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Monday March 23, 2015

Monday March 23, 2015

Maryland: The University of Maryland Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for Volunteer Interns for Summer of 2015. This internship begins in late May and will conclude at the end of July. This is an unpaid position. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for the University of Maryland Football team, set up and break down for daily activities, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and completion of the internship curriculum. Characteristics desired in prospective interns include; outstanding work ethic, strong desire to enhance strength and conditioning knowledge, attention to detail, punctuality, and accountability. Certified individuals (CSCS or CSCCA) are strongly preferred but it is not a requirement. Applications will be taken until the positions are filled. All interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume and three references to Assistant Director of Football Strength and Conditioning, Matt Barber at

Purdue: The previously posted positions in Purdue's Sports Performance department have been filled. Thank you for the overwhelming interest.

Mercer (FCS - GA): Mercer University, a Division I FCS member of the Southern Conference, is currently accepting applications for the position of Intern Strength Coach. The position is responsible for Assisting the Director of Strength & Conditioning in all departmental functions. Duties will primarily include assisting with Mercer Football’s Summer Strength program. Qualifications required are experience with teaching and demonstrating the Olympic lifts, Power lifts; first aid and CPR certified; an accredited certification or working towards (preferably USAW, CSCS or SCCC). Applicants should have a strong desire to pursue a career as a full time, collegiate strength & conditioning coach. Position is non-paid/volunteer with potential for future Graduate Assistant position. Start date is first week of June 2015. Strength staff can provide 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 at

UW-River Falls (D-III): Wisconsin-River Falls is looking for student strength coaches. Minimal compensation, long hours in a loud weightroom, constant reading and learning required. Successful candidates will have created strong bonds with student-athletes, athletic staff, and will make long lasting impact on the UW-River Falls Athletic Performance program. Email Director of Athletic Performance your cover letter, resume, three references, and unofficial transcripts to by April 17th for a summer or fall opportunities.

Boise State: Boise State University is looking to hire an assistant strength and conditioning coach. You will have the opportunity to: Help develop and oversee football strength and conditioning, learn and understand the head coach’s training philosophy, be responsible to educate and supervise proper weight lifting techniques for student-athletes, develop, monitor, document and instruct speed, strength, agility and conditioning programs, track student-athletes progress and team goals during each season, be responsible for maintaining NCAA, Mountain West Conference and Boise State rules Compliance. At a minimum, you should have: A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent professional experience, two (2) years of experience working at the Division I collegiate level. Demonstrated ability to do the following: necessary; teach exercise technique to athletes and personnel, Manage training records and monitor all programs, emergency procedures and room capacity, maintain training facility according to checklists including equipment cleaning and ordering/replacing equipment, learn and interpret applicable University, State Board of Education, Conference and NCAA rules. Association Certification from the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association or the National Strength Coaches. Candidate must have CPR and First Aid Certification The preferred candidate will have: A Master’s Degree, Three (3) years of experience working at the collegiate level Salary and Benefits: Salary is commensurate with experience, plus an excellent benefits package is available for eligible employees. For more information visit this link. If you are interested in this position: Please submit a cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for this position. Attach a resume that includes employment history (including dates of employment) and three professional references with contact information. Required documentation should be emailed to Heather Berry at Review of applications will begin on March 30, 2015 and continue until finalists are identified.