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Friday October 23, 2015

Friday October 23, 2015

University of Indianapolis (D-II - IN): The University of Indianapolis is currently accepting applications for strength and conditioning interns for the Spring semester of 2016. Candidates must demonstrate a strong work ethic and be highly motivated to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. Responsibilities include assistance in training of all student-athletes of 23 varsity sports, assist in enforcing facility policies and rules, and daily facility maintenance. Required qualifications: candidates must be in the process of earning or already have earned their bachelor’s degree in a related area. To apply submit a resume with 3 references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Ryan Grubbs at

Winthrop: Winthrop University, is seeking qualified applicants for a (2) Interns / Volunteer Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach with Winthrop University Athletics for the 2015-2016 season. This is a 5 month, volunteer position that will begin in January and end in May. There may be opportunities to make income through camps, clinics and also on-campus jobs. Internships are currently available for the 2015-2016 school year for graduate students or graduating seniors. The Intern / Volunteer Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach will assist the strength and conditioning staff in implementing and supervising programs for 18 Varsity teams. Position Responsibilities: Interns are expected to stay for the entire duration of the internships unless other arrangements have been made. Applicants that require internship for completion of a degree are preferred. Qualifications: CSCS, SCCC, or USAW Certification preferred. Experience in collegiate strength and conditioning preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Physical Education, or related field required. Completed or working towards a Master’s Degree in Exercise science, Physical Education or related field preferred. Applications: Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 reference letters to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Mike Rhoades at

Maine: The University of Maine Sports Performance department is now accepting applications for the spring 2016 internship program, spanning from January 19th – May 9th. Applicants should be working toward a degree in Exercise Science (or a related field), or hold an undergraduate degree in the respective field. Selected individuals should expect to gain experience working with all 15 Division 1 sports at The University of Maine, including Ice Hockey (Hockey East), Football (FCS, CAA), Basketball (America East) as well as other nationally recognized programs. Applicants should be highly motivated, eager to learn, and possess the desire to be involved with high-level collegiate athletics. Applicants must be able to commit a minimum of 20 hours per week working with the Sports Performance staff; undertaking responsibilities of working with both in-season and off-season program implementation, set-up and breakdown of team lifts, coaching as directed, and other administrative duties as assigned. Once accepted into the Sports Performance Internship role, interns should expect to learn directly from the sports performance staff through team training sessions, as well as involvement in weekly staff meetings and intern education workshops designed to prepare interns to sit for the CSCS exam. There will be no monetary compensation for this position; however, selected individuals should expect to receive valuable experience with various Division 1 athletic programs. Interns will also receive a University of Maine gear package, and a letter of recommendation at the completion of the internship (contingent upon performance). The deadline to apply for this position is November 30th. Selected individuals should expect to be contacted before December 6th. To apply, please send a resume including 3 professional references, and cover letter to Assistant Sports Performance Coach Jon Lynch at

Delaware: Elon assistant strength coach Joe Baranello has accepted the same position at Delaware, per source.

Illinois: The University of Illinois Football Strength and Conditioning is currently accepting applications for internship positions for the Spring Semester of 2016. The internship will begin January 11th, 2016 and will end May 13th, 2016. Interns will have the opportunity to work with University of Illinois Football Program. These internships are unpaid and non-coaching positions. Prerequisites: The candidate must be pursuing or have completed a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science or related field and be CPR and First Aid certified. Candidates must be working toward or considering pursuing certification through the CSCCa and/or NSCA. Those accepted will assist in the day to day operations of the facility, including: assistance with administrative duties, cleaning and maintenance duties, set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout, as well as participation in weekly projects and assignments for the duration of the internship. Candidates must possess strong work ethic, character and a desire to pursue a career in the strength and conditioning field. Candidates must be able to commit a considerable amount of time to practical strength and conditioning experience must have outstanding work ethic and attention to detail. This is a great opportunity to gain experience at the Division 1 level and expand knowledge in the field of strength and conditioning. To apply: Please submit cover letter, resume, 3 references and contact information to Josh Eidson, Associate Strength and Conditioning Coach via email at