Strength Scoop – Monday June 26, 2017

Monday June 26, 2017

Florida Atlantic: LIU Brooklyn baseball strength coach Johnny Larson has accepted an assistant strength and conditioning coordinator position at FAU.

Northern Michigan: Northern Michigan University is looking to hire an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. This person will assist with football and be assigned 4-6 teams. The position will include a stipend and housing. All interested candidates should should send their cover letter and resume in one PDF file to Ryan Poss at

Iowa State: Iowa State University’s Football Strength and Conditioning Department is currently seeking 2-4 qualified volunteer candidates for the Fall 2017 semester. This is an unpaid position, no monetary compensation will be provided. Candidates must be using this experience working towards ACADEMIC CREDIT at their respective university. No applicants will be accepted if this is not for academic credit. Accepted applicants will gain experience working at the Division I collegiate level with football. Position responsibilities will consist of, but are not limited to, the following: setting up and breaking down of equipment for training sessions, assisting with routine maintenance of training facilities, and participation in projects and assignments throughout the duration of the semester. Required Certifications: CPR/AED and Preferred Certifications: CSCCa (SCCC) or the NSCA (CSCS). The candidate(s) must possess strong communication skills, motivational skills, and must have a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional at the collegiate or professional level. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three references (Names and Phone Numbers) to No phone calls please.

Louisville: Louisville is looking to hire volunteer strength interns. Interested candidates can contact

Weber State (FCS – UT): The Weber State University Strength and Conditioning Program is looking for (1) highly motivated individual who is interested in a Graduate Internship intended start date July 31 2017. Must have GRE scores and be able to be accepted into a Graduate Program prior to the start date. Compensation will be in the form of a tuition waiver. Qualifications: All applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or related field. Applicants are required to have their CSCS or SCCC certification. Applicants must be CPR / First Aid certified. The applicants must have prior experience working for a collegiate strength and conditioning program. Must be able to enter graduate program with no provisions. Duties: Assist with Football and assigned Olympic programs, design and implement training programs, teach and demonstrate lifts/drills, and assist with the maintenance and upkeep of the performance facility. To Apply: email a cover letter, resume, and a list of at least 3 professional references in 1 document to Derek Rosinski,

Villanova: Villanova University, is seeking qualified applicants for (2-4) Interns / Volunteer Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach with Villanova University Athletics for the 2017-2018 season. This is a 9 month, volunteer position that will begin in August and end in May (semester internships also available). There may be opportunities to make income through camps, and clinics. Internships are currently available for the 2017-2018 school year for graduate students or graduating seniors. The Intern / Volunteer Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach will assist the strength and conditioning staff in implementing and supervising all Olympic sports and the Football team. Position Responsibilities: Interns are expected to stay for the entire duration of the internships unless other arrangements have been made. Applicants that require internship for completion of a degree are preferred. Qualifications: CSCS, SCCC, or USAW Certification preferred. Experience in collegiate strength and conditioning preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Physical Education, or related field required. Completed or working towards a Master’s Degree in Exercise science, Physical Education or related field preferred. Applications: Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 reference letters to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for Olympic Sports Michael Rhoades at Applications sent to anyone else within Villanova University Athletics Department will not be considered.

Prairie View A&M: Prairie View A&M University and the Athletics Department invite applicants to apply for the position of Strength and Conditioning Interns. The successful candidates will assist the Strength and Conditioning Coaches. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, assisting with overseeing the administration and management of the Strength and Conditioning area of Athletics; assisting with improving the athletes performance; assist with training on injury preventative methods; assist with instructing, assisting on workouts for assigned teams; assist with creating, organizing and instructing workouts for all assigned teams and student athletes; assisting with facilitating performance enhancement, injury preventative, and mental toughness measures for Prairie View A&M University student athletes; assisting with testing procedures for assigned sports; assisting with Strength and Conditioning administrative duties as well as day to day departmental administrative duties; adhering to all established rules and regulations of these governing entities, NCAA, SWAC, TAMIS, PVAMU and the Department of Athletics; assisting on reporting any violations of these rules and regulations that may arise to the proper officials; attending clinics, workshops, and conventions to remain current in knowledge relating to strength and conditioning of athletes in Division I athletic programs; attending NCAA rules and regulations training to remain current and aware of any changes. Join a team where our tradition of fostering talent creates your opportunity for growth. For almost 140 years, Prairie View A&M University has had a reputation for producing productive people where our high caliber, talented workforce has always been committed to excellence in teaching, research and service. QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified applicants must be pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in exercise physiology or related field; working towards NSCA-CSCS, CSCCa, USAW certifications; maintain current CPR certification. Ideal candidates possess a strong work ethic, willingness to learn, and a desire to better themselves as exercise professionals. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: The application will remain open until July 28, 2017. The internship will begin on Monday, August 21 and end on Friday, December 8, 2017. To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Internship Coordinator Christian Browne at: cabrowne@PVAMU.EDU.

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