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Strength Scoop - Monday March 17, 2017

Monday March 17, 2017


LA Rams: Blair Wagner and Edward Grayer have joined the team in assistant strength coach roles. Wagner was a strength assistant at Washington and Grayer is the former director of speed development at Rutgers.

Texas Tech: Texas Tech University's Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting volunteer (UNPAID) strength and conditioning coaches to work with Men's Basketball and Olympic sports. Qualifications: Candidates must have a strong desire to become a Strength and Conditioning professional; Must have completed or are working toward completing a bachelors degree at an accredited college/university; Must stay the entire summer (June 01- Aug 11) and volunteer a minimum of 25 hours per week; Knowledgeable in exercise physiology and biomechanics; Must have a current CPR/AED certification. Preferred qualifications: Bachelors degree completed, previous internship and collegiate athletic experience, and one of the following certifications; CSCS, SCCC, USAW, or FMS. Rewards: Those seeking to become SCCC certified will receive mentoring from a certified Master Strength and Conditioning Coach. You will learn various training methodologies, in-depth Olympic lifting modalities, and programming. The knowledge and experience gained will prepare interns for potential graduate assistantships and future professional positions in the field of strength and conditioning. Qualified basketball candidates who are willing to stay for 1 year will be of high priority. To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and references to: John Reilly, Head Men's Basketball Strength and Conditioning Coach, at The application review will begin immediately and will cease until positions are filled.

Old Dominion: Old Dominion University Sports Performance Department is seeking qualified volunteer strength and conditioning interns for Fall semester 2017 working with Olympic Sports teams. The internship will begin August 21st, 2017 and will continue through December 2017. Preferred qualifications: Working towards earning Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in exercise physiology or related field and towards NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, and/or USAW certifications; Up to date CPR, First aid, and AED certification. One year of experience in strength and conditioning program, previous coaching experience, or current/previous collegiate athlete. As stated above this is an unpaid position but those accepted for the internship will receive practical strength and conditioning experience, coaching education, hours towards undergraduate/graduate internship requirements, and understanding of the fast paced environment of Division I athletics. Candidates Please Submit: Cover letter Resume Three Professional References To apply for this position please create PDF document of three required files and submit to Abby Busch at Subject title S&C Fall 2017 Internship along with First and Last Name.