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Strength Scoop - Friday October 14, 2016

Friday October 14, 2016


Buffalo State College (D-III – NY): Buffalo State is seeking applications for an internship in strength & conditioning. As an intern coach the successful candidate will assist the head coach with all aspects of the strength & conditioning program, and teams as assigned. Duties include, but are not limited to, providing a sound and well-rounded program that improves all facets of athleticism; provide safe instruction, supervision and motivation to assigned sports team(s); test and evaluate the student-athletes to show improvements regards to strength, conditioning and overall fitness levels; assist in repair and maintenance for all equipment used in strength and conditioning area; coordinate rehabilitation of injured athletes with staff athletic trainers; and other duties as assigned by Head Strength Coach. Strong leadership, relevant experience, and motivational skills are required; a record of integrity and the ability to inspire student-athletes to perform at a high level is essential; and a willingness to advance the goals and mission of Buffalo State while adhering to the rules, policies, and regulations established by Buffalo State and the NCAA is critical. Qualifications include: 1) Bachelor’s Degree (or working towards), 2) a nationally recognized certification (CSCS or SCCC preferred but not required), 3) and the ability to work 15+ hours per week. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications from females and persons of diverse cultural backgrounds are particularly welcomed. The Internship is UNPAID. The starting date will commence no later than January 23, 2016. Please send a resume, cover letter and three references to

Louisiana-Lafayette: The University of Louisiana-Lafayette Strength & Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for 3-4 volunteer interns, specifically Football, during the SPRING of 2017. Qualifications: Ideal candidates will possess a strong work ethic, willingness to learn, and a strong desire to become a Strength & Conditioning Professional. Weekends may be required. Compensation: This is an unpaid voluntary position. Candidates will gain experience training Division-1 athletes, exposure to sports nutrition, program design, professionalism, and have the potential to earn recommendation towards future employment in the field. Successful completion of the fall internship may lead to an extension in the program into future semesters. Visit the official UL Strength department webpage for more information regarding the program and staff. UL Strength & Conditioning is a class credit friendly institution. To apply, please email cover letter, resume, and at least three (3) professional references to Samuel Ehrlich at Please no phone calls.

DePaul: DePaul University’s Sports Performance department is now accepting applications for one positions: Winter/Spring 2017 Volunteer Assistant Coach. Job Description: Assist the Sports Performance staff in all day-to-day operations including assisting in the implementation of sprint, resistance, and conditioning training, assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility, and other responsibilities as assigned. Volunteers must also complete all objectives and assignments throughout the education program led by the Sports Performance staff. Qualifications: Must possess or be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in exercise science or a related field. Experience in a collegiate or professional athletic setting is preferred as is a strong desire to become a sports performance coach at the collegiate level. NSCA-CSCS or CSCCa-SCCC preferred. Compensation: This is an UNPAID POSITION. Class credit toward graduation requirements must be approved by your university. Benefits include weekly formal education sessions, the opportunity to learn from experienced sports performance coaches, and working within a major conference Division-I setting. Dates: Winter/Spring quarter terms are January 2017 – May/June 2017. How to Apply: To learn more about the volunteer opportunity, please contact Nic Higgins, Assistant Director of Sports Performance at

University of North Florida: The University of North Florida (Jacksonville, FL) Strength and Conditioning Department has spring 2017 unpaid volunteer internship opportunities. Internship positions are designed to engage those actively seeking a career in the strength and conditioning field in the day-to- day operations of a Division I weight room. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting with the supervision and training of ALL 17 varsity programs, completing weekly requirements, and assisting with daily administrative and maintenance duties. This is an unpaid position, however, volunteers will receive experience working at a Division I program, better understanding of program design, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, receive college credit if applicable. Candidates will need to hold CPR/AED certifications with an ideal candidate be certified or actively pursuing certification from NSCA and/or CSCCa. University of North Florida can provide mentorship for the CSCCa pending further review. Submit all application materials in a comprehensive PDF document: cover letter, resume, and three professional references to be considered for the position. Application materials can be emailed to Mel Willison at Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. (EST) on November 18, 2016.