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Strength Scoop - Monday February 12, 2018

Monday February 12, 2018


South Carolina: The University of South Carolina strength and conditioning department is currently accepting applications for interns for our Summer 2018 semester. Accepted interns will work primarily with the football team. Highly motivated and disciplined individuals are encouraged to apply. The individual will be expected to contribute at a high level from the first day and responsibilities will be dictated by performance and attitude. Preferred qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field, SCCC, CSCS, or USAW certifications; CPR/AED certification and previous coaching experience at the college level. There is no monetary compensation so if this position is not an economically feasible option for you, please do not apply.To apply, send a resume, a list of 3 professional references, and a cover letter to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Josh Lawson at

Montana (FCS): The University of Montana Athletic Performance Department is seeking applicants for 2 graduate assistant positions for the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 academic years. This is a 10-month position, with renewal based on performance for the second year that includes a tuition waiver and monthly stipend. The Graduate Assistantship in Athletic Performance involves coaching responsibilities that may include: assisting the athletic performance coaches with the design and implementation of sport-specific strength, speed, and agility programs; weight room supervision; daily upkeep and maintenance of equipment; they will be assigned their own sports and other duties. Ability to use software such as: Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point, and video analysis. A strong desire to coach beyond your GA. Maintain a professional working relationship with members of the University of Montana athletic department and University campus community. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or a related field and acceptance into a University of Montana graduate program. Preferred qualifications: Internship experience with a collegiate program; nationally accredited certification. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Start date is June 1st. For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume, contact information for 3 professional references to: Brandon Ronan, Assistant Director of Athletic Performance at

Southeastern Louisiana (FCS): Southeastern Louisiana University is looking to hire 3-5 interns for the summer semester. The internship will run May 29th to roughly July 28th. This is an UNPAID internship. Local candidates are encouraged to apply. QUALIFICATIONS: Must be punctual, have attention to detail, ENTHUSIASM and the desire to become a strength coach in the collegiate setting. Previous experience within the collegiate ranks is preferred. Interns will develop their skills as a coach, engage in the intern curriculum, and be awarded gear as efforts deserve. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and (3) references to Gerry Pacitti, Director of Sports Performance to

Stanford: Stanford University is accepting applications for volunteer intern coaches to contribute to the Sports Performance Program. Qualified candidates will serve all 36 sports including Football, and will have the opportunity to assist in all training sessions in compliance with NCAA rules. This is an unpaid opportunity that provides experience assisting the staff implement individualized, comprehensive, sport-specific, injury prevention and performance enhancement programs. Potential candidates must possess an enthusiastic spirit, strong character, and demonstrate effective organization and communication skills. Required qualifications include achievement or current pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related course of study and CSCS or SCCC certification. Applicants must have current CPR/AED certification. This internship is expected to begin no later than Sunday, June 24th 2018, and requires a 6-month time commitment with opportunities to continue pending positive evaluation. During this evaluation, interns will have the opportunity to compete and earn a paid intern position on the Sports Performance staff. Deadline to apply is: Friday, March 9th 2018. Please email letter of application, with attached resume, cover letter and list of at least three professional references to Raymond Tam, Sports Performance Coach at

Colorado State: Colorado State University is now accepting applications (5) for Football Performance Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Interns for the Summer Semester 2018 (June 4, 2018-July 27, 2018). Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Daily weight room maintenance, assisting with supervision and execution of physical preparation specific to football. An education curriculum is provided with weekly discussions to help aid in the personal development required to obtain advancement in the field. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. Contact information for former interns can be provided upon request for more information about the experience. CSCCa mentorship program will be available for candidates seeking to obtain the SCCC certification. Those candidates who are selected for SCCC certification must remain for the full nine month mentorship to complete the requirements set forth by the CSCCa. NO MONETARY COMPENSATION WILL BE PROVIDED. Qualifications: Certification from one or more of the following (NSCA, CSCS; CSCCa, SCCC; USAW) are preferred. Must be first aid/cpr certified. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or be in the last semester of coursework for undergraduate degree in exercise physiology or related field of study. Interested candidates should email cover letter and resume to Inquiries must be received by March 28th, 2018 for full consideration. Colorado State university is an equal opportunity employer, which encourages applications from minority group members and women.