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Strength Scoop - Monday July 1, 2019

Monday July 1, 2019


Eastern Michigan: Eastern Michigan Sports Performance is seeking highly motivated people to fill the Fall 2019 internship positions working with all 17 NCAA Division 1 sports teams. This internship will start September 2nd, 2019 thru December 20th 2019. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience in a Division I Collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting. The candidate must be pursuing or have completed a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field and MUST be CPR and First Aid certified. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting staff in the design and implementation of strength programs including set up and breakdown of training equipment; as well as assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility, and ongoing professional development through the internship curriculum. Preferred Qualifications: Intense work ethic, and highly motivated. Experience working in a Strength or Sports Performance environment; currently hold or working towards a nationally- accredited strength and conditioning certification (SCCC or CSCS) PLEASE NOTE: These are non-paid volunteer position. Will gain experience as well as future recommendation for employment. Applicants please submit a cover letter, resume, and professional references to Fred Hale at

Howard (FCS): Howard University Strength & Conditioning is seeking applicants who are highly motivated and passionate about strength and conditioning to fill four (4) available unpaid internships positions for the Fall of 2019. Start date is negotiable, and can be for the start of Fall Camp (July 29th) or beginning of the semester (August 19th). Applicants must be seeking to become a Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach or already certified through the NSCA or CSCCA. This internship will not just be a protein shake stocking and bench wiping experience, there is plenty of opportunity for coaching experience to be earned. You will be getting hands on coaching experience at America’s top Division 1 HBCU. Howard University is located in Washington D.C. so local candidates are encouraged to apply because housing and financial compensation will not be provided. If you are interested please send a cover letter, resume and recommendations as one PDF to A.J. Levy at

Western Carolina: Western Carolina Athletic Performance is accepting applications for a part-time position. This is an 11-month position at $9 per hour for 40 hours a week. We are looking for candidates with a strong desire for a long-term career in strength and conditioning who also have strong communication skills, and are eager to work in a competitive atmosphere. This position is responsible for all strength and conditioning duties for assigned sport teams and will assist other sport teams as needed. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to general equipment upkeep, weight room sanitation, computer work, game day responsibilities, and assisting in the nutrition supplementation program. This position will more than likely oversee Track & Field, Women’s Soccer, Women’s Tennis, Golf and will also assist with Football and Basketball. Experience working with these teams is preferred. The applicant must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and must have a current strength and conditioning certification from one of the following: CSCCa, NSCA, may also accept NASM-PES if the applicant is pursuing the CSCCa or CSCS. Must have a minimum of six months job experience in a college athletic strength and conditioning setting. CPR and AED certification is required. The applicant needs to have a strong background in programming strength, speed, agility, power, core, flexibility training and may be required to submit a program of the Director or Assistant Director’s choosing to give us an idea of your level of expertise. The applicant must follow all rules and regulations presented by the NCAA, the SoCon and Western Carolina University. Interested candidates can apply online here.

Yale (FCS): Yale University Sports Performance is looking for candidates to fulfill internship positions for the Fall 2019 semester. The internship is a comprehensive experience providing hands on education in the weight room, with a classroom component, including lectures on program design, theory, nutrition, athletic testing, and more. The internship will provide the opportunity to work hands on with the Football team that has just won the 2017 Ivy Championship and finished #24 in the nation. In addition, interns will work with the 2018 National Championship Men’s Lacrosse team. Yale has 30 teams that interns will have the opportunity to work with for added experience. This is a rigorous internship with hours that would closely mimic that of a full time strength coach. The goal of this internship is to ready individuals for full time positions upon completion. There is no monetary compensation for the internship, but there is the opportunity to use this internship as a site for the completion of College requirements. The internship is also an NSCA accredited continuing education site. You will receive 2 CEU's for participating in the internship. The ideal candidate will be a current college student, or one who has recently graduated. Preference will be given to those who are in Exercise Science, collegiate athletic experience, or prior weight room experience. Applicants of all professional background who are eager to learn and grow as a coach are encouraged to apply. To apply, please send your resume to

Arkansas State: The Athletic Performance Staff at Arkansas State University is looking for hard working and unique individuals of varying backgrounds, experiences and talents to contribute to the athletic performance staff. Individuals will have the opportunity to work with Arkansas State’s Football team in-season and the additional 13 sport programs. This internship will allow you to gain experience and use your talents in athletic performance, nutrition, sport psychology, teaching, video, music, social-media and more while directly impacting the success of Arkansas State Athletics. You will gain first-hand knowledge from a staff proficient in areas such as; athletic performance, sport psychology, nutrition, exercise physiology, speed development, power lifting and Olympic lifting. Additionally, 1-2 meals will be provided per day with all you can eat/make PB&Js and unlimited protein shakes. Individuals will join a young energetic staff who creates a fun work environment. If you are hoping to enjoy your fall internship, and gain experience coaching then please contact Max Tilden at

Austin Peay: The Austin Peay State University Football Sports Performance Program is currently accepting applications for UNPAID fall internships to begin Sunday, August 4th, 2019 and go through until the end of the season. 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 and facility, and hands-on experience training division-I collegiate athletes. Please send your cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Corey Canezaro at