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Strength Scoop - Monday June 4, 2018

Monday June 4, 2018


Wilkes: Wilkes University invites applicants for Assistant Coach Strength and Conditioning, a nine- month internship in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics beginning August 2018. The successful candidate is responsible for effectively assisting the head coach in directing and administering all aspects of the strength and conditioning program to serve twenty-one varsity sports and the campus community. Primary responsibilities are to provide instruction with an emphasis on safety; test and evaluate student athletes; maintain fitness records; perform scripted rehabilitation of student athletes under the direction of a certified athletic trainer; repair and maintain fitness center equipment and supervisor student work study staff. The individual must possess relevant experience in the field of strength and conditioning; have a strong sense of professionalism and communication skills; be willing to work independently evenings and weekends; be goal oriented; have the ability to inspire and motivate others and make a commitment to follow NCAA and conference rules. A Bachelor’s degree is required. CSCS or SCCC certification and/or experience at the high school or collegiate level is desirable. This internship includes a stipend and housing. To apply, send an email to Keith Klahold, Head Coach Strength and Conditioning at Please be sure to include a cover letter, resume and three references including names, titles, and contact information. Review of applications begins immediately.

West Georgia: University of West Georgia Strength and Conditioning is accepting applications for 2 Graduate Assistant to start in the fall of 2018. Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a movement science discipline. Must be currently enrolled in a graduate degree program at the University of West Georgia. Must maintain a graduate GPA of 3.0 or higher. Must be enrolled in a minimum of 9 credit hours in the fall or spring semester, or a minimum of 6 credit hours in the summer semester Preferred Qualifications: Collegiate athletic experience preferred, A certification or willingness to pursue certification in one the following: NSCA, CSCCa, or USAW, A working knowledge of the Olympic style movements. An understanding of bioenergetics and its relationship to training athletes. These positions will Assist in the day to day operations of the West Georgia Strength and Conditioning Complex. Assist with the execution of the strength and conditioning program for football. Planning and execution of the strength and conditioning program for assigned sports. Assist in the recruiting process as needed for assigned sports . Coordinate and monitor team workouts. Assist in any additional responsibilities as directed by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. If you are selected for this position you will receive a full tuition waiver, housing, and a $3000 dollar stipend per semester. All applicants should apply via this link.

Wisconsin: The University of Wisconsin Olympic Strength & Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for volunteer interns for Fall 2018. This is an UNPAID internship position with the potential for course credit for individuals currently enrolled in a degree seeking program. Internship start date for the Fall semester will be Monday August 3rd and will be completed on Friday December 14th or specified by assigned coach. Hours will be determined by facility and team needs but anticipate early mornings, late nights, weekends and possible holiday responsibilities. Qualifications: Currently pursuing, or a recent graduate of, an exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, and a strong desire to become a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. Preferred qualification: 1-2 years’ of coaching experience within a collegiate strength and conditioning environment and NSCA, USAW or CSCCa certification(s). Individuals will gain knowledge and experience within a Division I Collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting. Individuals will have the opportunity to work within one of our three Olympic weight rooms on campus. Assignments will be based on staffing needs and strengths of the prospective internship candidates. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with the supervision and execution of strength and conditioning related training programs for various sports, providing support for technological services, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, and progression developmental opportunities throughout the internship program. Application deadline Sunday, July 1st 2018. Applicants must submit an online internship application via this link, cover letter, resume and three professionally relevant reference list in one PDF document to Kevin Schultz at

Midwestern State: Midwestern State University (Wichita Falls, Texas) is accepting applications for 2 graduate assistant positions start this fall 2018. Requirements are: SCCC, CSCS, USAW or in the process of completing one and experience in a collegiate strength & conditioning setting. For all inquiries or to submit an application please direct all to Cody Ballard, Interim Director of Strength & Conditioning, at Please submit a cover letter, resume and 3 profession references. Subject line should read: Last name_ first name_GA position.