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Strength Scoop - Monday October 22, 2018

Monday October 22, 2018


Portland State: Portland State University is looking for 2 qualified applicants for full time internship positions during the winter and spring 2019 terms. Jan 7th –June 15th. This is an UNPAID VOLUNTEER internship working with all aspects and sports of the Portland State Strength and Conditioning Program. Responsibilities include coaching proper technique, motivating the athletes through off-season weight lifting and conditioning activities, maintenance and cleanliness of the new 9,000 sq ft Viking Pavilion weight room, as well as anything else the director of strength and conditioning coach needs assistance with. The applicant will receive valuable experience at the division I level as well as knowledge that will serve them in the field. Requirements: Must be able to work 4-6 hours per day & weekends when necessary, as well as any extra time that is needed to complete tasks; a high level of energy and enthusiasm for the profession, a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education (or related field) or in final semester, a valid CPR/First Aid certification, and a desire to become a successful strength and conditioning coach. Preferred: A Strength and Conditioning certification ex. CSCS or CSCCA (or working toward obtaining a certification). Interested applicants send a resume and a list of 3 professional references to the Director of Strength and Conditioning Scott Fabian, MS CSCS at

Rutgers: Rutgers University Football program is accepting applications for the spring 2019 internship. This is a non-paid internship. The spring 2019 internship will be from January 14-May 10 (end date negotiable). Looking for highly motivated individuals who are willing to learn and gain knowledge about strength & conditioning, programming, and coaching experience. Responsibilities include facility maintenance and up keep, coaching/training observation, and professional development (continuing education, readings, assignments, working towards certifications). Other responsibilities include assisting the football strength staff with weight room set up/break down, and recording data daily/weekly. Should be certified in CPR/AED and working towards certifications from any of the following organizations: CSCCa, NCSA, or USAW. Interested applicants should include a cover letter, resume, and 3 references. Serious inquiries only please! Deadline for applications is December 14, 2018. Must also pass a background check before you can work here. Please email to Coach Caesar at

Wyoming: The University of Wyoming Sports Performance Department is now accepting applications for SPRING 2019 VOLUNTEER INTERN positions (2). Application review will begin immediately. Job Description: Assist the sports performance staff in all day-to-day operations of the University of Wyoming weight rooms. Duties will include but are not limited to; assisting staff in the implementation of strength and conditioning programs for Olympic Sports, setup and breakdown of training equipment and assisting in the maintenance and upkeep of weight rooms. This is an ACTIVE coaching position which will require interns to work directly with student-athletes in large and small group settings. Interns must also complete all requirements assigned through the intern education program. Qualifications: Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in exercise science or a related field. Experience in a collegiate setting, and a strong desire to become a strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate level. Prospective interns must pass a background check to be eligible for the position. Certification or working towards certifications with the NSCA-CSCS, CSCCa, and/or USAW is preferred. Compensation: This is an UNPAID POSITION. Class credit toward graduation requirements from your current institution, weekly structured education sessions, the opportunity to learn from five experienced strength and conditioning coaches. Interns will also have the opportunity to complete a mentorship through CSCCa Master Strength Coach and approved mentor Mike Cotterman. Dates: September 2018-December 2018. How to Apply: Email one PDF document with a cover letter, resume, and three references to Coach Jason Dronen, Assistant Sports Performance Coach at Applications Due by December 7.

Stony Brook: Stony Brook University Athletic Performance Department is seeking highly motivated candidates to fill internship positions during the Spring 2019 semester. Individuals will gain knowledge and experience working in a Division I Collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting. It may fulfill course credit if necessary. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for various sports, including Football, daily maintenance of the training facilities, and professional development assignments throughout internship curriculum. Qualifications: Currently pursuing bachelors/masters in exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, and a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach. Pursuing NSCA, or other certification(s). There is no compensation for these positions; however, successful applicants will gain Division 1 experience and essential knowledge and skills necessary for a successful career in Strength and Conditioning. Contact info: Vincent Cagliostro – Associate Director of Athletic Performance (Football) at Required Material: Please submit a Cover Letter, Resume, and Professional References in 1 PDF document.

Wyoming: University of Wyoming Football Strength & Conditioning is currently seeking volunteers for an UNPAID internship to contribute to the program for Winter/Spring 2018. Qualified candidates will have the opportunity to assist the full-time staff with training sessions for football in compliance with NCAA rules. This is an unpaid opportunity that offers invaluable knowledge and hands-on experience assisting the full-time coaching staff in all aspects of the strength and conditioning program, and the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. Potential candidates must possess a strong work ethic and character, great energy and enthusiasm, as well as the ability to demonstrate effective organization and communication skills. Potential candidates must have a great desire to learn about the strength and conditioning profession as well as pursue a career in the collegiate setting. Previous experience in a strength & conditioning program, coaching internship experience or collegiate athletics experience is preferred but not required. This internship is expected to begin January 2018 and end at the conclusion of Spring 2018. To apply, send an email with your cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to Kiefer Bribiesca, Assistant Football Strength and Conditioning Coach, at

The University at Albany: The University at Albany Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for Volunteer Interns for the spring of 2019. This internship will begin January 16th and will conclude in May of 2019. These are unpaid positions. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for the University at Albany Football and all seventeen Olympic Sports. Interns will assist with set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and completion of the internship curriculum. Required qualifications include a strong work ethic, completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional in the collegiate or professional setting. Postgraduate applicants are also required to hold a certification from a recognized governing body (NSCA or CSCCA) and all undergraduate applicants should be working towards their certification. Other preferred qualifications include previous coaching in a collegiate setting and personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport. Applications will be taken until the positions are filled. All potential applicants are strongly advised to make sure this internship is economically feasible before applying. All interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume, and three references as one (1) PDF document to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Rich Irving at

Louisiana Tech: Louisiana Tech Basketball Strength and Conditioning is currently seeking applicants for one PAID INTERNSHIP beginning IMMEDIATELY. Qualified candidates would work with the Basketball Strength and Conditioning Department and be responsible for 3-4 teams while assisting with both Men’s and Women’s Basketball Programs. Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree in related field, CPR, AED, and First Aid Certifications, and a nationally recognized certification (CSCS, SCCC). It is preferred that applicants have a Master’s Degree, experience programming, an unwavering work ethic, effective communication and leadership skills in a group setting, and previous coaching experience. Salary for this position is $1,000 a month. Interested candidate must submit: Cover letter (one page max), resume (2 page max), and three professional references. Candidates should expect to Facetime/Skype if selected for an interview. Cover letter, resume, and references must be submitted in ONE PDF File in that order. To apply, send one email to Blake Talos at Subject line should read “LaTech S&C Paid Internship, 2018: Last Name, First Name”

Assumption (D-II - MA): The Sports Performance Department at Assumption College is searching for 2-3 candidates for the position of Strength and Conditioning Intern during the 2019 Spring Semester. Assumption College is a member of the Division II Northeast-10 (NE-10). Accepted candidates will have the opportunity to work with all 24 sport teams. Candidates will be expected to assist and potentially lead small groups during training sessions. This position is perfect for an individual looking to break into the college strength and conditioning scene! Candidates for the Strength and Conditioning Coach Internship, can qualify for college credit. Interns will be treated as assistants, and have hands on coaching training, and could run small groups if proven to be trustworthy by the Sports Performance Staff. Candidates must show outstanding work ethic, the willingness to learn, outgoing personality, and attention to detail. This position offers the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning as well as the fulfillment of credit hours toward a program degree (Internship Position). Candidates will receive hands on learning, coaching, and the ability to see the interworking’s of a Sports Performance Department. To apply for either position please submit a resume, to Ben Butterfield, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. With the subject line “Intern-Strength and Conditioning Coach via email