Tuesday June 30, 2020

Florida Atlantic: The FAU Football Strength and Conditioning Staff is looking to fill 3-4 VOLUNTEER (unpaid) internship positions for the Fall 2020 semester.  Start and end dates will be Aug 1st– Dec. 15th. We are looking for eager and enthusiastic individuals with a strong desire to pursue a career as a strength and conditioning professional. You will gain invaluable experience at an C-USA, FBS Football program, working with elite level athletes and coaches. Qualified applicants will have obtained or be working towards a degree in Exercise Science or a related field, as well as possess or be working towards their CSCS or CSCCa certification. CPR/AED certification is preferred and all qualified candidates must be able to pass a background check. Upon completion of the FAU Strength and Conditioning Intern Education Program you will be qualified to confidently sit for the CSCS. Daily duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to assisting with the implementation and supervision of strength and conditioning program for Football; active participation in the intern education program which will include completion of required readings, assignments, projects, demonstrations, meetings with the strength staff, and involvement with sports science such as GPS, Forceplate, and VBT; maintenance of the strength and conditioning facility and equipment; set-up and break- down of equipment for strength and conditioning sessions; other daily tasks as assigned by the Strength and Conditioning staff. To be considered you must send your resume, cover letter and a list of 3 references to Zach Higginbotham at [email protected].

Eastern (D-III – PA): Eastern University, located outside of Philadelphia, is accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. This is a 12 month position starting in August of 2020. Compensation includes full tuition waiver, a monthly stipend, and continuing education. Candidates must be accepted into graduate school to be eligible. Responsibilities include assisting with the design and implementation of a comprehensive strength and conditioning program for 20 varsity programs. This position reports to the Associate Athletics Director for Performance Health and Wellness. Preferred qualifications: Prior experience as an intern or volunteer, degree in exercise science or health related field. Working towards CSCS or SCCC. Candidates must possess strong communication skills and have the ability to effectively work with student athletes in a High Performance environment. Candidates must possess skills and proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel. Please email cover letter, resume and references in one pdf document to [email protected].

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National columnist - Zach joined the staff in 2012...and has been attempting to improve Doug and Scott's writing ability ever since (to little avail). Outside of football season, you can find him watching the San Antonio Spurs reading Game of Thrones fan theories.