Friday January 9, 2015
Colorado State: Colorado State University Department of Strength and Conditioning (Football) is now accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning VOLUNTEER INTERNS. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for Football, bringing fire and passion to the workplace day in and day out, assisting in creating the best and most productive training environment for our student athletes, and assist in creating a competitive training atmosphere. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. Please feel free to contact our former interns about the experience. NO MONETARY COMPENSATION WILL BE PROVIDED. Candidates must have a strong work-ethic and have a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree or be in the last semester of coursework for undergraduate degree in exercise physiology or related field of study. Candidates must also have a burning desire to become a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. Certification from one or more of the following (NSCA, CSCS; CSCCa, SCCC; USAW) are preferred. CSCCa mentorship program will be available for candidates seeking to obtain the SCCC certification for candidates who are selected to remain for the full nine month mentorship program. Inquiries must be received ASAP. If you are interested in the position, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to Mike.Ray@colostate.eduAttention: Michael Ray, Assistant Strength Coach for Football. We are seeking candidates who are highly motivated and wish to pursue a career in the field of collegiate strength and conditioning. COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, WHICH ENCOURAGES APPLICATIONS FROM MINORITY GROUP MEMBERS AND WOMEN.
Houston: Iowa State director of strength & conditioning Yancy McKnight will be the new head strength coach at Houston per sources. McKnight joined the Iowa State program from Rice, where him and Tom Herman worked together, and his coaching journey includes stops under Les Miles and Todd Graham as well.
Cincinnati Bengals: The Cincinnati Bengals are seeking a Strength and Conditioning Fellow for the 2015 NFL season. This is a seasonal position with no benefits that will start approximately April 1st and continiue until one week after the season concludes. This position will work a maximum of 30 hours per week. The qualified candidate would report directly to the Cincinnati Bengals Head Strength and Conditioning Coach and assist the full-time staff in all phases of strength and conditioning. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assist staff with the design and implementation of football specific strength, speed, agility, and conditioning programs. Assist staff in performance monitoring and analysis using a Global Positioning System (GPS). Assist staff in assessment and analysis using the Functional Movement Screen (FMS). Weight room supervision, daily upkeep and equipment maintenance. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; graduate degree strongly preferred, 1-3 years’ coaching experience in football strength & conditioning at the collegiate or professional level preferred. Proven ability as Head S&C coach highly valued, CSCS/USAW/CSCCA/ACSM certification preferred, CPR/AED certification required, FMS certification preferred, 1 year of experience preferred in implementing the FMS system and corresponding corrective exercise prescription, 1 year of experience monitoring with GPS technology preferred, Desirable personality traits include enduring work ethic, ability to think “outside the box”, strong management and interpersonal skills, & high character. Time Requirements: Approximate start date of April 1, 2015 to one week after the season concludes. Compensation: Hourly wage with no benefits. Deadline: Applications must be received by February 15, 2015. How to Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, 3 references and a video of you coaching an athlete in the power clean or hang clean AND barbell squat to: The Cincinnati Bengals Football Club Jeff Friday at StrengthDept@bengals.nfl.net.