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Strength Scoop

Tuesday November 4, 2008

Alabama State University: Alabama State University is seeking applications for a Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach to assist with all aspects of training 13 Division I athletic teams. The position requires admittance into the graduate program at Alabama State University. In-State tuition waiver, possible books, and an undisclosed stipend will be provided to the successful candidate. Qualifications: Strong work ethic, great energy and enthusiasm, and a desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. A Bachelor's degree in exercise science, or related field, and full admittance into the graduate program is required. Certification through an accredited association (NSCA/CSCCa/USA-Weightlifting) is preferred. Responsibilities: Assisting the Strength and Conditioning staff in all aspects of training Division I athletes and upkeep of the Strength and Conditioning facility. Start Date: January 12, 2009 End Date: May 8, 2009. How to Apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references to Nathan Sconiers, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at: <> Deadline for Application: November 14, 2008. Any questions or concerns feel free to call me at (334) 202-7345, (334) 229-7601, and (334) 354-5310. Reminder: Search for all academic paperwork and deadlines that includes graduate assistant packet.

Northern Arizona University: Strength & Conditioning Department is accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Paid Intern for the Spring semester. The successful candidate will be required to work irregular hours and weekends with the strength & conditioning department. The program is designed for the post bachelor professional looking for experience. The daily responsibilities will include: 1. Assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs 2. Teaching student athletes proper techniques and equipment use 3. Attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities 4. Participation in weekly projects and assignments throughout the internship program. Compensation: This is a temporary position without expectation of continued employment. This position will pay $325 per month with no benefits or relocation assistance. Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities is also provided. Time Line of Internship: January 19, through May 15, 2009. Qualifications: Must have a strong work-ethic, high levels of energy and have a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor's degree and a certification from one of the following: NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW. Previous experience as a strength coach and/or a sports performance trainer is preferred. Inquiries must be received by: 12-5-09 If you are interested, send a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to: Northern Arizona University, Attention Rob Schwartz Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, PO Box 15400, Flagstaff, AZ. 86011. Or E-mail your information to: <> If you have any questions or concerns, please call Rob Schwartz at 928-523-9407.