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Monday October 6, 2014

Monday October 6, 2014

UAB: UAB is accepting applications for volunteer intern coaches to contribute to the Sports Performance Program. Qualified candidates will serve all sports including Football, and will have the opportunity to assist in all training sessions in compliance with NCAA rules. This is an unpaid opportunity that provides experience assisting the staff with each team and taking part in a 16 week class room and hands on intern education course that will prepare any young coach for a full time position in the sports performance field. Potential candidates must possess positive and contagious energy, strong character, a solid foundation in anatomy, exercise physiology, nutrition, and actual lifting, running, and training. Required qualifications include achievement or current pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related course of study in addition to current CPR/AED certification. This internship is expected to begin no later than Monday, January 5th 2015, and requires a 3 or 6-month time commitment. Deadline to apply is: November 30th 2014. Please email letter of application, with attached resume and list of at least three professional references to SaJason Finley, at finley32@uab.edu.

Maine: The University of Maine athletic department currently has a restricted earnings strength and conditioning assistant position available starting immediately. The position includes an $8,000 stipend from the strength and conditioning department and the opportunity to earn additional income coaching track and field. Program design and implementation directly with men and women's cross country, track and field, along with assisting in football and other sports as needed. The coaching responsibilities may also include the applicant having experience in the hurdles, horizontal jumps, and multi-events. Coaching or playing experience at the NCAA division one level is preferred. All applicants must have a bachelor degree, hold a First-Aid CPR, and have prior experience in a collegiate or professional strength and conditioning setting. The restricted earnings position applicants must hold one or more of the following certifications CSCS, CSCCA, NASM PES, USAW, or USATF certification, or be able to obtain one before the desired start date. Interested applicants please indicate in the subject line "restricted earnings". Please forward a cover letter, resume, and three references in a single .PDF file to Strength_Search@umit.maine.edu.

Richard Stockton College of NJ (D-III): The Richard Stockton College of NJ Strength and Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for volunteer interns for the Spring 2015 semester. Duties include: assist with all aspects of training for all varsity sports, daily facility set-up and maintenance, assist with supervision and skill demonstration during training sessions, data collection and input, completion of internship course curriculum, assist with outside activities as assigned by S&C Coach. Applicants must be highly self-motivated, able to follow directions, eager to learn, have a strong work ethic, and have the ability to adapt to schedule changes. In addition, the successful applicants should be working towards earning/have earned their Bachelor’s degree and a certification from the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, and/or USAW. Experience as a collegiate athlete and collegiate strength and conditioning coach is also desired. Interns must be CPR/AED certified. This is an unpaid position. NOMONETARY COMPENSATION WILL BE GIVEN. However, interns will receive experience working in a collegiate setting, a better understanding of program design, and the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. Interns will also receive college credit if applicable. Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: Christian Allen, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at allenc12@stockton.edu

Catawba College (D-II - NC): Catawba College is seeking applications for Winter & Spring 2015 Strength and Conditioning Internship opportunities. Preferred applicants must be highly motivated, have a tremendous work ethic, and interested in becoming a Strength/Performance Coach. Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to: assisting the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach in administering programs for Football, Men’s Basketball, Baseball, Women’s Soccer and Cross Country. Also work directly with student athletes to teach proper lifting technique, assess and document progress of the student athletes during training, and maintain a clean, sanitized weight room. This is a non-paid, no compensation, volunteer position. All interns, if applicable, will have the opportunity for credit towards graduation with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Exercise Science or a related major. This internship will run from January 13th until May 4th. All applicants will be subject to a background check. Please apply only if you are financially able. A Nationally accredited certification is preferred, NSCA/CSCCa/USAW. Interns must be CPR/AED certified. Those seriously interested should submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references by October 31st to Jadwin Bignon via email only jebignon@catawba.edu. No phone calls please.

Husson University (ME): Husson University Strength and Conditioning is accepting applications for a Spring 2015 Strength and Conditioning Volunteer. This is an unpaid position. Volunteer responsibilities include: Assisting with implementation of strength and conditioning programs at Husson University; Assisting with daily operations and facility/equipment maintenance; Effective set up and take down of strength and conditioning facilities for all programs at Husson University. Volunteer qualifications include: CPR/First Aid and AED certification; Experience in athletics or athletic preparation; Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. Preferred qualifications include: Junior or Senior status or completion of a bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field; NSCA CSCS or equivalent; and a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach. Volunteers will receive experience working in a NCAA Division III environment, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. To apply applicants should send a letter of interest, resume, and 3 professional references to Christopher Jones, Strength and Conditioning Coach, via e-mail to jonesch@husson.edu.

North Texas: The University of North Texas Department of Strength and Conditioning; Strength and Conditioning Mentorship Program. UNT is a proud member of Conference USA and is searching for aspiring strength and conditioning coaches to fill volunteer mentorship coaching positions available for the 2015 SPRING semester (1/12 – 5/15). Prospective mentorship candidates will have the opportunity to work under the guidance of the North Texas Strength and Conditioning coaching staff, a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Association (CSCCa) approved mentor, as well as gain in-valuable hands-on experience working with Division I athletes (Football and Olympic sports). Mentees will have the opportunity to participate in the UNT Strength and Conditioning Professional Development & Educational Curriculum. Please note, this is a voluntary position and there is no monetary compensation. Applicants should be committed to developing themselves as a strength and conditioning professional and devoted to working their way up in the strength and conditioning coaching profession. For consideration, all inquiring candidates please email a cover letter, professional resume’ (include relevant work, educational, and athletic experience), and three professional references (include contact information) to Coach Trevino at: david.trevino@unt.edu. All materials must be received by October 31, 2014 for consideration.