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Strength Scoop - Friday August 9, 2019

Friday August 9, 2019


Vanderbilt: The Vanderbilt University Women’s Basketball Program is accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Intern for the Fall and Spring semesters. The candidate will be required to schedule and maintain no more than hours per week participating in practice and training sessions with the strength & conditioning coach. The program is designed for individuals looking for experience in the field and strength and conditioning and plan to pursue a career in the profession. The daily responsibilities will include: Assisting with supervision and execution of strength and conditioning training programs; Assisting in basketball practice as needed; Teaching student athletes proper techniques and equipment use; Attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities; Participation in weekly projects and assignments throughout the internship program. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. No monetary compensation will be provided. Qualifications: Must have a strong work-ethic and have a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree and a certification from one of the following: NSCA, CSCS; CSCCa, SCCC; USAW. Inquiries must be received by: August 23 for the Fall semester; January 10 for the Spring semester. If you are interested, or have any questions or concerns, please contact Dr. Allison Randall at

Texas A&M-Commerce (D-II): The Department of Sports Performance at Texas A&M University – Commerce has vacancies for Volunteer Sports Performance Interns for Olympic Sports and Football. These are unpaid positions. Potential interns will gain exposure and experience with all aspects of training by working directly with the Senior Director of Sports Performance & the Director of Sports Performance. Interns will have the opportunity to learn and coach athletes with the guidance needed to be successful in the field of strength and conditioning. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - Bachelor’s degree (Exercise Sciences or related fields). Candidates must also have extensive knowledge and coaching experience with Olympic-style lifting exercises. Current CPR & AED certification. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS - current CSCCa or NSCA Coaching Certifications or the active pursuit of the CSCCa or NSCA Coaching Certifications. Recent Intercollegiate Athletic participation. POSSIBLE STARTING DATES – August 26th 2019. Volunteer Sports Performance Interns will have the opportunity to complete the CSCCa 640 hour Practicum under an approved CSCCa mentor. Submit a letter of application, resume, including a list of names, addresses and phone numbers of 4 references to Joe Caldwell, Senior Director of Sports Performance at *Please no unsolicited telephone inquiries.*