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Strength Scoop - Friday July 13, 2018

Friday July 13, 2018


Oregon: The University of Oregon Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for 4 Winter (January start) 2019 Semester. Candidates that are available for terms beyond winter are highly encouraged to apply. University of Oregon is an approved mentorship for the SCCC Certification. Interns who complete the allotted hours while demonstrating excellent practical knowledge will be eligible for endorsement. These are UNPAID positions and candidates are responsible for ensuring financial feasibility. Responsibilities include but are not limited to; assisting with the administration and implementation of the strength and conditioning program for University of Oregon Football, set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and completion of the internship curriculum. Our internship curriculum will give you a solid foundation for program design, coaching methods, bio mechanics while giving you the opportunity to mentor under a MSCC that may provide you the required hours to obtain your SCCC through the CSCCa. Required qualifications include a strong work ethic, completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional in the collegiate or professional setting. Postgraduate candidates are also required to hold a certification from a recognized governing body (NSCA or CSCCA) and all undergraduate applicants should be working towards their certification. Applicants should also have CPR/AED certifications. Other preferred qualifications include previous coaching in a collegiate or professional setting. Applications will be taken until the positions are filled. All potential candidates are strongly advised to make sure this internship is economically feasible before applying. All interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume, and three references as one (1) PDF document plus one (1) video that demonstrates the applicant coaching a group of 10 or more. through a dynamic warm-up. Applicants can email the document and video to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coordinator Matthew Fyle at

Iowa State: Iowa State University Olympic Sports is currently accepting applications for internship positions for the Fall 2018 semester. Applicants will receive hands on experience working with a variety of Division I college athletes, assist with daily administrative and maintenance duties, receive professional development throughout the internship program, and have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. No monetary compensation will be provided; however academic credit can be obtained if applicable. Qualifications: Candidate must be enrolled in an institution of higher education or hold a bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field. Candidates must possess or be working toward a certification through the NSCA, CSCCa and/or USAW. Candidate must hold a current CPR/AED/First Aid Certification. Candidates must have a strong work ethic and pay attention to detail. Candidates must have a strong desire to enter the field of collegiate strength and conditioning. To apply, please send a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Josh Beauregard at Please combine all documents into one file with the subject “Iowa State Olympic Sports Fall 2018 Internship.” Potential candidates will begin being reviewed immediately. Deadline for applications is August 3rd.

Detroit Mercy: Want to start a career in strength and conditioning and make an impact on the development of student-athletes? The University of Detroit Mercy Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking candidates to fill 2-3 volunteer intern positions for the Fall 2018 semester. Interns will assist the Strength and Conditioning Coaches with all aspects of the strength and conditioning programs for all 19 Division 1 sports. This is a hands-on, educational internship program in which interns will gain valuable experience working with a variety of teams and coaches with the intention of preparing them for the CSCS exam as well as future opportunities in strength and conditioning. Interns will partake in a semester-long education program where they will learn the basics of strength and conditioning, coaching, exercise technique, and professional development. Potential interns should have a strong desire to work as a strength and conditioning professional. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a career goal of becoming a strength and conditioning professional. Must possess a CPR/First Aid certification. Must possess or be in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in exercise science or a related field. Must exhibit excellent communication skills and work ethic and can work independently and in a team setting. There is no monetary compensation associated with this internship. The tentative internship duration will run from August 27th to December 7th, 2018. To be considered, please email a resume with references to Trevor Klump, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, at