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Strength Scoop

Tuesday October 14, 2008

TCU: Internship Program. Spring 09 and Summer 09. Internships through the TCU Strength & Conditioning department are currently available to those who would like to pursue a career in Strength & Conditioning. The TCU Strength & Conditioning Department is a teaching department that offers our interns hands-on experience as well as prepares them to become qualified Strength & Conditioning professionals. Interns will have the opportunity to work with all sixteen (16) of TCU's Men's and Women's sports totaling more than 400 student-athletes. We believe in providing a comprehensive education as the department is headed by Don Sommer, a Master Strength and Conditioning Coach. DUTIES: Interns will be responsible for assisting the Head and Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coaches in the day to day operations of the Strength & Conditioning Department. The level of initiative set forth by our interns will determine their overall learning experience. COMPENSATION: This is a non-paid position but offers the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning as well as the fulfillment of credit hours towards a degree program. QUALIFICATIONS: Working towards a certification through NSCA, or CSCCa. Strong desire to make strength and conditioning your desired profession. One year of previous experience in a strength and conditioning program or have previous collegiate athletic experience. Pursuit of Bachelor's degree or already possess a Bachelor's degree. APPLICANTS: Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Please try to send correspondence 2-4 months prior to your anticipated starting semester. Fall (August-December), Spring (January-May), Summer (May-August), To apply please send letter of interest to by mail or email to:
Zach Dechant - <z.dechant@tcu.edu> Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, TCU Strength & Conditioning, TCU Box 297600, Fort Worth, TX 76129. Texas Christian University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.