Strength Scoop – Friday February 24, 2017


Friday February 24, 2017

Villanova: Villanova University is currently accepting applications for volunteer strength and conditioning interns for Summer 2017.  Starting May 15th – ending August 1st.These openings will work with both Football and Olympic Sports. QUALIFICATIONS: Must be enrolled in or have completed a Bachelor’s degree program; Must have CPR/AED/First Aid certification. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: (1) CSCS and/or SCCC certification; (2) Experience competing in intercollegiate athletics or (3) experience working in a collegiate strength and conditioning facility. This is an unpaid position. However, volunteers will receive experience working at a Division I program, receive Nike athletic apparel, some meals will be provided, gain a better understanding of program design, have the potential to earn a paid internship position, earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if, applicable. Please send ONE (1) attachment containing your cover letter, resume and three professional references. Please submit TWO (2) YouTube videos of you performing/coaching a squat and an Olympic lift variation of your choice to Villanova University Strength and Conditioning Staff at [email protected].

Wagner: Joe Varga, who oversaw the strength program for the Marshall basketball team, has been hired as the head strength coach at Wagner overseeing all sports.


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