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Strength Scoop - Friday May 13, 2016

Friday May 13, 2016


Rice: Source tells FootballScoop Rice head strength coach Kevin Yoxall is no longer with the program.

North Carolina: The University of North Carolina Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning is accepting applications for the FALL 2016 Athletic Development Internship Program. This is an unpaid position. Start date: August 8th End Date: December 16th . Intern responsibilities include: Assisting with the supervision of training programs; Assisting with daily operations and facility/equipment maintenance; Completion of various educational assignments during the internship. Intern qualifications include: Punctuality; Enthusiasm; Strong work ethic; Ability to volunteer a minimum of 40 hours per week. Preferred qualifications include: Senior status or completion of a bachelor's degree in exercise science or related field; SCCC, CSCS, or USAW certification; CPR certification and a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach. Interns will receive experience working in a Division I environment, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. To apply: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Erik Hernandez, Assistant Director for Strength and Conditioning-Olympic Sports, via e-mail at Application deadline is July 3rd.

Mercy College (D-II – NY): Mercy College Strength & Conditioning Department is seeking highly motivated candidates to fill Fall 2016 internship positions. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting. Individuals will also have the opportunity to work with all 10 Division II Olympic sports teams. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Assisting the Strength & Conditioning Staff in implementation of strength training programs for various sports, set up and break down of all lifts, attending to daily maintenance/upkeep of the training facility, and professional development throughout internship program. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree, certified in CPR/First Aid, and a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coach. Preferred Qualifications: In current pursuit of NSCA, USAW, or CSCCa certification(s), previous coaching experience and collegiate athletic experience. Compensation: This position carries the possibility of monetary compensation but provides no housing or meal plan opportunities. The Successful candidates will gain valuable experience in addition to future recommendation for employment. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and professional reference list to JD Tom, Head Strength and Conditioning coach at