Thursday October 25, 2012
Father Ryan High School (TN): Father Ryan High School is seeking motivated applicants for fitness and strength intern positions for the Spring and Summer semesters. Father Ryan is located in Nashville, TN and is a Division II AA member of the TSSAA. The Fitness and Strength Intern must have a commitment to the mission of the school, the community and the student-athletes. This is an unpaid position, but compensation will be provided in the form of credit hours to a program degree. Daily activities include, but are not limited to, assisting the Director of Fitness and Strength, assisting with supervision of workouts, maintenance of the fitness center, program development and professional development through the intern program. Applicants should have a great attitude and desire to learn more about the strength and conditioning profession. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and two professional references to Mike Wilson, Director of Fitness and Strength, at email@example.com. Father Ryan High School requires all qualified applicants pass a background check and complete safe environment training before working with the school.
Merrimack College (MA): Merrimack College is seeking applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Intern in the Department of Athletics for the Spring 2013 semester. Merrimack is a Catholic Institution with more than 2,000 students, and is a member of NCAA Division I Hockey East and also of the NCAA Division II Northeast-10 conference. Responsibilities for the position will entail assisting in implementation of all aspects of Strength and Conditioning programs for all 22 intercollegiate sports. Responsibilities will include: apply, demonstrate, and instruct exercise, speed and conditioning technique, program design, performance testing, and weight room maintenance. Candidates are required to be working toward a bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field, also pursuing relevant certifications, and have a strong desire to pursue a career in Strength and Conditioning. Applications will be accepted year round to fill internship positions for each of the semesters and also the summer. To be considered, please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Jim McGuire, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yale: Yale University is looking for highly motivated strength and conditioning interns for the Spring 2013 semester. Interns receive exposure to 35 Division I varsity sports and over 800 student athletes. Their role will progress from observation to hands on interaction dependent upon weekly evaluations from the Yale University Strength and Conditioning staff. Our training philosophy at Yale is simple: Train to Prevent; Train to Improve; Train to Win! Under this philosophy, our goal is to assist each student athlete in reaching his/her maximal potential as a player. Applicants must be enrolled in graduate or undergraduate program related to strength and conditioning, as well as, be working towards CSCS, SCCC or USAW certifications. If interested please contact: Joseph Maher, Associate Head Strength Coach at email@example.com.
Wendesday October 24, 2012
South Dakota: The University of South Dakota’s Strength and Conditioning Department is looking for a motivated individual who is interested in an internship for the spring of 2013. Qualifications: All applicants must have a background in Exercise Science, Sport Science, Kinesiology or related field. Applicants must also be in pursuit of obtaining a CSCS, USAW, or PES certification as well as being CPR certified. Duties: Duties will include aiding the strength and conditioning staff with assessments of student athletes, sitting in on meetings when designing programs, implementation of programs, performing proper lifting techniques, motivating athletes, and general maintenance and cleaning of the strength and conditioning facility. Benefits: to the candidate would include experience in strength and conditioning at a collegiate level, internship manual, potential to earn a recommendation toward further pursuits in the field, further learning of proper exercise technique via staff lifts and the ability to further professional learning and development through staff article discussions. Timeline of work will be January 7th –April 26th. Compensation: This is an unpaid position; however, the possibility exists for class credit toward graduation from current institution.. To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume along with 3 references to Jevon Bowman, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at Jevon.Bowman@usd.edu.
Maryland: The University of Maryland Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning Staff is seeking highly motivated, hardworking candidates for a strength and conditioning internship opportunity for the Winter 2013 semester. Duties will include assisting the strength and conditioning staff with all aspects of the athletic performance program as well as daily maintenance of weight room and facilities. Candidates must have a strong work ethic and have a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Candidates who will be receiving course credit will be given preference. This is an unpaid position, living and transportation arrangements will not be provided. If chosen for this internship opportunity you will receive division 1 experience at a major university in an elite conference, you will be educated on training philosophy, olympic lifting modalities, and how to structure and execute a successful strength and conditioning program. Preferred qualifications; Candidates should have or be working towards attaining their bachelor’s degree, and one of the following certifications; CSCS, SCCC, or USAW. If you are interested, send a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references to: Brent Kwiatkowski at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday October 23, 2012
Thomas University: Thomas University Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Graduate Assistant. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: design and implementation of sport specific strength and conditioning programs for assigned teams; demonstration and instruction of Olympic weightlifting techniques; supervise during team workouts, individual workouts, and open hours; assist with the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Candidates must have a strong work ethic and the desire to become and strength and conditioning professional. Qualifications: (Required) - Bachelor’s degree and acceptance in to graduate school. (Preferred) - CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certification; CPR and First Aid certifications; previous strength and conditioning experience in a collegiate setting; experience in designing and implementing workout programs. Compensation: Tuition (fall and spring), university housing (fall and spring), and monthly stipend. Start date: January 2013. Please send Resume, Cover Letter, and 3 Professional References to: Corey Potter CSCS, M.A., Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Thomas University. Email: email@example.com
Saturday October 20, 2012
Arkansas State: Arkansas State University is accepting applications for the position of Athletic Performance Volunteer Intern. Arkansas State University competes at the NCCA Division 1 level, and is a member of the Sun Belt Conference. Applicant will serve the football program as a counted coach. Daily responsibilities will include assisting with supervision and implementation of all aspects of the Athletic Performance program. There will also be an detailed internship curriculum that will help the intern further their knowledge in the field of Athletic Performance. Intern qualifications include: Bachelor’s Degree, Strong work ethic, Desire to learn, Enthusiasm, Punctual and have the Ability to finance an unpaid intern position. Preferred qualifications include: Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related field; Eligible to sit for the CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certification; CPR certification. This internship is expected to begin January 11 2013. Applicants must be able to commit to a 5 month time period. If interested in the position, please email cover letter, resume and three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org, Ryan Russell Director of Athletic Performance by November 10
UNLV: The University of Nevada, Las Vegas is now accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning volunteer intern. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for various sports, teaching student athletes’ proper technique and equipment use, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, participation in weekly projects and professional development throughout the internship program. Qualifications include: Pursuing a Bachelors or Master’s Degree in exercise science or a related field; current CPR certification; certification or working towards certifications with the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, and/or USAW. Potential candidates must possess a strong work ethic, strong character, be punctual and demonstrate effective organization and communication skills. Successful candidates will be required to schedule and maintain a minimum of 20 hours a week. Compensation: Interns will receive experience working in a highly competitive Division I University, athletic apparel; earn recommendations for future career opportunities and college credit towards graduation if applicable. No monetary compensation will be provided. This internship is expected to begin no later than Monday, January 14 2013. Potential candidates must be able to commit to a 6-month time period. Based on evaluation, internships can extend up to a year. Deadline to apply is 14 December 2012. If interested in the position, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to email@example.com.
Wednesday October 17, 2012
Prarie View A&M: Prairie View A&M University – Prairie View A&M University is currently seeking applicants for Spring and Summer 2013 UNPAID internship positions. Interns will have the opportunity to work with athletes from all of Prairie View’s 18 Division 1 teams. Daily responsibilities include teaching, demonstrating and correcting technique in the weightroom; assisting in programming for all sports; assisting in the testing of all athletes; and cleaning and maintaining weightroom facilities. This is an unpaid position, but interns can potentially earn course credit from their university if applicable. Other benefits include apparel, the opportunity to gain experience at a Division 1 University, and potential for future references. Applicants must be able to coach male and female athletes effectively. Prior experience in a high school or college athletics setting is preferred but not required. Applicants must be able to teach and demonstrate the Olympic lifts. Certification (or working towards certification) through the NSCA, CSCCa or USAW is preferred. First Aid and CPR/AED certification is required. Applicant should have a strong desire to become a professional strength & conditioning coach. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references to Pete Longoria, Director of Strength & Conditioning at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications must be received by December 1 for Spring semester, and by April 1for Summer.
Tuesday October 16, 2012
Iowa: Iowa has an opening for a strength and conditioning internship. Job Description: Assist the Olympic strength and conditioning staff in all day-to-day operations of the University of Iowa varsity weight rooms. Duties will include but are not limited to; assisting staff in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs for 23 varsity sports, set up, and breakdown of training equipment and assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Qualifications: Pursuing a Bachelors or Master’s Degree in exercise science or a related field. Experience in a collegiate setting, and a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate level. Certification or working towards certifications with the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, and/or USAW. Compensation: This is an unpaid position. Class credit toward graduation requirements from your current institution, athletic apparel when available, the opportunity to learn from five experienced strength and conditioning coaches, and the potential to earn future recommendations. How to Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and references to Gabriela Quiggle at email@example.com. Internship dates: January 2013-May 2013. Review of applications will begin immediately
Mercer: Mercer University, a Division I FCS member of the Pioneer Football League and Atlantic Sun Conference, is currently accepting applications for the position of one (1) Intern Strength Coach. The position is responsible for Assisting the Head Strength Coach in all departmental functions. Duties will include assisting with Mercer University Football’s first ever Offseason / Winter Strength & Conditioning Program in brand new 5,000 square foot weight room and field house. Qualifications required are experience with teaching and demonstrating the Olympic lifts, Power lifts and other exercises to collegiate teams; 6+ months experience in writing and implementing sports performance team work outs; first aid and CPR certified; an accredited certification (preferably CSCS, USAW, or SCCC). Applicants should have a strong desire to pursue a career as a full time, collegiate strength & conditioning coach. Position primarily needed to assist with Football and Lacrosse, and be fully responsible for one of the assigned teams (M&W Tennis, M&W Golf, Cross Country, Cheer; but not limited to only these sports). Position is non-paid / volunteer and would start work January 2013. Head Strength Coach can provide advice / 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, Football Strength & Conditioning Coach firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday October 15, 2012
Tulane: Tulane University is accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach to work with all sports. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: designing and implementing specific strength & conditioning programs for assigned teams; supervising both individual and team workouts; maintain team and individual records; implementation, demonstration and instruction of weightlifting techniques; provide appropriate maintenance and upkeep of all equipment and the weight room; to motivate both small and large groups of student-athletes; passion for the strength and conditioning field. Required qualifications include: meeting all requirements and be admitted to the Tulane University Graduate School in addition to certification in CPR/AED and a certification from one or all of the following organizations: NSCA-CSCS, CSCCa-SCCC or USAW. Previous experience designing and implementing programs, experience working with athletic teams and collegiate experience as an intern is preferred. Tuition, books, meal plan and monthly stipend will be awarded to the successful applicant. Start date: January 2013. Deadline to apply is: Friday, November 16 2012. Please email letter of application, with attached resume and list of at least three professional references to Stephanie Sharpe at email@example.com
Tulane: Tulane University is accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning Intern positions for the spring, and summer semesters. The successful candidates will be required to schedule and maintain a minimum of 35 hours per week with the Strength and Conditioning Department. The daily responsibilities will include: Assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs; for assigned teams. Teaching student athletes proper techniques and equipment use. Attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities. Participation in weekly projects and assignments throughout the internship program. Compensation: Division I Intercollegiate experience, earned recommendation toward further success as a Strength & Conditioning Coach, gear, and college credit towards graduation if applicable. No monetary compensation will be provided. Potential candidates must possess an enthusiastic spirit, strong character and demonstrate effective organization and communication skills. Required qualifications include achievement or current pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related course of study in addition to certification in CPR/AED. This internship is expected to begin no later than Monday, January 14 2013. Potential candidates must be able to commit to a 6-month time period. Based on evaluation, internship can extend up to a year. Deadline to apply is: Friday, November 16 2012. Please email letter of application, with attached resume and list of at least three professional references to Stephanie Sharpe at firstname.lastname@example.org
North Texas: The University of North Texas Department of Strength and Conditioning is searching for aspiring strength and conditioning coaches to fill internship positions available for the 2013 Spring semester (1/7 – 5/10). Prospective candidates will have the opportunity to work under the guidance of the UNT strength and conditioning coaching staff, gain in-valuable hands-on experience working with Division I athletes (Football and Olympic sports), and participate in the UNT Strength and Conditioning professional development & educational curriculum (course credit if applicable). Please note, there is no monetary compensation for this position. Applicants must be committed to developing themselves as a professional and working their way up in the strength and conditioning profession. For consideration, all inquiring interns please email a cover letter, professional resume’ (include relevant work, educational, athletic experience), and three professional references with contact information to Coach Trevino at: email@example.com. All materials must be received by November 30, 2012 for consideration.
Kennesaw State: Kennesaw State University seeks applicants for the position of Strength and Conditioning Intern/Volunteer for the Spr’13 semester and/or Sum ‘13. This internship will provide an intensive, hands-on approach to the principles and methods of strength & conditioning covered in the Kennesaw State Advantage Program. Responsibilities: Successful candidates will assist in organizing, implementing of the Kennesaw State Advantage Program. This includes but is not limited to the areas of movement assessment, exercise technique progression, dynamic warm-up, speed & movement training, strength training, soft tissue/flexibility, and performance testing for all student-athletes. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required, First Aid and CPR certified. Certified or working toward the CSCS, SCCC or USAW certification and Division I coaching experience. This is an unpaid internship. No monetary compensation, housing, or meals available at this time. No monetary compensation, housing, or meals available at this time. Successful candidates will receive valuable hands-on experience coaching college athletes. This is an opportunity to build a Sports Performance Program from the ground up. Course credit is also available if offered by applicant’s host institution. Send letter of application, resume and contact information for three references to: John Patrick at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
Friday October 12, 2012
Southwestern Universtiy (D-III - TX): Southwestern University seeks candidates for the position of Strength and Conditioning Coach responsible for the development and implementation of strength and conditioning programs for twenty varsity sports in cooperation with the respective head coaches. This position is responsible for supervising workouts, providing student-athletes with proper guidance and training techniques, and designing effective, sport-specific workouts. The candidate may be eligible for faculty status and teach in the Fitness and Recreation Activities (FRA) program. This is a 12-month, full-time exempt position with benefits. Bachelors required. Masters preferred. Candidates must have a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist Certification (CSCS) from the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA). Applicants should submit a letter of interest; resume; and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to email@example.com. Resume materials will be accepted until the position is filled.