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Strength Scoop - Monday October 30, 2017

Monday October 30, 2017


Eastern Michigan: Eastern Michigan University Sports Performance is looking for qualified and motivated sports performance volunteers for the Winter 2018 semester. The internship will begin Monday January 3rd and end on Friday April 13th 2018. Preferred qualifications: Pursuing or completed Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in exercise physiology or related field; working towards NSCA-CSCS, CSCCa, USAW certifications; CPR certification. One year of previous experience in a strength and conditioning program or have previous collegiate athletics experience. Compensation: This is a non-paid position. Those accepted into the program will be provided with a one of a kind internship curriculum, practical strength and conditioning experience, and career mentorship. Hours completed can be applied toward undergraduate/graduate internship requirements and/or the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association certification practicum requirement. To apply: Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to: Fred Hale, at Internship Dates: Monday January 3rd-Friday April 13th, 2018.

Yale: The Yale Football Sports Performance Staff is seeking qualified and hardworking individuals with a strong passion for College Football and Sport Performance, to fill Spring 2018 internship positions with the Yale Football Team and in the Varsity Weight-Room. These positions are unpaid, but provide valuable experience, and will begin around the second week of January 2018. Preferred candidates should be working towards a Bachelor's or Master's degree in or related to the field of Exercise Science. An CSCCa- SCCC, NSCA-CSCS, or USAW Certification is preferred but not required. Resumes and any other questions should be emailed to Assistant Director of Football Sports Performance, Coach Collin Engstrom at

Grambling State (FCS - LA): The Grambling State University Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for 2-3 UNPAID interns for the Winter/Spring of 2018. The selected candidates will begin Monday, January 15, 2018. This position is unpaid but offers the opportunity for advancement in the field of strength and conditioning through earned future recommendations, and will allow the chosen individuals to study under a CSCCa approved mentor. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting with the supervision of the Grambling Football team, set up and breakdown for daily strength and conditioning activities, routine maintenance, cleaning and organization of the training facility, as well as the opportunity to gain hands on coaching experience by implementing the strength and conditioning program for Olympic sports as assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Prerequisites include working toward, or completion of a Bachelors’ Degree, and working toward NSCA or CSCCA certification. Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Damon Harrington. Email:

Houston: The University of Houston Football Sports Performance is currently accepting applications for UNPAID internships for the spring of 2018. Internship report date is Monday, January 15th, 2018. Applicants should have, or be working towards, a BA/BS in an Exercise Science related field. Completion of this internship can fulfill potential credit hours toward a program degree, and offer an opportunity for advancement in the field of sports performance. Preferred qualifications include certification from one or more of the following (CSCCa, CSCS, USAW), previous coaching experience and proficiency in teaching basic weight room exercises. This position is responsible for assisting the football sports performance staff with the implementation of the fall program, set up and break down of all workouts, maintenance and upkeep of the weight room and facility, and hands-on experience training collegiate athletes. Please send your cover letter, resume and 3 references to Christopher Campbell at

Pepperdine: The Pepperdine strength and conditioning department is seeking applicants for the 2017 Summer Semester Internship Program. After candidate selection, interns will be responsible for weekly presentations to the full-time staff and weekly reading/research assignments. Interns will sit in on weekly staff presentations and participate in hands on sessions directed by the strength staff. The following subject areas will be addressed during your internship: assessing your athletes and pre session readiness, varying models and methods of periodization and programming, resistance training variables, movement classification, Olympic lifting variables, energy system development, power training, linear speed development, and other various topics. Responsibilities for the internship will include session set up/breakdown, cleaning and upkeep of the facility, and working directly with designated student athletes. You must be able to commit a minimum of 20 hours per week. Our goals is to have interns advance in the field of strength and conditioning after completing our internship. If you are serious about becoming a strength and conditioning coach, this internship will help you develop the necessary tools to advance in the field. Please note this is an unpaid internship and we do not offer housing. The internship runs for approximately 4 months, January 2nd – April 30th We require each intern to take part in a 1-week orientation prior to starting the semester. To apply, please send a brief cover letter, resume and two professional reference to: Robert ‘Tubbs’ Pike, Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning at

Benedictine: The Graduate Assistant for Athletic Performance is responsible for assisting in all aspects of the coordination of the Strength and Conditioning Programs for Raven Athletics. The GA is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by Benedictine College, the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart), and the NAIA. Benedictine College is a member of the NAIA. This is a full time, twelve-month position. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assist in developing and maintaining strength and conditioning programs in coordination with the Director of Athletic Performance of each specific sport (Soccer [Men & Women], Cross Country [Men & Women], Volleyball, Basketball [Men & Women], Cheer, Dance, Track & Field [Men & Women], Baseball, and Softball and Football; Assist in developing and maintaining strength and conditioning programs in coordination with the athletic training staff and doctors for rehabilitation of student-athletes; Provide student-athletes with guidance and proper training techniques; Develop recommendations for improvements to fitness based equipment to the Director of Athletics; Maintain up-to-date records on the strength and conditioning programs of each team and specific individual work outs of every student-athlete; Other duties as assigned. Education: Bachelor's Degree, ARC First Aid and CPR certified required (must be certified by start date), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) certification required, preferred NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). Experience Minimum of 2-year’s strength and conditioning training experience with preference at the collegiate level. Please contact for inquires.