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Friday August 16, 2013

Friday August 16, 2013

Mercer: Mercer University Football, a Division I FCS member of the Pioneer Football League and future member of the Southern Conference, is currently accepting applications for the position of one (1) Intern Strength Coach. The position is responsible for assisting the Director of Strength & Conditioning in all departmental functions. Duties will include assisting with Mercer University Football’s first ever Inseason Strength & Conditioning Program in brand new 5,000 square foot weight room and field house, as well as writing and implementing Strength program for one (1) assigned collegiate team. Qualifications required are experience with teaching and demonstrating the Olympic lifts, Power lifts and other movements to collegiate teams; 6+ months experience in writing and implementing sports performance team work outs; first aid and CPR certified; an accredited certification (preferably CSCS, USAW, or SCCC). Applicants should have a strong desire to pursue a career as a full time, collegiate strength & conditioning coach. Position primarily needed to assist with Football and Lacrosse, and be fully responsible for one of the assigned teams (M&W Tennis, M&W Golf, Cross Country, Cheer; but not limited to only these sports). Position is non-paid/volunteer and would start work immediately. Strength staff can provide advice / assistance for outside employment and low cost housing. Interested applicants may apply by sending cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references to: Jon Mangel, Director of Strength & Conditioning, mangel_ja@mercer.edu.