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Monday June 8, 2015

Monday June 8, 2015

Video: Take a tour of Iowa's new football facility. Make sure you see the weight room at the 15-minute mark. Never seen anything quite like that.

New Mexico State: New Mexico State University (Sunbelt/WAC) is currently accepting applications for THREE Summer UNPAID Internships for Summer 2015. The dates, which are somewhat flexible, are August 17th – December 4th. Selected interns will be working with all 17 sports at NMSU, including Football. Job duties will include assisting the Sports Performance Staff in all aspects of running a Sports Performance Department at the highest possible level. First priority will be assisting in implementation of strength and power development, linear and lateral speed development, plyometric periodization, and all aspects of conditioning. These responsibilities will go along with assisting in facility maintenance and aiding in enforcing weight room policies and procedures. QUALIFICAITONS: Applicants must be pursuing a career as a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. Additionally, the applicant must be completing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Exercise Science or a related field. Preference will be given to applicants who have obtained their SCCC, CSCS, USAW, and CPR certifications. They must have a strong work ethic, great energy and enthusiasm, and great desire to learn about the strength and conditioning profession. BENEFITS: If accepted, interns will gain the experience of operating in a Sports Performance Department at a D-1 (FBS) school . They will learn proper exercise techniques, correct exercise prescriptions, and develop leadership skills that are critical to being an effective coach. If desired, applicants can complete their SCCC (CSCCa) internship portion of their certification under mentor Don Decker (Director of Sports Performance (CSCCa Board Member). Additionally, selected interns will gain knowledge on data management, bar velocity training and standards, and become proficient using the EliteForm system on all 24 platforms. All interested applicants email a cover letter, resume, and references to Riley Allen, Senior Associate Director of Sports Performance at

Loyola Chicago: The Sports Performance program at Loyola University Chicago is looking for hard-working, passionate candidates for its semester-long Fall Internship opportunity working with all Olympic sports. Duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assisting the Strength and Conditioning Staff in the implementation of training programs, instructing safe and proper weight training techniques, and maintaining facility upkeep. Individuals pursuing a Bachelors or Masters in exercise science, athletic training or a related field are encouraged to apply. They must possess CPR/AED certification, and also be working towards a certification with the NSCA, USAW, or CSCCa. This is an unpaidposition (IF THIS IS NOT AN ECONOMICALLY VIABLE OPTION FOR YOU THEN PLEASE DO NOT APPLY) in which the potential candidate(s) may receive class credit if applicable, but will also gain valuable collegiate level coaching experience and exposure. Selected interns will learn various training modalities for improving not only physical preparedness, but movement assessment, performance analytics, nutrition integration, and recovery strategies as well. Please send a resumes to Alex Sharon at Applications should be submitted as soon as possible. Start date for the position is August 2015. AA/EOE.

Northern State: Northern State University is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant in Strength and Conditioning. This position will begin 8/10/2015. Compensation includes a two thirds tuition waiver and a monthly stipend. Candidates must be admissible to the graduate program, GRE is not required. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting in design and implementation of strength and conditioning programs for assigned sports. Candidates must hold a BA/BS 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. Experience with Olympic lifts preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel preferred. Qualified applicants email cover letter, resume and references to