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Strength Scoop - Friday January 31, 2020

Friday January 31, 2020


Washington State: The Washington State Football strength and conditioning program is now accepting applications for volunteer interns for the 2020 Summer session (May-July). These positions are UNPAID. Successful candidates will work directly with football and will assist with all training sessions in compliance with NCAA rules. Position responsibilities will consist of, but are not limited to, the following: assisting the staff in all aspects of the strength and speed programs, setting up and breaking down of training sessions, assisting with routine maintenance of training facilities, assisting with nutrition, as well as other assigned duties. Minimum requirements: a current CPR/AED certification, a strong work ethic, punctuality, and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Preferred qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field, SCCC, CSCS, or USAW certifications. There is no monetary compensation so if this position is not an economically feasible option for you, please do not apply. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and 3 references with subject line “WSU Summer Internship – Name” to Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Amir Owens at

Florida State: Florida State University OLYMPIC Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for interns for the SUMMER 2020 academic semester. This is a volunteer, UNPAID, position and offers Division I hands-on coaching experience in an educational environment and the opportunity for future recommendations or opportunities in the field of strength and conditioning. Responsibilities will include: assist the OLYMPIC Strength and Conditioning staff; set-up and breakdown of sessions; cleaning and upkeep of facility; spotting and working with specified student-athletes and/or small groups; assist with daily administrative and maintenance duties; and participate in weekly projects and assignments for the duration of the internship. Minimum Qualifications: must have a strong work-ethic, enthusiasm, a desire to develop the characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach, and able to work 30 hours/week. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field and pursuing CSCS or relevant certification from one of the following: NSCA - CSCS; CSCCA - SCCC; USAW and CPR/First Aid certification. Candidates must email a letter of application, resume and the names of three references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Stephen Parker at

Ottawa (NAIA - KS): Ottawa University Department of Athletics seeks highly motivated candidates for Graduate Intern position to assist with implementation and supervision of Athletic Performance programs for all varsity sports. Primary responsibility will be assisting staff in all aspects of the Braves Athletic Performance program. Candidates must have a bachelors degree in exercise science or related field. This position is a two-year position with a scholarship towards your graduate degree. There is no other compensation, but there will be opportunity for on campus jobs, or in the community. Experience with Olympic-style lifting, plyometric training and speed development is required. Successful candidate must possess excellent communication skills to teach/motivate a diverse population of student-athletes, interact with support staff and coaches. Candidate must be working toward certification from either the CSCCa - SCCC certification examination and/or NSCA - CSCS certification examination and have a current CPR and first aid certificate. Interested candidates email resume, cover letter, and list of three references as well as a short video teaching the power clean, a squat variation, & plyometric movement to the Director of Athletic Performance at