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Strength Scoop - Friday June 10, 2016

Friday June 10, 2016


LSU: Louisiana State University is currently accepting applications for 3 Fall 2016 volunteer internship positions. Qualified candidates would work with Football, Volleyball, Men’s and Women’s Track and Field, and Baseball. This is an unpaid position that is responsible for assisting the LSU Strength and Conditioning staff with the implementation of the Strength and Conditioning program, set up and break down of all workouts, maintenance and upkeep of the weight room and facility, and hands on experience training Division I collegiate athletes. This will provide potential candidates with an opportunity for a well-rounded experience working with multiple Division I collegiate sports. 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. Other preferred qualifications include certification from an accredited organization, previous coaching experience, personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport, 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. Official start date would be early to mid-August and continue through the end of December. Please send cover letter, resume, and 5 references to Jake Riedel at

UAB: The University of Alabama at Birmingham Football Strength and Conditioning Staff is accepting applications for the SUMMER 2016 internship program. This is an unpaid position. Start date: as soon as possible. End Date: August 27 th . Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting the strength and conditioning staff with the implementation of strength, speed, agility, flexibility, mobility, recovery, and nutritional programs. Additional duties include the monitoring of the athletic performance facility and to aid the strength and conditioning staff in various aspects of coaching, testing and evaluation. This includes recording and posting workouts, taking body weights, set up and tear down of equipment, and general facility maintenance. Intern qualifications include: punctuality, positivity, enthusiasm, strong work ethic, and a strong desire to pursue a career in collegiate strength and conditioning. Preferred qualifications include: working toward completion or completion of a bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field; SCCC, CSCS, or USAW certification; CPR certification. Interns will receive experience working in a Division I environment, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit, if applicable. To apply, applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to: Director of Sports Performance for Football Lyle Henley at