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Strength Scoop - Friday July 23, 2021


Louisiana-Lafayette: University of Louisiana: Ragin' Cajuns Athletic Performance is accepting applications for volunteer internship positions for Fall 2021. Report date is August 19 th and will run through December 3rd . These are UNPAID positions. Candidates should have or be working toward a degree in an Exercise Science related field and possess or currently pursuing CSCS or SCCC certifications. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who have a strong desire to pursue collegiate Athletic Performance and are willing to commit a minimum of 20 hours/week with early mornings, long days, and evening hours. Candidates will have opportunities to work with all Olympic Sports, the Sports Nutrition Department, and participate in an internship program consisting of weekly assignments, presentations, and staff meetings. Please submit your resume and three (3) professional references to Christopher Anderson, Director of Athletic Performance for Olympic Sports at by August 6th , 2021.

Muhlenberg (D-III - PA): Muhlenberg College is looking to hire an assistant strength coach. This position will work with the Director of Strength and Conditioning to design and implement specific strength & conditioning programs for assigned teams. Supervise both individual and team workouts. Keep team and individual records. Implement and instruct Olympic weightlifting techniques. Assist the Director of Strength & Conditioning with all aspects of the strength and conditioning program. There will be a stipend, housing and meals. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. One or two years’ experience in a collegiate athletic weight room. Experience in all forms of strength training, flexibility, agility, speed, and conditioning. Motivate both small and large groups of athletes. Good communication & computer skills required. Certification or working towards certification for NSCA and/or USA Weightlifting Association. Deadline: Applicant review begins immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. How to Apply: Applicants must submit a cover letter/resume and 3 references via email to also must complete an online application via this link.

VCU: The Virginia Commonwealth men's basketball strength and conditioning staff are seeking one (1) UNPAID internship for the 2021-22 season (1 year). The qualified candidate would work exclusively with the VCU men's basketball team. Duties include, but are not limited to: -set up and take down before and every lift -clean and maintain weight room and equipment -assist head strength and conditioning coach during training sessions -provide nutritional assistance to players The qualified candidate will have the opportunity to learn from a Master Strength coach and earn internship hours to allow them to take the SCCC certification through the CSCCa. Upon the conclusion of the internship, the qualified candidate will have the opportunity to apply to the Center for Sport Leadership Masters program at VCU while becoming the Graduate Assistant of Strength and Conditioning for men's basketball. Minimum requirements are a Bachelors's degree in a related field, working towards or attained CSCS or SCCC certification through the NSCA or CSCCa, working towards or certified in First Aid/CPR/AED. A qualified candidate must have a desire to become a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. Interested candidates MUST submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Paul Koier at

Rutgers: The Rutgers University Strength and Conditioning department is accepting applications for our FALL 2021 VOLUNTEER internship. We are looking for candidates who would like to gain experience work closely with our varsity DI Big Ten OLYMPIC sports. This position begins in September and will go through December (with option to extend through spring semester). Competitive candidates need to have a strong desire to pursue a career in collegiate or professional strength and conditioning. Candidates must have a strong work ethic and desire to learn with availability to intern 15-20 hours/week. Current CPR/AED Certification required. Prior experience or strong desire to gain experience with sports performance data analytics and previous coaching experience in a collegiate strength and conditioning setting preferred. This position will assist the full-time strength and conditioning staff in all aspects of team training including but not limited to facility upkeep, set up, break down, warm up, speed, agility, conditioning, testing, data analysis and resistance training sessions for OLYMPIC sports. Interns will be required to complete RU Internship Education Curriculum including but not limited to roundtable classroom discussion, presentations, on-floor demonstrations, readings, program design and program defense. Interns will also be expected to attend RU Intern Professional Development meetings that include cover letter evaluation and revision, resume evaluation and revision and development of a professional portfolio. Application deadline: August 15th. To apply, email Internship Director, Becky Bonaventura the following: Cover letter, Resume, 3 Professional References, 3-minute video explaining why you are interested in pursuing an internship with our program.

Tiffin (D-II - OH): The Tiffin University Football program is looking to hire a Head Football Strength & Conditioning Coach. This is a full-time position with full benefits. We are looking for the position to be hired and start as soon as possible. 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: programming and implementation of all strength and conditioning training, leading all conditioning and on-field activities, helping conduct any testing performed with our athletes, helping with general maintenance of the weight room and developing nutrition plans for our student-athletes. Preferred qualifications (or actively working to acquire them) include: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field, SCCC, CSCS, or USAW certifications, and CPR/AED. All interested applicants must send a cover letter, resume and minimum 3 professional references to Head Coach, Cris Reisert, at Please no phone calls.


Masters of Sports Administration: Upper Iowa’s MSA degree provides learners with the current theories, concepts, and learning models necessary to assume administrative, coaching and leadership roles in high school, higher education and sports business settings. The online degree is available with emphasis in Sports Management or Coaching & Leadership Education

Mississippi College (D-II): Mississippi College is seeking a strength and conditioning graduate assistant beginning ASAP. Please send resumes and credentials to Marcus Makovicka at if interested.