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Strength Scoop - Monday July 3, 2017

Monday July 3, 2017


Pepperdine: The Pepperdine Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking applicants for the 2017 Fall Semester Internship Program. After candidate selection, interns will be responsible for weekly presentations to the full-time staff and weekly reading/research assignments. Interns will sit in on weekly staff presentations and participate in hands-on sessions directed by the strength staff. The subject matter includes weekly discussions and projects over assessing your athletes and pre-session readiness, understanding different models and methods of periodization and programming,resistance training variables, movement classification and selection, Olympic lifting, energy system development, power/velocity training, linear speed development, and other various topics. Responsibilities for the internship also include session set-up, breakdown, cleaning, and upkeep of facility, spotting and working with specified student-athletes and/or small groups. You must be able to commit 20 hours per week throughout the semester to qualify. Please note this is an unpaid internship. Interns will recieve free gear, education, and opportunities to grow in the field. To APPLY, send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: Robert “Tubbs” Pike, Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning and Intern Director at

McNeese State: McNeese State University is actively seeking applicants for 2-3 VOLUNTEER internship positions working with Football, Baseball and any other assigned teams for the 2017 Fall Semester. This position will begin on August 14th and will end in December. Internship responsibilities will vary and will include various duties such as: Weight room maintenance, cleaning, and assisting with assigned teams. Interns will have the opportunity to receive comprehensive coaching development in the areas of programming, hands on coaching, conditioning, nutrition, and mobility progressions and regressions. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a related field required, also have obtained either CSCS/SCCC or working toward becoming certified. Must have a strong desire to pursue a career in strength and conditioning, possess an excellent work ethic and have the ability to take initiative and be pro-active. Previous weight room or athletic coaching experience preferred. Send application in one .pdf file consisting of your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning Cody Hughes at

Yale: The Yale Football Sports Performance Staff is looking for qualified and hardworking Fall 2017 interns with a strong passion for College Football and Sport Performance to work with the Yale Football Team and in the Varsity Weight-Room. These positions are unpaid, but provide valuable experience, and will begin the first week of August. Preferred candidates should be working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in or related to the field of Exercise Science. This is an NSCA accredited internship site, thus, candidates must possess a certification or membership through the NSCA, or must be doing the internship for college class credit. Upon completion of the internship, the NSCA will award 2.0 CEUs to each candidate. A NSCA-CSCS, CSCCa, USAW or certification and/or prior playing experience in college athletics is preferred but is not required. Resumes and any other questions should be emailed to Assistant Director of Football Sports Performance, Collin Engstrom, at