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Strength Scoop - Friday March 23, 2018

Friday March 23, 2018


Marquette: Marquette is looking for an intern in their sports performance department. Potential coaches should be highly motivated with a strong desire to work in a fast paced and competitive Division I environment. Successful candidates should have prior weight room experience in collegiate or professional athletics. Additionally, candidates should be working towards completion of a bachelor’s/master’s degree and/or have a strong desire to gain experience in the field of sports performance enhancement. Preferred qualifications include prior classes in anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, and exercise physiology as well as certification through the NSCA, CSCCa or USAW. Must be eligible to work in the United States (US citizen, valid student visa, resident alien etc) Compensation: No monetary compensation. Class credit toward graduation with prior institution approval. Approved SCCC practicum site. The successful candidate should be motivated to enter into a demanding schedule of coaching and professional development while bringing his/her own unique set of skills to collaborate and better the staff, coaches and student athletes at Marquette University. Application: It is the mission of the Marquette Sports Performance Staff and Athletic Department to invest in young professionals who demonstrate a growth mindset and unwavering passion for their field. We welcome all applicants who meet the qualifications criteria above and encourage young, dedicated professionals with a varied and valuable background to apply. Interested coaches should submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references to Coach Stuart Roche using the contact information below. Note that your cover letter should not summarize information already detailed in your resume, but expand on the experiences and desire to grow in this field. Interested candidates can contact Stuart Roche at

Wyoming: The University of Wyoming Sports Performance Department is now accepting applications for SUMMER 2018 VOLUNTEER INTERN positions (2). Application review will begin immediately. Job Description: Assist the sports performance staff in all day-to-day operations of the University of Wyoming weight rooms. Duties will include but are not limited to; assisting staff in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs for Olympic Sports, setup and breakdown of training equipment and assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of weight rooms and the High Altitude Fueling Center. This is an ACTIVE coaching position which will require interns to work directly with student-athletes in large and small group settings. Interns must also complete all requirements assigned through the intern education program. Qualifications: Pursuing a Bachelors or Master’s Degree in exercise science or a related field. Experience in a collegiate setting, and a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate level. Prospective interns must pass a background check to be eligible for the position. Certification or working towards certifications with the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCa, and/or USAW is preferred. Compensation: This is an UNPAID POSITION. Class credit toward graduation requirements from your current institution, weekly structured education sessions, the opportunity to learn from five experienced strength and conditioning coaches. Interns will also have the opportunity to complete a mentorship through CSCCa Master Strength Coach and approved mentor Mike Cotterman. Dates: May 2018-August 2018. How to Apply: Email one PDF document with a cover letter, resume, and three references to Coach Jason Dronen, Assistant Sports Performance Coach at Applications Due by May 1.