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Strength Scoop - Monday October 17, 2016

Monday October 17, 2016


Wisconsin: The University of Wisconsin Football Strength and Conditioning Internship program is currently accepting applications for the spring 2017 semester. The internship will begin January 16th, 2017 and will end May 13th, 2016. These internships are unpaid and non-coaching positions. Prerequisites: The candidate must be pursuing or have completed a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field and be CPR and First Aid certified. Candidates must be considering pursuing or possess a certification through the CSCCa and/or NSCA. Those accepted will assist in the day to day operations of the facility, including: cleaning and maintenance duties, set-up and break-down of equipment for all workouts, data collection and assist with gps catapult systems. The intern program consists of mock interviews, presentations to the staff, weekly assignments and evaluations. Candidates must possess strong work ethic, character, 100% commitment to the program and a desire to pursue a career in the strength and conditioning field. This is an opportunity to gain experience at the Division 1 level and to expand knowledge in this field. To apply: Please submit cover letter, resume, three references and contact information to Shaun Snee, Football Internship Director, Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach via email at

Pitt: The University of Pittsburgh’s Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for volunteer interns for the Spring 2017 semester. Daily responsibilities include: assisting with the set up and break down of weight room and fields for conditioning workouts; facility management; assist with supervision and demonstration during the training sessions. Applicants must be highly self motivated, able to follow directions, desire to learn, and have a strong work ethic. The Successful applicants should be working towards earning their Bachelor’s degree and a certification from the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCA, USAW and/or have experience as a collegiate athlete. Interns must be CPR/AED certified. This is an unpaid position, however, volunteers will receive experience working at a Division I program, better understanding of program design, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, receive college credit if applicable as well as 2.0 CEU’s through the NSCA (CSCS). Please send a cover letter, resume, three professional references to: Chris Gilman, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, at Deadline to apply is November 25, 2016.

Jacksonville: Jacksonville University Department of Strength and Conditioning is now accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning VOLUNTEER INTERNS for the SPRING 2017 semester. The approximate start date is January 9, 2017 through April 28, 2017. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for football and all 18 varsity Olympic Sports, daily maintenance and upkeep of equipment in the weight room, assisting in teaching proper technique to student athletes, and professional development. NO MONETARY COMPENSATION WILL BE PROVIDED. Interns will receive experience working for a Division I University, have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities, and receive college credit if applicable. Candidates must have a strong work-ethic and a strong desire to be in the collegiate strength and conditioning coaching field. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor's degree or be in the last semester of coursework for undergraduate degree in exercise physiology or related field of study. Certification from one or more of the following (CSCCA, SCCC, NSCA, CSCS, USAW) are preferred or in pursuit of certification. Candidates must be CPR certified. If you are interested in the position, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to Attention: Courtney Nicholson, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach.

Allegheny (D-III): Allegheny College Peak Performance and Fitness is now accepting applications for 2 Volunteer Assistant Coaches Job Description: Assist the Director with all aspects of the strength & conditioning program and teams, as assigned. Assist the Director in all day-to-day operations including assisting in the implementation of agilities, sprinting, plyometrics, resistance training, conditioning, flexibility, injury prevention, and coordinating rehabilitation of injured student-athletes alongside athletic trainers. Writing programs that are pertinent to sport and improve all facets of athleticism Providing safe instruction on lifting technique to student-athletes Testing and evaluating the student-athletes in regards to strength, conditioning, and overall fitness levels Assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of the facility, and other responsibilities as assigned. Assisting in developing a positive weight room culture of high moral character, self-discipline, consistency, excellence, and pride. Qualifications: Experience in a collegiate or professional athletic setting Bachelor’s Degree NSCA-CSCS or CSCCa-SCCC required Must be able to work 15+ hours per week Compensation: This is an UNPAID POSITION. Benefits include the opportunity to obtain supervisory coaching experience with multiple sports teams in a Division-III setting. This is an excellent opportunity to diversify one's coaching resume by working with a variety varsity teams. Dates: January 2017 – May 2017. How to Apply: Email 1) cover letter, 2) resume, 3) 3 professional references to Lindsey Craft, Director of Peak Performance and Fitness at

Duquesne: Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Intern. Salary: $16.00/hour. Location: Athletics Position. Status: Part-time Hours: 10 - 20 hours/week (Must be available evenings, weekends, and holidays). Position Number: 70-60. Open Date: October 14, 2016. FLSA Status: Non-exempt Notes: Send Resume, Cover Letter, and References to: NATURE OF WORK: Part time paid Strength & Conditioning Coach position with responsibility to assist Strength & Conditioning Staff in developing and implementing strength, speed, agility and conditioning programs with assigned teams. Works with staff to assist in monitoring and managing training activities in addition organization and upkeep of equipment, nutrition and supplement station, cleaning, and other duties as assigned. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK: Assists with development and implementation of strength, speed, agility and conditioning programs with assigned teams. Assists in monitoring and managing training activities. Organizes and maintains equipment. Performs other duties as assigned. REQUIREMENTS OF WORK: The successful candidate will be have a bachelor's or master's degree in related field, have 2 years' experience in college level athletics including strength & conditioning, and possess First Aid and CPR certification. The successful candidate will have or obtain certification from the NSCA or CSCCa within 3 months of hire. Collegiate strength and conditioning experience preferred. Alternately, the successful candidate may possess any equivalent combination of experience and training, which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential job functions. This includes, but is not limited to, the following: basic knowledge of Microsoft Office; demonstrated ability to implement advanced training principles as applied to the development of speed and power; knowledge of various modalities of training; demonstrated ability to be organized, structured, and disciplined throughout the program duration; availability to work on evenings, weekends and holidays; ability to walk, run, bend, demonstrate strength & conditioning exercises, and stand for prolonged periods in a weight room/field setting; sensitivity to the need of each individual to be treated with dignity and respect as it relates to diversity in general and the Mission of the University specifically; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the University Community. Applicants must also be willing to contribute actively to the University Mission and to respect the Spiritan Catholic identity of Duquesne University. The Mission is implemented through a commitment to academic excellence, a spirit of service, moral and spiritual values, sensitivity to world concerns, and an ecumenical campus community.