Strength Scoop – Friday April 3, 2020

Friday April 3, 2020

Wisconsin: The University of Wisconsin-Madison Athletic Performance Department at the Kohl Center is accepting applications for summer of 2020 (June-August) strength and conditioning internship positions working specifically with four elite level teams, Men’s and Women’s Hockey and Basketball programs.  Ideal candidates will work next to high-level coaches who have experience coaching collegiate athletes to the professional level.  Candidates will have exposure to different implementations of PRI and RPR techniques.  Candidates will be involved in collection and analysis of technologies including but not limited to Firstbeat, Athos, VX Sport and force plates.  Candidates will participate in educational sessions focusing on all areas of sports performance, such as program design, data collection and analysis, nutritional and supplement programming.  The GOAL of this internship is to expose and educate candidates to multiple training modalities through hands on experience.  This is an unpaid internship but can provide credit for either undergraduate or graduate academic degrees in related fields. RESPONSIBILITIES: Include but not limited to assisting Strength and Conditioning coaches supervise and properly implement training programs, manage daily facility maintenance, set-up and break down of training sessions, and completing responsibilities as they rise from S&C staff. REQUIREMENTS: Currently pursuing a bachelors or masters in exercise science, kinesiology, or related field.  Aspire to become collegiate strength and conditioning coach and working towards or currently have NSCA or CSCCA certification.  Candidates must hold strong work ethic, a readiness to learn, and have previous experience in the field.  All applicants must be CPR/First Aid certified. APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume to Abby Busch [email protected] and fill out application via this link. DEADLINE MAY 1st 2020.

Northern State: Northern State University (Aberdeen, SD) is currently accepting applications for two Graduate Assistants in Strength and Conditioning. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting in design and implementation of strength and conditioning programs for assigned sports, communication with coaches, athletic training staff and administration. Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree in exercise science or a health related field and be working toward certification as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength & Conditioning Association or the SCCC through the CSCCa. Previous strength and conditioning internship experience preferred. Compensation includes a two thirds tuition waiver and a monthly stipend. Candidates must be admissible to the graduate program; GRE is not required. Qualified applicants email cover letter, resume and references to Dylan Fritz, Director of Strength and Conditioning at [email protected].

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