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Strength Scoop

Tuesday June 29, 2010

FAU: Description: Florida Atlantic University, 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 fall 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 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.

Eastern Illinois University: Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. The Eastern Illinois University is seeking a qualified, highly motivated graduate assistant candidate to assist with implementation and supervision of strength and conditioning programs for 21 intercollegiate sports. Duties will include but are not limited to assisting the strength and conditioning staff with the implementation of strength, speed, agility, flexibility and conditioning programs for all sports. A Bachelor's degree and acceptance into the Eastern Illinois graduate program are required. Qualified candidates will preferably be certified through the NSCA, CSCCa, or USAW. Compensation: tuition waivers and a stipend. For consideration please send cover letter, resume and 3 references by July 9, 2010 to Eric Cash at Eastern Illinois is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and educator.

Texas Tech: Football Strength and Conditioning department is accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant for the 2010-2011 school years. This is a highly competitive and demanding position. The daily responsibilities will include: 1. Assist the Director and Assistant Director's of Strength & Conditioning with Football 2. Daily clean up and maintenance of the facility and all its equipment 3. Setup and break down of weight room and field for football workouts/conditioning 4. Assist with program design, organization, implementation, and supervision of training sessions. Qualifications: Must have a bachelors degree and working towards nationally-accredited strength and conditioning certification from (CSCS, USAW, CSCCA, etc.) Must have CPR/AED certification; Prior strength coaching experience and/or collegiate playing experience is preferred, knowledge of Olympic lifts, experience working with Microsoft Word/Excel preferred. Compensation: Position includes certain fees waived and a monthly stipend. Deadline: Applications must be received no later than July 6, 2010 to apply for this position, e-mail a cover letter, resume, and list of professional references all as one Microsoft Word attachment to Joe Walker, Director of Strength & Conditioning, Texas Tech University, at Please no faxed resumes or phone calls. If previously sent cover letter and resume please do not reply. We are looking to fill this position quickly. Texas Tech University is an equal opportunity employer.

University Of Missouri: Department Of Athletic Performance is now accepting applications for the position of Volunteer Intern with 2 positions available. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assistance of supervision for daily activities, set up and break down for daily activities, routine maintenance, weekly projects and reports, and assistance with execution of workout design and implementation for various sports. There is no monetary compensation provided, however, there will be opportunities for professional development. All prospective interns are expected to have outstanding work ethics and attention to detail. Certified individuals are preferred, but it is not a requirement. Resumes must be in before July 21st. Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to If there are any questions or concerns, please contact Bryan Mann at (573) 884-0105 or by email at

Western Carolina University: invites qualified applicants the opportunity to apply for the position of strength and conditioning intern. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: program design, implementation, and supervision for assigned teams, teaching of proper techniques as they relate to speed, power, and strength development, assist the head and assistant strength and conditioning coordinator with team training as well as daily weight room operations. Pay is $10,000 over 10 months. Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science or related field and pursuing a career in strength and conditioning. Candidates must be able to teach proper lifting techniques, have good communication skills, and be able to use Microsoft Office. It is preferred that the candidate be certified through an accredited association (NSCA, CSCCa, USA-Weightlifting) or obtain certification within 6 months of employment. Please submit your resume and 3 references to