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Strength Scoop - Monday May 20, 2019

Monday May 20, 2019


UT-Martin: University of Tennessee at Martin Strength & Conditioning is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Assistantship. The candidate will receive an online graduate tuition waiver, $6000 per year, housing and a meal plan. Graduate assistant will report to the Director of Strength and Conditioning and will be responsible to work directly with all members of the athletic and Strength and Conditioning staff. Responsibilities assigned by the Director of Strength and Conditioning will include but are not limited to: The development and implementation of training programs for the football and baseball team. Applicant must be able to assess and instruction Olympic lifting technique, multi-directional movement mechanics, flexibility/mobility drills, agility and coordination drills, weight room upkeep and equipment maintenance. Required Qualifications: Confirmed undergraduate degree in Exercise Science or related field; national certification or working toward certification. CPR certification is required within 30 days of hire. Practical experience coaching within the college strength and conditioning field Review of applications will begins immediately. Email a short cover letter telling about yourself, a resume and references

Midwestern State: Midwestern State University Texas is currently accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning coach. This is a 2 year commitment beginning with the 2019-20 academic year and includes a $3100 per semester stipend (no tuition). Ideal candidates are those who have made the decision to become high school or college coaches, understand how tuition and fees will be paid, possess the strength and stamina to handle the daily disciplines of academic and coaching responsibilities. Must have a great work ethic, strong communication skills, and be passionate about continued growth and development as a coach of athletes while completing a graduate program. What we’re looking for in you: Educated & Certified - must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education, Exercise Science (or related field) and be working toward certification with CSCCa, USAW, NSCA. Current USAW certification is preferred. Must be certified in First Aid and CPR. A Commitment to Coach – a career decision has been made. A Desire to Teach – embrace on the job training for the purpose of sharing with others. A Mission First Mindset – you want to work for an idea and cause bigger than yourself. A Willingness to Grind & Grow – a self-starter with a sense of pride in what you do and how you do it; a get things done lifestyle. This is not for everyone. A Strategic & Tactical Thinker – understand and value planning the work then working the plan with the ability to step back and see the big picture. A Practitioner – experience as a student-athlete; time spent training, conditioning, practicing & competing. What you’ll find in us: Coaches that Love the Craft – teaching, training, testing; not a system but a philosophy of power development; low tech with high effect. People First Professionals – in the ever changing landscape of strength & conditioning nothing matters without the student-athlete; names before numbers. Dedicated and Driven – fully engaging our heads, hands and hearts in our tasks; it’s a way of life. Objective Optimism – understand things as they are, see things as they could be, we work really hard to make it really happen; no room for negativity. Working Togetherness – shared responsibilities and learning opportunities, a small group with a common goal. You will learn as much from working with us as we will learn from working with you; a commitment cadre. What you’ll do here: Assist in all aspects of the MSU Texas Strength & Conditioning program. Design, implement, and evaluate training programs for assigned teams. Effectively guide and teach progressions and techniques of all training activities. Supervision of all training activities; setting the example for conduct. Assist with the maintenance and upkeep of the weight room and conditioning areas. Other related duties as assigned by the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach. Maintain a 3.0 GPA each term/cumulative while progressing towards and completing a graduate program. Prospective candidates should be prepared to work a variety of times including days, nights, weekends and holidays. Hours will vary throughout the semester and may include early mornings, evenings, and weekends. The ability to withstand adverse weather conditions, i.e. extreme heat or cold is also necessary. To apply: please email a letter of interest, resume and references to