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Strength Scoop - Monday June 10, 2019

Monday June 10, 2019


Montana: The University of Montana Athletic Performance Department is seeking applicants for 1 graduate assistant position for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 academic years. This is a 10-month position, with renewal based on performance for the second year that includes a tuition waiver and monthly stipend. The Graduate Assistantship in Athletic Performance involves coaching responsibilities that may include: assisting the athletic performance coaches with the design and implementation of sport-specific strength, speed, and agility programs; weight room supervision; daily upkeep and maintenance of equipment; they will be assigned their own sports and other duties. Ability to use software such as: Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point, and video analysis. A strong desire to coach beyond your GA. Maintain a professional working relationship with members of the University of Montana athletic department and University campus community. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or a related field and acceptance into a University of Montana graduate program. Preferred qualifications: Internship experience with a collegiate program; nationally accredited certification. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Start date is August 1st. For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Brandon Ronan, Director of Athletic Performance by email to

Tarleton State (D-II - TX): The Tarleton State University Athletic Performance Program is accepting internship applications for the Fall 2019 semester, with a starting date on or before August 25, 2019 and an end date of December 13, 2019. The internship hours may be countable toward the CSCCa’s Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified practicum requirements, and/or for college credit if needed. The volunteer internship will involve active experience in an NCAA Division II Athletic Performance program under the supervision of a 35-year veteran Master Strength and Conditioning Coach and his staff. Qualifications: Applicants should be pursuing strength and conditioning as a profession and possess, or currently be working on, CSCCa, NSCA, or USAW certification. Compensation: This is an educational internship with no monetary compensation provided. However, opportunities for advancement in the field of strength and conditioning are possible for successful interns. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 relevant reference letters to Rod Cole, Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Performance, via email at

Robert Morris (FCS - PA): Robert Morris University is currently seeking THREE qualified apprenticeship candidates for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is an unpaid position HOWEVER chosen candidates will receive financial reimbursement for the CSCCa-SCCC (this includes travel cost, lodging, meal money stipend and any fees associated with conference and exam). Chosen candidates must complete the required hours for the CSCCa – SCCC under the mentorship of Head Strength Coach, Robert Day. The strength and conditioning program will run from August 1, 2019 (Start date flexible) to May 1, 2020. Chosen candidates will be required to work a minimum of 30 hours a week during the fall and spring school semesters. It is acceptable to have a part-time job around working hours to assist with personal finances. The daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Design and implement all aspects of strength and conditioning for one to two assigned varsity teams, Assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for 14 DI varsity athletic teams including football, Attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, Professional development throughout the semester, Any other tasks assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Apprentices will be used as an assistant strength and conditioning coach. Apprentices will gain hands on coaching experience in a collegiate setting, education in program design and application, have the potential to earn future recommendations for career opportunities, receive college credit if applicable. The apprenticeship program’s goal is to advance the apprentice’s future in the strength and conditioning profession. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, NSCA – CSCS, First Aid, CPR & AED certified, Strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm, Effective communication skills, Desire to become a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. Preferred Qualifications: Pursuing or have attained a master’s degree in exercise science, kinesiology, exercise physiology or related field, Previous coaching experience in a collegiate, professional, high school or private sector setting, Competitive collegiate involvement, Pursuing or have attained other relevant certifications: USAW, FMS, etc. It is strongly advised that all potential candidates make sure that this apprenticeship is economically feasible before applying. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to University background checks. To apply all candidates should send an email labeled “S&C Apprenticeship” with a cover letter, resume, and three professional references in one PDF or Word document attached to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Robert Day at Review of applicants will begin immediately.

Marquette: Marquette University is looking to hire a Sports Performance Coach Internship position for the Fall of 2019. Compensation: Unpaid, voluntary Internship time-frame: Aug 26th – Dec 6th 2019. Deadline for application: July 1st 2019 Contact: Stuart Roche – Assistant Director of Sports Performance at CSCCa (SCCC) Marquette is a Mentor Site under Coach Todd Smith.

Georgetown: Georgetown University Football is looking for a creative Social Media/Graphic Design Intern that can assist with providing engaging content to promote and grow the Georgetown Football brand. The ideal applicant will possess strong knowledge in digital media and have experience as a content creator for various social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Additional skills with video editing and Photoshop are preferable for the role. The successful candidate will be responsible for posting content on the Georgetown Football social media accounts, formulating content calendars on a monthly basis, and devising interactive campaigns. All interested applicants please email with your resume and samples of your portfolio.