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Wednesday January 19, 2011

Wofford: is accepting applications for (One) Strength and Conditioning Intern and/or Volunteer Assistant for the Spring semester. Responsibilities include: assisting with the supervision and training of Wofford's 18 Division I intercollegiate athletic programs; assisting with daily administrative and maintenance duties; completion of various educational assignments during the internship are required. Qualifications include: strong work ethic; punctuality; enthusiasm; desire to further one’s career in the field of Strength & Conditioning. Preferred qualifications include: pursuing Bachelors or Masters Degree in Physical Education, Exercise Science or related field; NSCA-CPT, CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certifications; CPR certification and coaching experience. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to college/university background checks. This is a Volunteer position. Interns and/or Volunteer Assistants will receive experience working at a Division I program, better understand program design, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Todd A. Riedel, Director of Strength and Conditioning, Wofford College Athletics, 429 North Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29303, or via e-mail [email protected] Please visit www.woffordterriers.com for more information. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE! Wofford College is a member of the Division I Southern Conference (SoCon).

Tuesday January 18, 2011

Pitt: Todd Graham has hired Tulsa head strength coach Shawn Griswold for the same position at Pitt.

Monday January 17, 2011

Tennessee: Former South Florida head strength coach Ron McKeefery accepted the head strength job at Tennessee.

Western Carolina: We have learned that former Colorado head strength coach Jeff Pitman accepted the same position at Western Carolina.

Southern Miss: BigGoldNation.com reports that former Miami (OH) head strength coach Paul Jackson accepted the head strength job at Southern Miss.

Friday January 14, 2011

San Diego State:  We hear Rocky Long has interest in Toledo director of football strength and conditioning Rick Court. 

Georgia: Former Georgia running back Thomas Brown has been hired as an assistant strength coach.  

Michigan: San Diego State head strength coach Aaron Wellman accepted the same job at Michigan.

Thursday January 13, 2011

Michigan:  We hear that Michigan head strength coach Mike Barwis will not return. 

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Tuesday January 11, 2011

Virginia: Miami Dolphins head strength coach Evan Marcus accepted the head strength job at UVA.

South Florida: We have learned that East Carolina head strength coach Mike Golden has accepted the same position at USF.

Sunday January 9, 2011

Virginia: Head strength coach Brandon Hourigan has resigned.

Southern Miss: We have just learned that former Notre Dame head strength coach Ruben Mendoza, ULM head strength coach John Grieco, John Novack, and Miami (OH) head strength coach Paul Jackson will interview for the head strength job at Southern Miss.

Friday January 7, 2011

Indiana:  We have learned that Mark Hill will become the new head Strength & Conditioning coach for football at Indiana.  Hill comes from Minnesota where he served as the head strength & conditioning coach for the past four seasons. 

ULL: The University of Louisiana Lafayette Department of Strength and Conditioning is accepting applications for a spring intern.  This is a paid position offering $12,000 for one year.   Responsibilities will begin on or about January 12, 2011 and run through a calendar year.  Responsibilities will include: 1) Assist with development and implementation of sport specific strength & conditioning programs. 2) Office and organizational duties. 3) Daily maintenance of equipment. 4) Assist in supervision of training sessions. 5) Other duties as assigned by strength & conditioning staff.  Preferred applicants should have collegiate athletic playing experience, currently pursuing or have achieved a bachelors/masters in exercise science or a related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, and strong desire to become a College Strength & Conditioning Coach.  Please email Rusty Whitt, Head Strength Coach, The University of Louisiana at Lafayette [email protected] with resume, 3 references, and contact info.