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Strength Scoop

Monday August 17, 2009

South Dakota: We hear the head job has been filled.

Belhaven College: a Christ-centered college located in Jackson, MS, is seeking applications for the position of Graduate Assistant to the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. 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. Job responsibilities include tasks such as: designing and implementing programs for selected teams, assisting the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach in all areas, assist in game day operations, and regular maintenance of the weight room. Some weekend work will be required. Requirements include the ability to communicate well with coaches and athletes, certification through one of the following organizations, (CSCCa, NSCA, USAW, or USATF) some previous strength coaching experience as an intern or volunteer, computer literacy, and a bachelor's degree. The candidate must fully support the vision and mission of the College as well as subscribe to its Statement of Faith (http://www.belhaven.edu/belhaven/mission.htm). Interested applicants may make application by submitting 1) Letter of interest 2) Resume and 3) Statement of faith, including information regarding the integration of faith into coaching and in support of the College mission and vision, 4) Four references with one being a pastor or someone who knows you spiritually. Candidate must be accepted in to one of Belhaven's graduate school programs be. Compensation: one or the other A: tuition waiver, room and board, and three meals per day plan in Belhaven Cafeteria B: tuition waiver and 300 dollars per month for 10 months. Please send information to Garret Rayborn, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Belhaven College, 1500 Peachtree St., Box 121, Jackson, MS 39202 or mailto:grayborn@belhaven.edu