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Strength Scoop - Monday April 2, 2018

Monday April 2, 2018


Oregon: The University of Oregon Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for immediate internship positions as well as the Summer 2018 Semester. These are UNPAID positions. Responsibilities include but are not limited to; assisting with the administration and implementation of the strength and conditioning program for University of Oregon Football, set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and completion of the internship curriculum. Our internship curriculum will give you a solid foundation for program design, coaching methods, bio mechanics while giving you the opportunity to mentor under a MSCC that will provide you the required hours to obtain your SCCC through the CSCCa. 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. Postgraduate candidates are also required to hold a certification from a recognized governing body (NSCA or CSCCA) and all undergraduate applicants should be working towards their certification. Applicants should also have CPR/AED certifications. 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 candidates 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 and Conditioning Coordinator Matthew Fyle at

Temple: The Temple University Football Strength and Conditioning Staff is looking for qualified strength and conditioning interns for Summer 2018. Responsibilities include: assisting with the supervision and training of Temple University’s football program, assisting with daily administrative and maintenance duties and other duties as assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. This is an unpaid internship. However, candidates will receive Division I Intercollegiate experience, college credit towards graduation if applicable and will be involved in the CSCCa mentorship program necessary to achieve the SCCC certification. Preferred qualifications: Pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in exercise physiology or related field; NSCA-CSCS or USAW certifications; CPR certification. Experience in a Strength and Conditioning Program or having previous collegiate athletics experience is preferred. Having a background in performing and coaching Olympic lifts is preferred. Temple University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants. To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Jordan Barber at Please no phone calls.

Davenport (D-II - MI): Davenport University is seeking applicants for two volunteer interns for the Summer Semester 2018. This position will run from May 14 to June 27. Required qualifications: Currently pursuing Bachelors or Masters degree in Exercise Science or a related field and a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach. Preferred qualifications: Experience as a collegiate athlete and currently pursuing or possessing SCCC/CSCS certifications or the USAW certificate. This is an UNPAID position but it may fulfill course credit if necessary. Applicants please submit a Cover Letter and Resume with three professional references on one PDF document to Gregory S. Martin, Head Football Strength and Conditioning Coach at with the Subject ‘DU Football S&C Internship: Summer 2018.’

Arizona State: Arizona State University Sports Performance-Olympic Sports Department is seeking VOLUNTEER interns for Summer 2018 June 1st-August 9th. These individuals will gain valuable experience at the collegiate level as well as an opportunity for credit approved by their institution if applicable. The internship will involve assisting in: the supervision of training sessions, different training methods, learning/executing exercise techniques, daily maintenance of equipment, educational research, and an internship curriculum. 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/completed 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: send cover letter, resume, and references in a PDF to Assistant Sports Performance Coach at An ASU Sports Performance questionnaire will be required after contacted later in the hiring process. Deadline to apply is May 1st.

St. Mary's: St. Mary's University is accepting applications for a graduate assistant in the sport performance department. This position begins on August 01, 2018 and will run until May 11, 2019. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Responsibilities for the position include, but are not limited to: Creating and implementing annual training programs for 3-5 teams (depending on scheduling and previous experience); communicating with sport coaches and athletic trainers on a regular basis about student-athletes; educating the athletes about proper nutrition and recovery strategies; and maintaining a clean environment in the fitness center. QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor’s degree in sport performance, or related field, and admission into a St. Marys University graduate program are required. Previous strength & conditioning coaching experience required (internship experience will be considered), Programming experience, Demonstrated experience working directly with student-athletes, Knowledge and experience working with TeamBuildr highly preferred, but not required, Currently hold/able to obtain current CPR/First Aid/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification, Certification through the NCSA and/or CSCCa (or will obtain by start date), Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. COMPENSATION: 18 graduate school hours per academic year; $2,000 stipend per academic year EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in sport performance, or related field, required; must apply and be admitted to St. Mary’s graduate school prior to or upon being chosen for the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. TO APPLY: Email a single PDF document containing a cover letter, resume, and reference list (with names and contact information for at least 3 professional references) with the subject line: “Sport Performance GA Position.” to: Sport Performance Coach/ Fitness Room Coordinator CJ Richardson at