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Strength Scoop - Monday January 4, 2020

Monday January 4, 2020


Baylor: LSU senior associate strength coach Vic Viloria is headed to Baylor to become the head strength coach per Sicem365. After spending years at Jimbo Fisher's head strength coach, Viloria returned to LSU for the 2018 season and has been working with Tommy Moffitt since.

Auburn: According to multiple reports, strength and conditioning coach Ryan Russell was informed today they will not be retained by new coach Bryan Harsin.

Northwestern Oklahoma State: Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Department of Strength and Conditioning is now accepting applications for 1 Voluntary Strength and Conditioning assistant Coach for Spring 2020. The start date is Jan 11th. Cheap housing is available. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for Football and all Olympic Sports, teaching student athletes proper technique and equipment use, and attending to the daily maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities. Candidates will have the opportunity to program, implement, and supervise strength and conditioning sessions. Volunteer Coaches will go through an educational curriculum and CSCS Prep. No monetary compensation will be provided. Certifications from one or more of the following (NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW) are preferred. CPR/AED certification is required. If you are interested in the position, please email a resume and three professional references to Ian Dukehart at

Texas: Head strength and conditioning coach Yancy McKnight has been informed he has been let go, Pete Thamel tweets. Steve Sarkisian will look to bring in his own strength coach.

Minnesota State CTC (JC – MN): Minnesota State Community & Technical College is looking for a strength coach for the spring of 2021. Housing and small stipend will be provided. Interested individuals should contact Cory Miller at

Central Connecticut State: Central Connecticut State is looking to add a graduate intern. Assist Director of Sports Performance with supervision of 17 Division 1 teams. Applicant will be responsible for design, implementation and supervision of 2-4 teams as assigned by the Director of Sports Performance. Qualifications: Must have experience teaching Olympic lifts and other strength exercises. Must possess a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science or fitness related field. Applicant must be SCCC and/or CSCS or currently in the process of becoming certified. The successful applicant must meet the admission requirements for CCSU’s Graduate School and be prepared to begin working no later than June 1st, 2021. Personal qualities desired are professional, dependable, good people skills and judgment, with exceptional communication and organizational skills Compensation: $ 10,750 stipend and tuition waiver for 6 hours of graduate study (fall and spring) as well as 3 hours during the summer. Deadline: Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Start date is June 1st . How to apply: Please email a link from (Youtube, Vimeo, or other viewable websites) of yourself demonstrating proper technique of the following lifts (Clean & Squat). Submit letter of application, resume and three references to Michael Ericksen, Director of Sports Performance at Please no phone calls.