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Strength Scoop - Friday July 14, 2017

Friday July 14, 2017


Youngstown State (FCS - OH): Youngstown State University Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for Volunteer Interns for the Fall of 2017. This internship will begin between August 1st and August 12th and will conclude in December or at the conclusion of FCS Playoffs. This is an unpaid position. Individuals will gain experience in a Division I collegiate strength & conditioning setting, as well as future recommendation for employment. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for the YSU team and other University Athletic Programs, set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and completion of the internship curriculum. 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. All applicants should have, or be working towards an accredited certification (USAW, CSCS, or SCCC). Other preferred qualifications include previous coaching in a collegiate setting and personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport. Applications will be taken until the positions are filled. All potential applicants 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 to Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Austin Kaigler at

Campbell University (FCS - NC): Campbell University’s Strength and Conditioning Department is currently seeking 1-2 qualified intern candidates for Fall 2017. Internship will begin August 21, 2017 and conclude on December 15, 2017. This is an unpaid position. No monetary compensation will be provided. Accepted applicant(s) will be eligible to apply completed hours during the internship towards CSCCa practicum requirements and/or undergraduate/graduate internship requirements, in addition to gaining a recommendation for future employment. Intern responsibilities will consist of but are not limited to the following: 1.) Assisting with the supervision of athletes and implementation of training programs for various sports, 2.) Setting up and breaking down of equipment for training sessions, 3.) Assisting with routine maintenance of training facilities, 4.) Active participation in projects and assignments throughout the duration of the internship, 5.) Any other duties assigned by the Strength and Conditioning staff. Applicants must be certified or working towards certification with the CSCCa (SCCC) or the NSCA (CSCS) and have current CPR/AED certification. Candidates must possess a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three references (Names and Phone Numbers) to Mike Stryffeler, Director of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic Sports, at

Indianapolis (D-II - IN): The University of Indianapolis Strength & Conditioning program is currently accepting applications for volunteer strength and conditioning interns for Fall 2017. This is an unpaid position that will last for the duration of the semester with an estimated start date of August 21 st , 2017. Applicants can receive academic credits if applicable. An educational curriculum will be provided as well as practical experience working with all students-athletes. Required qualifications include working towards or completion of Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field, strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, possess a strong work ethic, able to work a minimum of 40 hours a week, and a strong desire to learn and teach the Olympic weightlifting movements. Please submit a letter of application, resume, and three professional references to Matt Wagner, Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach, at Subject line should read: “University of Indianapolis S&C Internship: Last Name, First Name.”

Vermont: The University of Vermont has an opening for a Full Time Athletic Performance assistant. Interested individuals can apply through Please no phone calls or emails.