Strength Scoop – Friday May 25, 2018

Friday May 25, 2018

Oregon: The University of Oregon Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for the Summer (Jun-July) 2018 Semester and Fall (August-January) 2018 Semester. Candidates that are available for both terms are preferred. These are UNPAID positions. Responsibilities include but are not limited to; assisting with the administration and implementation of the strength and conditioning program for University of Oregon Football, set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and completion of the internship curriculum. Our internship curriculum will give you a solid foundation for program design, coaching methods, bio mechanics while giving you the opportunity to mentor under a MSCC that may provide you the required hours to obtain your SCCC through the CSCCa. Required qualifications include a strong work ethic, completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional in the collegiate or professional setting. Postgraduate candidates are also required to hold a certification from a recognized governing body (NSCA or CSCCA) and all undergraduate applicants should be working towards their certification. Applicants should also have CPR/AED certifications. Other preferred qualifications include previous coaching in a collegiate setting and personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport. Applications will be taken until the positions are filled. All potential candidates are strongly advised to make sure this internship is economically feasible before applying. All interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume, and three references as one (1) PDF document to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coordinator Matthew Fyle at [email protected].

Shippensburg (D-II – PA): Shippensburg University is currently seeking TWO qualified apprenticeship candidates for the 2018-2019 school year. This is an unpaid position HOWEVER chosen candidates will receive financial reimbursement for the CSCCa-SCCC (this includes travel cost, lodging, meal money stipend and any fees associated with conference and exam). Chosen candidates must complete the required hours for the CSCCa – SCCC under the mentorship of Head Strength Coach, Robert Day. The strength and conditioning program will run from August 1, 2018 (Start date flexible) to May 3, 2019. Chosen candidates will be required to work a minimum of 20 hours a week during the fall and spring school semesters. It is acceptable to have a part-time job to assist with personal finances. The daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for 20 DII varsity athletic teams, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, professional development throughout the semester and any other tasks assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Apprentices will be used as an assistant strength and conditioning coach. Apprentices will gain hands on coaching experience in a collegiate setting, education in program design and application, have the potential to earn future recommendations for career opportunities, receive college credit if applicable. The apprenticeship program’s goal is to advance the apprentice’s future in the strength and conditioning profession. Minimum Qualifications: Strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm, Effective communication skills, Desire to become a collegiate strength and conditioning coach, First Aid, CPR & AED certified. Preferred Qualifications: Pursuing or have attained a bachelor’s or master’s degree in exercise science, kinesiology, exercise physiology or related field, Previous coaching experience in a collegiate, professional, high school or private sector setting, Competitive collegiate involvement, Pursuing or have attained relevant certifications: CSCS, USAW, FMS, etc. It is strongly advised that all potential candidates make sure that this apprenticeship is economically feasible before applying. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to University background checks. To apply all candidates should send an email labeled “S&C Apprenticeship” with a cover letter, resume, and three professional references in one PDF or Word document attached to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Robert Day at [email protected] by July 1, 2018. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

Louisiana Lafayette: The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns, a member of the NCAA Division I and the Sun Belt Conference located in Lafayette, LA, is currently accepting applications for the Olympic Sports volunteer internship program for the fall 2018 semester. The members of the internship program report directly to the Director of Strength and Conditioning while working collaboratively as a member of the Ragin’ Cajuns Strength and Conditioning Team. The position is responsible for assisting the Strength and Conditioning staff in all departmental functions. The successful candidates will be taken through an educational curriculum as well as have the opportunity to gain practical experience working with a variety of Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns student-athletes. This is a volunteer position and no monetary compensation will be provided. Interested candidates must exhibit effective communication skills, positive energy, attention to detail, a sense of urgency and a willingness to work. Qualifications include completed or completing a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or a related field and acquired or working towards CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certification(s). If interested, please submit a letter of application, resume, and three professional references to Connor Stanton, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, at [email protected]. Subject line should read: “Ragin’ Cajuns Strength and Conditioning Internship: Last Name, First Name”

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