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Strength Scoop - Friday July 6, 2018

Friday July 6, 2018


Pitt: The University of Pittsburgh Olympic Sports Strength & Conditioning program is currently accepting applications for volunteer interns for Fall 2018. Internship dates: August 20, 2018 through December 14, 2018. Daily responsibilities include: assisting with the implementation of strength & conditioning programs for 15 teams, weight room/equipment maintenance, completion of readings/assignments, and other duties as assigned. Successful applicants should have a strong desire to pursue a career in the field of strength & conditioning. Ideal candidates should be working towards or have obtained their bachelor’s degree in exercise science or a related field. Candidates should hold or plan to pursue a certification from one of the following: SCCC or CSCS. First Aid/CPR/AED certification required. This is an unpaid position, however, volunteers will gain valuable strength & conditioning experience at a Division I program and have the opportunity to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. Send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Zach Smith at Deadline to apply is July 27, 2018.

Florida International: Florida International University is accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning Intern for the Fall 2018 semester. Successful candidates will be working with Football and a variety of Olympic sports. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. Must have a strong work ethic and a desire to become a strength and conditioning coach. If you are interested, send a brief cover letter and resume to

Youngstown State: The Strength and Conditioning Staff at Youngstown State University is looking to hire one qualified applicant for a Graduate Assistant position for the Fall Semester. The candidate must currently hold the NSCA CSCS or CSCCa certification, as well as have their First Aid/CPR/AED. The candidate will work with, and program for, several of their own sports under the supervision of the strength and conditioning staff. The position includes monetary compensation as well as payment for Masters courses. If interested, please send a resume, three references, and a cover letter to Brian Sklenar at

Gallaudet (D-III - Washington, DC): Under administrative direction of the Gallaudet University Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Gallaudet University is seeking a well-qualified intern for the 2018 Fall semester. Gallaudet University is the premier institute of higher learning for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. The successful applicants will gain hands-on experience working with all 14 NCAA Division III varsity sports. It is the goal of Gallaudet University staff to provide interns with a well-rounded experience incorporating all facets of strength and conditioning. Interns who are entering into the internship program will assist the strength coaches with all sports and implement the strength, power, speed, agility, conditioning, movement assessment, and corrective exercise programs. In addition, interns will be taught the fundamentals of yearly planning and program design. An emphasis will be placed upon the professional development of each intern in an effort to ready them for a career as a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. JOB REQUIRMENTS: Applicants must have or be working towards the completion of a degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Physical Education or another related field. Interns with either collegiate athletic or coaching experience are preferred but not required. A strong work ethic and willingness to work extended hours are a must. In order to apply each candidate must be First Aid and CPR/AED certified and either working towards or already certified strength coach. Knowledge of American Sign Language (ASL) is preferred. If the successful candidate has no prior knowledge, it will be expected that the intern is willing to learn. Interested applicants shall submit a cover letter, resume, and two references. The successful applicant will be provided with a dorm room and a $1000 meal card. To apply, email a cover letter and resume to Stephon Healey at

Concordia Ann Arbor (NAIA - MI): Concordia University Ann Arbor (NAIA) – Head Strength & Conditioning Coach Concordia University seeks applicants for the full-time, exempt position of Strength and Conditioning Coach/Athletic Facility Manager. The purpose of this position is to fulfill the university's mission to help students develop in mind, body and spirit by instructing student athletes, equipping them with strategies and techniques to help them realize success in athletics, academics and social experiences. This position is located on the Ann Arbor, MI campus and reports to the Director of Athletics. A bachelor's degree in related field is required, master's preferred. Minimum of five years' experience preferred: college coaching preferred. Those interested can visit this link to apply and see more information about full list of responsibilities and compensation and benefits via this link.

Metropolitan State (D-II - CO): The Metropolitan State University of Denver Strength & Conditioning Department is actively seeking hard working applicants for internship positions working with all varsity sports within our program for the 2018 Fall Term (August 10th – December 15). The intent of the internship is to provide a semester of hands-on training to prepare the candidate to take on the next level position in strength and conditioning as either a graduate assistant or full-time strength coach. Interns are expected to participate in a comprehensive and challenging educational program, including white board discussion and hands-on experience in the following areas: program design, exercise instruction, Olympic lifting progressions and techniques, plyometrics, speed and agility techniques, energy system development, regeneration methods, nutritional basics, leadership and facility and athlete management. Internship responsibilities will include various duties within the MSU Denver Strength & Conditioning Department. Hours will vary throughout the semester and may include early morning, late afternoon hours, and weekends. Previous weight room or athletic coaching experience is a plus. Requirements: 1) CPR/AED/First Aid 2) Must be working towards a Bachelors or Masters degree in a related field 3) Must have, or working towards CSCS, SCCC, USAW, etc. 4) Must have strong desire to pursue a career in the strength and conditioning profession 4) Must be pro-active, excellent work ethic, and disciplined. Compensation: NON MONETARY/UNPAID Continuing education resources, CSCS certification prep, access to networking opportunities, potential future recommendation for professional advancement and continuing mentorship beyond completion of the internship. In order to determine if you’re a correct fit for our program please email a cover letter, resume, names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three current references to