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Strength Scoop - Friday April 13, 2018

Friday April 13, 2018

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Waldorf: Waldorf College Strength & Conditioning is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Assistantship for the 20018-2020 school years. The candidate will receive an online graduate tuition waiver and a $7,000 annual stipend for 12 months. This is a two year appointment and is not benefit eligible. Graduate assistant will report to the Director of Strength and Conditioning and will be responsible to work directly with all members of the athletic and Strength and Conditioning staff. Responsibilities assigned by the Director of Strength and Conditioning will include but are not limited to: The development and implementation of training programs for assigned teams; Assessment and instruction of posture, lifting technique, multi-directional movement mechanics, flexibility/mobility drills, agility and coordination drills, plyometrics, balance drills, vision training, and testing/assessing modalities; Strength room upkeep and equipment maintenance. Required Qualifications: Confirmed undergraduate degree in Exercise Science or related field; national certification or working toward certification; CPR certification is required within 30 days of hire; Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills; Ability to motivate student-athletes and work effectively with coaches and the sport medicine staff; Basic computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, and Excel. Preferred Qualifications 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher; Practical experience coaching within the college strength and conditioning field. Please email all applications to jason.laube@waldorf.edu.

Morgan State: Morgan State University Strength & Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach. This position will assist in the training and conditioning of Morgan State’s varsity sports programs and perform duties pertinent to the advancement of the Morgan State Athletics Department. As an Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach, the candidate will also be responsible for the designing and implementation of effective training programs for one to two teams as directed by the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach. In this position, the candidate will gain practical experience working in a Division I S&C environment, and will be under the guidance of an approved CSCCa mentor. Minimum requirements include CPR, AED and First Aid certifications, along with a desire to become an industry professional. Other preferred qualifications include certification from a recognized governing body (NSCA, CSCCa, USA Weightlifting, Starting Strength Coach Association, etc.), previous intern or coaching experience, personal involvement in a competitive sport, and proficiency in Microsoft Office. Responsibilities will include assisting with team training sessions, daily, weekly, and semester long professional development assignments, facility maintenance, and other tasks as designated by the S&C staff. Interested candidates must submit: Cover Letter, Resume, and Three Professional References to thomas.distasio@morgan.edu.

VMI: Virginia Military Institute Strength and Conditioning is accepting applications for VOLUNTEER internship opportunities for the FALL 2018 SEMESTER. We are seeking candidates who are looking to gain experience working within a Division 1 football Strength and Conditioning program. This an EXCELLENT opportunity to gain actual practical COACHING experience. The unique military setting allows for flexibility in the intern work schedule, many options are available to discuss. Job Description: Assist in the supervision and direction of the Strength and Conditioning program for the football team, set-up and breakdown of equipment, pursue continuing education opportunities, and other duties as assigned by the Director of Strength and Conditioning. Qualifications: Ideal candidates should be pursuing, or possess, a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Exercise Science, or related field of study. Must possess a strong work ethic, a willingness to be open to new ideas and a strong desire to enter the Strength and Conditioning field. Current certification, or working towards certification with the NSCA-CSCS or CSCCa. CSCCa mentorship program is available to those pursuing the SCCC certification. Preferred candidates will have a current certification, experience in a team training setting, be able to lead groups large and small and be able to communicate effectively with a diverse group of student athletes. Compensation: This is an UNPAID voluntary position. This position does not provide any stipend, benefits, or housing. Candidates will be able to gain experience working in a Division I football program and earn recommendations for future career opportunities. Class credit from current institution is available if applicable. Criminal background checks required for successful candidates. How to apply: Email cover letter, resume, list of references as ONE (1) attachment to: Dave Forman, Director of Strength and Conditioning at formandc@vmi.edu.