Strength Scoop

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Thursday March 5, 2009

University of Louisville: Department of Football Athlete Development is currently accepting applications for full-time strength and conditioning interns during the 2009/2010 academic semesters. Successful candidates will assist with the implementation of strength training, conditioning, speed/agility, flexibility and recovery workouts for the Louisville Cardinals' football team. Additional responsibilities will include weight room supervision, daily upkeep and maintenance of equipment, successful completion of the internship academic curriculum and any other duties assigned by the Athlete Development staff. Applicants must have a strong work ethic and desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Ideal candidates should be enrolled in an Exercise Science undergraduate/graduate program and should be certified in CPR/AED/1st Aid and be working towards certification from any of the following organizations: NSCA, CSSCa, USAW, ACSM, or NASM. Previous internship experience in strength and conditioning and basic knowledge of the Tier System are strongly encouraged. Successful applicants will receive course credit towards graduation (if applicable) and valuable Division-I/Big East football strength and conditioning experience. No monetary compensation is provided. Starting dates for the internships are as followed: Summer 2009- May 25th and Fall 2009- August 1st and Winter/Spring 2010- January 4th. Please submit a cover letter, resume/reference list and video of yourself coaching a person performing three primary strength training movements to: Bryan Dermody, Assistant Director-Football Athlete Development, Louisville Football Complex, 2800 South Floyd St. ,Louisville, KY 40209 Questions or concerns can be directed to <bmderm01@louisville.edu>