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Strength Scoop - Monday August 1, 2022

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Robert Morris (FCS - PA): Robert Morris University is currently seeking internship candidates for the 2022 Fall Term. The strength and conditioning program will run from August 29th – December 16th. This is an unpaid position however, it is acceptable to have a part-time job to assist with personal finances. Chosen candidates can also have the opportunity to complete internship hours required for the CSCCa – SCCC exam under the mentorship of the Head Strength Coach. The daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning programs for our 17 DI programs – including Football, Basketball and Ice Hockey, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, Data input and upkeep, Professional development throughout the semester, any other tasks assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Interns will gain hands on coaching experience in a collegiate setting on the floor, education in program design and application, have the potential to earn future recommendations for career opportunities and receive college credit if applicable. Robert Morris has a strong reputation and a great track record of the advancement an intern’s future in the strength and conditioning profession. Minimum Qualifications: Strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm and effective communication skills, Desire to become a strength and conditioning coach. It is strongly advised that all potential candidates make sure that this internship is economically feasible before applying. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to University background checks. To apply all candidates should send an email labeled “S&C Internship” with a cover letter, resume, and three professional references in one PDF or Word document attached to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Robert Day at Day@rmu.edu by, August 12, 2022. Review of applicants will begin immediately. Please check out our webpage for more insight.

Arkansas Tech (D-II): The Arkansas Tech University Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking a qualified applicant for an immediate Strength and Conditioning Graduate Assistant position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: design and implementation of sport specific strength and conditioning programs for assigned teams; ability to demonstrate 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. This position will start as soon as possible. Please send Resume, Cover Letter, and 3 Professional References to Andy Lakmann, at alakmann@atu.edu.

Thomas University (NAIA - GA): Thomas University Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking qualified applicants to fill the Strength and Conditioning Graduate Assistant position working with both Football and Olympic Sports. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: design and implementation of sport specific strength and conditioning programs for assigned teams; demonstration and instruction of Olympic weightlifting techniques; supervise during team workouts, individual workouts, and open hours; assist with the maintenance and upkeep of the facility. Candidates must have a strong work ethic and the desire to become a strength and conditioning professional.  Qualifications: (Required) - Bachelor’s degree, previous strength and conditioning experience in the collegiate (preferred) or high school sector; experience in designing and implementing workout programs. (Preferred) –CSCS, SCCC or USAW certification; CPR and First Aid certifications. Compensation: Tuition (fall and spring), university housing (fall and spring), and monthly stipend. Start date: August 2022. Please send Resume, Cover Letter, and 3 Professional References to: Corey Potter CSCS, USAW L1, M.A., Director of Strength and Conditioning, Thomas University. Email cpotter@thomasu.edu if interested.

UC Davis: UC Davis Sports Performance has an immediate opening for an Assistant Sports Performance Coach. This position will assist with Footbaldl and be responsible for the programming and development of Lacrosse, Women’s Soccer and Women’s Water Polo. Experience working with NCAA football is preferred. This is a full-time benefits eligible position with a 12 month contract at $55k per year. All interested candidates please apply using this link.

Colorado State Pueblo: The Colorado State University Pueblo Sports Performance department is seeking two interns for the Fall semester of 2022. Purpose: The purpose of the sport performance internship is to assist the sports performance staff in the implementation of the strength and conditioning program for student-athletes at Colorado State University Pueblo, and assist in administrative duties. The sport performance internship will prepare the individual to become a sport performance professional. The internship will provide opportunities to work with certified strength and conditioning coaches, coach student-athletes, and perform administrative duties related to sport performance. This internship is voluntary, unpaid, and intern will receive no benefits. Responsibilities of the sport performance intern include but are not limited to: 1. Coaching student athletes in the strength and conditioning program. 2. Assist in the set up and breakdown of strength and conditioning sessions. 3. Assist in the cleaning and maintaining of the strength and conditioning facilities. 4. Taking attendance at training sessions 5. Possibly serve as the strength and conditioning coach for a team. 6. Continuing education by reading, learning how to design training programs for student athletes, learning how to implement training programs for student athletes, demonstrating lifts, communicating with student athletes, athletic trainers, and coaches. Qualifications of the sport performance internship are: Individuals who are pursuing or have earned their bachelor or master’s degree in kinesiology, physical education, exercise science and sports medicine, athletic training, sport management, and are interested in pursuing a career in strength and conditioning, sport science, sport coaching, athletic training or physical therapy. Interns must have earned a certification or must be in the process of earning a certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association-Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association-Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC), and USA Weightlifting (USAW) any level. If you are interested in this internship please email your cover letter, resume, and three references to curstaldi.harris@csupueblo.edu.