Strength Scoop – Monday December 11, 2017

Monday December 11, 2017

Shippensburg: Shippensburg University is currently seeking qualified volunteer internship candidates for the spring 2018 semester. The spring strength and conditioning program will run from January 15 (Start date flexible) to May 4. 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 including football and basketball, on floor coaching of student athletes, teaching student athletes safe and proper exercise technique, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities and professional development throughout the semester. This is an unpaid position however, the volunteer interns 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 and/or receive college credit if applicable. Chosen candidates will have the opportunity to complete the required 640 internship hours for the CSCCa – SCCC under the mentorship of Robert Day. 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 or high school setting or competitive collegiate involvement, Pursuing or have attained relevant certifications: SCCC, CSCS, USAW, FMS, etc. It is strongly advised that all potential candidates make sure that this internship is economically feasible before applying. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to University background checks. All interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three references in one PDF or Word document to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Robert Day at [email protected] by December 15, 2017.

Maine: The University of Maine is currently accepting applications for a temporary full time salaried sports performance coach.  Primary sports include Football, Track and Field, and Swimming and Diving.  Please send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to [email protected].

NJI: The NJIT Strength and Conditioning Department is looking for a volunteer/intern strength and conditioning coach for the Spring 2018 semester. This is an unpaid position. However, the position will have the opportunity to gain knowledge and hands-on experience at the Division 1 level with a variety of sports. NJIT S&C will begin the semester in the brand new 4,600 square foot weight room in the new Wellness and Events Center on the NJIT campus in Newark, NJ. Responsibilities: Assist in all aspects of the strength and conditioning program, as assigned. Requirements: Working toward or completion of a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. First Aid/CPR/AED Certified. CSCS or SCCC preferred. Looking to move into a full-time position in strength and conditioning. Experience in a weight room, in collegiate athletics, and/or experience working with collegiate student-athletes. If interested please email Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, Drew Culp, a cover letter, resume and references at [email protected].

Tennessee ROTC: The University of Tennessee ROTC program is seeking qualified and hardworking individuals with a strong passion for fitness to fill a position with the Army ROTC physical fitness program. This is a paid position that provides valuable experience in a military setting. Expected start date will be 10 January 2018, ending on or about 30 April 2018. Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to: assisting with the supervision and execution of a strength and conditioning program for 150 Cadets and teaching Cadets safe and proper exercise techniques. Preferred candidates should have an undergraduate or graduate degree in exercise science or a related field. CSCCa-SCCC, NSCA-CSCS, or USAW certifications are preferred; as are FMS, First Aid and CPR/AED certifications. Candidates must possess a strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm, and effective communication skills. All interested candidates are encouraged to forward their resumes and questions to Assistant Professor of Military Science Captain Brian Donovan at [email protected].

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