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Strength Scoop

Thursday April 1, 2010

Florida Atlantic: a NCAA Division 1 institution and member of the Sun Belt Conference invites those interested in pursuing a career in Strength and Conditioning to apply for a summer semester internship with the Strength and Conditioning Department. Potential interns will acquire valuable experience and knowledge while being a positive asset to FAU and its student-athletes. Upon successful completion of this internship, one should posses and demonstrate the required abilities to advance in the field of Strength and Conditioning. Duties: Assist Strength and Conditioning staff with the implementation of strength training, conditioning and speed programs designed for 17 varsity teams, weight room upkeep, equipment maintenance and other duties assigned by the full time staff members. There will be an opportunity to have responsibility over 1 or more sports teams TBD by your comprehension, prior experience, knowledge and skill level. Qualifications: Potential interns must be self motivated and possess a strong interest in becoming a Strength and Conditioning Coach. Candidates should have prior weight room experience via previous coaching experience and/or a background as a competitive athlete. In addition, candidates should be pursuing or just completed a Bachelors or Masters degree in exercise science or a related field a well as working towards a certification with the CSCCa or NSCA. Compensation: Class credit toward graduation requirements, valuable experience and knowledge and earned recommendation to pursue the next step in your career. This is an unpaid position. How to apply: A letter of interest, resume with mission statement, and a copy of a current CPR certification are required to be considered. Please send these items to Strength and Conditioning Coach, Brian Remington at breming1@fau.edu or mail to: Brian Remington, Strength and Conditioning Coach, Tom Oxley Athletic Center, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431. Limited positions are available and not all applicants will be accepted.

Adams State College: (Colorado) is currently accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning. Responsibilities include developing and monitoring strength training programs for varsity athletic teams, instructing proper lifting technique and speed development, testing and evaluating physical performance, and overseeing operation and general maintenance of varsity weight room activities as assigned by the Director of Strength & Conditioning. Required Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Exercise Science, CSCS, experience in performing/teaching OIympic lifts, experience performing,
writing, monitoring, and coaching athletic training programs for a multitude of athletes. Preferred Qualifications: USAW certification, experience in intercollegiate athletics. Graduate Assistants receive full tuition waiver, and must be enrolled full-time in Human Performance & Phys. Ed Master's Program. Coaching time requirements include a minimum of 20 hours per week and some weekend appointments. Send Cover letter, Resume, and 3 professional references to: Ben Kern, Director of Strength & Conditioning, 208 Edgemont, Adams State College, Alamosa, CO 81101. Call or email if you have questions: 719-580-5099 bdkern@adams.edu