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Strength Scoop - Monday July 30, 2018

Monday July 30, 2018

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Houston: The University of Houston Sports Performance Department is accepting applications for the fall 2018 Volunteer intern position. The official start date for this position would be August 27th and continue through December 5, 2018. This is an UNPAID, position and offers Division I experience and training in an educational environment and the opportunity for future recommendations or opportunities in the field of strength and conditioning. Responsibilities will include: assist the Olympic Sports Performance staff in the training of the University of Houston Division I Track & Field, Women’s Soccer & Volleyball program, along with various Olympic sports; assist with daily administrative, and maintenance duties; assist in the set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout; spotting athletes and participate in weekly projects and assignments for the duration of the internship. Minimum Qualifications: must have astrong work-ethic, enthusiasm and a desire to develop the characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field and pursuing CSCS or relevant certification from one of the following: NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW and CPR –First Aid certification. Candidates must email a letter of application, resume and the names of three references to Assistant Director of Sports Performance-Olympic Sports Coach Minor Bowens at mcbowens@central.uh.edu.

Santa Clara: The Santa Clara University Sports Performance Department is now accepting applications for candidates to fill roles as Volunteer Interns for the Fall of 2018. The internship is UNPAID with an anticipated start date of September 4th, concluding in mid-December. The selected candidates will need to be available in the afternoons/evenings, from 2:00-7:00 pm. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing 1-2 sports under the direction of the full-time staff, set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance, cleaning of the weight room and completion of the internship curriculum. Candidates will also assist with the training of Men’s and Women’s Basketball as well as other sports assigned by the Assistant AD for Sports Performance and the Director of Sports Performance. Compensation will include gear as well as learning from a CSCCa approved mentor. Required qualifications: Currently pursuing Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Exercise Science or a related field and a strong desire to become a Collegiate/Professional Strength & Conditioning Coach. Preferred qualifications: Experience as a collegiate athlete and currently pursuing or possessing CSCS, USAW, NSCA, or CSCCa certification(s). This is a non-paid volunteer position; it may fulfill course credit if necessary. Interested candidates need to submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references to Jeremy Golden, Director of Sports Performance at jgolden@scu.edu. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. No phone calls please.

Idaho State: Idaho State University is accepting applications for volunteer intern coaches to contribute to the Sports Performance Program for the Fall 2018 semester. Qualified candidates will have the opportunity to work with all 13 sports, including Football. This is an unpaid opportunity that provides experience assisting the Sports Performance staff implement individualized, sport-specific injury prevention and high performance workout programs. Potential candidates must possess an energetic and positive attitude, a desire to learn, a desire to become a strength & conditioning professional, and also demonstrate effective and reliable organization and communication skills. Required qualifications include achievement or current pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related field and CSCS or SCCC certification. Applicants must also have current CPR/AED certification. The internship is expected to begin no later than August 20 th , 2018, and requires a 3- month time commitment. Please email letter of application with attached resume and list of 3 professional references to Director of Strength & Conditioning Daniel Ryan at ryandani@isu.edu.

Kutztown: Kutztown University Strength & Conditioning is currently accepting applications for Strength & Conditioning Fall 2018 volunteer internship positions. Qualified candidates will have the opportunity to work with all 21 NCAA Division II sports. This is an UNPAID position. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for all Sports, teaching student athletes proper technique and equipment use, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facility and participation in weekly projects and professional development throughout the internship program. Compensation: Collegiate weight room experience and the opportunity to earn a recommendation for future career opportunities. NO MONETARY COMPENSATION WILL BE PROVIDED. Candidates must have a have a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Successful candidates will be required to work at least 20 hours per week. If this position interests you and is economically feasible, send cover letter, resume and a list of three professional references to Strength & Conditioning Coordinator Kevin Barry at barry@kutztown.edu. Use “Internship Application” within the subject line. Applications must be sent prior to 8/24/2018 3pm EST to be considered.

Stanford: Stanford University is accepting applications for volunteer intern coaches to contribute to the Sports Performance Program for the 2018 fall quarter. Qualified candidates will serve all 36 sports including Football, and will have the opportunity to assist in all training sessions in compliance with NCAA rules. This is an unpaid opportunity that provides experience assisting the staff implement individualized, comprehensive, sport-specific, injury prevention and performance enhancement programs. Potential candidates must possess an enthusiastic spirit, strong character, and demonstrate effective organization and communication skills. Required qualifications include achievement or current pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related course of study and CSCS or SCCC certification. Applicants must have current CPR/AED certification. This internship is expected to begin no later than Monday, September 17th 2018, and requires a 3-month time commitment with opportunities to continue pending positive evaluation. During this evaluation, interns will have the opportunity to compete and earn a paid intern position on the Sports Performance staff. Deadline to apply is: Friday, August 17th 2018. Please email letter of application with attached resume, cover letter and list of at least three professional references to Raymond Tam, Sports Performance Coach at rtam@stanford.edu.

Albany: The University at Albany Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for Volunteer Interns for the fall of 2018. This internship will begin August 22nd and will conclude in December of 2018. 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 at Albany Football and all seventeen Olympic Sports. Interns will assist with 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 Strength and Conditioning Coach Rich Irving at rgirving@albany.edu.

Morningside (NAIA - IA): Morningside College Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applicants for a PAID INTERNSHIP POSITION working with all programs for the 2018-2019 academic year. This position will start in the Fall August 1st, 2018 and complete at the end of the school year in May 10th, 2019. Internship responsibilities will differ and include various duties within the Morningside College Strength and Conditioning department. Hours vary during each semester and will include early mornings, late afternoons, and some weekend hours throughout the academic year. 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. SCCC, CSCS, and/or USAW are preferred. Updated CPR/AED/First Aid required. Must have a strong passion to pursue a career in the strength and conditioning profession. Previous weight room or athletic coaching experience preferred. Compensation: $8,000 stipend for the whole academic year 2018-2019 broken up into monthly payments; in addition, the candidate will have the opportunity to obtain Practicum Hourly Requirements needed to sit for the SCCC exam administered by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association by an approved mentor. Completion of this internship can fulfill potential credit hours toward a program degree and future recommendation in the field of strength and conditioning. If interested please e-mail cover letter, resume, and names of 3 professional references to: Aaron Jung, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at junga@morningside.edu.

New Mexico Military (JC): New Mexico Military Institute (junior college) is hiring an Assistant Director of Human Performance. This position will be filled as soon as possible and is a full time, 12 month position. Pay range is 32-40k. If interested, please submit application, resume and any other pertinent information to Dan Ford, Director of Human Performance at ford@nmmi.edu. Link to application via this link.

Kansas: Kansas is looking to hire a head football sports nutritionist. Details here.