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Strength Scoop - Friday January 14, 2019

Friday January 14, 2019


Temple: Brad Ohrt has formally been announced as the head strength and conditioning coach.

Clemson: Clemson University Department of Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning is seeking highly motivated candidates to fill Summer 2019 internship positions. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Division I Collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting. Individuals will also have the opportunity to work with all the Olympic sports that train out of the Jervey weight room. It may fulfill course credit if necessary. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for various sports, attending to daily maintenance of the training facilities, use of technology/data analysis and professional development throughout internship program. Qualifications: Currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach and pursuing NSCA-CSCS, and/or CSCCa-SCCC certification(s). Compensation: This is a non-paid volunteer position. You will gain experience as well as the opportunity to learn and grow in the field of Strength & Conditioning. Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and professional reference list in ONE PDF document to Jessica Prencipe at

Northwestern: The Northwestern University Football Sports Performance department is currently accepting internship applications for the 2019 Spring Quarter. The goal of our internship program is to develop young professionals by providing experience in Olympic lifting, traditional strength exercises, corrective exercises, warm-up protocols, recovery methods, program methodology and design, and nutrition. An open mind to various training paradigms and thought processes is a must. Interns will also gain experience with ordering and distribution of nutritional products, staff meetings, continuing education and facility maintenance. Interns will participate in active learning by participating in a work-out and then ‘coached up’. All internships are unpaid. Qualifications We seek highly motivated individuals who are interested in pursuing a career as a sports performance coach in a collegiate or alternate setting. Candidates should be personable, self-motivated, possess a team oriented mindset and professional demeanor. Must be able to demonstrate initiative. Ability to teach diverse group of student-athletes and communicate effectively one-to-one, in small groups and in public speaking contexts. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs preferred. Facility hours vary based on individual and team schedules therefore interns may be asked to arrive early or stay late. Application Instructions Submit cover letter, resume, and three references to assistant director of football performance Alexander Spanos at​​

Ohio State: Ohio State is seeking elite candidates for the May 2019 Strength and Conditioning Internship Program. Qualified candidates will have an opportunity to work with all of our sport teams and our entire strength and conditioning staff. Candidates will also have an opportunity to work within all of our Athletic Facilities including Woody Hayes Athletic Center, Schottenstein Center, French Field House, Covelli Center, Schumaker Complex, and our Satellite Facilities. Required qualifications: current CPR / AED; completion or currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in the field. Only seeking applicants that are willing to pursue CSCCa mentorship hours (SCCC Certification). Other preferred qualifications included certification(s) from CSCCa and NSCA, previous coaching experience(s), experience in collegiate sports, and proficiency with Microsoft Office. This is an unpaid internship, if this is not an economically feasible option, please do not apply. Seeking focused individuals who will embody the Ohio State Culture and have the desire to obtain a career as Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach, no others need apply. Please send one document including resume and professional references to Start date will be Monday May 13, 2019. Application deadline ends on Monday January 28, 2019.

Minnesota: The University of Minnesota Athletic Performance Department is seeking highly motivated applicants to fill SUMMER 2019 (May 13th – August) internship positions. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Division I Athletic Performance setting. Qualified candidates will work directly with the following sports: basketball, hockey, volleyball, wrestling, baseball, softball, soccer, swimming & diving, track & field, gymnastics, tennis, and rowing. This internship can be used for course credits. Daily responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: Download/analyze Heart Rate and GPS data from training sessions Conduct and analyze weekly Omegawave tests Analyze daily HRV/wellness scores/surveys Conduct and analyze Force Plate/Watt Bike data Professional development, including various educational assignments during the internship Assisting with supervision and execution of Athletic Performance programs Assisting with daily operations and facility/equipment maintenance Responsibilities will be assigned as they are earned. Interested applicants must exhibit effective communication skills, positive energy, attention to detail, sense of urgency and strong work ethic. QUALIFICATIONS: Currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, a strong desire to become a Collegiate Athletic Performance Coach and pursuing CSCCA or NSCA certification(s), and proficient in technology. COMPENSATION: This is an un-paid volunteer position. Interns will have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. If accepted, applicants will be required to complete and clear a background check. To APPLY (DEADLINE March 31st): Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to: Scott McWilliams, Assistant Director of Athletic Performance at

Austin Peay: The Austin Peay State University Sports Performance Program is currently accepting applications for UNPAID internships. These positions are being filled immediately and will end on May 10, 2019. Applicants should have, or be working towards, a BA/BS in Exercise Science or a related field. Completion of this internship can fulfill credit hours towards a program degree,and potentially offer increased opportunities for advancement in the field of sports performance. Preferred qualifications include certification(s) from one or more of the following organizations: The CSCCa (SCCC), NSCA (CSCS), or USAW. Preferred qualifications also include previous coaching experience and proficiency in teaching basic weight room exercises. This position is responsible for assisting the sports performance staff with the implementation of the off-season program, set up and break down of all training sessions, maintenance and upkeep of the weight room and facility, and hands-on experience training division-I collegiate athletes. Please send your cover letter, resume and 3 references to Corey Canezaro at

Morehead State: Morehead State University is looking for candidates for a Staff Assistant position for spring 2019 with possibility of moving to a Graduate Assistant position starting in the fall. Some baseball experience is preferred. Must have CPR/AED, and CSCS or similar certification preferred. Please email cover letter, resume and list of 3 references to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Matthew Rhodes at

Massachussets Maritime (D-III): MMA seeks a highly motivated candidate for a Strength and Conditioning coaching position. Anticipated start date is March 1st of 2019 and will be open until filled. Duties: Assist Head Strength and Conditioning Coach in all aspects of the implementation of strength, speed, agility, and conditioning programs designed. Weight room maintenance, equipment maintenance and other duties assigned by the Director of Athletics. Qualifications: Candidates must be self motivated, possess a strong work ethic, and a genuine desire to become a Strength and Conditioning Coach. Previous weight room experience via previous coaching experience and/or a background as a competitive athlete is preferred. In addition, candidates should be pursuing or just completed a Bachelor or Masters Degree in exercise science or a related field. SCCC or CSCS and CPR/AED/First Aid certification is required. How to apply: Email a cover letter, resume, and references to Jeremy Cameron, Assistant Athletic Director - Head Football Coach / email Compensation includes a stipend of $2,500.00 per semester (March 1st - May 31st) and (August 1st - November 31st) room & board are available during each semester.