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Strength Scoop - Friday January 4, 2019

Friday January 4, 2019

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San Francisco 49ers: Head strength and conditioning coach Ray Wright has been let go and the team is planning on to restructure the department, per NBC Sports.

Old Dominion: Penn State assistant strength coach Dwight Galt IV, who has been on his father's staff in State College for seven seasons, has been named the director of sports performance at ODU.

UMass: Per source, Matt Shadeed is heading to UMass as the strength and conditioning director on Walt Bell's staff. Shadeed previously worked with the Baylor women's basketball program.

Lindenwood University: The Lindenwood University Athletic Performance Department is now accepting applications to fill a graduate assistant position for the Fall of 2019. This is a Graduate Assistant Athletic Performance Coach position (official job title is Athletic Performance Coach, student employee). The position is paying $16.00 per hour, 40 hours per week for 40 weeks. The Graduate Assistant Athletic Performance Coach will be responsible for various sports as assigned by the Director of Athletic Performance. We are considering candidates who possess the following qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related field, CSCS or SCCC, and a CPR/First Aid/AED certification. Experience with all elements of strength & conditioning at the collegiate level is preferred. The deadline for application is February 1, 2019. The position pays $16.00 per hour, for 40 hours per week, for 40 weeks. B.S in exercise science or related field required as well as CSCS or SCCC certification. Minimum cumulative undergrad GPA of 3.0 and must be accepted or enrolled in a graduate assistant progrram. If interested, please send an updated resume and a list of 3 professional references to the Lindenwood University Athletic Performance Director, Michael Reese, at mreese@lindenwood.edu.