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Strength Scoop - Monday February 14, 2022

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Wisconsin: The University of Wisconsin Football Strength and Conditioning Internship program is currently accepting applications for the Summer 2022 semester. The internship will begin May 27th, 2022 and will end August 5th, 2022. These internships are unpaid and non-coaching positions. Prerequisites: The candidate must be pursuing or have completed a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field and be CPR and First Aid certified. Candidates must consider pursuing or possess a certification through the CSCCa and/or NSCA. Each candidate will go through an interview process and required to submit to a background check. Those accepted will assist in the day to day operations of the facility, including: cleaning and maintenance duties, set-up and break-down of equipment for all workouts, data collection and assist with gps catapult systems. The intern program consists of mock interviews, presentations to the staff, weekly topics and bi-weekly evaluations. Candidates must possess strong work ethic, respectable character, 100% commitment to the program and a desire to pursue a career in the strength and conditioning field. This is an opportunity to gain experience at the Division 1 level and to expand knowledge in this field. You will be required to act as a professional. To apply: Submit cover letter, resume, three references and contact information to Ty Taylor at tst@athletics.wisc.edu. Please include Summer Intern in the email subject line.

Pepperdine: Pepperdine Sports Performance is seeking applicants for the 2022 Summer Semester Internship Program. Interns will be responsible for weekly presentations to the full-time staff along with weekly educational assignments. Interns will participate in a Division I environment with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience assisting the full-time staff working with student-athletes. The following subject areas will be addressed during your internship: assessing your athletes and pre-session readiness, varying models and methods of periodization and programming, resistance training variables, movement classification, Olympic lifting variables, energy system development, power training, linear speed development, and various other topics. Responsibilities for the internship will include session set up/breakdown, cleaning and upkeep of the facility, and working directly with designated student-athletes. You must be able to commit a minimum of 20 hours per week. Our goal is to have interns advance in the field of strength and conditioning after completing our internship. If you are serious about becoming a Sports Performance coach, this internship will help you develop the necessary tools to advance in the field. Dates for the position will run from May to August. Please note this is an unpaid internship, and we do not offer housing. Please send your resume and three references to Amy Allegre at amy.allegre@pepperdine.edu.

William Jewell (D-II - MO): William Jewell College invites applicants for our Head Athletic Performance Coach. This is a full-time, 11-month position, responsible for the development and management of individual, group, and/or team strength training programs for student-athletes participating in the College’s intercollegiate athletics program. As a member of the Jewell Community, the Head Athletic Performance Coach is fully responsible for compliance with all College policies and procedures in addition to all applicable bylaws of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC). At William Jewell College, Intercollegiate Athletics are a meaningful part of a student’s educational experience and valued as a co-curricular activity. Please apply with a cover letter, resume and three professional references via this link. Resumes will be reviewed immediately.

Kennesaw State (FCS - GA): Kennesaw State has TWO full-time positions open. Both pay $30,000 + benefits. One job is FOOTBALL priority, the other is OLYMPIC SPORTS priority. All interested (including those who applied within the past few weeks) please send resume, cover letter & list of references in one combined PDF to ksuowlstrength@gmail.com. Please label in subject line which position you are most interested in. 

Tulane: Tulane University Tulane University an equal opportunity employer with a diverse athletic department is looking for a full-time strength and conditioning assistant. The candidate will be responsible for one primary sport and two smaller sports. Masters degree in a sports science related field, certified by NSCA or CSCCA as a strength and conditioning specialist and certified CPR/AED mandated. GPS, VBT, Kitman Labs, and Excel preferred. If interested send cover letter, resume and references in one file to Kurt Hester at khester1@tulane.edu.

Iowa: The University of Iowa Strength and Conditioning-Olympic Sports is seeking highly motivated candidates to fill Summer 2022 internship positions. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Division I Collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting. The internship may fulfill course credit if necessary. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for various sports, attending to daily maintenance of the training facilities, and professional development throughout internship program. Opportunities to work with many performance monitoring technologies including but not limited to: Force Plates, GPS, Omegawave, Tensiomyography and Velocity Based Training systems. CSCCA mentorship is available to assist your eligibility for the certification. Qualifications: Currently pursuing 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, USAW, or NSCA certification(s). Compensation: This is a non-paid volunteer position. You will gain experience as well as the opportunity to learn and grow in the field of Strength & Conditioning. Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and professional references as a single PDF file to zachary-walrod@uiowa.edu. Deadline for applications: March 4, 2021.

James Madison: JMU Football (FBS), member of the Sunbelt Conference, is seeking 1-2 qualified candidates for unpaid internship positions for the SUMMER 22’ Semester. Assisting with the implementation of GPS data collection and interpretation, nutrition oversight, setting up and breaking down equipment for team workouts, and attending to daily maintenance and upkeep of the Plecker Athletic Performance Center. Minimum requirements include: a strong work ethic, punctuality, and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Only apply if this internship is logistically feasible for you. No Housing, food or monetary compensation will be provided. This position will provide interns with valuable practical experience, networking and professional development opportunities, and college credit, if applicable. Interested candidates should submit a resume, and 3 professional references in one PDF file to Nate Adams at adams3nd@jmu.edu.