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  • Friday March 27, 2015

    Columbia: Matt King, the director of speed, strength and conditioning at Maine, will be the new director of speed and athletic performance at Columbia, per source.

    McKendree (D-II – IL): McKendree University is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as a graduate assistant for the University Athletics Strength & Conditioning Department on its Lebanon, Illinois campus. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required and certification from the National Strength & Conditioning Association as a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS). The candidate must also possess CPR/AED and first aid certification. Interviews will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested persons should send a letter of application referencing job ATHL31 and a resume to Shirley Baugh, Director of Human Resources at

    Houston: The University of Houston Athletic Performance Department are accepting applications for the position of Athletic Performance Interns for Football and Olympic Sports for the Summer of 2015, with the opportunity to continue in the Fall of 2015. The Houston 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 Athletic Performance 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 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: April 20th. In order to apply, send a letter of interest, resume, and three (3) professional references to coach Rod Grace at

    Southern Utah: Southern Utah is looking for applicants for a paid internship. The Southern Utah University Strength and Conditioning department is seeking applicants for the 2015 Summer and/or Fall semester internship program. The successful candidates (2) will assist the strength and conditioning staff with the implementation of strength, speed, agility, mobility, and conditioning programs for football, basketball, volleyball, gymnastics, softball, and soccer. Additional responsibilities will include training session set up, maintenance of nutrition station, and other duties as assigned by the strength staff. Compensation will be through management of the University’s faculty T-Fit program. The pay will be $100/wk throughout the duration of the internship. Additionally, candidates will complete an intern development curriculum composed of hands on experience, developing proficiency in the Olympic and Core lifts, effective coaching cues, mobility assessment, as well as programming and professional development. Required qualifications include a desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning, eagerness to learn, and a strong work ethic. Preferred qualifications include either completion of or working towards a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or a related field. Completion of this internship can fulfill potential credit hours towards an undergraduate or graduate degree. Other preferred qualifications include certification from the NSCA or CSCCA and personal experience competing in collegiate athletics. The summer internship will begin May 25 and the fall internship will begin August 10. It is possible for the same candidates to stay on for the summer and fall. For full consideration, interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to Jeff Butler, Director of Strength and Conditioning at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

  • Thursday March 26, 2015

    Bryant University: Pat Basil, who was the head strength and conditioning coach and assistant football coah at SUNY Maritime (D-III), has joined the Bryant University strength staff.

    North Alabama: The University of North Alabama Department of Strength & Conditioning is accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning Interns and/or Volunteer Assistants for the Fall Semester of 2015. Responsibilities include: assisting with the supervision and training of the University of North Alabama’s strength and conditioning Varsity programs; assisting with daily administrative and maintenance items; completion of educational curriculum and assignments during the internship. Applicants must have a strong work ethic, very reliable, a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, CPR/First Aid certification and previous coaching experience. Preferred qualifications include: pursuing Bachelors or Masters Degree in Physical Education, Exercise Science or related field; NSCA-CPT, CSCS, SCCC, FMS, NASM and/or USAW certifications. Individuals chosen for position are subject to University background checks and standard hiring procedures. This is a Non Paid/Volunteer position. Interns and/or Volunteer Assistants will receive experience working at the Division 2/Gulf South Conference level and receive college credit (if applicable). Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and references to: Ryan Wood, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, University of North Alabama, at

  • Wednesday March 25, 2015

    Miami (OH): Miami University, in Oxford Ohio, is looking to hire an Assistant Strength and Conditioning coach. This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations. Duties of this position include: Design and implement strength and conditioning programs for assigned teams (specifically men’s/women’s basketball), Assist the Director of Strength and Conditioning with the design and implementation of the football strength and conditioning program. Minimum qualifications include: Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise science or related field required, Master’s Degree in Exercise Science or related field preferred, CPR / AED certified, Current certification through one or more of the following organizations: NSCA (CSCS), CSCCa (SCCC), USAW, 2-3 years working in a collegiate strength and conditioning program and significant training and experience with all forms of resistance training and conditioning. Must also be well-versed and experienced in speed improvement/mechanics, flexibility/mobility, energy system specific training, skill-specific training, testing/evaluation protocols, rehabilitation procedures with various injuries, and nutritional education. Basic computer skills required; Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, etc. Interested applicants should apply online HERE.

    Wichita State: Wichita State University’s High Performance Training Department has 3 UNPAID internship opportunities available for the 2015 summer semester. Successful candidates will gain valuable experience in the coordination of intercollegiate high performance training systems, individualized program design and implementation, functional athlete assessments, on-the-floor coaching, and athlete readiness monitoring programs. Minimum Qualifications include: Strong work ethic; punctuality; enthusiasm; desire to further one’s career in the field of Strength & Conditioning. In addition, you will work within a CSCCa approved mentorship program gaining the necessary time commitment for candidates seeking to obtain the gold-standard SCCC certification. Preferred Qualifications include: Pursuing Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Exercise Science, Anatomy, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Measurement and Evaluation, and/or Nutrition; SCCC or USAW certifications; CPR certification and coaching experience. The position responsibilities are diverse and may include but are not limited to: assisting in weight room supervision, stocking nutritional stations, working within excel and PowerPoint, set-up and break-down of sessions, and assisting in the coaching of individual and team sessions. If qualified send a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to associate coordinator high performance training Adam Ringler at

    Southern Utah: Jeff Butler has been promoted to director of strength and conditioning at Southern Utah University.

    Moravian College: Moravian College is accepting applications for a Fitness Center/Strength & Conditioning Assistant/Intern. This position will provide assistance to the Director of Fitness – Strength and Conditioning.  The administrative portion of the position will be assigned in game management and/or another area as determined by the Director of Athletics. All interns will be involved in at least one administrative unit of the department and asked to work on behalf of all programs. This is a full time position requiring the ability to work flexible hours including nights and weekends as necessary. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required. Work related to fitness / strength and conditioning at the college level. Experience in other areas/levels considered (directly related personal experience or college courses may be substituted equally for up to one year’s experience); or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must hold current CPR/First Aid and National Certification. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered. TO APPLY send materials to Zach Houghton, Director of Fitness – Strength & Conditioning in one document and submitted as a PDF file (preferred) or MS Word Document to Include ‘INTERN- Fitness Center’ in the subject line.

  • Tuesday March 24, 2015

    Liberty (FCS): The Liberty University Strength and Conditioning Department, a member of the FCS and Big South Conference is currently seeking qualified VOLUNTEER intern candidates for the 2015 Summer beginning May 11th and running through July 31st. Interns will have the opportunity to work with a variety of NCAA Division 1 sports while learning under an experienced strength staff featuring two CSCCA Master Strength coaches. Those hoping to sit for the CSCCA’s SCCC certification will be able to complete all requirements for the internship process during their time. Intern responsibilities consist of but are not limited to set up and maintenance of equipment for workouts, supervising athletes during group and individual training, data entry, active participation in projects and assignments throughout internship and completion of educational curriculum designed to instil a better understanding of program design and implementation. Qualifications: Applicants must be CPR/AED certified and possess one of the following certifications, CSCCa (SCCC), NSCA (CSCS), USAW or NASM. Compensation: Experience and college credit as applicable, potential for future job recommendations, and gear as available. There is NO MONETARY compensation available for this position. To Apply: Email a letter of interest, resume, and three references (Names and Phone Numbers) to Patrick Gifford, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, at Please no phone calls.

    William Penn (D-III – IA): William Penn University is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning coach. This is a 12 month position starting May 25th with a two year commitment. Full tuition waiver and a monthly stipend are included. Candidates must be admissible to the graduate program with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Responsibilities include assisting with the design and implementation for a variety of William Penn University’s collegiate sports. The qualified candidate will be assigned sports based on his/her background and experience. The position will also assist the Head Strength & Conditioning coach, help with maintenance of the Randleman Fitness Center, and perform other duties as assigned by the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach. Proven knowledge and experience with sport specific strength, speed, and agility programs is necessary. Candidates must 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 National Strength & Conditioning Association or the SCCC through the CSCCa. Candidates must possess skills and proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel. Qualified applicants email cover letter, resume and references to

  • Monday March 23, 2015

    Maryland: The University of Maryland Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for Volunteer Interns for Summer of 2015. This internship begins in late May and will conclude at the end of July. This is an unpaid position. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for the University of Maryland Football team, set up and break down for daily activities, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and completion of the internship curriculum. Characteristics desired in prospective interns include; outstanding work ethic, strong desire to enhance strength and conditioning knowledge, attention to detail, punctuality, and accountability. Certified individuals (CSCS or CSCCA) are strongly preferred but it is not a requirement. Applications will be taken until the positions are filled. All interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume and three references to Assistant Director of Football Strength and Conditioning, Matt Barber at

    Purdue: The previously posted positions in Purdue’s Sports Performance department have been filled. Thank you for the overwhelming interest.

    Mercer (FCS – GA): Mercer University, a Division I FCS member of the Southern Conference, is currently accepting applications for the position of Intern Strength Coach. The position is responsible for Assisting the Director of Strength & Conditioning in all departmental functions. Duties will primarily include assisting with Mercer Football’s Summer Strength program. Qualifications required are experience with teaching and demonstrating the Olympic lifts, Power lifts; first aid and CPR certified; an accredited certification or working towards (preferably USAW, CSCS or SCCC). Applicants should have a strong desire to pursue a career as a full time, collegiate strength & conditioning coach. Position is non-paid/volunteer with potential for future Graduate Assistant position. Start date is first week of June 2015. Strength staff can provide assistance for outside employment and low cost housing. Interested applicants may apply by sending cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references to Jon Mangel, Director of Strength & Conditioning at

    UW-River Falls (D-III): Wisconsin-River Falls is looking for student strength coaches. Minimal compensation, long hours in a loud weightroom, constant reading and learning required. Successful candidates will have created strong bonds with student-athletes, athletic staff, and will make long lasting impact on the UW-River Falls Athletic Performance program. Email Director of Athletic Performance your cover letter, resume, three references, and unofficial transcripts to by April 17th for a summer or fall opportunities.

    Boise State: Boise State University is looking to hire an assistant strength and conditioning coach. You will have the opportunity to: Help develop and oversee football strength and conditioning, learn and understand the head coach’s training philosophy, be responsible to educate and supervise proper weight lifting techniques for student-athletes, develop, monitor, document and instruct speed, strength, agility and conditioning programs, track student-athletes progress and team goals during each season, be responsible for maintaining NCAA, Mountain West Conference and Boise State rules Compliance. At a minimum, you should have: A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent professional experience, two (2) years of experience working at the Division I collegiate level. Demonstrated ability to do the following: necessary; teach exercise technique to athletes and personnel, Manage training records and monitor all programs, emergency procedures and room capacity, maintain training facility according to checklists including equipment cleaning and ordering/replacing equipment, learn and interpret applicable University, State Board of Education, Conference and NCAA rules. Association Certification from the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association or the National Strength Coaches. Candidate must have CPR and First Aid Certification The preferred candidate will have: A Master’s Degree, Three (3) years of experience working at the collegiate level Salary and Benefits: Salary is commensurate with experience, plus an excellent benefits package is available for eligible employees. For more information visit this link. If you are interested in this position: Please submit a cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for this position. Attach a resume that includes employment history (including dates of employment) and three professional references with contact information. Required documentation should be emailed to Heather Berry at Review of applications will begin on March 30, 2015 and continue until finalists are identified.