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Strength Scoop - Monday July 18, 2016

Monday July 18, 2016


Maryland: The University of Maryland Basketball Performance Department is now accepting applications for Volunteer Interns for the Fall of 2016. This internship will begin August 29th, 2016 with the potential of beginning earlier. This is an unpaid position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for the University of Maryland Men and Women’s Basketball teams, set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the basketball training facilities, and various other duties. 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. All applicants should have, or be working towards an accredited certification (CSCS or SCCC) and must be CPR/AED/Frist Aid certified. 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 interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Assistant Director of Basketball Performance Lanie Deppe at

Cal: The University of California Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for Volunteer Interns for the Fall of 2016. The internship begins August 29 and will approximately end December 16. This is an unpaid position, however, the position offers the opportunity for advancement in the field of strength and conditioning through earned future recommendation, along with coaching apparel, and the opportunity to eat at daily team meals. The intern that is selected will also accumulate internship hours toward CSCCa Certification under a certified mentor. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting with the supervision of the Cal Football team as well as assigned Olympic sports, set up and breakdown for daily strength and conditioning activities, routine maintenance, cleaning and organization of the training facility, filming and inputting data, as well as participating in a vigorous internship curriculum. Prerequisites include completion of a Bachelors’ Degree, working toward NSCA or CSCCa certification, along with, preferably, collegiate athletic playing experience. Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Bret Huth by July 25 , 2016. Interested candidates can email

Ole Miss: Ole Miss is currently accepting applications for strength and conditioning interns for the Fall semester of 2016. This position will work primarily with Men’s and Women’s Basketball. Candidates must demonstrate a strong work ethic and be highly motivated to pursue a career in strength and conditioning. Responsibilities include assistance in training of student-athletes, assist in enforcing facility policies and rules, and daily facility maintenance. Required qualifications: candidates must be in the process of earning or already have earned their bachelor’s degree in a related area. To apply, submit a resume with 3 references to Strength and Conditioning Coach Ryan Grubbs at

Rutgers: Rutgers is looking to fill multiple positions on their athletic training staff (head athletic trainer, assistant athletic trainer, and assistant athletic trainer / physical therapist). See links to apply.

Indiana State: Indiana State University Strength & Conditioning Department is accepting applications for Fall 2016 internships positions. The Strength & Conditioning staff at Indiana State University has a variety of experience at different levels including the NFL, NBA, and Power 5 collegiate level. Director David McMannus is an approved mentor through the CSCCa and after a 640 hour internship completed at Indiana State University the interns will be eligible to sit for the SCCC exam at the CSCCa conference the following May. Throughout the internship interns will be put through a curriculum to help them obtain advance certifications. Our internship program is an extremely high priority and strength & conditioning interns will have better understanding of nutrition, program design and implementation, coaching philosophy, correctives, Olympic lifts, powerlifting, MMA training, and much more. Interns will also gain valuable experience leading a group of athletes through a variety of task. The hand on coaching experience is what truly separates us from other internship opportunities. Applications for the internship at Indiana State University should include a cover letter, resume, and references. Applicants should be working towards completion of a bachelor’s or master’s degree. Applications will be due August 8th, 2016. Applicants must also be willing to work early mornings and late afternoons during the week and rarely but sometimes on the weekends. This is a nonpaid position. If there are any further questions pertaining to the internship feel free to contact James Smith at