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Strength Scoop - Friday May 17, 2019

Friday May 17, 2019


Minnesota: The University of Minnesota Athletic Performance Department (Cal Dietz) is seeking highly motivated applicants to fill FALL 2019 (August 26th - December) Sports Science Internship positions. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Division I Collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting. Qualified candidates will work directly with Men’s and Women’s Hockey. This internship can be used for course credits. Daily responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: Download/analyze Catapult and Polar Team 2 data from practices/games/training sessions Conduct and analyze weekly Tensiomyography and Omegawave tests Download/analyze force plate, EMG, Moxy, 1080 Sprint and Quantum data Professional development, including various educational assignments during the internship Assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs Assisting with daily operations and facility/equipment maintenance Responsibilities will be assigned as they are earned. Interested applicants must exhibit effective communication skills, positive energy, attention to detail, sense of urgency and strong work ethic. QUALIFICATIONS: Currently pursuing Bachelors/Masters in Exercise Science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach and pursuing CSCCa or NSCA certification(s), and proficient in technology. COMPENSATION: This is an un-paid volunteer position. Interns will have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. If accepted, applicants will be required to complete and clear a background check. To APPLY (DEADLINE July 1): Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to: Cal Dietz, Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning at

UNC Charlotte: University of North Carolina at Charlotte seeks 3 applicants for Sports Performance Internships for the Fall’19 Semester. This internship will provide an intensive, hands-on approach to the principles and methods of strength & conditioning covered in the Charlotte 49er Sports Performance Program Responsibilities: Successful candidates will assist in the organizing & implementing of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Olympic Sports Performance Program. This includes, but is not limited to, the areas of movement assessment, exercise technique progression, dynamic warm-up, speed & movement training, strength training, soft tissue/mobility, and performance testing for all student-athletes. Interns will also be responsible collecting and interpreting testing data, the daily maintenance of equipment and facilities, and the development of strength & conditioning manuals, instructional videos and updating social media sites. This position will not work with Football. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required, First Aid and CPR certified. Certified or working toward the CSCS, SCCC or USAW certification and Division I coaching experience. This position requires background knowledge in Kinesiology or a related field and as well as the ability to teach exercise safety as well as enforce weight room rules and regulations. Intermediate computer skills required. Good verbal communication a must. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Background check required at own expense if hired. Compensation: Successful candidates will receive valuable hands-on experience coaching college athletes. This is an opportunity to be included in the building of a High Performance Team from the ground up. Course credit is also available if offered by applicant’s host institution. This is an unpaid internship. No monetary compensation, housing, or meals available at this time. Apply To: Send letter of application, resume and contact information for three references to: John Patrick, Associate Director of Sports Performance, Email: No phone calls, please. Applicant must adhere to all policies, rules and regulations of University of North Carolina at Charlotte, C-USA Athletic Conference, The State of North Carolina University System and the NCAA. University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an EEO/AA Institution.

Arkansas Tech: The Arkansas Tech University Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking qualified applicants for two Strength and Conditioning Graduate Assistant positions. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: design and implementation of sport specific strength and conditioning programs for assigned teams; ability to demonstration and instruct lifting techniques; supervise team and individual workouts; assist with the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (Required) CSCS, SCCC, or USAW certification (Preferred); CPR and First Aid certifications; previous strength and conditioning experience in a collegiate setting; experience in designing and implementing workout programs. Experience working with baseball and basketball a plus. Start date: July 8, 2019. Please send Resume, Cover Letter, and 3 Professional References to Mike Golden, Director of Strength and Conditioning, at

Tennessee-Martin: The Intercollegiate Athletics Department at The University of Tennessee at Martin, an NCAA Division I institution and a member of the Ohio Valley athletic conference, is seeking qualified applicants for a Internship/Graduate Assistant: Assistant Director of Strength and Performance Coach position (12-month administrative professional). The University of Tennessee at Martin has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich UT Martin's academic and culturally inclusive environment. Responsibilities: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assisting with all phases of the Division I Strength and Conditioning Program, including: Facility scheduling; Practice and game day coaching; and Compliance with NCAA and Ohio Valley Conference rules and regulations; Working in coordination with the other domains (Nutrition, Sports Medicine, and Psychology), as well as coordination with sport coaches; and Providing supervision of interns and volunteers. Required Qualifications: Must have an undergraduate degree, training and work experience or equivalent; Must be in pursuit of an advanced degree and meet the guidelines of the UT Martin's graduate program. Weight training certification as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) or an accredited certification program that meets the guidelines of the NCAA; Demonstrated experience as a weight/strength coach at the university, NCAA or professional-level (a minimum of one year of experience is strongly desired); and Experience in general maintenance and repair of a weight room. Interested candidates can apply via