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Monday October 24, 2011

Monday October 24, 2011

Mercer University: Mercer University, a Division I member of the Atlantic Sun Conference, is currently accepting applications for the position of two (2) Volunteer Assistant Strength Coaches. The positions are responsible for Assisting the Head Strength Coach in all departmental functions. Duties include writing and implementing team work outs for assigned male and female collegiate teams in accordance with NCAA, Atlantic Sun conference and Mercer University rules and regulations. Qualifications required are experience with teaching and demonstrating the Olympic lifts, Power lifts and other exercises to collegiate teams; 3+ months experience in writing and implementing sports performance team work outs; an accredited fitness certification (preferably CSCS, USAW, or SCCC). Personal qualities desired are: ability to follow directions well, good team work skills, strong work ethic, very professional, loyal, trust worthy, dependable, good people skills and judgment, with exceptional communication and organizational skills. Experience with Microsoft Excel and Word required. Applicants should have knowledge of NCAA rules and bylaws, and NCAA banned substances and adheres to these practices. This is an entry level position, so the person in this position needs to work within the parameters of the position’s assigned duties and authority; and to be willing and able to follow directions, job duties, policies and procedures set forth and stated by the Head Strength Coach. Applicants should have a strong desire to pursue a career as a full time, collegiate strength & conditioning coach. Positions primarily needed to assist with Lacrosse, Cheer, Baseball and new Football program (but not limited to only these sports). Positions are non-paid and would start work immediately. Strength Coach can provide advice for outside employment and housing opportunities. Interested applicants may apply by sending cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references to Paul Bohr, Strength & Conditioning Coach: bohr_pr@mercer.edu

University of Denver: Denver has hired Chuck Lobe as head strength and conditioning coach. Lobe spent the past three seasons with the Tampa Bay Lightning and was the head strength coach at Minnesota State prior to that.