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Strength Scoop - Monday February 21, 2022

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Colorado School of Mines (D-II): The Colorado School of Mines Strength & Conditioning Department is actively seeking hard working applicants for internship positions working with all varsity sports within our program for the Summer Term 2022 (June 6th – August 12th). Interns will have the ability to learn from a CSCCa Approved Mentor. The intent of the internship is to provide a semester of hands-on training to prepare the candidate to take on the next level position in strength and conditioning as either a graduate assistant or full-time strength coach. Interns are expected to participate in a comprehensive and challenging educational program, including white board discussion and hands-on experience in the following areas: program design, biomechanics, football and Olympic program development, exercise instruction, Olympic lifting progressions and techniques, plyometrics, speed and agility techniques, energy system development, regeneration methods, nutritional basics, leadership and facility and athlete management. Internship responsibilities will include various duties within the Colorado School of Mines Strength and Conditioning Department. Hours will vary throughout the semester and may include early morning, late afternoon hours, and weekends. Previous weight room or athletic coaching experience is a plus. Requirements: 1) CPR/AED/First Aid 2) Must be working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related field 3) Must have, or working towards CSCS, SCCC, USAW, etc. 4) Must have strong desire to pursue a career in the strength and conditioning profession 4) Must be pro-active, excellent work ethic, and disciplined. Compensation: NON-MONETARY/UNPAID Continuing education resources, SCCC/CSCS certification prep, access to networking opportunities, potential future recommendation for professional advancement and continuing mentorship beyond completion of the internship. In order to determine if you’re a correct fit for our program please email a Cover Letter, Resume, References to ipcastil@mines.edu.

Robert Morris (FCS - PA): Robert Morris University is currently seeking qualified volunteer internship candidates for the 2022 Summer Term. The strength and conditioning program will run from May 23 rd to August 20th. 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 Football, and/or Basketball. Attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, Data input and upkeep, Assist with Sport and S&C Camps, 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, First Aid, CPR & AED certified. 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, May 1, 2022. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

Boston College: BC is seeking candidates for the Summer 2022 Boston College Football Strength and Conditioning Internship Program. Qualified candidates will have an opportunity to work with the Football Strength and Conditioning staff. Required qualifications: current CPR / AED certification; completion or currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in exercise science or related field. Other preferred qualifications include certification(s) from CSCCa or NSCA, previous coaching experience(s), experience in collegiate sports, and proficiency with Microsoft Office. This is an UNPAID, 2-month internship with a possible invite to stay for the Fall Semester if earned and desired. Candidates will also have the opportunity earn the accredited internship hours needed for the SCCC certification through the CSCCa. Again, this is an unpaid position, so if this is not an economically feasible option, please do not apply. Seeking focused individuals who will embody the Boston College culture and have the desire to obtain a career as a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach. No others need apply. Please send one document including resume and professional references as a PDF document to Coach Luke Rose at roselu@bc.edu. Start date will be May 31st, 2022. Application deadline ends on April 1st, 2022.

Dallas Baptist University: DBU is searching for an aspiring, athletic performance coach to fill our open graduate student assistant coaching position; this position is expected to start June, 2022. Prospective candidates will have the opportunity to work under the guidance of the Dallas Baptist University Athletic Performance coaching staff, a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA) approved mentor, as well as gain valuable hands-on experience working with both Division I and Division II athletes. The graduate student assistant coach will have the opportunity to create programs for and train assigned DBU athletic teams, as well as assist full-time staff in various capacities. Please note, this is a graduate student assistant position. This position provides tuition towards a master’s degree at DBU and includes a stipend as compensation. Applicants must be certified by either the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (SCCC) or the National Strength and Conditioning Association (CSCS) and have had at least one full-time collegiate internship experience in order to be eligible. Applicants must be committed to serving Christ, our DBU student-athletes and DBU staff. Applicants must be committed to developing themselves as a strength and conditioning professional and devoted to advancing in the strength and conditioning coaching profession. For consideration, all inquiring candidates MUST email me three videos. These three separate videos must include the candidate coaching one lower body strength exercise, one upper body strength exercise and one speed/agility/quickness exercise of their choice. Please email a cover letter, professional resume, and three professional references (include contact information), along with the three videos to Coach Dave Trevino at david@dbu.edu. All materials must be submitted by March 31, 2022 for consideration.

Wagner (FCS - NY): The Wagner College Sports Performance staff is currently seeking 2-4 qualified candidates for the SUMMER 2022 who will work directly with the Sports Performance staff from mid-May to late July and potentially later, if appropriate. Potential interns will be responsible for daily upkeep, data tracking, and any other duties assigned by staff. Interns will be in a coaching development program where they will receive true on-the-job experience by working with Division 1 Football and Men’s and Women’s Basketball. This is an UNPAID position that can be done for academic credits if needed. You will have the opportunity to build your professional network and gain valuable tools for career advancement in the field of strength and conditioning through future job recommendations or internal promotion ex: · Wagner College Sports Performance Apprenticeship · Wagner College Sports Performance Graduate Assistant Coach Preferred qualifications include previous coaching experience and/or competitive athletic experience. Candidates should possess a strong work ethic, attention to detail, enthusiasm, effective communication skills, and positive energy. A bachelor’s degree or a degree in process of completion and CPR/First Aid/AED ARE REQUIRED. Certification from a recognized strength and conditioning association (CSCCa, USAW, CSCS) is preferred but not required. To apply: Submit cover letter, resume, and 3 references in 1 PDF to Isaac Elston, Assistant Director of Sports Performance at i.elston@wagner.edu.