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Monday December 16, 2013

Central Arkansas: We hear that director of strength and conditioning Henry Briscoe will not return.

South Dakota State: South Dakota State University, is accepting applications for a qualified, highly motivated Graduate Assistant in Strength and Conditioning. Qualifications: Candidates must have a bachelor's degree with an emphasis in sports sciences, CPR certification and certified or working to be certified through the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association (SCCC) or National Strength & Conditioning Association (CSCS). In order to be awarded the position the candidate must be admitted to graduate school at South Dakota State University. Compensation includes two thirds tuition waiver and a monthly stipend. Previous strength coaching experience preferred. Previous athletic experience preferred. Experience with the Olympic lifts preferred. The position will begin at the end of May 2014. Application deadline is January 24th 2014. To apply: Submit a letter of application, resume and three references to Nathan Moe, Assistant Athletic Director at [email protected]. Signal your interest confidentially using Athletic-Connections.

Wednesday December 11, 2013

Central Oklahoma: The University of Central Oklahoma is looking for highly motivated individuals for the graduate assistant position in Strength & Conditioning. You must have completed a bachelor’s degree in an Exercise Science related field at an accredited college/university, have current CPR/AED certification, be knowledgeable in the Olympic and power lifts, and have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. Preferred qualifications: previous internship in collegiate weight room, college athletic experience, and one of the following certifications; CSCS, SCCCa, or USAW. Graduate assistant will assist strength coaches with implementing workouts, designing conditioning programs, and will help to maintain a professional atmosphere. You will be eligible for health benefits and receive a bi-weekly stipend. All those interested need to e-mail a cover letter, resume, and references to Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning, Jeff Andrews at [email protected]. Position pending acceptance in UCO graduate program.

Tuesday December 10, 2013

UConn: UConn is looking to hire a graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach. Qualifications Prospective students must be a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) or eligible to sit for the certification examination. Students must be admissible in non- provisional status to the University of Connecticut Graduate School. We strongly recommend the Strength and Conditioning program that is offered through the Kinesiology Department. A minimum GPA of 3.0 and a minimum score of 1100 on the GRE or a score of 300 combined on verbal and quantitative exam are required for applying. Benefits This appointment is contingent upon full time registration (6 credits or more). Benefits include an approximately $20,159.30 stipend, tuition and book waiver, and full medical benefits. Start Date August 23, 2013 – May 22, 2015. Applicants must apply directly to the Graduate School (http://www.grad.uconn.edu) in addition to submitting cover letter, resume and at least 3 reference letters to: [email protected] Interviews will only be granted to those individuals who have been accepted into the Graduate School. Complete applications must be received by: 1/15/2014 Contact Gerard J. Martin, MA, RSCC*E, Strength and Conditioning Coordinator Email: [email protected].

Monday December 9, 2013

Webber International (FL): Webber International University is seeking qualified applicants for two Spring 2014 Intern-Assistant positions. Benefits include free housing, full meal plan, and work attire/athletic apparel. This is an unpaid position with the likelihood of supplemental on campus employment. Responsibilities are similar to that of a graduate assistant minus the graduate classes, as the intern-assistant would be in control of programming and leading workouts for a select number of our teams. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with football strength & conditioning; assisting with rehab assignments; assisting with day-to-day operational work in running the Fitness Center. Please be prepared for the rigors of a structured mentorship program, dealing with the integration and application of various strength and conditioning principles. This job will prepare the intern-assistant for a graduate-level or an assistant-level position, and is only for those who desire a career in Strength & Conditioning. Candidates for this program must be enrolled in or have graduated from an exercise science or related program, and must have current CPR/AED certification. Pursuit or attainment of CSCS is not required, but recommended. To apply for this position, candidates must email their resume with cover letter and professional references to [email protected].

Thursday December 5, 2013

Maryland: The University of Maryland has an opening for a part time assistant strength coach. RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist the Director of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic Sports in preparing the student-athletes at the University of Maryland for the rigors and demands of intercollegiate competition through the utilization of total athletic enhancement training. The primary function of this position will be to manage the total athletic performance preparation of student-athletes to include, but not limited to: development of training programs; application of appropriate motivational techniques; instruction of student-athletes in the proper execution of weight training exercises, plyometrics, agility drills, flexibility training, speed improvement technique, and conditioning modalities; and communicating with appropriate coaching personnel regarding the needs and demands of the student-athletes. Other duties include assisting in the daily management of Intercollegiate Athletic Department weight training facilities, which include (1) the maintenance of a safe working environment, (2) assisting in scheduling team usage, and (3) supervision responsibilities for Assistant Strength and Conditioning coaches. This position will be directly in charge of three (3) teams at the University of Maryland. Team assignments will be upon hiring. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required. Collegiate strength coaching experience preferred. National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) or Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) certification required. Ideal candidate will be experienced in program design and application for a broad range of training systems and sport applications. SALARY: Salary will be paid in the amount of $15,000 over 9 Months. POSITION AVAILABLE: Review of applications will begin immediately. This is a nine (9) Month position, dates TBD. APPLICATION: Submit applications electronically to [email protected] For best consideration applications should include: (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names and addresses of at least three references. More information on Maryland Athletics can be found at www.umterps.com

Wednesday December 4, 2013

Notre Dame: The Strength and Conditioning department at the University of Notre Dame is currently accepting applications for internship positions for the Summer 2014 semester. Interns will have the opportunity to work with all 25 Olympic Sport Teams at the University of Notre Dame. Qualifications: Candidates must be enrolled in an institution of higher education AND be receiving class credit. Candidates must possess or be working toward a certification through the CSCCa, NSCA and/or USAW. Candidates must possess one year of previous experience in a strength and conditioning program or have previous collegiate athletic experience. Candidates must have outstanding work ethic and attention to detail. Candidates must have a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Compensation: There is no monetary compensation provided. However, the position offers the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning as well as the fulfillment of credit hours toward a program degree. Interns will receive hands on experience with elite level Olympic Sport teams. To apply: Please submit cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Kaitlin Sweeney, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach via email at [email protected].

Tuesday December 3, 2013

University of San Francisco: The University of San Francisco Strength and Conditioning Department is looking for two (2) enthusiastic candidates to fill the positions of VOLUNTEER/INTERN for the Spring 2014 semester. This is an unpaid position in which the potential candidates will develop and gain experience through research-based training modalities aimed at injury prevention, performance preparation and the physical, psychological and cognitive development of our student-athletes. Required Qualifications: Applicants should have completed a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or a related field. Preferred Qualifications: Pursuing or completed Master’s degree in Exercise Science or a related field and working towards CSCS, USAW, CSCCa, or SCCC. Qualified candidates must have a relentless work ethic; a strong desire to be involved in Strength and Conditioning at the collegiate level; excellent communication skills, both oral and written; excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; must be diligent and willing to learn; passionate about teaching/motivating student-athletes; work cooperatively with coaches and sports medicine staff; familiarity and commitment to working in culturally diverse, strong academic environment; proficient at various computer/technology applications; adhere to all University, West Coast Conference and NCAA regulations. This position requires a minimum of 30 hours per week. Compensation: 1). Gaining valuable experience in a Division I Strength and Conditioning department. 2.) Opportunity for a positive professional recommendation. 3.) Athletic gear when available. Application Process: Qualified applicants please send cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references to Justin Leach, [email protected] Applications must be submitted before December 15, 2013 for full consideration, as the anticipated start date for the position is January 15, 2014.

Monday December 2, 2013

Louisburg (CC - NC): Louisburg College, a small, private, Christian school located 30 min NE of Raleigh, NC has an opening for a head strength coach/ assistant football coach. Position is to be determined. This opportunity is a 9-month contract beginning in August and offers a $10,000 stipend. This is a football-only position. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. To apply please send information to Head Coach John Sala- [email protected]

East Central University: Former Murray State volunteer assistant strength coach Grant Darnell has accepted a grad assistant job at East Central.