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Strength Scoop - Monday July 15, 2019

Monday July 15, 2019


Texas A&M Commerce (D-II): The Department of Sports Performance at Texas A&M University – Commerce (Division II) has vacancies for Volunteer Sports Performance Interns for Olympic Sports and Football. These are unpaid positions. Potential interns will gain exposure and experience with all aspects of training by working directly with the Senior Director of Sports Performance & the Director of Sports Performance. Interns will have the opportunity to learn and coach athletes with the guidance needed to be successful in the field of strength and conditioning. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - Bachelor’s degree (Exercise Sciences or related fields). Candidates must also have extensive knowledge and coaching experience with Olympic-style lifting exercises. Current CPR & AED certification. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS - current CSCCa or NSCA Coaching Certifications or the active pursuit of the CSCCa or NSCA Coaching Certifications. Recent Intercollegiate Athletic participation. POSSIBLE STARTING DATES – August 2019. **Volunteer Sports Performance Interns will have the opportunity to complete the CSCCa 640 hour Practicum under an approved CSCCa mentor. Submit a letter of application, resume, including a list of names, addresses and phone numbers of 4 references to Joe Caldwell, Senior Director of Sports Performance at Please no phone calls.

North Carolina Central: The Sports Performance Department at North Carolina Central University is accepting applications for internship positions for the Fall 2019 semester. This is an UNPAID internship; this volunteer position offers Division I experience and the opportunity for future recommendations or opportunities in the field of strength and conditioning. Candidates will COACH, and will have a chance to serve as top assistants for select varsity sports. Qualifications: Candidates must have a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Must be working towards a degree in the field of exercise science or similar. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field and pursuing SCCC, CSCS or relevant certification from one of the following: NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW and CPR –First Aid certification. Candidates additionally have the option of completing the internship practicum for the CSCCa Examination. Please submit a letter of applications, resume, and a list of references to Thomas Carroll, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach via E-mail at

Colorado State: The CSU Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for up to 5 VOLUNTEER intern positions for the FALL 2019 semester. These are UNPAID positions. The ideal candidate should be seeking a career as a strength and conditioning coach. Candidates will be exposed to all facets of an NCAA Division 1 FBS football strength and conditioning program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: hands on experience assisting with the daily operations of the weight room, assisting with GPS monitoring and velocity based training technologies, helping to create a positive training environment, completing the educational curriculum, assisting with distribution of nutritional supplements under the guidance of a registered dietitian and strength and conditioning staff, record keeping and facility and equipment maintenance. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS include completion or pursuit of an undergraduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, strong work ethic, great sense of urgency, high attention to detail, a willingness to learn, and the ability to build relationships with our staff and student-athletes. Individuals must demonstrate the ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse community. Candidates should be actively pursuing certification from the NSCA and/or CSCCa. Interns will receive instruction in – and be required to comply with – NCAA regulations and policies. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references as one (1) PDF document to Carl Miller at

Austin Peay (FCS - TN): Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN is seeking to fill a Graduate Assistant Sports Performance position that will begin in August of 2019. Candidates must have a strong desire to become a full-time Sports Performance coach, and must posses strong qualities of passion, leadership, and integrity. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, assisting with football sports performance, the design and implementation of sports performance programs for other assigned sports, weight room supervision and upkeep, daily communication with sport coaches and athletic trainers, and other duties assigned. Required: previous coaching experience, CPR/AED & First Aid Certification, Bachelor’s degree in an exercise related field with a GPA of 3.0 or above, and GRE scores of 140 on Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning and a 2.5 on Analytical Writing. Compensation includes a tuition waiver and stipend that increases after the first year. Submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Chris Campbell at

Miami (OH): Miami University Strength and Conditioning is accepting applications for 3-4 Football and Olympic intern positions during Fall 2019. Positions require a 15-week commitment with an internship curriculum provided. Candidates will gain valuable experience training athletes, earn class credit, and earn a potential recommendation for further positions in the field. Pay: UNPAID VOLUNTEER INTERNSHIP. Housing: No housing provided. Must find within Oxford, Hamilton, or other nearby cities. Start Date: Monday, August 26, 2019. End Date: Friday, December 6, 2019. Qualifications: Must possess a First Aid/AED Certification. Possess or working towards a CSCS or CSCCa certification. A background in Exercise Science or a related field is preferred, but not required. Strong work ethic, communication, professionalism, initiative, and commitment. Must be able to lift minimum 60 lbs. Highly motivated to work in collegiate strength and conditioning. Responsibilities include (but not limited to): Set up, breakdown, and general maintenance of training sessions and facilities. Opportunity to observe and cue multiple athletes on a variety of movements. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references to Assistant Human Performance Coach Kelsey Minson at

FIU: Florida International University is accepting applications for the position of Intern Strength and Conditioning Coach for Fall 2019. Successful candidates will be working with Football and a variety of Olympic sports. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities along with our intern development program. We will provide team gear and several meals per week. Must have a strong work ethic and a desire to become a strength and conditioning coach. If you are interested, send a brief cover letter and resume to

University of Lynchburg: University of Lynchburg (VA) is currently seeking applicants for a 10-month limit earnings Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach/Gameday Management position. This person will directly report to the Director of Strength and Conditioning and Athletic Director. Duties include, but are not limited to: design and implementation of all aspects of year-round strength and conditioning programs for designated teams, implementation of recovery, sleep, nutritional education, conducting/attending meetings and consistent communication with sports coaches and athletic training staff, assist in the daily operations and management of Wake Field House, and gameday operational duties as assigned. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, CPR, AED, and First-Aid certifications, a nationally recognized certification (NSCA-CSCS or CSCCa-SCCC preferred), and at least 1 year of experience as a strength and conditioning coach/high-level intern. Additional preferred qualifications include additional strength & conditioning/nutritional related certifications, previous college athletic playing experience, and a high-level understanding of D3 rules and regulations. Please send CL, Resume, & 3 References to with Subject: Assistant Strength & Conditioning Candidate.

St. Joseph's (FCS - PA): The Saint Joseph's University Olympic Strength and Conditioning Department will be accepting applications for 2 volunteer internships for the 2019-2020 school year. This internship is unpaid. The tentative start date will be 8/19. Duties and responsibilities will include, assisting the strength staff with set up and supervision and break down of all training sessions. Nutrition distribution and facility upkeep. Candidates should have a degree in Exercise Science and CPR/AED certification. While there is no monetary compensation, qualified candidates will have the opportunity attend the CSCCa National Conference in May with the strength staff including all fees associated with the test and trip. To apply send COVER LETTER, RESUME AND REFERENCES IN 1 PDF ATTACHMENT TO Brian Bingaman, Director of Strength and Conditioning at

Yale: 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. The team also had multiple All-Americans, the Ivy League Rookie of the Year, and numerous other individual awards in the 2018 season. 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. Please reach out to our internship email at Begin date: August 12th 2019 End date: December 8th 2019.

Rocky Mountain College: Rocky Mountain College Strength & Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for paid internship position for the 2019 Fall semester. Responsibilities will include: assisting the Football Strength and Conditioning staff in the supervision and training of the Rocky Mountain College football team to include but are not limited to assisting the athletic performance staff with the set-up, breakdown and implementation of all training sessions; daily upkeep and maintenance of weight room equipment; assist with daily administrative tasks and any other duties assigned by the intern coordinator. Minimum Qualifications: must have a commitment and passion for the strength and conditioning field. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field. Internship Start Date: Aug. 1st- End Date: Dec. 15th. Daily Times for Internship would be around 5:30AM – 12:00PM. Possibility to obtain other jobs. Candidates must email a letter of application, resume and the names of three references to

Culver-Stockton (NAIA - MO): Culver-Stockton College is accepting applications for a Head Strength Coach for Football / Men's and Women's Basketball. Salary is 8K, some meals, and possible help with living. Candidates must be certified in either Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association (SCCC) or the National Strength and Conditional Association (CSCS). Please email resumes to

Miami (FL): University of Miami (FL) Strength and Conditioning is seeking highly motivated people to fill the Fall 2019 internship positions working primarily with Football , but will help with some Olympic sports. This internship will start July 24, 2019 through December 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: Strong 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 (USAW, SCCC, CSCS, etc.) 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 Victor Ishmael at