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Strength Scoop - Monday August 5, 2019

Monday August 5, 2019

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Delaware State (FCS): Todd Riedel has been hired as Delaware State's head strength coach. Riedel was previously on staff at Ohio State and prior to that served as an assistant at SMU and Winthrop and as the head strength coach at Wofford.

Illinois: The University of Illinois Football Strength & Conditioning is currently seeking volunteers for an UNPAID internship to contribute to the program for Fall 2019. Qualified candidates will have the opportunity to assist the full-time staff with training sessions for football in compliance with NCAA rules. This is an unpaid opportunity that offers invaluable knowledge, hands-on experience assisting the full-time coaching staff in all aspects of the strength and conditioning program, and the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. Potential candidates must possess a strong work ethic and character, great energy and enthusiasm, as well as the ability to demonstrate effective organization and communication skills. Potential candidates must have a great desire to learn about the strength and conditioning profession as well as pursue a career in the collegiate setting. Responsibilities include, but not are not limited to, assisting with the daily implementation of in-season training for the Illini Football team, set-up and breakdown of daily strength and conditioning training sessions, routine maintenance, cleaning and organization of the training facility, and data collection. Previous experience in a strength & conditioning program, coaching internship experience, or collegiate athletics experience is preferred but not required. This internship is expected to begin Sept. 2, 2019 and end at the conclusion of July 2019. To apply, send an email with a letter of interest, resume, and list of three professional references to Micah Cloward, Assistant Football Strength and Conditioning Coach at mcloward@illinois.edu.

Chattanooga (FCS - TN): The UT Chattanooga Athletic Performance staff is looking for qualified, hard working and driven candidates to fill internship positions immediately. The internship is an in-depth Collegiate Strength & Conditioning experience with Master Strength & Conditioning Coach and CSCCa President/Co-Founder, Ethan Reeve, that will provide an intensive hands on education in the weight room, with a classroom component geared toward prepping for the CSCCa Certification. Candidates will also gain the required 640hrs under a Master Strength & Conditioning Coach for the CSCCa Certification. This internship will provide the opportunity to work hands on with Football, Wrestling, Soccer, Track, Tennis and many other teams. The goal of this internship is to mentor young coaches and help them gain graduate assistant or full time positions upon completion. There is no monetary compensation or housing provided for this internship but candidates will receive some athletic gear to wear and valuable experience in Collegiate Strength & Conditioning. Preferred candidates should possess or be working towards an Exercise Science, Kinesiology or Physical Education related degree. A CSCS, USAW or CSCCa certification is preferred but not required. Please email Assistant Director of Athletic Performance, Collin Engstrom, at collin-engstrom@utc.edu.

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Alabama State (FCS):  Alabama State University Strength and Conditioning Department under the leadership of Director of Strength and Conditioning Coach Lonnie Brown, is now accepting applications for 2-4 Volunteer Interns for the Fall of 2019, start date is flexible. This is an UNPAID POSITION so do not apply if this is not economically feasible for you. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for all 19 Division 1 University Athletic Programs, set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and completion of the internship curriculum. 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. This internship can count towards hours required to graduate. All applicants must hold or be working towards a nationally accredited certification (SCCC, CSCS, or USAW); Candidates must also be CPR/AED certified. Other preferred qualifications include previous coaching in a collegiate setting and personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport. To apply send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to the Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning; Ced Quinn, via e-mail labeled “S&C Internship” to decedrickquinn662@gmail.com. All Interns will be required to adhere to all department, SWAC, and NCAA rules and regulations. They also must act with the upmost integrity when representing the University and the department of athletics.

Missouri Southern State (D-II): Missouri Southern State University Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for a PAID internship starting Fall 2019. There is a stipend for school tuition and either CSCS or SCCC will be paid for if internship curriculum is completed in full. This internship will start in August and run until the first week of December with the possibility of continuing through the spring semester of 2020. This is a football only internship. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting with set up and break down for daily training, assisting with pre-practice/practice duties, meal checks, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and completion of the internship curriculum. This is a hands on internship which you will have to coach and learn how to manage athletes on a daily basis. Required qualifications include a strong work ethic, completion 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. Other preferred qualifications include previous experience involved in a collegiate sport. All interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume, and three references as one (1) PDF document to the Head Strength and Conditioning coach, Nathan Morris. Morris-N@mssu.edu.