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Strength Scoop - Monday June 26, 2017

Monday June 26, 2017


University of Minnesota Duluth: The University of Minnesota Duluth Strength and Conditioning Department is currently accepting internship application for Fall 2017. There are 2 internship positions available to work with the both OLYMPIC Sports and FOOTBALL. Individuals will have the opportunity to gain collegiate coaching experience and work with all Sports teams. Candidates must possess or be working towards certification through CSCCa, NSCA, and/or USAW along with having a strong work ethic and desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Interns will be expected to assist the Strength and Conditioning Staff with the implementation and supervision of all training programs. Interns will also have professional development opportunities through completion of internship curriculum assignments. This is a volunteer position, but individuals will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience as well as earn future recommendations for employment. Please send cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references to

Shippensburg: Shippensburg University is currently seeking qualified volunteer internship candidates for the fall 2017 semester. The fall strength and conditioning program will run from August 7th (Start date flexible) to December 15th. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for 20 varsity athletic teams including football and basketball, on floor coaching of student athletes, teaching student athletes safe and proper exercise technique, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities and professional development throughout the semester. This is an unpaid position however, the volunteers interns 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, and receive college credit if applicable. Minimum Qualifications: Strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm, Effective communication skills, Desire to become a collegiate strength and conditioning coach, First Aid, CPR & AED certified. Preferred Qualifications: Pursuing or have attained a bachelor’s or master’s degree in exercise science, kinesiology, exercise physiology or related field, Previous coaching experience in a collegiate, professional or high school setting or competitive collegiate involvement, Pursuing or have attained relevant certifications: SCCC, CSCS, USAW, FMS, etc. Shippensburg University is a public university located in south-central, Pennsylvania about 40 miles southwest of Harrisburg, and 50 miles northwest of Westminster, Maryland. It is strongly advised that all potential candidates make sure that this internship is economically feasible before applying. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to University background checks. All interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three references in one PDF or Word document to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Robert Day at by July 21, 2017.

Citadel: The Citadel is currently accepting applications for two VOLUNTEER Strength & Conditioning (S&C) internship positions. The internship will last from August 23 – December 8. Interns will gain practical experience working in a Division I S&C environment under the guidance of an approved CSCCa mentor. Minimum requirements include CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications; an unwavering work ethic, a desire to become an industry professional, the ability to adjust to a demanding work schedule, and effective communication and leadership skills in a group setting. Other preferred qualifications include certification from a recognized governing body (NSCA, ACSM, USAW, CSCCa, etc.), previous intern or coaching experience, personal involvement in a competitive sport, and proficiency with computer productivity applications. Responsibilities will include assisting with team training sessions, daily, weekly, and semester long professional development assignments, facility maintenance, and other tasks as designated by the S&C staff. Interested candidates must submit: - Cover letter (one page maximum) - Resume (one page maximum) - Three professional references* - A video (3:00 maximum) answering: Why you coach? Why you coach the way you coach? What it feels like to be coached by you? Define success *Note: Cover letter, resume, and references must be submitted in ONE PDF file (in that order) To apply, send one e-mail (with PDF and video attached) to Mike Morgan at Subject line should read: “Citadel S&C Internship, Fall 2017; Last Name, First Name.” This should also be the title of your attached document. Apply immediately; applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

Florida Atlantic: LIU Brooklyn baseball strength coach Johnny Larson has accepted an assistant strength and conditioning coordinator position at FAU.

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Northern Michigan: Northern Michigan University is looking to hire an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. This person will assist with football and be assigned 4-6 teams. The position will include a stipend and housing. All interested candidates should should send their cover letter and resume in one PDF file to Ryan Poss at

Iowa State: Iowa State University’s Football Strength and Conditioning Department is currently seeking 2-4 qualified volunteer candidates for the Fall 2017 semester. This is an unpaid position, no monetary compensation will be provided. Candidates must be using this experience working towards ACADEMIC CREDIT at their respective university. No applicants will be accepted if this is not for academic credit. Accepted applicants will gain experience working at the Division I collegiate level with football. Position responsibilities will consist of, but are not limited to, the following: setting up and breaking down of equipment for training sessions, assisting with routine maintenance of training facilities, and participation in projects and assignments throughout the duration of the semester. Required Certifications: CPR/AED and Preferred Certifications: CSCCa (SCCC) or the NSCA (CSCS). The candidate(s) must possess strong communication skills, motivational skills, and must have a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning professional at the collegiate or professional level. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three references (Names and Phone Numbers) to No phone calls please.

Louisville: Louisville is looking to hire volunteer strength interns. Interested candidates can contact

Weber State (FCS - UT): The Weber State University Strength and Conditioning Program is looking for (1) highly motivated individual who is interested in a Graduate Internship intended start date July 31 2017. Must have GRE scores and be able to be accepted into a Graduate Program prior to the start date. Compensation will be in the form of a tuition waiver. Qualifications: All applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or related field. Applicants are required to have their CSCS or SCCC certification. Applicants must be CPR / First Aid certified. The applicants must have prior experience working for a collegiate strength and conditioning program. Must be able to enter graduate program with no provisions. Duties: Assist with Football and assigned Olympic programs, design and implement training programs, teach and demonstrate lifts/drills, and assist with the maintenance and upkeep of the performance facility. To Apply: email a cover letter, resume, and a list of at least 3 professional references in 1 document to Derek Rosinski,

Villanova: Villanova University, is seeking qualified applicants for (2-4) Interns / Volunteer Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach with Villanova University Athletics for the 2017-2018 season. This is a 9 month, volunteer position that will begin in August and end in May (semester internships also available). There may be opportunities to make income through camps, and clinics. Internships are currently available for the 2017-2018 school year for graduate students or graduating seniors. The Intern / Volunteer Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach will assist the strength and conditioning staff in implementing and supervising all Olympic sports and the Football team. Position Responsibilities: Interns are expected to stay for the entire duration of the internships unless other arrangements have been made. Applicants that require internship for completion of a degree are preferred. Qualifications: CSCS, SCCC, or USAW Certification preferred. Experience in collegiate strength and conditioning preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Physical Education, or related field required. Completed or working towards a Master’s Degree in Exercise science, Physical Education or related field preferred. Applications: Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 reference letters to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for Olympic Sports Michael Rhoades at Applications sent to anyone else within Villanova University Athletics Department will not be considered.

Prairie View A&M: Prairie View A&M University and the Athletics Department invite applicants to apply for the position of Strength and Conditioning Interns. The successful candidates will assist the Strength and Conditioning Coaches. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, assisting with overseeing the administration and management of the Strength and Conditioning area of Athletics; assisting with improving the athletes performance; assist with training on injury preventative methods; assist with instructing, assisting on workouts for assigned teams; assist with creating, organizing and instructing workouts for all assigned teams and student athletes; assisting with facilitating performance enhancement, injury preventative, and mental toughness measures for Prairie View A&M University student athletes; assisting with testing procedures for assigned sports; assisting with Strength and Conditioning administrative duties as well as day to day departmental administrative duties; adhering to all established rules and regulations of these governing entities, NCAA, SWAC, TAMIS, PVAMU and the Department of Athletics; assisting on reporting any violations of these rules and regulations that may arise to the proper officials; attending clinics, workshops, and conventions to remain current in knowledge relating to strength and conditioning of athletes in Division I athletic programs; attending NCAA rules and regulations training to remain current and aware of any changes. Join a team where our tradition of fostering talent creates your opportunity for growth. For almost 140 years, Prairie View A&M University has had a reputation for producing productive people where our high caliber, talented workforce has always been committed to excellence in teaching, research and service. QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified applicants must be pursuing Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in exercise physiology or related field; working towards NSCA-CSCS, CSCCa, USAW certifications; maintain current CPR certification. Ideal candidates possess a strong work ethic, willingness to learn, and a desire to better themselves as exercise professionals. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: The application will remain open until July 28, 2017. The internship will begin on Monday, August 21 and end on Friday, December 8, 2017. To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Internship Coordinator Christian Browne at: cabrowne@PVAMU.EDU.