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Strength Scoop - Friday August 19, 2016

Friday August 19, 2016


DePaul: DePaul University’s Sports Performance department is now accepting applications for two positions: Fall 2016 and Winter/Spring 2017 Volunteer Assistant Coach. Job Description: Assist the Sports Performance staff in all day-to-day operations including assisting in the implementation of sprint, resistance, and conditioning training, assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility, and other responsibilities as assigned. Volunteers must also complete all objectives and assignments throughout the education program led by the Sports Performance staff. Qualifications: Must possess or be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in exercise science or a related field. Experience in a collegiate or professional athletic setting is preferred as is a strong desire to become a sports performance coach at the collegiate level. NSCA-CSCS or CSCCa-SCCC preferred. Compensation: This is an UNPAID POSITION. Class credit toward graduation requirements must be approved by your university. Benefits include weekly formal education sessions, the opportunity to learn from experienced sports performance coaches, and working within a major conference Division-I setting. Dates: Fall quarter terms are September 2016 – December 2016. Winter/Spring quarter terms are January 2017 – May/June 2017. How to Apply: To learn more about the volunteer opportunity, please contact Jimmy Duba, Director of Sports Performance at

Prairie View A&M: Prairie View A&M is looking for an assistant strength and conditioning coach. Requirements include a CSCCA or CSCS certification, Bachelor's degree, and 3-5 years of coaching experience. This position is responsible for assisting the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach in overseeing the administration and management of the strength and conditioning area of Athletics to improve the athlete’s performance, train them in injury preventative methods, instruct, lead and supervise workouts for assigned teams. Reach out to Director of Strength and Conditioning Zack Cook for more information at