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Strength Scoop - Friday May 2, 2019

Friday May 2, 2019


New Mexico Military: New Mexico Military Institute invites applications to fill the position of Director of Strength and Conditioning. This position is a full-time, 12 months appointment, under the direction of the Director of Athletics. This position is responsible for oversight and execution of strength and conditioning programs, physical fitness programs, as well as managing operations of the Godfrey Athletic Center. This position develops and implements team strength and conditioning programs in accordance with current training philosophies and modalities; Develops and executes the Corps Physical Fitness program in accordance with current training philosophies modalities; Develops and coordinates the Prep Physical Fitness program, in accordance with the needs of the individual cadet’s academy; Maintains records of all cadet’s physical fitness testing and progress; Teaches HPER and activity classes as assigned; Collaborates with Coaches, Athletic Trainers and other professionals in order to ensure cadets maximize physical performance; Provides supervision and guidance to the Assistant Strength Coach. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited program is required. Master’s Degree is preferred. Must possess CSCS and one or more of the following credentials: CSCC, or USAW certification, CPR/BLS certification necessary. Salary DOE: $42,000.00 -$52,000.00. NMMI is a state supported military junior college with a college preparatory high school. Military experience is not a prerequisite. Excellent benefits available, which include but are not limited to state retirement and medical insurance. Competitive salary depending on education and experience. If interested, please email resume and references to Jose Barron, Director of Athletics at No phone calls please. NMMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Arizona: The University of Arizona Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for Volunteer Interns for the summer of 2019. This internship will begin May 29th, 2019 and will conclude at the end of July 18th, 2019. This is an unpaid position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for the University of Arizona Football team and potentially other University Athletic Programs, set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and completion of the internship curriculum. Required qualifications include a strong work ethic, completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional in the collegiate or professional setting. All applicants should have, or be working towards an accredited certification (CSCS or SCCC). Other preferred qualifications include previous coaching in a collegiate setting and personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport. Applications will be taken until the positions are filled. All potential applicants are strongly advised to make sure this internship is economically feasible before applying. All interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume and three references as one (1) PDF document to Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Daree Ajibade at

UMass-Lowell: UMass-Lowell Sports Performance Department is seeking to fill a 10 Month Professional Internship Position for the 2019-2020 academic year. (Aug 1st – May 30th). Intern will assist all Sports Performance staff with all aspects of the strength and conditioning programming. Intern will also serve as the head sports performance coach for 1-2 teams as assigned. This will be a hands-on, educational internship program that will provide the chosen intern the necessary experience in strength and conditioning basics [programming], coaching techniques, exercise technique, and weight room design, maintenance, and management skills that will help them in future employment situations. CSCCa mentorship program available for candidates seeking to obtain the SCCC certification. THIS IS AN EDUCATIONAL POSITION. There is an available stipend ($5,000 dispersed evenly over the internship period). Possible additional paid work could be available through the athletic department to help supplement income. There is several Sports Performance or commercial gyms in the area to obtain part time work. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, CPR/AED/First Aid Certification. Must possess one of the following SCCC or CSCS Certifications. Must exhibit excellent communication skills and strong work ethic. Must be able to work independently as well as in a team setting. Preferred Qualifications: 1-2 years of volunteer service in a collegiate strength and conditioning setting. Certification through the CSCCa specifically, but CSCS through the NSCA is also accepted. Experience with Olympic lifting and being able to teach these lifts is preferred. Interested individuals should email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to with "Professional Internship Application" in the subject line. A Video demonstration teaching the following lifts: Power Clean, Back Squat, Bench Press. You may submit this video attached to resume if you wish to do so, but all final candidates will be required to submit prior to phone interviews. Potential candidates that will be attending the CSCCa convention will have the opportunity to perform an in person interview for the position.

University of Lynchburg (VA): University of Lynchburg (VA) is currently seeking applicants for a 10-month limit earnings Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach/Gameday Management position(s). This person(s) will directly report to the Director of Strength and Conditioning, Gameday Management Leader, and Athletic Director. Duties include, but are not limited to: design and implementation of all aspects of year-round strength and conditioning programs for designated teams, implementation of recovery, sleep, nutritional education, conducting/attending meetings and consistent communication with sports coaches and athletic training staff, assist in the daily operations and management of Wake Field House, and gameday operational duties as assigned. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, CPR, AED, and First-Aid certifications, a nationally recognized certification (NSCA-CSCS or CSCCa-SCCC preferred), and at least 1 year of experience as a strength and conditioning coach/high-level intern. Additional preferred qualifications include additional strength & conditioning/nutritional related certifications, previous college athletic playing experience, and a high-level understanding of D3 rules and regulations. In addition to a stipend, an on-campus lunch-only meal plan will be available. Potential school credits may be available upon further request and evaluation. Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references with the subject line “Your Name - Lynchburg Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coaching Applicant” to the Director of Strength and Conditioning, Ed Smith:

UMass-Lowell: UMass-Lowell is looking to hire a non-benefitted sports performance coach. Compensation is $20,000 annually (No Benefits). This will fulfill the education and experience requirements of a 640 hour CSCCa-approved mentored practicum. This position will meet the requirements needed to sit for the CSCCa (Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified) certification examination. This is a non-benefited position, with an opportunity for renewal. Required: Bachelor's degree and Certification (SCCC or CSCS) Preferred: Master’s Degree and SCCC certification preferred/ not required. Candidates should have a minimum of 2 years' experience in a collegiate athletic setting. Commitment to the profession of sports performance is a must. Email a letter of application, resume, and three references (Names and Phone Numbers) to Keith Vinci, Assistant Athletics Director for Sports Performance, at (Subject line: Sports Performance Coach) .Potential candidates that will be attending the CSCCa convention will have the opportunity to perform an in person interview for the position.

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, has experience working with baseball and basketball. Start date: July 8, 2019. Please send Resume, Cover Letter, and 3 Professional References to Mike Golden, Director of Strength and Conditioning, at Will be conducting interviews at the CSCCA conference in Kansas City.