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Strength Scoop - Friday July 5, 2019

Friday July 5, 2019


Texas: Texas is looking to hire an assistant coach for athletic performance. See details and how to apply via this link.

LSU: Louisiana State University is currently accepting applications for 5 Fall 2019 Volunteer Internship positions. Qualified candidates would work with the Football Strength and Conditioning Department as well as other Olympic sports. This is an unpaid position that is responsible for assisting the LSU Strength and Conditioning staff with the implementation of the In-Season program, set up and break down of all workouts, maintenance and upkeep of the weight room and facility, and hands on experience training collegiate athletes. Required qualifications include completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, and possess a strong work ethic. Participation in Collegiate Athletics is preferred. Other preferred qualifications include certification from an accredited organization, previous coaching experience, and proficiency in teaching and performing Olympic movements. There is no monetary compensation so if this position is not an economically feasible option for you, please do not apply. Start date would be in August and continue through the end of the Fall semester. Please send cover letter, resume, and 5 references to Jake Riedel at

Wagner: Wagner College is accepting applications for Sports Performance Graduate Assistants for immediate hire. Candidates should possess or be working towards CSCCA (SCCC) or NSCA (CSCS). Full tuition provided. Please email a resume with 3 references (single PDF file) to

Texas: The University of Texas Football Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting Internship applications, for the 2019 Fall Training Program. Responsibilities include assisting the Football Strength and Conditioning staff in all aspects of developing and implementing strength, speed/agility, conditioning, flexibility, mobility, and recovery protocols for the Football Team. Additional responsibilities will be to provide; daily weight room supervision, daily upkeep and maintenance of equipment, assist with and conduct performance and strength testing, completion of internship curriculum, and other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Applicants must have a strong work ethic and desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Candidates should be enrolled in or completing their Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Physical Education, Exercise Science or a related field. Applicants should be certified in CPR/AED, and working towards certifications from any of the following organizations: NSCA, CSCCa, or USAW. Previous experience in an intercollegiate strength and conditioning program preferred. Position: This is a non-paid internship position. This position does however offer housing at a reduced cost. The successful applicant(s) will receive course credit towards graduation (if applicable) and Division I FBS / Big 12 Conference strength and conditioning experience. Apply Between: June10, 2019 to July 15, 2019 Internship Dates: From July 31, 2019 to January 13, 2020 To apply: Submit Letter of Application, Resume, Three References, and a video Coaching a Power Clean Progression to Adam Potts at

UMass-Lowell: The University of Massachusetts Lowell, is currently accepting applications for their Fall 2019 Volunteer Sports Performance Internship positions (September- December). Interns will have the opportunity to learn from our Sports Performance team and aid in the development of the University’s Division 1 Athletic Programs. Responsibilities: Assist the Sports Performance staff with the day-to-day operations of the weight room, aid in the supervision and execution of the training programs for all of the university’s athletic programs. Qualifications: Applicants should be pursuing or have completed a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or a related field, and must be looking to pursuing or hold a SCCC, CSCS or USA Weight Lifting Certification. Please be aware that this is a Voluntary Internship (No Monetary Compensation will be provided for this position). Application: Please send an email to Head Sports Performance Coach, Marcus Williams at Email should include your cover letter, resume and no more than 3 professional references. The subject line of the email should read: “UMASS Lowell Sports Performance Internship- Last Name, First Name"

Stanford: Stanford University is accepting applications for volunteer intern coaches to contribute to the Sports Performance program for the 2019 Fall Quarter. Qualified candidates will have the opportunity to serve all 36 sports including Football and will have the opportunity to assist in all training sessions in compliance with NCAA rules. This is an unpaid opportunity that provides experience assisting the staff to implement individualized, comprehensive, sport-specific injury prevention and performance enhancement programs. The internship includes a curriculum to learn and apply Stanford Sports Performance’s training philosophy. Also part of the curriculum includes strength & conditioning basics, educational presentations, structure & organization, progressions, weight room management/logistics, sport science technologies/concepts, communication with other support staff & coaches, along with informal discussions. Potential candidates must possess an enthusiastic spirit, strong character, and demonstrate effective organization and communication skills. Required qualifications include achievement or current pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related course of study and CSCS or SCCC certification. Applicants must also have current CPR/AED certification. This internship is expected to begin no later than Monday, September 9th, 2019, and requires a 4-month time commitment with opportunities to continue pending positive evaluation. Deadline to apply is: Thursday August 1st, 2019. Please email your cover letter, with attached resume and list of at least three professional references to Anthony Tran, Sports Performance Coach at

Massachusetts Maritime Academy: The Massachusetts Maritime Academy is looking to hire a Strength & Conditioning Coach / Video Operations for Football and other assigned sports for the 2019-20 Academic year. This is a paid position which includes a $8,500.00 stipend from August 1st – December 1st (Room & board could also be available) In conjunction with our Head Strength Coach/Trainer, the S&C coach will design, oversee and lead workouts while providing leadership and instruction for the student-athletes for all sports. The S&C will assist the football staff with all aspects of training and video operations assigned by the Head Coach. Job Requirements: Certification from nationally recognized organization by August 1st (CSCS, CSCCa, USAW, etc.). Excellent work ethic. Ability to adapt to schedule changes. Team Player. To apply: Please e-mail a cover letter and resume with 3 references to assistant athletic director / head football coach Jeremy Cameron at

Duquesne: The Duquesne Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for interns for the Fall 2019 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 and/or opportunities in the field of sports performance and potential credit towards degree completion as applicable. Job duties will include (1.) assisting primarily with the daily operations of the Football strength and conditioning program, along with the Olympic sport programs, (2.) facility maintenance and upkeep, (3.) equipment set up and break down for all training sessions, and (4.) participation in our internship curriculum which includes educational sessions, program design and teaching proper technique and safety. Included within the curriculum is hands-on experience with the strength and conditioning based software called Teambuildr and velocity-based training systems, PUSH. Applicants must be highly motivated, energetic, and have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. Candidates will be expected to volunteer a minimum of 20hrs per week. May also be required to work some evenings and weekends. Preferred qualifications include CPR/AED and First Aid Certification, currently working towards a Bachelor’s or Master's Degree in Exercise Science or in a related field, and have completed or are working toward a SCCC certification or CSCS certification. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and references to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, Christopher Tarullo at APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 2nd, 2019 INTERNSHIP START DATE: September 3rd, 2019 INTERNSHIP END DATE: December 12th, 2019.

Tennessee State: Tyler Miles, assistant strength and conditioning coach at Northwestern State and former assistant with the Salt Lake City Stallions, has accepted the Head Football Strength Coach position at Tennessee State University.

Robert Morris (FCS - PA): Robert Morris University is currently seeking ONE qualified apprenticeship candidate for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is an unpaid position HOWEVER chosen candidates will receive financial reimbursement for the CSCCa-SCCC (this includes travel cost, lodging, meal money stipend and any fees associated with conference and exam). Chosen candidate must complete the required hours for the CSCCa – SCCC under the mentorship of Head Strength Coach, Robert Day. The strength and conditioning program will run from August 19, 2019 (Start date flexible) to May 1, 2020. Chosen candidates will be required to work a minimum of 30 hours a week during the fall and spring school semesters. It is acceptable to have a part-time job around working hours to assist with personal finances. The daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Design and implement aspects of strength and conditioning for the Women’s Basketball Program – in conjunction with the Basketball Sports Performance Coach, Participation in all practices and travel to all games, Assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for the football as needed, Attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, Professional development throughout the semester, Any other tasks assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Apprentice will be used as an assistant strength and conditioning coach. Apprentice will gain hands on coaching experience in a collegiate setting, education in program design and application, have the potential to earn future recommendations for career opportunities, receive college credit if applicable. The apprenticeship program’s goal is to advance the apprentice’s future in the strength and conditioning profession. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, NSCA – CSCS, First Aid, CPR & AED certified, Strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm, Effective communication skills, Desire to become a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. Preferred Qualifications: Pursuing or have attained a master’s degree in exercise science, kinesiology, exercise physiology or related field, Previous coaching experience in a collegiate, professional, high school or private sector setting, Competitive collegiate involvement, Pursuing or have attained other relevant certifications: USAW, FMS, etc. It is strongly advised that all potential candidates make sure that this apprenticeship is economically feasible before applying. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to University background checks. To apply all candidates should send an email labeled “S&C Apprenticeship” with a cover letter, resume, and three professional references in one PDF or Word document attached to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Robert Day at Review of applicants will begin immediately.