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Strength Scoop - Monday February 24, 2020

Monday February 24, 2020


Georgia: Kirby Smart is targeting Alabama strength coach Scott Cochran for an on-field coaching job on the UGA staff, per report.

Austin Peay: The Austin Peay State University Football Sports Performance Program is currently accepting applications for UNPAID summer internships. This position will begin Sunday May 31st, 2020 and go through Friday, August 7th, 2020, with the potential to carry on into the fall semester. Applicants should have, or be working towards, a BA/BS in Exercise Science or a related field. Completion of this internship can fulfill credit hours towards a program degree and offer increased opportunities for advancement in the field of sports performance. Preferred qualifications include certification(s) from one or more of the following organizations: The CSCCa (SCCC), NSCA (CSCS), or USAW. Preferred qualifications also include previous coaching experience and proficiency in teaching basic weight room exercises. This position is responsible for assisting the football sports performance staff with the implementation of the off-season program, set up and break down of all training sessions, maintenance and upkeep of the weight room/facility, and hands-on experience training division-I collegiate athletes. Please send your cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Justin Lowe at

Robert Morris: Robert Morris University Football is currently seeking qualified volunteer internship candidates for the 2020 Summer Term. The strength and conditioning program will run from May 18 th (date flexible) to August 21 st . This is an unpaid position however, it is acceptable to have a part-time job to assist with personal finances. Chosen candidates have a high likelihood of becoming an S&C Apprentice for the department during the academic year. The daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program the Football program, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, Data input and upkeep, 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, education in program design and application, have the potential to earn future recommendations for career opportunities and receive college credit if applicable. Minimum Qualifications: Strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm and effective communication skills, Desire to become a strength and conditioning coach. 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 by, May 15, 2020.

Marshall: The Marshall University Strength and Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for our Basketball Summer 2020 Volunteer Internship Program. JOB DESCRIPTION: Assist in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs, set-up/breakdown of training equipment, and general day-to-day responsibilities of a strength and conditioning coach. QUALIFICATIONS: Possess or pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree. Preferably certified or working towards NSCA-CSCS or CSCCa-SCCC. VALUE: This position will provide an opportunity to work directly with athletes one-on-one and in group settings. You will gain hands-on experience working with Men’s and Women’s Basketball COMPENSATION: Housing and utilities are included. This is an unpaid internship. DATES: The Internship Program will run from May 11th – August 14th 2020. APPLICATION: Please email cover letter, resume, and three references to Matt Donelson, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at