Strength Scoop - Monday October 31, 2016

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Monday October 31, 2016

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South Carolina State: South Carolina State University Strength and Conditioning Department is searching for passionate, hardworking, and motivated volunteer interns, committed to becoming knowledgeable, enthusiastic strength and conditioning coaches. This position is for the duration of the 2017 spring semester. This is an unpaid position. This position will be compensated in the form of Division I experience. Successful applicants will need to have or be in pursuit of a degree in the exercise sciences and working towards CSCS or CSCCA certifications. Those interested in the position must submit their resume to Keith Swift, Director of Strength and Conditioning at kswift1@scsu.edu.

Kent State: Kent State University is looking for Sports Performance internship candidates for the spring semester (January-May 2017). Daily responsibilities include: assisting with the set up and break down of training sessions, daily clean up and maintenance of the weight room and all of its equipment, assist with supervision and demonstration during the training sessions, and participation in a structured internship program, which includes required weekly meetings and projects.Candidates should be working towards completion of a bachelor’s/master’s degree in exercise science or related field. Applicants should be pursuing strength and conditioning as a profession and possess, or currently be working on, CSCCa, NSCA, or USAW certification. Internship candidates must be earning class credit for their participation. This is an UNPAID position, no monetary compensation, housing or meals will be available however, potential mentorship opportunity to obtain the CSCCa, SCCC certification will be available for some candidates Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references to Bob Lemieux, Asst. Athletic Director for Sports Performance (rlemieux@kent.edu). The email subject line should read: “Kent State Sports Performance Internship”.

West Alabama: The University of West Alabama Department of Strength & Conditioning is currently seeking applicants for a graduate assistant position beginning Spring Semester 2017. Compensation for this position will be provided in the form of full time graduate level tuition, experience in coaching collegiate level athletes, UWA gear, ect.. Applicants must hold a BA/BS degree in Exercise Science or a health related field and either hold or pursuing certification through the NSCA, CSCCA, or USAW. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Design and implementation of sport-specific training programs for 2-4 assigned sports, testing and evaluation, communication with sport coaches and athletic training staff, as well as other duties as assigned by the Director of Strength and Conditioning. If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to Joseph Boyd, Director of Strength & Conditioning at jboyd@uwa.edu.

Nova Southeastern (FL): Nova Southeastern University, a member of the NCAA Division II and the Sunshine State Conference located in Fort Lauderdale, FL, is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach. This position reports directly to the Director of Sports Performance, while working collaboratively as a member of the NSU Sports Medicine Interdisciplinary Team. The position is responsible for assisting the Sports Performance staff in all departmental functions. The successful candidate will have full responsibility of 3-5 teams and will assist with the implementation of strength training, conditioning, speed/agility, flexibility and recovery workouts for all 17 athletic teams. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in related field. Must have experience working within the guidelines of the NCAA with regards to strength and conditioning. Candidates must be certified with one of the following organizations CSCCa (SCCC), NSCA (CSCS). Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree with the ability to teach as an adjunct professor. Experience with Olympic weightlifting, functional training, and corrective exercise protocols. CISSN certification in sports nutrition. Application Deadline: 11/4/16 Start Date: December 5, 2016 Salary: Commensurate with experience To Apply: Must apply through Human Resources at www.nsujobs.com. Position #994174. No phone calls please.

West Alabama (D-II): The University of West Alabama Department of Strength & Conditioning is currently seeking applicants for a Graduate Assistant position beginning Spring Semester 2017. Compensation for this position will be provided in the form of full time graduate level tuition, experience in coaching collegiate level athletes, UWA gear, ect.. Applicants must hold a AB/BS degree in Exercise Science or a health related field and either hold or pursuing certification through the NSCA, CSCCA, or USAW. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Design and implementation of sport-specific training programs for 2-4 assigned sports, testing and evaluation, communication with sport coaches and athletic training staff, as well as other duties as assigned by the Director of Strength and Conditioning. If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to Joseph Boyd, Director of Strength & Conditioning at jboyd@uwa.edu.

Marquette: Marquette is looking for interested candidates in an internship in the sports performance department. Candidates should be working towards completion of a bachelor’s/master’s degree and/or have a strong desire to gain experience in the field of sports performance. Preferred qualifications include prior classes in anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, and exercise physiology as well as certification through the NSCA, CSCCa or USAW. No monetary compensation will be provided. Class credit toward graduation with prior institutional approval. The successful candidate should be motivated to enter into a demanding schedule of coaching and professional development whilebringing his/her own unique set of skills to collaborate and better the staff, coaches and student athletes at Marquette University. Application: It is the mission of the Marquette Sports Performance Staff and Athletic Department to invest in young professionals who demonstrate a growth mindset and unwavering passion for their field. We welcome all applicants who meet the qualifications criteria above and encourage young, dedicated professionals with a varied and valuable background to apply. Interested coaches should submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references to Coach Stuart Roche using the contact information below. Note that your cover letter should not summarize information already detailed in your resume, but expand on the experiences and desire to grow in this field. Interested candidates can contact stuart.roche@marquette.edu.

Central Connecticut State: Central Connecticut State University is seeking applicants for the position of Sports Performance Intern for the Spring 2017 semester. Responsibilities: Successful candidates will assist in organizing and implementing movement assessments, dynamic warm-ups, speed and agility training, exercise technique progressions, strength training, and performance testing for all student athletes. Interns will also be responsible for weekly assignments and readings, collecting and interpreting testing data, the daily maintenance of equipment and facilities, and the development of instructional videos. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required or working towards the completion of; First Aid and CPR certified, CSCS certified or working towards CSCS or other certification, and Division 1 coaching experience. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Compensation: Successful candidates will receive valuable hands- on experience coaching college athletics. Course credit is also available if offered by applicant’s host institution. This is an unpaid internship. No monetary compensation, housing, or meals available at this time. Please email a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Mike Piper, Associate Director of Sports Performance at piper@ccsu.edu. No phone calls, please. Central Connecticut State University is an EEO/AA Institution.