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Strength Scoop - Monday July 11, 2016

Monday July 11, 2016


Colorado: The University of Colorado Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for one (1) internship positions for the Fall 2016 Semester. These are unpaid positions. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for the University of Colorado Football team, set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and completion of the internship curriculum. Required qualifications include a strong work ethic, completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional in the collegiate or professional setting. Postgraduate applicants are also required to hold a certification from a recognized governing body (NSCA or CSCCA) and all undergraduate applicants should be working towards their certification. Other preferred qualifications include previous coaching in a collegiate setting and personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport. Applications will be taken until the positions are filled. All potential applicants are strongly advised to make sure this internship is economically feasible before applying. All interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume, and three references as one (1) PDF document to Assistant Football Strength and Conditioning Coach, Justin Geyer at

Morningside College: Morningside College Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applicants for one paid internship position working with all programs for the 2016-2017 academic year. This position will start in August and complete at the end of the school year in May. Internship responsibilities will differ and include various duties with in the Morningside College Strength and Conditioning department. Hours will vary during the semester and may include early morning, late afternoon, or weekend hours. Interns will gain valuable, hands on experience in areas such as program design, speed and agility techniques, conditioning, facility and athlete supervision. Requirements: Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in an Exercise Science related field required, CSCS and/or SCCC preferred. Must have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. Previous weight room or athletic coaching experience preferred. Compensation: $2,000 stipend per year, and academic credit available. Application: E-mail cover letter, resume, and names of 3 professional references to head strength coach Aaron Jung at

Kentucky: Kentucky's Olympic Sports strength and conditioning department is seeking volunteer interns for the Fall of 2016. Interns will have the opportunity to work with all the Olympic sports at the University of Kentucky. Qualifications: Strong desire to become a strength and conditioning coach, possess or working towards a certification through the CSCCa, USAW, and/or NSCA, prior experience working in a strength and conditioning setting or previous collegiate athletic experience, experience coaching the Olympic lifts and/or competing in the sport of Olympic weightlifting, outstanding work ethic and integrity Details of Volunteer Internship Program: Start Date: August 15, 2016. End Date: December 9, 2016 (this date is negotiable). Interns will complete our internship curriculum, which includes programming projects, drills to improve coaching ability on the floor, how to network within the profession and preparation for future job opportunities. No monetary compensation provided. There may be opportunities to earn income through local weightlifting club and assisting with coaching clinics. Opportunity to work alongside our Nutrition department. Training table meal will be provided. Experience working in a SEC athletic program. Possibility of earning a positive recommendation and evaluation based on work performance. May receive credit towards completion of a college degree or certification. Interested candidates should submit their resume and 3 references via email to Coach John Spurlock at by July 22, 2016.

Stony Brook (NY): Stony Brook University Athletic Performance Department is now accepting applications for its Fall 2016 VOLUNTEER Internship. Responsibilities of this internship position will include but are not limited to assisting in the supervision and execution of strength and conditioning training programs for all 18 of its Division I sports. Individuals selected for the internship will also assist in teaching proper technique and use of equipment, as well as daily upkeep of the athletic performance training facilities. The internship will offer valuable experience with a variety of sports both male and female, an introduction to a variety of training systems, all while networking and earning future recommendations for related career opportunities. This position will NOT provide any monetary compensation. Stony Brook Athletic Performance is seeking highly motivated individuals with a strong work-ethic who aspire to be a strength and conditioning professional. Ideal candidates will have or be in the process of completing a bachelor’s degree in exercise science/kinesiology or a related field. Certification by an accredited governing body (NSCA, CSCCA, USAW) is preferred, but not required. Applications must be received by August 8th, 2016. If you are interested in in applying, please submit your resume, a cover letter, as well as 3 professional references to (G.C. Yerry, Assistant Director of Athletic Performance).

Lees-McRae: Lees-McRae College is seeking applicants for the position of Part-time Strength & Conditioning Coach. This position will provide general oversight of the strength and conditioning program, as well as, oversee and work in conjunction with designated athletic programs to provide sport-specific strength and conditioning programs for student athletes; work in conjunction with the Athletic Training Staff to develop and promote safety and general wellness among student athletes; support and model to student athletes the NCAA’s Life in the Balance initiative; and properly report and address all injuries to the appropriate avenue. Requirements - Certification as a strength and conditioning professional from a licensed, nationally recognized organization acknowledged by the NCAA; excellent organizational and people skills, as well as, communication skills; high level of independence; computer skills; flexibility in scheduling; valid NC Driver’s License and ability to drive a 15-passenger van; and, meet heavy work physical exertion requirements as defined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Must have at least 2-years’ experience and training in the use of all manner of weight room equipment; excellent leadership skills, and work effectively as a team member. Bachelor’s degree required. Submit applications via this link.