Strength Scoop – Monday April 23, 2018

Monday April 23, 2018

Texas A&M: Texas A&M Olympic Sports Performance has several paid internships available for the 2018-2019 school year. Deadline for applications is May 18, 2018. To read more about our Sports Performance Internship visit this link. To apply and see qualifications: See Job Posting Number: R-004849 via this link.

Honey Stinger: Honey Stinger makes tasty, high quality game day nutrition. The Organic Stinger Waffles are some of our personal favorites! Loaded with simple sugars and carbohydrates, they digest light and keep athletes quick on their feet! A perfect half-time or pre-game snack. Honey Stinger fuels many of the top collegiate and professional football teams across the country, and offers exclusive team pricing to support your game day nutrition needs! Call 866.464.6639 or email [email protected] to discuss team pricing.

Louisiana Tech: The Louisiana Tech University Department of Kinesiology (KINE) welcomes applications for funded graduate assistant positions. 1. Graduate Research Assistant (RA). This new sports performance graduate RA position is assigned to Louisiana Tech women’s basketball and will operate as a developmental sport scientist-coach under the joint supervision of Dr. Ben Gleason and Dr. Jordan Blazo, and Co-Head Basketball Coaches Brooke and Scott Stoehr. The graduate RA must be a full-time (6 hr) student during the fall through spring quarters, work 20-hr/wk (with the option to volunteer additional time), and is a thesis-only position (no internship option permitted). The graduate RA is a one-year, 12 month appointment and can be renewed for a second year based on performance evaluation conducted by KINE mentors. The graduate RA will be immersed in daily operations and training, and complete physiological and psychological assessments with the women’s basketball team. In addition, the graduate RA will write formal abstract(s), design research poster(s), and write articles with KINE mentors. The RA position will begin September 1, 2018. Applicants must have prior basketball experience, be currently certified in first aid/CPR, CSCS preferred, and have completed the USA SafeSport course before beginning duties. 2. Graduate Teaching Assistant (TA). Graduate TAs in KINE must be full-time (6 hr) students, teach 2 activity courses per quarter, must hold 10 office hr/week, and can choose between 2 academic concentrations, Administration of Sport and Physical Activity or Sports Performance. Graduate TAs are encouraged to pursue volunteer and internship opportunities in a related area (e.g., athletic training, sport administration, sport coaching, strength & conditioning). Graduate TA positions are 9-month employment positions and will begin September 1, 2018. Applicants must be currently certified in first aid/CPR. To apply for the RA position, interested individuals must submit materials (cover letter, resume, career goals statement, and 2 letters of recommendation from professional references who can vouch for your work ethic, dependability, and professional aptitude) to Dr. Ben Gleason at: [email protected]. To apply for the Graduate TA positions please contact Dr. Jean Chen, Graduate Teaching Assistant Coordinator, at [email protected] for a Graduate TA application.

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