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Strength Scoop

Tuesday July 28, 2008


Belhaven College (MS): a Christ-centered college located in Jackson, Ms, is seeking applications for the position of Graduate Assistant for Strength and Conditioning Belhaven is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU), the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC) and offers thirteen (13) NAIA sports programs. The successful candidate will assist the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach in various aspects of the program, with responsibilities including teaching Olympic lifting techniques, testing athletes, running speed and conditioning sessions, program design, maintenance of weight room, overseeing work study and additional duties assigned by the Head coach. This position requires a bachelor's degree, preferably in a relevant field. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The candidate must fully support the vision and mission of the College as well as subscribe to its Statement of Faith ( Interested applicants may make application by submitting 1) Letter of interest 2) Resume 3) Reference list with contact information (including Senior Pastor), and 4) Statement of faith, including information regarding the integration of faith into work and in support of the College mission and vision. Only applicants who submit all four required items will be considered. Tuition Remission is provided for a Masters Degree program in Education at Belhaven. Room and board on campus or a housing stipend is also provided. Please send information to Scott Croft, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Belhaven College, 1500 Peachtree Street, Box 171, Jackson, MS 39202, or

University of Richmond: three internship positions available in Strength and Conditioning beginning August 21st and ending December 15. Interns will assist in all areas of strength and conditioning instruction within one of three designated areas (Football, Basketball, or Olympic Sports) or any combination of the three. Areas of responsibility in which the Intern(s) will collaborate with the head strength and conditioning coach and supervising coaches in order to gain knowledge and experience related to collegiate strength and conditioning programs include but are not limited to all aspects of: strength training, speed, agility, flexibility, sports nutrition, supervision of team and individual workouts, weight room maintenance, and research. Qualifications: The selected individual(s) must have the desire, drive, work ethic and energy level to work with our staff here at the University of Richmond. Practical knowledge of exercise technique, instruction and program designed is also expected. Experience with the Olympic-style lifts and power lifts is also helpful. The intern(s) must have a genuine interest in pursuing a career in strength and conditioning, a willingness to learn, and a desire to compete every day at work. How to Apply: Email a cover letter, resume and a list of three references to Jason DeMayo at