Thursday October 16, 2014
Gardner-Webb: Grad assistant Trevor Hutson has been promoted to a full time post. Tyler Landolt, who previously interned at Alabama and Furman, has accepted a grad assistant role.
Mercer: Mercer University is currently accepting applications for the position of Intern Strength Coach. This position is responsible for assisting the Director of Strength & Conditioning in all departmental functions including assisting with all aspects of Mercer Football’s Winter/Spring Strength program. Qualifications required are experience with teaching and demonstrating the Olympic lifts, first aid and CPR certified, and an accredited certification or working towards certification (preferably CSCS, USAW, or SCCC). Applicants should have a strong desire to pursue a career as a full time, collegiate strength & conditioning coach. No monetary compensation with be provided but housing is available. Interested applicants may apply by sending cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references to: Jon Mangel, Director of Strength & Conditioning at email@example.com.
Tulane: Tulane University Strength and Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for volunteer interns for the spring semester of 2015. Positions are open for those interested in gaining experience in the field of strength and conditioning. The program can be tailored to an intern’s education, experience, and future professional goals. Job Description: Assist the strength and conditioning staff in all day-to-day operations of the Tulane University Hertz Center weight room. Duties will include but are not limited to; assisting staff in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs for the Olympic sports, set up, and breakdown of training equipment and assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Qualifications: Pursuing or have already completed Bachelors or Master’s Degree in exercise science or a related field. Experience in a collegiate setting, and a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate level. Certification or working towards certifications with the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, and/or USAW. Compensation: This is an unpaid position. Class credit toward graduation requirements from your current institution, athletic apparel when available, the opportunity to learn from experienced strength and conditioning coaches, and the potential to earn future recommendations. How to Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Dan Rickaby, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday October 15, 2014
University of Indianapolis (D-II): The University of Indianapolis is currently accepting applications for strength and conditioning interns for the Spring semester of 2015. Candidates must demonstrate a strong work ethic and be highly motivated to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. Responsibilities include assistance in training of all student-athletes of 21 varsity sports, assist in enforcing facility policies and rules, and daily facility maintenance. Required qualifications: candidates must be in the process of earning or already have earned their bachelor’s degree in a related area. To apply submit a resume with 3 references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Ryan Grubbs at email@example.com.
Oaks Christian HS (CA): Oaks Christian HS in Westlake Village, is looking to hire a qualified sports performance coach. Responsibilities include; daily PE hors, developing and overseeing strength, conditioning, and nutrition programs for all varsity sports. Must have experience and certifications. Candidates must possess an enthusiastic spirit and strong character. This is a paid position. For more information, please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday October 14, 2014
Marshall: The Marshall University Strength and Conditioning Department (Olympic Sports) is seeking motivated individuals to fill 1-2 volunteer coach positions for the Spring 2015 Semester. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Setup, breakdown, and implementation of training programs for 12 intercollegiate teams and assisting with the maintenance and upkeep of the equipment and facility. This is an unpaid position, but the candidate will gain critical experience working and learning in a Division I setting. The internship will begin January 6th, 2015 and will end May 8th, 2015. 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. Preferred qualifications: CSCS, USAW, SCCC. All interested candidates should send a Resume and References to Matt Donelson, Assistant Strength Coach, at email@example.com.
Texas A&M Commerce (D-II): Texas A&M University-Commerce is currently accepting applications for volunteer strength and conditioning interns for Spring semester 2015. Candidates must demonstrate a strong work ethic and be highly motivated to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. Responsibilities include assist in training of all student-athletes, help enforce facility policies and rules, daily facility maintenance. Required qualifications: candidates must be in the process of earning or already have earned their bachelor’s degree. To apply submit a resume with 3 references to Lance Farmer at Lance.Farmer@tamuc.edu.
Xavier University: Stacie Skondinski has been named an assistant strength coach at Xavier. Prior to joining the Xavier staff she was an intern at Michigan State.
Florida International: Florida International University Strength & Conditioning Department is accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Intern for Football/Olympic Sports for the spring 2015 semester. The FIU staff is looking for highly motivated, hungry, aspiring strength coaches that want to work at the collegiate level. The program is beneficial for undergraduate students and the post bachelor professional looking for experience; as well as develops characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach. The successful candidates will be required to schedule and maintain a minimum of 40 hours per week with the Strength & Conditioning Department. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. No monetary compensation will be provided. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree and a certification from one of the following: CSCS; SCCC; USAW but are not required. Inquiries must be received by: November 21st for the spring semester. If you are interested, send a letter of interest, resume, and three (3) professional references to: Florida International University Attn: Cory Houston, Assistant Strength at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday October 10, 2014
Vanderbilt: Vanderbilt University is accepting applications for Intern Sports Performance Coaches to contribute to the Vanderbilt Football Sports Performance Program. Qualified candidates will serve the Football program as a non-counted coach that will have the opportunity to observe all training sessions and assist with set-ups, breakdowns, spotting and additional administrative responsibilities. This unpaid opportunity provides a learning experience assisting the Football Sports Performance staff with the day to day operations of the program. Potential candidates must possess an enthusiastic spirit, strong character and demonstrate effective organization and communication skills. Required qualifications include current pursuit of a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Exercise Science or related course of study in addition to certification in CPR/AED. This internship is expected to start mid to late January 2015 and has the opportunity, based on evaluation, to extend throughout the 2015 spring football season. Deadline to apply is: Monday, November 15th 2014. Please email letter of application, with attached resume and list of at least three professional references to Jamey Mroz, Football Sports Performance Coach at Vanderbilt.email@example.com.
Thursday October 9, 2014
Maryland: The University of Maryland Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning Staff is seeking highly motivated, hardworking candidates for a strength and conditioning internship for the Spring 2015 Semester. Duties will include assisting the strength and conditioning staff with all aspects of the athletic performance program as well as daily maintenance of weight room and facilities. This is an unpaid position, living and transportation arrangements will not be provided. If chosen for this internship opportunity you will gain valuable experience, be educated on training philosophy, Olympic lifting modalities, and how to structure and execute a successful strength and conditioning program. Minimum qualifications: Strong work ethic and desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Candidates should have or be working towards attaining their bachelor’s degree in a related field and at least one of the following Certifications: CSCS, SCCC, USAW. Preferred qualifications: Prior experience, Master’s degree, enrolled in Master’s program Interested Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references to: Brent Kwiatkowski, M.S., CSCS, USAW Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach of Olympic Sports at firstname.lastname@example.org.
South Alabama: The University of South Alabama, is currently accepting applications for unpaid internship positions. The internship will last for the duration of the spring semester, beginning January 9th with apparel provided. Topics covered will be programming/periodization models, hormonal responses to training, body composition, nutrition, sports psychology, facility design and budgeting, CSCS and SCCC prep, and more. Minimum qualifications: Senior in the classroom with intent to sit for CSCS or SCCC exam. The ideal candidate will be pursuing a degree in Exercise Science or related field. Other preferred qualifications include certification from a recognized governing body, (NSCA, ACSM, USAW, CSCCa, etc.), previous intern or coaching experience, personal involvement in a competitive sport, and proficiency with Microsoft Office programs. Responsibilities will include daily, weekly, and semester long professional development assignments, facility maintenance, and other tasks as designated by the S&C staff. Interested candidates must submit a resume, cover letter (not to exceed 1 page) and three references. Links to any personal, applicable social media profiles that might reflect work history, creativity and/or computer literacy are encouraged but not required (Facebook, Twitter, etc.). To apply, send one e-mail (with all materials attached) to Jerry Partsch at Partsch@southalabama.edu by October 31, 2014. Subject line should read: “South Alabama S&C Internship, Spring 2015: Last Name, First Name” 2015. These are unpaid positions,
Findlay (OH): The University of Findlay is accepting applications for Spring 2015 volunteer intern coaches to contribute to the Strength & Conditioning program. Qualified candidates will serve all sports including Football, and will have the opportunity to assist in all training sessions in compliance with NCAA rules. This is an unpaid opportunity that provides experience assisting with all aspects of training for all varsity sports, daily facility set-up and maintenance, assist with supervision and skill demonstration during training sessions, data collection and input, assist with outside activities as assigned by S&C Coach. NO MONETARY COMPENSATION WILL BE PROVIDED. Potential candidates must possess a strong work ethic, a willingness to be open to new ideas and possess a strong desire to enter the Sports Performance field, particularly at the collegiate level. In addition, the successful applicants should be working towards earning their Bachelor’s degree and a certification from the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, and/or USAW. Experience as a collegiate athlete is also desired. Interns must be CPR/AED certified. During this evaluation, interns will have the opportunity to compete and earn a Part-time assistant or Graduate assistant position on the Strength & Conditioning staff. Deadline to apply is: November 15, 2014. Please email letter of application, with attached resume and list of at least three professional references to Travis Roberson, Strength and Conditioning Coach at email@example.com.
Kennesaw State (GA): The Kennesaw State University OLYMPIC Sport Performance is looking for a highly motivated individuals to fill VOLUNTEER Assistant positions for the SPRING 2015 semester to begin on January 5, 2015. Kennesaw State University Olympic Sports has 14 sports competing at the Division I level in the Atlantic Sun Conference. Qualifications: Individuals applying must be willing to work 20+ hours per week, possess or working towards one of the major certifications (USAW, CSCS, SCCC), graduated with or in their last semester of undergraduate studies in exercise physiology or related field, willing to complete the full internship experience with adherence to standards of the Kennesaw State University Sport Performance Department, Kennesaw State University Athletics Association, and Kennesaw State University. This internship experience has a thorough educational experience that individuals will complete and present to staff members at biweekly roundtable discussions. Compensation: although no monetary compensation is offered, individuals will receive Division I Olympic Sports experience, further knowledge of the field, educational advancement, course credit if needed, and the possibility for future references. To apply please submit a letter of application, resume and references to Jeremy Gough, Director of Sport Performance at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Florida Atlantic: The Florida Atlantic University Strength & Conditioning department is accepting applications for the position of Volunteer Intern for the Spring 2015 semester (Jan. 5th-May 1st). Compensation: Division I Intercollegiate experience; an earned recommendation toward further success as a Strength & Conditioning Coach; as well as college credit toward graduation, if applicable. Please be aware that there will be NO monetary compensation, nor housing offered for this position. Duties will include, but are not limited to: assisting staff in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs for all FAU sports; set up, and breakdown of training equipment; as well as assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Minimum Qualifications: Strong work ethic, and highly motivated; must be in a Bachelor’s degree program geared towards Exercise Physiology or a related field; experience in a college strength & conditioning setting. Preferred Qualifications: Working towards a Graduate’s degree in a program geared toward Exercise Physiology or a related field; working towards a nationally-accredited strength & conditioning certification (SCCC, CSCS, USAW, etc.); knowledge/experience working with Microsoft Excel. In order to apply for this position, please e-mail a resume, and list of professional references (with contact information) to Joe Valentino, email@example.com. Please no faxes or phone calls.