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Monday March 9, 2015

Monday March 9, 2015

Christopher Newport (VA): Christopher Newport University (Newport News, VA) is a seeking 1-2 aspiring strength and conditioning coaches to fill VOULUNTER strength and conditioning internship positions for the SUMMER 2015 semester (5/26 – 7/31). REQUIRED: Candidates must exhibit strong work ethic, eagerness to learn, enthusiasm, and have previous experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. JOB DUTIES: Successful candidates will receive hands on coaching experience with collegiate athletes, assisting in all aspects of Football strength and conditioning implementation, as well as various Olympic sports. Interns will have the unique opportunity to be on the ground floor assisting in the development of new technology to implement in the weight room, as well as go through an extensive internship curriculum, and complete weekly assignments and presentations. Interns will also be exposed to and encouraged to engage in professional development and networking opportunities. COMPENSATON: Opportunities for candidates to fill PAID job on campus. Successful candidates will also receive earned recommendation for career advancement. PREFERED QUALIFICATIONS: Previous experience with the Olympic lifts. Obtained or working toward a Bachelors Degree in an Exercise Science related field. Hold current certification or working toward CSCS and USAW certifications. Please send resume, cover letter and three references via email to Sean Conaty, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at sean.conaty@cnu.edu. No phone calls please.

Missouri: The University Of Missouri Department Of Athletic Performance is now accepting applications for the position of Volunteer Intern. There is no monetary compensation provided, however, the aforementioned internship is a learning opportunity that qualifies as practical experience toward the 640 hours required toward SCCC certification with the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association as well as theoretical and practical experience that can be applied to CSCS certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assistance of supervision for daily activities, set up and break down for daily activities, routine maintenance, weekly educational projects and reports, and assistance with execution of workout design and implementation for various sports. All prospective interns are expected to have an interest in advancing in a career in athletic performance. Prospects should have outstanding work ethic, energy, enthusiasm and attention to detail. Individuals chosen for this position are subject to university background checks and will possess or be in the process of obtaining CPR/First Aid/AED certification. Resumes must be in before April 15th. Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Rusty Burney at burneyrj@missouri.edu.

Menlo College (NAIA - CA): The Menlo College Sports Performance Department is now accepting applications for the Fall Internship Program (4). These are small stipend positions that also include lunch and gear. Application reviews begin immediately. Responsibilities: Candidates will complete a rigorous intern development program along with assisting the Sports Performance staff with the design and implementation of a detailed strength, speed, agility, mobility, recovery and nutrition program. During the program you will be asked to: Read material towards professional development, attend clinics with the sports performance staff, network, write year –round training program(s), develop a training philosophy, budgeting, facility design, hands on experience with 2 sports where you will be their sports performance coach. Required qualifications: Currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or a related field, CPR/AED certified, and a strong desire to learn and become a Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coach. Preferred qualifications: Currently pursuing NSCA, USAW, or CSCCa certification(s) College credit will be given as approved by their institution. Applicants please submit a cover letter, resume, and professional references to vbrankovich@menlo.edu. Deadline to apply is June 1st. Program begins August 10th.

UMass: The University of Massachusetts Football Strength & Conditioning program is accepting applications for the Summer 2015 internship program. This is an unpaid position that starts May 25th and ends August 1st. The general responsibilities will be to be to assist with the supervision of workouts, set up and breakdown for daily strength and conditioning activities, maintenance of equipment, cleaning, and assistance in various tasks. The preferred intern characteristics include: accountability, enthusiasm, commitment, diligence and a strong work ethic. Preferred qualifications include: desire to be a strength and conditioning coach, pending bachelor’s degree in a health related field, and eligible for SCCC, CSCS and/or USAW certification. Can use this internship for the CSCCA mentorship. To apply, please submit a resume, and 3 references to Will Franco via email at wfranco1210@gmail.com.

Iowa State: After three seasons at Ohio, Zac Brouillette is returning to Ames as an assistant strength coach. Prior to Ohio, Brouillette was a grad assistant at Iowa State.

South Alabama: The University of South Alabama Department of Strength & Conditioning is currently accepting applications for full-time intern positions for the Summer semester. Successful candidates can expect to work full time for the duration of the 10-week internship. Application for the internship at the University of South Alabama should include a cover letter, resume, and have a bachelor’s degree or college senior at an accredited institution. Applications for the summer semester will be due by April 24th. This is a non-paid position, but free apparel will be provided to the student during participation. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting the Strength and Conditioning Coaches with the design and implementation of sport specific strength, speed, agility and quickness programs. During the internship there will be various assignments given to help enrich their experience help develop them to become a better coach. These include but are not limited to; writing a year-round training program(s), developing a training philosophy, facility design, budgeting, staffing and a mock NSCA test. The coaches at the University of South Alabama are Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist's through the NSCA and are also Certified Sports Performance Coaches through the United States Weightlifting Association. The Head Strength is also a Strength and Conditioning Certified Coach through the CSCCa and an approved mentor. After a 640-hour internship is completed at the University of South Alabama the interns will be eligible to sit for the SCCC exam at the CSCCa conference the following May. Jerry Partsch, Associate Strength and Conditioning Coach at the University of South Alabama at Partsch@southalabama.edu.

Wake Forest: Wake Forest University is accepting applications for volunteer intern coach to contribute to the Football Sports Performance program for the Summer of 2015 . The successful candidate must display a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. In addition, they must be committed to enhancing themselves and the department through a continued eagerness to learn and develop professionally. Qualified candidates will serve the Football program as a non-counted coach that will have the opportunity to assist in all training sessions in compliance with NCAA rules. Compensation: Division I Intercollegiate experience and college credit towards graduation if applicable. Preferred qualifications: senior status, bachelor’s degree, graduate student or recently graduated in a program geared towards strength and conditioning. The anticipated start date will be May 2015. To apply, please provide a copy of your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Assistant Director of Sports Performance David Bass at bassdm@wfu.edu.

Delaware: Head strength coach Ted Perlak has been promoted to assistant athletic director for strength and conditioning.