Tuesday October 13, 2015
East Tennessee State: East Tennessee State University Football Strength & Conditioning is looking for two hard working, enthusiastic volunteer interns who are confident, have a presence, and are able to coach Division 1 Football Student-Athletes for the Spring 2016 Semester. The two people chosen for this position must be able to start January 19th, 2016- May 8th, 2016. This is an UNPAID position, in which the successful candidates can receive academic credit if applicable, experience working with a Division 1 Strength & Conditioning program, and consideration for a recommendation for future employment in the strength and conditioning throughout the country. RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. This will be a Hands on experience w/ responsibilities assigned based on previous experience and 2. Assist Strength staff with the implementation of strength & conditioning programs for ETSU Football. QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must be completing or have completed a degree in Exercise Science or a related field, current CPR/AED and First Aid Certification. 640-Hour Mentorship can be completed during this internship. Successful candidates should have competed in a varsity sport at the High School or Collegiate level to have a better understanding of what it takes to compete and train as an athlete. Each candidate should have extensive knowledge of teaching and coaching strength and conditioning exercises and Speed and Agility Drills. Please send cover letter, resume and list of three references to Rob Kohlhaus at [email protected].
North Carolina: The University of North Carolina Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning is accepting applications for the SPRING 2016 Athletic Development Internship Program. This is an unpaid position. Start date: January 6th end date May 6th. Intern responsibilities include: Assisting with the supervision of training programs; Assisting with daily operations and facility/equipment maintenance; Completion of various educational assignments during the internship. Intern qualifications include: Punctuality; Enthusiasm; Strong work ethic, Dedication to a pursuit of education; Ability to volunteer a minimum of 40 hours per week. Preferred qualifications include: Senior status or completion of a bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field; SCCC, CSCS, or USAW certification; CPR certification and a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach. Interns will receive experience working in a Division I environment, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. To apply: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to: Harrison Stierwalt, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, via e-mail at [email protected]. Application deadline is December 4th.
New Mexico State University: New Mexico State is currently accepting applications for THREE Spring UNPAID Internships for Spring 2016. The dates, which are somewhat flexible, are January 13th – May 6th. Selected interns will be working with all 17 sports at NMSU, including Football. Job duties will include assisting the Sports Performance Staff in all aspects of running a Sports Performance Department at the highest possible level. First priority will be assisting in implementation of strength and power development, linear and lateral speed development, plyometric periodization, and all aspects of conditioning. These responsibilities will go along with assisting in facility maintenance and aiding in enforcing weight room policies and procedures. QUALIFICAITONS: Applicants must be pursuing a career as a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. Additionally, the applicant must be completing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Exercise Science or a related field. Preference will be given to applicants who have obtained their SCCC, CSCS, USAW, and CPR certifications. They must have a strong work ethic, great energy and enthusiasm, and great desire to learn about the strength and conditioning profession. BENEFITS: If accepted, interns will gain the experience of operating in a Sports Performance Department at a D-1 (FBS) school . They will learn proper exercise techniques, correct exercise prescriptions, and develop leadership skills that are critical to being an effective coach. If desired, applicants can complete their SCCC (CSCCa) internship portion of their certification under mentor Don Decker (Director of Sports Performance (CSCCa Board Member). Selected interns will gain knowledge on data management, bar velocity training and standards, and become proficient using the EliteForm system on all 24 platforms. Additionally, potential experience using heart rate and GPS monitors might be available. All interested applicants email a cover letter, resume, and references to Riley Allen, Senior Associate Director of Sports Performance at [email protected].
University of Findlay (D-II – OH): The University of Findlay is accepting applications for SPRING 2016 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, but will be supplied with UF Gear. 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 preffered. 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: December 1 2015. Please email letter of application, with attached resume and list of at least three professional references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Travis Roberson at [email protected]
Appalachian State: Appalachian State University is accepting applications for Spring 2016 Strength and Conditioning Internships. These are UNPAID internships. These positions will run from approximately January 9th thru early May. Interns will gain practical experience working with a multitude of teams, including football, at a Division 1 Sun Belt Conference university. Daily tasks include but are not limited to: aiding in the implementation of training programs, assisting with set up and break down of equipment, daily clean up and maintenance of the weight room, and supervision of nutrition area. Applicants must be highly self-motivated, able to follow directions, possess excellent communication skills, have a desire to learn, and have an extremely strong work ethic. Qualifications: Currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/AED/First Aid, adapt to demanding schedule, and a strong desire to become a Strength and Conditioning Coach. At the end of the semester long internship volunteers will have a better understanding of program design, have the potential to earn recommendations for future opportunities, and if applicable receive college credit. Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter (1 page max) and a minimum of 3 professional references to Coach Matt Greenhalgh at [email protected].
Monday October 12, 2015
UMass: The UMass Football Performance Department is now accepting applications for its 2016 Winter Internship Program. This is an unpaid position (no-monetary) compensation will be provided. However the position offers the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning, as well as the fulfillment of credit hours towards a degree program. Candidates interested in this position should be hardworking, passionate, and detail orientated individuals, who have the desire to work in the strength and conditioning field at the collegiate level. Applicants should hold a BA/BS in Exercise Science or a Health Related field and be working toward certification as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the NSCA or the SCCC through the CSCCa. Responsibilities will include: Daily clean up and maintenance of the facility and all its equipment. Setup and break down of weight room and field for football workouts, and supervision of training sessions. This program will also consist of weekly educational projects and reports. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Brad Bielaniec at [email protected].
Houston: The University of Houston is accepting applications for Football Sports Performance Interns for the Spring of 2016. The Houston Football Performance staff is looking for highly motivated, aspiring strength coaches that want to work at the collegiate level of strength and conditioning. The program is beneficial for undergraduate students and the post bachelor professional looking for experience; as well as develops the necessary skills 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 Football Sports Performance Staff. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities, as well as mentorship hours towards the SCCC certification. No monetary compensation will be provided, however you will have access to training table meals. On campus housing is available at your expense. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in the field of Exercise Science or related and prior experience participating in college athletics, however it is not a requirement. Inquiries must be received by: November 6th. START DATE: January 17th. In order to apply, send a letter of interest, resume, and three (3) professional references in one PDF file to Coach Rod Grace at [email protected].
Coastal Carolina: Coastal Carolina University is now accepting individuals for our spring volunteer internship. 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, learn the ins and outs of working in the strength and conditioning field, 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 [email protected]. Attention: Sonya Woods.
Saturday October 10, 2015
Arkansas State: The Arkansas State University Department of Strength & Conditioning is currently accepting applications for a Paid Intern Strength & Conditioning Coach. This position is compensated with $10,000 over a 12-month period and provides weeknight access to Student-Athlete Training Table. Interested applicants must exhibit effective communication skills, positive energy, attention to detail, a sense of urgency, and a willingness to work. Responsibilities will be assigned as they are earned. Preferred qualifications include a completed Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or a related field and a Certification through the CSCCa/NSCA. If interested, please submit a letter of application, resume, and four professional references to Matt Shadeed, Director of Strength & Conditioning, at [email protected].
Friday October 9, 2015
Florida Atlantic: The Florida Atlantic University Strength & Conditioning department is accepting applications for the position of Volunteer Intern for the Spring 2016 semester (January 9th – May 9th). 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; preferred candidates are to 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 a list of 3 professional references (with contact information) to Joe Valentino at [email protected]. Please do not send faxes or phone calls.
Tulane: Tulane University Strength and Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for volunteer interns for the spring semester of 2016. 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 references to Dan Rickaby, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at [email protected].
Campbell (NC): Campbell University’s Strength and Conditioning Department is currently seeking qualified intern candidates for the Spring 2016 semester. Internship will begin January 11, 2016 and conclude on May 6, 2016. This is an unpaid position. No monetary compensation will be provided. 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 the following: 1.) Assisting with the supervision of athletes and implementation of training programs for various sports, 2.) Setting up and breaking down of equipment for training sessions, 3.) Assisting with routine maintenance of training facilities, 4.) Active participation in projects and assignments throughout the duration of the internship, 5.) Any other duties assigned by the Strength and Conditioning staff. 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 (names and phone numbers) to Mike Stryffeler, Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning, at [email protected].
Rice: The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at Rice University has vacancies for Volunteer Strength and Conditioning Interns for Olympic Sports and Football. These are unpaid positions. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – Bachelor’s degree (Exercise Sciences or related fields). Candidates must also have extensive knowledge and coaching experience with Olympic-style lifting exercises. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS – current CSCCa or NSCA Coaching Certifications or the active pursuit of the CSCCa or NSCA Coaching Certifications. Recent Intercollegiate Athletic participation. POSSIBLE STARTING DATES – December 2015 and January 2016. **Volunteer Strength and Conditioning Interns will have the opportunity to complete the CSCCa 640 hour Practicum under an approved CSCCa mentor. Submit a letter of application, resume, including a list of names, addresses and phone numbers of 4 references to Kevin Yoxall, Rice Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at [email protected]. No phone calls please.
Thursday October 8, 2015
Longwood University (VA): The Longwood University Sports Performance department is seeking qualified interns to assist with the implementation of sports performance programs for all teams. Applicants must hold current CPR/AED certification and should hold or be working towards obtaining the SCCC, CSCS, and/or USAW certifications. Selected interns will be responsible for the set up and break down of equipment for training sessions, recording athlete data, assisting in the upkeep and maintenance of Iler weight room, and complete learning assignments through the internship education program. Interested applicants should have knowledge of energy systems development, resistance training protocols, and Olympic lifts and their variations. Individuals should also possess strong organizational skills, punctuality, and a desire to pursue a career in the sports performance industry. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Tyler Wrenn, Assistant Director of Sports Performance at [email protected].
Oregon: The University of Oregon Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting application materials for a Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. This position will work with various Olympic sports to be determined upon hire based on department needs. This position will have no responsibilities with the football program. This position is compensated with full tuition and a monthly stipend (10 months, September through June). Opportunities for additional compensation may be available by assisting with camps and clinics. Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the design and implementation of sport specific strength and conditioning programs for assigned teams, assist in all facets of training (set-up, supervision, and instructing), facilities upkeep, and equipment repair and maintenance. All interested candidates should submit a hard copy of a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references complete with sufficient contact information to the following: University of Oregon c/o Jim Radcliffe – Head Strength and Conditioning Coach 2727 Leo Harris Parkway Eugene, OR 97401. In order to be considered for the position all application materials must be received by Friday, October 26th, 2015. Electronic application materials sent via email or fax will not be accepted. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. The anticipated start date for this position is January 4th, 2016, or earlier if possible.
UW-Whitewater: UW-Whitewater has openings for a Strength & Conditioning Internship during the Spring 2016 semester (January 18-May 6). This is an unpaid internship but great opportunity to gain experience working with high level athletes. Duties: Assist S & C coordinators with all aspects of training for all varsity sports. Provide leadership and instruction in the athletic development of student athletes to include skill analysis, teach proper technique and adapt workouts to match each sports specific need. Provide encouragement, motivate, and give feedback to student athletes to ensure maximum development of athletic potential. Assist with outside activities as assigned by S & C Coach. Job Requirements: Strong desire to pursue a career in collegiate strength and conditioning. Excellent work ethic. Ability to adapt to schedule changes. CPR/First Aid certified. Desired Skills: Knowledge and experience in all areas of strength training including Olympic style lifting as well as speed, agility, plyometric, flexibility and conditioning methods. Working towards or completion of an undergrad/grad degree in Exercise Science or related field. Currently certified or working towards certification from nationally known organization. To apply: Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to: Lee Munger, Director of Sport Performance, UW-Whitewater to [email protected].