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Strength Scoop - Friday March 8, 2019

Friday March 8, 2019

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Kansas: The University of Kansas is accepting applications for volunteer intern strength & conditioning coaches for the 2019 Summer Semester to work specifically with the football team. Highly motivated, disciplined, and passionate individuals are encouraged to apply. The individuals selected will assist the strength & conditioning staff in all aspects of training and education of our athletes. Preferred qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field, CSCS or other certifications, CPR/AED certification, and previous coaching experience. There is no monetary compensation so if this position is not an economically feasible option for you, please do not apply. This opportunity can also help towards class credit if need be and will last the duration of the summer semester. To apply, please send a resume, a list of 3 professional references, and a letter of interest to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Jack Wilson at jack.wilson@ku.edu.

Upper Iowa: Upper Iowa University invites applications for the position of Assistant Strength and Nutrition Coach. This position reports to the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach and will assist with the design, development, implementation, monitoring and assessment of strength and conditioning programs for 60-80 student-athletes competing in five to seven intercollegiate programs at the NCAA Division II level. The Assistant Coach will work cooperatively with coaching and athletic training staff to: develop team and individualized strength programs and nutrition plans in a positive and motivating environment, provide insight regarding health and nutrition as it relates to physical development and health, counsel student-athletes on optimal nutrition for exercise training, competition, recovery from exercise, weight management, hydration, immunity, disordered eating, travel, and supplementation, assist in the oversight and maintenance of two weight rooms and equipment, and assist with monitoring and developing of the intern program, including and not limited to the planning, supervising, and evaluating of all interns. Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred in Health, Nutrition, Exercise Science or related field with a background or education in dietetics and a minimum of one year experience working in a collegiate sports nutrition and/or strength and conditioning environment. Working knowledge and understanding of NCAA rules and regulations. Excellent communication and computer skills are required. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three (3) professional references. To apply, visit this link. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.