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Strength Scoop - Friday October 12, 2018

Friday October 12, 2018


Fresno State: Fresno State University is accepting applications for VOLUNTEER Intern Coaches to contribute to the strength and conditioning program for the 2019 spring semester. Qualified candidates will work directly with FOOTBALL, and will have the opportunity to assist in all aspects of training in compliance with NCAA rules. This is an UNPAID opportunity that provides experience assisting the Football Strength and Conditioning Staff with the implementation of individualized, comprehensive, sport-specific injury prevention, and performance enhancement programs. Potential candidates must possess an enthusiastic spirit, strong work ethic and character, desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, and demonstrate effective organization and communication skills. Required qualifications include current CPR/ AED certification, as well as achievement or current pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related course of study and SCCC or CSCS certification. This internship is expected to begin no later than Monday, January 14th 2019, and requires a 4-month time commitment with the potential to extend the internship through the summer training period pending positive evaluation. During the 4-month commitment, interns will receive experience working at the Division 1 level, have the potential to EARN recommendations for future career opportunities and receive college credit if applicable. To apply, send an email with the subject header, “Fresno State Football S&C Internship- Last Name, First Name.” Please email letter of application, resume and list of three professional references together as one PDF file to James Perez, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, at The Deadline for all applications is November 9th, 2018.

Texas: University of Texas Football Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for Interns, for the 2019 Winter/Spring Off-Season Conditioning Program. Responsibilities include assisting the Football Strength Staff in all aspects of developing and implementing strength, speed/agility, conditioning, flexibility, mobility, and recovery protocols for the Football Team. Additional responsibilities will be to provide; daily weight room supervision, daily upkeep and maintenance of equipment, assist with and conduct performance and strength testing, completion of internship curriculum, and other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Applicants must have a strong work ethic and desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Candidates should be enrolled in or completing their Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Physical Education, Exercise Science or a related field. Applicants should be certified in CPR/AED, and working towards certifications from any of the following organizations: NSCA, CSCCa, or USAW. Previous experience in an intercollegiate strength and conditioning program preferred. Position: This is a non-paid internship position. The successful applicant(s) will receive course credit towards graduation (if applicable) and Division I FBS / Big 12 Conference strength and conditioning experience. Apply Between: October 11, 2018 to December 7, 2018 Internship Dates: From January 14, 2019 to May 10, 2019. To apply: Submit Letter of Application, Resume, Three References, and a Video Coaching a Power Clean Progression to Nate Peoples, Assistant Strength Coach for Football at: Please no phone calls.

Buffalo: The University at Buffalo Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for volunteer interns for the 2019 Spring Semester. Qualified candidates are welcome to stay on beyond the Spring Semester. Coach Caralla is an approved mentor for the SCCC Certification, therefore interns who complete the required hours will be eligible to register for the certification exam. These are VOLUNTEER/UNPAID positions and candidates are responsible for securing housing and ensuring that this is an economically feasible opportunity. Responsibilities include but are not limited to; assisting with the administration and implementation of the strength and conditioning program for the University at Buffalo Football team, set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and assisting with duties in the fueling station. In addition, interns will be participating in our internship curriculum that includes classroom and hands-on learning. The subject matter within the curriculum will give you a solid foundation for program design, coaching methods, and biomechanic principles. 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. Candidates that already hold a certification from a recognized governing body (NSCA or CSCCA) will have the opportunity to earn further responsibilities. All undergraduate applicants should be working towards their certification and all interested candidates should have CPR/AED certifications. All potential candidates are strongly advised to make sure this internship is economically feasible before applying for this VOLUNTEER/UNPAID position. Interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume, and three references as one (1) PDF document to Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Reggie Overton at Applications submitted in any other format will not be considered.

US Air Force TACP:  The United States Air Force 13th ASOS at Fort Carson, CO is currently seeking UNPAID/volunteer Strength and Conditioning/Sport Science intern(s) for the Spring semester. The TACP is a Special Warfare Tactical Athlete, as such the successful applicant(s) must be ready for a greater than normal internship experience and responsibilities. Along with these greater demands the successful intern will earn future recommendation and opportunities to develop leadership skills within the United States Air Force environment. The internship includes a 5-stage progressive program where the successful intern(s) will be further prepared for their career. Minimum requirements: Must be pursuing career in Strength and Conditioning and/or Sport Science in Tactical, NCAA, Professional, High School or Olympic levels. Motivated to COACH, this will not be observation based. Proficiency in Microsoft Office. Bachelor's degree in related field. CSCS as well as current CPR & First Aid prior to January 15, 2019. Preferred experience: use of Omegawave, Heart Rate Variability analysis and the use of social media to drive information to deployed Operators. Candidate must possess valid driver's license to attain base access. Interested and qualified candidates, please forward a cover letter, resume and three professional references to: Director of Human Performance, Rob Schwartz. Please send as one document to