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Strength Scoop - Friday June 9, 2017

Friday June 9, 2017


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 7th (Start date flexible) to December 15th. 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 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 and have the responsibility of designing and implementing a strength and conditioning program. 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. Shippensburg University is a public university located in south-central, Pennsylvania about 40 miles southwest of Harrisburg, and 50 miles northwest of Westminster, Maryland. 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 July 21, 2017.

Florida A&M: Florida A&M University is now accepting applications for its 2017-2018 Fall Internship. We have IMMEDIATE openings for interns in Football and Men’s and Women's Basketball. The Florida A&M Internship Program is a VOLUNTARY position and NO HOUSING or MONETARY COMPENSATION will be provided. We are looking for a group of hardworking and dependable people to help provide quality strength training for our student-athletes. Build your resume with hands-on experience in program implementation and other in-depth responsibilities. Learn the inner workings of a Division-1 program and work for coaches who blend tradition with scientific foundation. Applicants should be pursuing or have a certification through the NSCA, CSCCa, or equivalent. A degree in exercise science or equivalent background is strongly encouraged. Former athletic experience in Football, Basketball, and Track is also encouraged. EXPECTED START DATE IS AUGUST 1, 2017. Send a cover letter, resume, and at least three professional references to

Samford (AL): Samford University Department of Strength and Conditioning is now accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning VOLUNTEER INTERNS. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for all Sports, teaching student athletes proper technique and equipment use, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities and participation in weekly projects and professional development throughout the internship program. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. NO MONETARY COMPENSATION WILL BE PROVIDED. Candidates must have a strong work-ethic and have a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree or be in the last semester of coursework for undergraduate degree in exercise physiology or related field of study. Certification from one or more of the following (NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW) are preferred. CSCCa mentorship program will be available for candidates seeking to obtain the SCCC certification. Inquiries must be received by August 15, 2017 for the FALL Semester 2017. If you are interested in the position, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to Attention: Jonathan Farris Director of Strength and Conditioning Samford University. We are seeking candidates who are highly motivated and wish to pursue a career in the field of collegiate strength and conditioning. SAMFORD UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, WHICH ENCOURAGES APPLICATIONS FROM MINORITY GROUP MEMBERS AND WOMEN.

Colgate: Per source, Colgate is looking to hire an assistant director of sports performance.

Macalester (D-III - MN): Macalester College seeks to hire a full-time Head of Sports Performance & the Deno Fitness Center to work in its Athletics Department. This position will be responsible for the leadership, oversight, management, programming, services and operations of a successful NCAA Division III sport performance and strength and conditioning program that serves and supports twenty-one intercollegiate teams. The incumbent will establish a unifying set of core training principles and standards for teaching and coaching. This position will also provide leadership in the planning, programming and oversight of the Deno Fitness Center to ensure optimal operations and maximum outreach to all members. Interested candidates can apply here.