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Strength Scoop - Monday August 7, 2017

Monday August 7, 2017

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St. Francis (FCS): Saint Francis University of PA is looking for a Strength and Conditioning GA for the fall. It is a 2-year contact, summers off. 18 credits for the academic year. $4000 over the 9 months. The candidate would need to be knowledgeable in a variety of Olympic sports the GA would be in charge of 3 to 4 teams. Needs to be CSCS. Apply online; then submit a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu.

Texas Tech: Texas Tech University's Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting volunteer (UNPAID) strength and conditioning coaches to work with Men's Basketball. Qualifications: Candidates must have a strong desire to become a Strength and Conditioning professional; Must have completed or are working toward completing a bachelors degree at an accredited college/university; Must stay the entire basketball season (Sept 04-May 04) and volunteer a minimum of 25 hours per week; Knowledgeable in exercise physiology and biomechanics; Must have a current CPR/AED certification. Preferred qualifications: Bachelors degree completed, previous internship and collegiate athletic experience, and one of the following certifications; CSCS, SCCC, USAW, or FMS. Rewards: Those seeking to become SCCC certified will receive mentoring from a certified Master Strength and Conditioning Coach. You will learn various training methodologies, in-depth Olympic lifting modalities, and programming. The knowledge and experience gained will prepare interns for potential graduate assistantships and future professional positions in the field of strength and conditioning. To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and references to: John Reilly, Head Men's Basketball Strength and Conditioning Coach, at john.reilly@ttu.edu. The application review will begin immediately and will cease until positions are filled.

Lane College (D-II - TN): Lane College, an NCAA Div. II school in Jackson, Tenn., is looking for a full time Head Athletic Trainer. Education Required or Minimum Education Required: Bachelor’s Degree required Master’s Degree preferred. Must be board certified and have valid appropriate licenses on both the state and national levels. First Aid/CPR/Professional Rescuer certified. Experience and/or Skills Required: 1 to 3 years of experience in the field preferred. Demonstrate strong leadership abilities, written/oral communication, problem solving and organizational skills. Develop, coordinate, and administer a comprehensive sports medicine program for 12 NCAA Division II Intercollegiate Sports at Lane College. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: care and prevention of athletic injuries, performing professional and administrative services such as physicals, rehabilitation, treatments and ATC-to-Team Physician communication which are essential for the successful implementation and development of the program. Supervise a number of undergraduate student aides, and two part-time Certified Athletic Trainers. Send all resumes to Derrick Burroughs Director of Athletics at dburroughs@lanecollege.edu.

Oregon: Oregon Football Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for interns for Fall 2017. This is a volunteer, UNPAID, position and offers Division I experience and training in an educational environment and the opportunity for future recommendations or opportunities in the field of strength and conditioning. Responsibilities will include: assist the Football Strength and Conditioning staff in the training of the University of Oregon’s Division I football program; assist with daily administrative, and maintenance duties; assist in the set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout; spotting athletes and participate in weekly projects and assignments for the duration of the internship. Minimum Qualifications: must have a strong work-ethic, enthusiasm and a desire to develop the characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field and pursuing CSCS or relevant certification from one of the following: NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW and CPR –First Aid certification. Candidates must email a letter of application, resume and the names of three references to assistant football strength and conditioning Coach Joey Carnes jcarnes@uoregon.edu.

East Tennessee State (FCS): East Tennessee State University Football Strength & Conditioning is looking for two hard working, enthusiastic volunteer interns who are confident, have a presence and be able to assist with coaching Division 1 Football and Baseball Student-Athletes for the Fall 2017 Semester. The two people chosen for this position must be able to start August 21 and end November 30. This is an UNPAID position, in which the successful candidates can receive academic credit if applicable, experience working with a Division 1 Strength & Conditioning program, and consideration for a recommendation for future employment in the strength and conditioning throughout the country. Candidates must be completing or have completed a degree in Exercise Science or a related field, current CPR/AED and First Aid Certification. The successful candidates should have a strong desire to not only pursue Strength and Conditioning Coaching as a career, but to also obtain Strength and Conditioning Coaching Certifications either from the C.S.C.C.A. or the N.S.C.A. A CSCCa 640-Hour Mentorship can be completed during this internship. Responsibilities will include assisting with team training sessions, professional development assignments, facility maintenance, and other tasks as designated by the Strength and Conditioning staff. Successful candidates should have competed in a varsity sport at the High School or Collegiate level to have a better understanding of what it takes to compete and train as an athlete. Please send cover letter, resume and list of three references to Daniel Wedding at: wedding@etsu.edu.