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Strength Scoop - Friday July 7, 2017

Friday July 7, 2017


USC:The University of Southern California – Strength and Conditioning Department, is currently seeking full time, UNPAID/volunteer, Strength & Conditioning interns for Football, for the Fall of 2017. The internship will begin between July 28 and August 142017. It will conclude on December 15, 2017. This is a Non Paid/Volunteer position. Interns and/or Volunteer Assistants will receive experience working at the Division 1/Pacific 12 Conference level and receive college credit (if applicable). Responsibilities include: assisting with the supervision and training of the University of Southern California’s strength and conditioning program; assisting with daily administrative and maintenance items; completion of educational curriculum and assignments during the internship. Minimum Qualifications: Punctuality, strong work ethic, highly motivated, very reliable, a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional and hold or be pursuing a Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Physical Education, Exercise Science or Physiology related field. Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in a Strength & Conditioning or Sports Performance environment, hold or working toward nationally accredited Strength and Conditioning certifications (CSCS, CSCCa, USAW, etc.), and knowledge or experience working with Microsoft Excel. Interested and qualified candidates, please forward a current cover letter, resume, and no more than three professional references to Tim Ojeda. Please Combine all three documents onto one file and be sure to include “USC Fall Internship 2017” as the subject. Please email the document to: Deadline to apply is July 19, 2017.

New Mexico: Apply now for the BEST internship in the nation! UNM offers an experience unlike any other! Interns will work closely with a championship caliber team in a state of the art facility. Like most other internships, you will wake up early, you will do menial labor, you will not get paid. You will, however, be treated with dignity and respect. You will be challenged to take ownership over player-development. Your strengths will be enhanced; your weaknesses snuffed out. In short, you will become a strength coach. What sets our internship apart is our curriculum. Designed to be neither an academic exercise nor a mere repetition of certification exams, our systematic curriculum helps would-be strength coaches grasp the intangible skills and standards of the profession. Interns who take the position seriously will likely secure future positions as a strength coach with the assistance of a strength staff dedicated to professional advancement. Candidates should possess, or have a set test date for, their CSCS or SCCC certification. The internship will begin August 21 and end December 8. If you are prepared to take the next step in your career, email a single PDF document of your resume, cover letter, and references to Coach John McWilliams Jr.

Colorado: The University of Colorado at Boulder, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics Sports Performance Program is accepting applications for the 2017 Fall Semester Olympic Sports Performance Internship. Qualifications: Ideal candidates should be pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Exercise Science, or related field of study. Must possess a strong work ethic, a willingness to be open to new ideas and possess a strong desire to enter the Sports Performance field, particularly at the collegiate level. Current certification, or working towards certification with the NSCA-CSCS or CSCCa. CPR certification/renewal can be attained during the internship. Preferred candidates will have experience in a team training setting, be able to lead groups large and small and be able to communicate effectively with a diverse group of student athletes. Intern will be assigned tasks, duties, readings and projects related to Sports Performance. Projects and assignments must be completed in a timely manner, with the utmost responsibility, care and professionalism. Successful candidates must possess and demonstrate a strong attention to detail. Compensation: This is an unpaid voluntary position. Candidates will have the opportunity to learn and gain experience at a highly competitive Division 1 Pac-12 institution. The curriculum is structured and designed to prepare candidates to advance a career in the Sports Performance field. Athletic apparel will be provided when available. Class credit from current institution is available if applicable. How to apply: Email cover letter, resume, list of references to MT Eisner:

Shippensburg (D-II - PA): Shippensburg University is currently seeking qualified volunteer assistant candidates for the fall 2017 semester. The fall strength and conditioning program will run from August 28th (Start date flexible) to December 8th. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for football, basketball & various other Olympic sports, on floor coaching of student athletes, teaching student athletes safe and proper exercise technique, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities and professional development throughout the semester. Volunteer Assistants will be assigned the lead of various sports teams. This is an unpaid position however, the volunteers assistants 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, and receive college credit if applicable. Minimum Qualifications: Strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm, Effective communication skills, Desire to become a strength and conditioning coach, Have attained a Bachelor’s degree not limited to but preferably in exercise science, kinesiology, exercise physiology or related field, First Aid, CPR & AED certified, Certified in at least one of the following: SCCC, CSCS and/or USAW. 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 or high school setting or competitive collegiate involvement, Pursuing or have attained other certifications: SCCC, CSCS, USAW, FMS, etc. , Knowledge of sports nutrition. It is strongly advised that all potential candidates make sure that this internship is economically feasible before applying. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to University background checks. All interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three references in one PDF or Word document to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Robert Day at by August 4, 2017.

Marshall: Marshall University Department of Strength and Conditioning is accepting applications for Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, Gullickson Weight Room. This is a 12 month Faculty/Coach position. Duties include but are not limited to coordinating and implementing flexibility and conditioning for select sports programs. Assist in coordinating and implementing strength and conditioning for Women's Basketball and various Olympic Sports. Interested applicants need to apply online and send cover letter and resume to Qualifications are as followed. Education: Bachelor's degree in exercise physiology or related field. Experience: One year experience in strength and conditioning coaching at intercollegiate level or equivalent.