the position of graduate assistant strength & conditioning coach. The position is responsible for Assisting the Director of Strength & Conditioning in all departmental functions. Duties include writing and implementing programs for 2-3 assigned teams as well as assisting with other teams as needed. Qualifications required are experience with teaching and demonstrating the Olympic lifts, Power lifts and other movements to collegiate teams; 12+ months experience in writing and implementing sports performance programs; an accredited certification (CSCS or SCCC); meeting Mercer University graduate school entrance requirements. Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science or related field of study. Personal qualities desired are: ability to follow directions well, strong work ethic, very professional, loyal, dependable, good people skills and judgment, with exceptional communication and organizational skills. Experience with Microsoft excel required. Applicants should have knowledge of NCAA rules and bylaws. This position requires a TWO YEAR program commitment. Compensation package includes room and board with a full tuition, books waiver and a monthly stipend. Applicants must have a strong desire to pursue a career as a full time, collegiate strength & conditioning coach. Interested applicants may apply by sending cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references as ONE PDF document, applications not in this format will be discarded. Include your name in the subject line. Jon Mangel, Director of Strength & Conditioning at email@example.com.
Southwest Minnesota State (D-II): Southwest Minnesota State University is currently seeking a highly motivated strength and conditioning coach to design and implement a football-specific workout program. Additional duties include, assist coaching running backs, assist with recruiting, and other duties assigned by the head coach. 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. Candidate must also be accepted into graduate school (3.0 minimum GPA), enrolled in a minimum of six credits per semester, and meet the MnSCU vehicle driving qualifications. Compensation package includes $8,000 and Full-Tuition waiver. Review of candidates will begin immediately, with start date of August 5th. Please email resume and references to head coach Cory Sauter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brown: Brown University is now accepting applications for FALL 2015 volunteer interns. Applicants must possess a strong desire to become a collegiate strength & conditioning coach. Intern will have the opportunity to work with 38 Ivy League varsity sports and gain hands on experience. Duties will include but not limited to: assisting with the supervision of training programs; assisting with daily administrative and maintenance duties; completion of internship curriculum. This is a NON-PAID internship. Expected start and end date for the fall is September 7th through December 11th (minimum 300 total hours at 20 hours per week). There will be an opportunity to begin the internship sooner based on availability. Qualifications: Currently pursuing Bachelors/Masters in Exercise Science or related field; a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach; pursuing CSCCa, USAW, or NSCA certification(s) To apply: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Maureen Khairallah, Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach, via email at Maureen_Khairallah@brown.edu.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org – 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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. All emails not formatted in a professional manner will be discarded.