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Strength Scoop - Monday June 12, 2017

Monday June 12, 2017


New Mexico: Apply now for the BEST internship in the nation! UNM offers an experience unlike any other! Interns will work closely with a championship caliber team in a state of the art facility. Like most other internships, you will wake up early, you will do menial labor, you will not get paid. You will, however, be treated with dignity and respect. You will be challenged to take ownership over player-development. Your strengths will be enhanced; your weaknesses snuffed out. In short, you will become a strength coach. What sets our internship apart is our curriculum. Designed to be neither an academic exercise nor a mere repetition of certification exams, our systematic curriculum helps would-be strength coaches grasp the intangible skills and standards of the profession. Interns who take the position seriously will likely secure future positions as a strength coach with the assistance of a strength staff dedicated to professional advancement. Candidates should possess, or have a set test date for, their CSCS or SCCC certification. The internship will begin August 21 st and end December 8 th . If you are prepared to take the next step in your career, email a single PDF document of your resume, cover letter, and references to Coach Andrew Grubb.

Wayne State (D-II – NE): Wayne State College (D2 Nebraska) is currently accepting applicants for a VOLUNTEER ASSISTANT STRENGTH AND CONDITIOING COACH. The duration of the position is the fall semester but can be renewable for the spring semester. This opportunity may be used for class credit. The volunteer assistant strength and conditioning coach will be very active on the floor coaching student athletes. Assistant Coach will learn all aspects of collegiate strength and conditioning including program design and implementation, coaching large groups, coaching individuals, coaching presence, administrative tasks, facility set up and design, and networking. This is a volunteer position but there may be potential for a small stipend. This position will be viewed as the lead assistant for the department; depending on the individual, may be responsible for programming 1-2 teams and leading those programs. This is a very hands on position that will give the assistant great on the floor coaching experience. The ideal candidate possess a national certification (CSCS, SCCC, USAW) as well as CPR and First Aid Certification; A desire to gain experience in collegiate strength and conditioning; Bachelor’s degree or in final year of obtaining degree; previous experience in high school or collegiate strength and conditioning. Housing is not included in this position. Candidates MUST be able to pass a background check. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Grant Darnell at Preference will be given to applicants that apply before Monday June 19th.

Detroit Mercy: The University of Detroit Mercy Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking candidates to fill 2-3 volunteer intern positions for the Fall 2017 semester. Interns will assist the Strength and Conditioning Coaches with all aspects of the strength and conditioning programs for all varsity sports. This is a hands-on, educational internship program. Interns will partake in a semester-long education program where they will learn the basics of strength and conditioning, coaching, exercise technique, and weight room maintenance. Interns will be expected to dedicate a minimum of 25 hours per week and should have a strong desire to work as a strength and conditioning professional. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must possess a CPR/First Aid certification. Must possess or be in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. Must exhibit excellent communication skills and work ethic. Must be able to work independently and in a team setting. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: CSCS or SCCC Certified, USAW Certified. Prior experience teaching and coaching the Olympic and basic strength exercises. There is no monetary compensation associated with this internship, so if you are financially unable to commit, please do not apply. To be considered, please email a resume with references and cover letter to Trevor Klump, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, at The tentative internship duration will run from August 1 until December 8, 2017. The deadline to apply for the Fall 2017 semester is July 11, 2017.