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Strength Scoop - Friday March 1, 2019

Friday March 1, 2019


USC: Aaron Ausmus, who served as the strength coach for the Trojans under Lane Kiffin, is returning to the program as head strength coach, per source. Inside USC is reporting the same.

South Alabama: The University of South Alabama Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for football interns for Summer 2019. This position offers Division I experience, training and the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning. Responsibilities will include: assist the Football Strength and Conditioning staff in the supervision and training of the South Alabama football team; assist with daily cleaning and maintenance duties; assist in the set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout and spotting athletes. Minimum Qualifications: must have a COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE, PASSION for the strength and conditioning field and a TEAM FIRST MENTALITY. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field and pursuing CSCS or relevant certification from one of the following: NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW and CPR –First Aid certification. Internship Start Date: May 28. Candidates must email a letter of application, resume and the names of three references to Lance Ancar at

Western Illinois: Western Illinois University Athletics program is accepting applications for the spring 2019 strength and conditioning internship. This is a full-time position that starts immediately and concludes May 9th, 2019. This is an UNPAID VOLUNTEER internship, working will all aspects and sports of Western Illinois University’s Strength and Conditioning Program. This is a program for individuals who are highly motivated, willing to learn and gain knowledge in strength and conditioning, and coaching experience. Responsibilities include facility maintenance and up keep, professional development (continuing education, readings, assignments, working towards certifications), and assisting with set up/break down of the weight room. More responsibility will be given to individuals who are able to prove they can handle more of a load. Applicants should possess a high level of enthusiasm and energy, willingness to work 7-8 hours a day (weekends when necessary), a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science (or related field) or in final semester, certified in CPR/AED, and preferred to be certified or working towards a certification from the following organizations: CSCCA or NSCA. Interested applicants should include a cover letter, resume and 3 references to Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, Daniel Disney at