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Strength Scoop - Monday July 23, 2018

Monday July 23, 2018

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Colorado: The University of Colorado Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for one (1) internship position for the Fall 2018 Semester. 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 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 position is 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 Football Strength and Conditioning Coach, Justin Geyer at justin.geyer@colorado.edu.

Cal: The University of California Berkeley Football Strength and Conditioning Program is seeking candidates for the fall 2018 internship program. Qualified candidates will work directly with Football as well as various Olympic sport teams as assigned. This is an UNPAID POSITION but provides the opportunity to learn from 9 experienced strength and conditioning coaches at the FBS Level (Pac-12). Intern responsibilities will include: Assisting with the supervision of training programs, daily facility upkeep as well as participating in various educational assignments during the internship. All internship applicants must be CPR & First Aid certified. Preferred qualifications: Currently pursuing a Bachelors or Masters degree in a Kinesiology/Exercise Science related field as well as a CSCS/SCCC certification. The internship will start on Monday, August 13, 2018 and will conclude on Friday, December 14, 2018. The deadline to apply is August 3rd, 2018. Please send cover letter, resume and three references to Markus James at mjames31@berkeley.edu.

McNeese State: The McNeese State University Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for 2-3 Fall 2018 Volunteer Interns. The internship will last from August 20-December 1. This is an unpaid opportunity that provides experience coaching football, as well as other assigned teams. The individual’s chosen will gain knowledge and experience coaching in a Division I program, as well as future recommendation for employment. Required qualifications include a strong work ethic, completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate degree in exercise science or a related field, and the desire to become a strength and conditioning professional in a collegiate or professional setting. All applicants should have or be working towards an accredited certification (CSCS or SCCC). Preferred qualifications include previous coaching experience in a collegiate setting and/or former participation in a collegiate competitive sport. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting with supervision and execution for the strength and conditioning program of assigned sports, set up and break down of daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and completion of the internship curriculum. 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 in a single PDF file with the subject header, “McNeese State S&C Internship-Full Name,” to Assistant Director of Strength & Conditioning Earl Hamilton at ehamilton@mcneese.edu.

Missouri St. Louis: University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL) is currently offering a strength and conditioning internship. The internship will be for the duration of the Fall 2018 semester starting on August 13 th and ending December 7 th . This internship will be an educational opportunity including the completion of an internship curriculum along with potential for gaining experience working with a variety of teams, maintenance of a collegiate weight room, education in coaching techniques, etc. The selected candidate will receive close supervision in regard to the previous areas of possible experience. The primary goal of the internship will be to provide instruction and training in the field of collegiate strength and conditioning in order to prepare the intern for a career in this field. This internship is also approved as a CSCCa mentorship site under the supervision of a Mentor approved Strength and Conditioning Coach. QUALIFICATIONS: Must be working toward certification and exhibit a strong desire to be a strength and conditioning coach. To apply, send resume and cover letter along with references to Josh McMillian, Director of Sports Performance at mcmillianj@umsl.edu.

Emory & Henry: Emory & Henry College has an opening for a Part-Time Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach. This position is a 10 month position that will have the opportunity to work with football and Olympic sports. Candidates must have integrity, self-motivation, enthusiasm, a strong willingness to learn and improve, and must demonstrate effective organization and communication skills. Emory & Henry College is an NCAA DIII institution located in Southwest Virginia. The athletics program fields 22 varsity teams that compete in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. In addition to a stipend this position will have a partial meal plan, and the possibility of on-campus housing. Required Qualifications: Must hold a Bachelor's degree from a nationally accredited university/college in exercise science or related field (Master's degree preferred), possess NSCA CSCS and/or CSCCa SCCC, and be CPR/AED/First Aid certified. Responsibilities: 1. Design, supervision, and daily execution of strength & conditioning programs for assigned teams, assist with training of other teams as needed, work with Athletic Training Staff to develop appropriate return to competition training programs for injured athletes, work with assigned sport coaching staff to create an appropriate annual training plan, attend to daily maintenance and cleaning of strength & conditioning facility, participate in weekly education/career development meetings, supervise undergraduate intern, as well as other responsibilities as required. To apply: submit an electronic application including a cover letter, resume, and three professional references at https://apply.interfolio.com/52617.

Kansas: The UKHS Sports Performance facility (located in Overland Park, Kansas) is currently accepting volunteer internship applications for the Fall 2018 semester. These positions are UNPAID; however selected individuals will gain valuable experience as well as credit approved by their institution where applicable. We are seeking highly motivated individuals who are willing to learn and gain coaching experience. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: facility maintenance and up keep, coaching/training observation, individual professional development, and completion of intern curriculum throughout the semester. Qualifications: Completed or working towards Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related field; current CPR/AED certification; desire to pursue a career in the strength and conditioning/fitness industry. Preferred qualifications: currently possess or working toward CSCS, SCCC, and/or USAW certification. Tentative start date: August 6, 2018. Interested applicants should include a cover letter, resume, and 3 references in and email to Coach Will Arens at warens24@gmail.com.

Liberty: Liberty University Department of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic Sports is seeking applicants who are highly motivated to fill internship positions for the Fall of 2018 starting the week of August 27th. This is an unpaid position where school gear is offered. Interns will also have the chance to earn additional assigned responsibilities. Academic credits can be applied towards an Exercise Science or related Undergraduate or Graduate program if necessary. With education through experience being our main goal, interns will be provided and challenged with the key qualities of success in the Strength and Conditioning field. This includes professional development and continuing education, daily opportunities to learn and grown as a leader, expansion of network connections, teaching student athletes’ proper lifting technique, and daily weight room maintenance. Along with assisting strength coaches with program design implementation, interns will also have the opportunity to work out of our brand new state of the art Liberty Athletic Center Olympic Weight Room as well as our 3 other weight rooms. While working with Division I programs, interns will gain practical coaching experience in accordance with the philosophy of the department and can begin to lay the groundwork for future opportunities with a consideration for a recommendation for future employment. Qualifications: hard work ethic, attention to detail, enthusiasm, effective communication skills, positive energy, willingness to work, Bachelor’s degree or a degree in process, hold certification(s) and/or seeking to get certified in at least one of the major certifications below. Preferences (but not limited to): CPR/AED/First Aid Certified, CSCS, SCCC, USAW Submit letter of application, resume, and at least three professional references including name and all contact information to Katie Guillory, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at kguillory@liberty.edu.