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Monday April 5, 2010

Montana State University: a NCAA Division I (FCS Football) institution and member of the Big Sky Conference is accepting applications for summer 2010 and/or fall 2010 Internships.  Potential interns will gain valuable hands on experience and knowledge of in-season and off-season strength and conditioning programs.  Upon successful completion of this internship, one should posses and demonstrate the required abilities to advance in the field of Strength and Conditioning. Duties: Assist Strength and Conditioning staff with the implementation of strength, speed, agility, and conditioning programs designed for 15 varsity teams, weight room maintenance, equipment maintenance and other duties assigned by the strength and conditioning staff. There is a potential opportunity to be assigned to 1 or more sports teams depending on your prior experience, knowledge, skills, and qualifications. Qualifications: Candidates must be self motivated, possess a strong work ethic, and a genuine desire to become a Strength and Conditioning Coach.  Previous weight room experience via previous coaching experience and/or a background as a competitive athlete is preferred. In addition, candidates should be pursuing or just completed a Bachelors or Masters degree in exercise science or a related field a well as working towards a certification with the CSCCa or NSCA.  Current CPR/AED/First Aid certification is required. Compensation: Class credit toward graduation requirements, valuable experience and knowledge, and earned recommendation towards future employment opportunities.  These are un-paid positions with the potential for tuition assistance dependent upon experience, knowledge, skills, and qualifications. How to apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and references to Doug Samuelson Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Montana State University, email: [email protected] or mail to: #1 Bobcat Circle, Brick Breeden Fieldhouse, Bozeman, MT 59717.

Florida International University: Strength and Conditioning department is accepting applications for Summer 2010 interns.  Interns will be responsible for assisting the Head Football Strength Coach in assisting with football, upkeep of the facilities, and weekly projects for professional development.  This is an opportunity to work with a Division 1 football program in a brand new 14,000 square foot weight room, in the city of Miami. We are looking for self motivated, hard working individuals who want to further their careers in strength and conditioning.  Interns must be certified in CPR upon arrival.  Hours for this internship are 25 hours minimum per week.  You will be working directly under CSCCa approved mentor Roderick Moore in which you will obtain hours for your CSCCa certification.  This is an unpaid internship. There is limited, inexpensive on-campus housing available on a first come first serve basis.  Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to David Feeley at [email protected].

Youngstown State: Title: Assistant Strength Coach. Job Summary: To assist the Head Strength Coach in developing, implementing, conducting and monitoring strength and conditioning programs of all sports teams. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in exercise science, sports medicine, physical education or related field required; master's degree preferred; minimum one year post-graduate strength and conditioning experience in intercollegiate athletics. Required Certifications And/or Licensures: Certification in CPR/AED; Certification through NSCA/CSCCA/USAW. Application Deadline: Applications received by May 14, 2010 will receive full consideration, but will be received until position is filled. Candidates should submit resume and list of three references via email only to: John Patrick, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach [email protected] Essential Functions & Responsibilities: Analyzes available data on strength and conditioning of new and returning student-athletes in order to identify potential levels of physical ability; -Test athletes to evaluate performance level and desired areas of improvement; -Implements and monitors safe and effective strength and conditioning programs to improve physical performance for all men's and women's sports, including pre-season, in-season, and off-season workouts; -Implements appropriate sport specific exercises, exercise sequences, sets, repetitions, recovery periods, load, frequency and intensity; -Instructs athletes in correct execution of flexibility and speed development; assist in supervising and monitoring safe and successful operation of weight room; -Assist in the supervision of internships, including instruction and coaching development; -Maintain strength and conditioning records, prepares reports of athletes' status and progress. -Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance -Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to essential functions Other Functions and Responsibilities: -Actively participates in public relations appearances and community services activities on behalf of the Department. -Complies with all NCAA, conference, and institutional regulations, policies, and procedures -Performs any and all other related duties as assigned or directed in order to promote, further, and ensure the effective and efficient operation of YSU. -Travel with teams as required. -Regularly work weekends and evenings as required. Supervision Exercised: -Functional supervision is exercised over student strength and conditioning staff. Physical Requirements: -In accordance with Department of Labor and strength ratings, this position performs light work. Reports To:    Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

Thursday April 1, 2010

Florida Atlantic: a NCAA Division 1 institution and member of the Sun Belt Conference invites those interested in pursuing a career in Strength and Conditioning to apply for a summer semester internship with the Strength and Conditioning Department. Potential interns will acquire valuable experience and knowledge while being a positive asset to FAU and its student-athletes.  Upon successful completion of this internship, one should posses and demonstrate the required abilities to advance in the field of Strength and Conditioning. Duties: Assist Strength and Conditioning staff with the implementation of strength training, conditioning and speed programs designed for 17 varsity teams, weight room upkeep, equipment maintenance and other duties assigned by the full time staff members. There will be an opportunity to have responsibility over 1 or more sports teams TBD by your comprehension, prior experience, knowledge and skill level. Qualifications: Potential interns must be self motivated and possess a strong interest in becoming a Strength and Conditioning Coach.  Candidates should have prior weight room experience via previous coaching experience and/or a background as a competitive athlete. In addition, candidates should be pursuing or just completed a Bachelors or Masters degree in exercise science or a related field a well as working towards a certification with the CSCCa or NSCA. Compensation: Class credit toward graduation requirements, valuable experience and knowledge and earned recommendation to pursue the next step in your career. This is an unpaid position. How to apply: A letter of interest, resume with mission statement, and a copy of a current CPR certification are required to be considered.  Please send these items to Strength and Conditioning Coach, Brian Remington at [email protected]  or mail to: Brian Remington, Strength and Conditioning Coach, Tom Oxley Athletic Center, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431. Limited positions are available and not all applicants will be accepted.

Adams State College: (Colorado) is currently accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning. Responsibilities include developing and monitoring strength training programs for varsity athletic teams, instructing proper lifting technique and speed development, testing and evaluating physical performance, and overseeing operation and general maintenance of varsity weight room activities as assigned by the Director of Strength & Conditioning. Required Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science, CSCS, experience in performing/teaching OIympic lifts, experience performing,
writing, monitoring, and coaching athletic training programs for a multitude of athletes. Preferred Qualifications: USAW certification, experience in intercollegiate athletics. Graduate Assistants receive full tuition waiver, and must be enrolled full-time in Human Performance & Phys. Ed Master's Program. Coaching time requirements include a minimum of 20 hours per week and some weekend appointments. Send Cover letter, Resume, and 3 professional references to: Ben Kern, Director of Strength & Conditioning, 208 Edgemont, Adams State College, Alamosa, CO 81101. Call or email if you have questions: 719-580-5099 [email protected]

Wednesday March 31, 2010

The Citadel: The Military College of South Carolina, a Division 1 member of the Southern Conference, is currently seeking a Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning [S&C] Coach.  Primary responsibilities will include but not be limited to: Serve as S&C Coordinator for women's soccer & volleyball, assist with the implementation of the annual football training program, properly demonstrate all movements and drills associated with S&C program, thoroughly communicate with Sport Coaches and Sports Medicine Staff regarding injuries and progress, participate in the daily upkeep of the S&C facility.  Requirements include: the desire to become a full time S&C professional, a Bachelor's Degree in related field, experience coaching athletes in a team setting (preferably at the college level), proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, & Power Point, strong communication & organizational skills, certification through a recognized S&C certifying agency is preferred [NSCA, NASM, USAW, CSCCA, ISSA].  Compensation will be tuition coverage for up to 2 classes per semester, meals, text books, Division 1 coaching experience, and an earned recommendation towards future employment.  No stipend included; part time work opportunities will be available.  Candidates must be committed to earning a master's degree. Those interested can send their information to Donnell Boucher, Director of Strength & Conditioning, [email protected].  Include: cover letter, current resume, and 3 professional references (name, contact info, description of relationship).  Females are strongly encouraged to apply.

Monday March 29, 2010

West Texas A&M University: is a NCAA Division II Institution competing in the Lone Star Conference. WT is located in Canyon, TX 15 minutes from Amarillo.  During the 2009-2010 school year WT won several LSC conference titles and qualified for NCAA post-season in multiple sports. Position Description: Assist Head Strength and Conditioning Coach with supervision and implementation of performance enhancing programs for 14 varsity teams. This position will be responsible for design and implementation of strength, power, speed, agility and conditioning programs for teams as assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Assist with the implementation for other teams not in direct supervision of.  Work in conjunction with the athletic trainers to rehabilitate injuries and implement injury prevention protocols.  Other day to day duties include supervising student interns, communication with sport coaches, as well as maintenance and upkeep of the weight room. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science or related field required. Either posses or working toward certification in one or all of the following organizations certifications, CSCCa-SCCC, NSCA-CSCS, USAW, CPR/AED certification. Previous collegiate athletic experience preferred.  Acceptance into WT graduate program is required as well as completion of the GRE.  Applicant must possess good organizational and communication skills, have a strong interest in becoming a strength coach, a self starter, hard working and have the ability to demonstrate and teach all lifts, including Olympic movements. Compensation: $10,000 stipend (Stipend becomes $9,000 with $500 each semester used to as the out of state tuition waiver.) Applicants should submit letter of application, resume and three references along with names and telephone numbers, email address to: Sarah Ramey Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, West Texas A&M, WTAMU Box 60049 Canyon TX, 79016. Please e-mail applications to: [email protected]  PREFERRED Place GA Resume in the subject line please. Starting Date: August 2010

Thursday March 25, 2010

Mississippi State: is no longer accepting resumes.

Tuesday March 23, 2010

Mississippi State University: Mississippi State University Strength & Conditioning Department is seeking applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Strength to the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. The daily responsibilities will include:  Assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs. Teaching student athletes proper techniques and equipment use.  Attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities.  Some weekend work will be required.  Qualifications: Must have a strong work-ethic and have a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Must have a bachelors degree and a certification from one of the following. (NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW) Requirements include the ability to communicate well with coaches and athletes.  Inquiries:  If you are interested, send a letter of interest, resume, and  references to: MSU, Attention Matt Balis Head Strength Coach Athletics, Football Office PO Box 5327, Mississippi State, MS 39762 or email  [email protected].  If you have any questions or concerns, please call Matt Balis at 662-325-8627.  MSU is an AA/EOE.

Ball State University: Graduate Assistant, Ball State Athletics is seeking one qualified, highly motivated individual preferably with collegiate coaching experience for position of Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach.  Applicants must have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning.  Primary responsibilities include, assisting the Head Strength Coach for Football as well as the football staff in all phases of the year round strength and conditioning program. Bachelor's Degree required.  Position offers a tuition waiver, plus a monthly stipend.  Application deadline is April 31st.  E-mail resume, cover letter and professional references to Mark Naylor, Director of Strength and Conditioning for Football, Ball State University: [email protected]

Monday March 22, 2010

University of Southern California: Department of Strength & Conditioning is accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning Interns and/or Volunteer Assistants for the Summer and Fall Semester 2010.  Responsibilities include: assisting with the supervision and training of the University of Southern California's strength and conditioning programs; assisting with daily administrative and maintenance items; completion of educational curriculum and assignments during the internship. Applicants must have a strong work ethic, 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, 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 1/Pacific 10 Conference level and receive college credit (if applicable). Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, 3 professional references and video of yourself performing: Hang Snatch, Power Clean, Clean Pull, Back Squat, Front Squat, Pull Up and Standing Shoulder Press to: Tim Caron, Associate Strength and Conditioning Coach, University of Southern California, Heritage Hall 203A, 3501 Watt Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0602.

Arizona State University: Sports Performance Internship. Job Description: Assist the ASU Sports Performance staff in the day-to-day operations of the Arizona State University varsity weight rooms. Duties will include but are not limited to; assist the sports performance staff in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs for 21 varsity sports, instruction of safe and proper execution of all facets of athletic development, and assist in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Summer interns will work primarily with Football or Men's & Women's Basketball, please indicate in your application which sport you prefer to gain experience in. Qualifications: Pursuing Bachelors 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. Internship credit may be obtained for current degree program enrolled in. How to apply: E-mail cover letter, resume, and references to [email protected] Deadline for application is April 9th 2010 Internship Dates: May 24th through August 6th 2010. 

Thursday March 18, 2010

UCLA: The University of California, Los Angeles is accepting applications for the position of Athletic Performance Intern.  Positions are available to start June 2010.  Duties include assisting the Head and Assistant Athletic Performance Coaches in all aspects of the UCLA Athletic Performance program including but not limited to warm ups, strength and speed training, conditioning, and athlete assessments.  Minimum requirements include Bachelors degree or pursuing a degree in an exercise science related field and a strong desire to pursue an Athletic Performance career. A time commitment of 30 hours per week is preferred.  The positions are volunteer and are not compensated.  Screening of applications has begun and will continue until positions are filled.  Send resume to Jon Fussell, Assistant Athletic Performance Coach, UCLA Intercollegiate Athletic Dept., PO Box 24044, Los Angeles, CA 90024 -or - e-mail to [email protected]  UCLA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.