Strength Scoop – Friday October 28, 2016

Friday October 28, 2016


Wisconsin-River Falls (D-III): The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Athletic Performance department is accepting applicants for a 5 month, $4,000 non-benefited apprenticeship position to assist with the development of 17 NCAA DIII sports. Expect long hours, constant learning and assisting with coaching, testing, and evaluation of student athletes. Successful candidates will have created strong bonds with student- athletes, athletic staff and will make a long lasting impact on the UW-River Falls Athletic Performance program. To apply go to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Human resources webpage. Review of applicants will begin immediately with an expected start date of January 9 th , 2017.

UMass: The University of Massachusetts-Amherst is currently accepting applications for the Spring 2017 volunteer internship positions. These are positions for the spring 2017 training session, January 23 rd – May 15th, with the opportunity to stay longer. Qualified candidates would work with all facets of a NCAA Division 1 FBS football strength and conditioning program. This is an UNPAID position. However the position offers the opportunity for advancement in the field of strength and conditioning, as well as the fulfillment of credit hours towards a degree program. The position is responsible for assisting football strength and conditioning staff with the implementation of the summer 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. 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. Preferred qualifications include certification from a recognized governing body (USAW, CSCS, CSCCa), previous coaching experience and proficiency in teaching and performing Olympic movements. Please send your cover letter, resume, and 3 references to James Carson at [email protected].

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