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Strength Scoop - Friday October 25, 2019

Friday October 25, 2019


UConn: The University of Connecticut Football Strength and Conditioning staff is looking for three unpaid volunteer interns for the spring semester of 2020. Ideal candidates will be highly motivated and working towards or already in possession of a Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree. Candidates must be able to pass a background check and also be CPR/AED certified. Must possess or be currently working towards certification through the CSCCa, NSCA, or USAW. The internship will include assisting in daily set up and break down of the football weight room, completion of a comprehensive educational curriculum, data collection (Catapult GPS), and any other duties assigned by the strength and conditioning staff. This is an unpaid position and if this will not work financially, please do not apply. The start date for the internship is 1/21/20 and will run through 5/1/20. All interested candidates please send a cover letter, resume, and three references in a single PDF to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, Andrew Smith at

Hawaii: The University of Hawaii Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking highly motivated candidates to fill Spring 2020 (Start date: January 6th , 2020) internship positions. Selected individuals will have the opportunity to work with all varsity sports teams including football. Selected Candidates will gain knowledge and experience at the Division I Collegiate Strength and Conditioning level. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Assisting with the supervision and execution of strength training programs, attending to daily maintenance of the training facility, assisting with practice, use of relevant technology, and professional development. Qualifications: Strong work ethic and desire to pursue a career in Strength and Conditioning. Preferred: Previous experience in coaching (any level); Currently pursuing or holding CSCCa-SCCC and/or NSCA-CSCS certification(s). Compensation: This is a non-paid volunteer position. You will gain experience, as well as the opportunity to learn and grow in the field of Strength & Conditioning. Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and professional reference list to Tanner Hull at and Tommy Heffernan at Subject line should read as “Your Name, Hawaii S&C 2020.” Applications will be accepted until November 30 th , 2019. All potential applicants are strongly advised to ensure economic feasibility before applying.

Villanova: Villanova University Football Internship Programis currently accepting applications for two VOLUNTEER Strength & Conditioning interns for SPRING 2020. The internship will last from January 6th - May 15th with an opportunity to extend if desired. Interns will gain practical experience working in a Division 1 S&C environment, specifically with the football team. Minimum requirements include CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications, a strong work ethic, a desire to become an industry professional, and effective communication and leadership skills. Preferred qualifications include certification from a recognized governing body (NSCA, ACSM, USAW, CSCCa, etc.) as well as previous intern or coaching experience. Responsibilities will include assisting with football training sessions, weekly professional development assignments, facility maintenance, and other tasks as designated by the S&C staff. There is no financial compensation for this position, HOWEVER, this position may provide the opportunity for a role as one of the five coaches on the floor. Interns may assist in coaching training sessions depending on their development and work ethic. This position requires a minimum of 20 hours per week. To apply, e-mail ONE document with a copy of your cover letter, resume, and three references to Mike Tucker at Subject line should read: “Villanova Internship: Last Name, First Name.” This should also be the title of your attached document.

Montana State: Montana State University, is accepting applications for a qualified, highly motivated Graduate Assistant in Strength and Conditioning. There is an IMMEDIATE need to fill this position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting in design and implementation of strength & conditioning programs for assigned sports; provide proper instruction for safe and effective lifting/spotting techniques and equipment usage; supervise weight room day-to-day activities and conduct periodic performance & strength testing; communicate regularly with sport coaches and sports medicine personnel. A CSCCa Practicum/Internship is available. Qualifications: Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in sports sciences or related field/major, CPR certification and be certified through the Collegiate Strength &\ Conditioning Coaches Association (SCCC) or National Strength & Conditioning Association (CSCS). In order to be awarded the position the candidate must be admitted to graduate school at Montana State University. Compensation includes full tuition waiver and stipend. Previous strength coaching experience preferred. Previous athletic experience preferred. Experience teaching the Olympic lifts preferred. Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel strongly recommended. Consideration will be given to individuals who possess integrity as well as strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills. The position will begin January 1st, 2020. Ideally this position will be filled before November 15 th , 2019. To apply: Submit a letter of application, resume and references to Alex Jardine, Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED: FORMAT ALL 3 INTO 1 PDF DOCUMENT AND NAME IT LAST.FIRST.MSUAPP. Montana State University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to achieving a diverse community.