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Strength Scoop - Friday June 17, 2016

Friday June 17, 2016

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Colorado State: The CSU Football Strength and Conditioning department has a number of unpaid internship opportunities available for summer 2016. These positions are designed to engage students who actively seek a career as a strength and conditioning coach in the day-to- day operations of the football weight room. Students will be exposed to all facets of an NCAA Div. I FBS football strength and conditioning program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting with the daily operations of the weight room, helping to create a positive training environment, assisting with distribution of nutritional supplements under guidance of a registered dietitian and strength and conditioning staff, record keeping and facility and equipment maintenance. These positions provide the opportunity to gain experience and examine career opportunities in intercollegiate athletics while working in a dynamic, exciting and collaborative environment. Students are encouraged to examine all aspects of the strength and conditioning program in an effort to maximize exposure to potential career opportunities. Individuals must demonstrate the ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse community and advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Ideal candidates will be certified or actively pursuing certification from NSCA and/or CSCCa. CSCCa mentorship program will be available for candidates seeking to obtain the SCCC certification, pending mutual agreement between the candidate and the Head Football Strength and Conditioning Coach. Preference will be given to candidates who are enrolled in a strength and conditioning educational curriculum and need internship hours as part of their educational requirements and candidates actively seeking SCCC certification through the CSCCa mentorship program. Interns should be prepared to work a variety of times including days, nights, weekends and holidays. All interns will receive instruction in – and be required to comply with – NCAA regulations and policies. Interested students are encouraged to submit a letter explaining your interest in the position and your goals for the internship experience, a resume and contact information for three professional references. Applications should be sent or emailed to assistant strength coach Mr. Michael Ray at Mike.Ray@colostate.edu.

Lawrence University (D-III - WI): Webber International (NAIA - FL) assistant strength coach Tyler Ayers has accepted the position of athletic performance coach at Lawrence, per source.

Citadel: The Citadel is looking to hire a dependable Strength & Conditioning (S&C) coaching assistant to help facilitate our varsity weight room, which is affectionately known as, “The Dawg Pound.” This team member will collaborate with sport coaches and the sports medicine staff to tailor, manage and recap training programs for up to four sports. This role will also assist with the football S&C program, cadet-managers, sports nutrition and facility maintenance. Schedule will be flexible, but dictated by team schedules. This is a full time hourly, non-permanent position spanning the Fall & Spring semesters, for up to 35 weeks. Starting date for the position will be August 22, 2016. The rate of pay is $10.00 per hour. The CSCCa field experience requirement will be satisfied under our director, Donnell Boucher, an approved CSCCa mentor. To be considered, candidates should have at least one year of collegiate S&C coaching experience, a four-year degree, and an S&C-specific certification (CSCS, SCCC or PES). Strong interpersonal communication, technological literacy and organizational skills must be demonstrated during the interview process. Current CPR/First Aid certification is required. To apply: 1. Send a contact e-mail to mmorgan6@citadel.edu (Mike Morgan, Assistant Director of S&C). The e-mail should include your resume, cover letter and no more than three references. These documents should be attached as one single PDF file in the previously mentioned sequential order. Subject line should read: “Citadel S&C opening, August 2016; Last name, First name.” Lastly, include in the email at least one link to one of your social media profiles. 2. Fill out the information via this link.

Florida International: Florida International University Strength & Conditioning Department is accepting applications for the position of Strength and Conditioning volunteer intern (3-4 positions) for football / olympic sports for the Fall 2016 semester. The FIU staff is looking for highly motivated, hungry, aspiring strength coaches that want to work at the collegiate level. The program is beneficial for undergraduate students and the post bachelor professional looking for experience; as well as develops characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach. The successful candidates will be required to schedule and maintain a minimum of 30 hours per week with the Strength & Conditioning Department. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. No monetary compensation will be provided. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree and a certification from one of the following: CSCS; SCCC; USAW but are not required. Inquiries must be received by: July 31st. If you are interested, send a letter of interest, resume, and three (3) professional references to: Florida International University Attn: Cory Houston, Assistant Strength at cohousto@fiu.edu.

New Mexico: The University of New Mexico Football Strength and Conditioning Staff is now accepting applications for volunteer interns to work with football for the Fall 2016. Applicants should have a desire to become a strength coach, and though this position is unpaid, interns will have the opportunity to earn a recommendation for future career opportunities. The internship begins August 22nd and ends December 9th. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, weightroom up-keep, maintenance, workout set-up and clean-up, data entry, research, and nutrition prep. Applicants should either possess or be working toward a CSCS or SCCC certification. First-Aid, CPR, AED certification required. For those interested in the position, please email your resume, cover letter, and references to Andrew Grubb at agrubb@unm.edu.