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Monday November 17, 2008

Tarleton State University: located in Stephenville, TX, has a Graduate Assistant strength & conditioning position available for the spring 2009. This is a graduate assistant position and is contingent of acceptance to the graduate school and enrollment in at least 6 hours per semester. This position will be exposed to all sports and personal responsibility with track & field, tennis and women's basketball.  Position pays $1,000 per semester with no other expenses paid- does not include housing, transportation, tuition, food, etc. Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter explaining why they would be the best candidate for the position via e-mail to <[email protected]> or via fax at 254-968-9674.

Wednesday November 12, 2008

University of Iowa: Iowa is set to hire Seth Diters as the full time paid intern for Olympic Sports.  Diters will join the staff from Springfield College.

Monday November 10, 2008

University of South Florida: Strength and Conditioning Intern.  USF is a proud member of the Big East conference and has immediate openings for Winter 2008 intern positions.  The intern positions begin January 7 and extend through May 15.  All applications must be received by November 31.  This is an unpaid position. The candidate will receive Division I Intercollegiate experience, gear, internship manual, and earned recommendation toward further success as a Strength & Conditioning Coach.  The successful candidates will be required to schedule and maintain a minimum of 15-30 hours per week with the Strength and Conditioning Department. The daily responsibilities will include: 1. Assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs; for assigned teams. 2. Teaching student athletes proper lifting techniques and equipment use. 3. Attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities. 4. Participation in weekly projects and assignments throughout the internship program.  Successful applicants should have a strong work ethic and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional.  Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and professional references to Frank Wintrich; Associate Director - Strength and Conditioning, <[email protected]>.  The University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., ATH 100, Tampa, FL 33620.  The University of South Florida is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities and programs without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, or veteran status.

Friday November 6, 2008

Georgia Southern: Brandon Howard has been hired as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at Georgia Southern. Howard joins the Eagles staff following two years at Utah State.  Howard graduated from East Carolina in 2005.

Announcement: For the first time in our 10 year history, FootballScoop will present an award to the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach of the Year.  We welcome you to nominate a particular coach. Send your emails to <[email protected]>  Let us know in detail why you think your coach is worthy of this award. 

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Tuesday November 4, 2008

Alabama State University: Alabama State University is seeking applications for a Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach to assist with all aspects of training 13 Division I athletic teams. The position requires admittance into the graduate program at Alabama State University. In-State tuition waiver, possible books, and an undisclosed stipend will be provided to the successful candidate.  Qualifications: Strong work ethic, great energy and enthusiasm, and a desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. A Bachelor's degree in exercise science, or related field, and full admittance into the graduate program is required. Certification through an accredited association (NSCA/CSCCa/USA-Weightlifting) is preferred.  Responsibilities: Assisting the Strength and Conditioning staff in all aspects of training Division I athletes and upkeep of the Strength and Conditioning facility.  Start Date: January 12, 2009  End Date: May 8, 2009.  How to Apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references to Nathan Sconiers, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at: <[email protected]>  Deadline for Application: November 14, 2008.  Any questions or concerns feel free to call me at (334) 202-7345, (334) 229-7601, and (334) 354-5310.  Reminder: Search http://www.alasu.edu for all academic paperwork and deadlines that includes graduate assistant packet. 

Northern Arizona University: Strength & Conditioning Department is accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Paid Intern for the Spring semester. The successful candidate will be required to work irregular hours and weekends with the strength & conditioning department. The program is designed for the post bachelor professional looking for experience.  The daily responsibilities will include: 1. Assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs 2. Teaching student athletes proper techniques and equipment use 3. Attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities 4. Participation in weekly projects and assignments throughout the internship program.  Compensation: This is a temporary position without expectation of continued employment. This position will pay $325 per month with no benefits or relocation assistance. Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities is also provided.   Time Line of Internship: January 19, through May 15, 2009.  Qualifications: Must have a strong work-ethic, high levels of energy and have a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor's degree and a certification from one of the following: NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW.  Previous experience as a strength coach and/or a sports performance trainer is preferred.  Inquiries must be received by: 12-5-09 If you are interested, send a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to: Northern Arizona University, Attention Rob Schwartz Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, PO Box 15400, Flagstaff, AZ. 86011. Or E-mail your information to: <[email protected]> If you have any questions or concerns, please call Rob Schwartz at 928-523-9407. 

Monday November 3, 2008

Colgate University: Is now accepting applications for strength and conditioning internships for the 2009 academic semesters. Interns will assist the strength and conditioning staff in the day-to-day operations of the Colgate University Varsity Weight Room. Duties will include but are not limited to; assisting the sports performance staff in implementing strength and conditioning programs for 25 varsity sports, instruct safe and proper execution of all facets of sports performance, and assist in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility as well as other duties as needed.  Start Date: Ongoing fall and spring semester internships.  How to apply E-mail cover letter, resume, and references to <[email protected]>  NOTES:  Non paid position.  Requirements: Pursuing Bachelors or Masters degree in exercise science or a related field.  Experience in a collegiate setting, and/or 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.  Colgate is an AA/EOE.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a resume, and a list of three references with current addresses and phone numbers to: Jeremy Golden, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, Colgate University, 13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY 13346 (Email - <[email protected]> . 

Friday  October 31, 2008

Southeast Missouri State University: Strength and Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for full-time strength and conditioning interns for the 2009 academic semesters.  Successful candidates will assist with the implementation of strength training, conditioning, linear and lateral speed development, flexibility, and recovery workouts for all Redhawk sports.  Additional responsibilities include weight room supervision, cleaning and upkeep of equipment, successful completion of the internship curriculum and any other duties assigned by the Strength and Conditioning staff.  Applicants must have a strong work ethic and a desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning at the collegiate level.  Ideal candidates should be enrolled in an Exercise Science undergraduate/graduate program and should be CPR/AED certified and be working toward certification from one of the following:  CSCCa, NSCA, USAW, NASM, or ACSM.  Previous experience in strength and conditioning and knowledge of Olympic lifting is strongly recommended.  Successful applicants will receive course credit towards graduation (if applicable) and valuable Division I strength and conditioning experience.  No monetary compensation is provided.  Start dates for interships are as followed: Winter/Spring 2009:  January 20.   Summer:  May 19th.   Fall:  August 10th - 24th.   Please submit a cover letter, resume, and reference list to: Jeff Lee, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Southeast Missouri State University, #1 University Plaza, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701. Or email required information to <[email protected]>

Wednesday  October 29, 2008

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Northwestern State University (LA): Natchitoches, Louisiana.  Sports Performance Assistant (Graduate Assistant).  Job Description: One (1) ten-month positions- looking to hire immediately. Sports Performance Assistants will aid in all areas of strength and conditioning instruction with NCAA Division I Southland Conference athletes.  Candidates are also required to spend 20 hours a week working in NSU's Health and Human Performance program.  Qualifications: 2.5 Cumulative Undergraduate GPA and over an 800 on the GRE.  Graduate assistant must be enrolled full-time (9 hours/semester) in the Health and Human Performance graduate program, and have practical knowledge of exercise technique instruction.  Experience with the Conjugated Periodization, Charlie Francis Training System, and Olympic lifts helpful. The candidate will assist in the implementation of Sports Performance programs by designing and administering workouts for their assigned team(s).  Compensation Graduate Assistant will receive $10,000 in the form of salary or tuition reimbursement over the ten-month period, as well as in-state tuition waiver.  Summer compensation is also available.  Deadline:  All information and graduate school paperwork must be received ASAP.  Assistants will begin work in spring '09.  How to Apply - All inquiries should be directed to: Brian Hill,  Director of Sports Performance by E-mailing a cover letter, resume and a list of three references to: <[email protected]>