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Strength Scoop - Monday October 7, 2019

Thursday October 3, 2019


Albright: Albright College Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for 3 Volunteer Interns for the Winter and Spring 2020. This is an UNPAID position. The intern will assist with a variety of strength and conditioning areas: athlete management, program design, exercise selection and cueing, Olympic lifting progressions and techniques, plyometric, speed and agility techniques, energy system development, and recovery methods. Responsibilities will be earned and will be based upon work ethic, punctuality, and ability. Hours will vary throughout the term and will be discussed further upon employment.  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. All applicants should have, or be working towards an accredited certification (CSCS or SCCC). Other qualifications include previous coaching experience, preferably in a collegiate setting, and personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport. Please Email a resume, cover letter, and 3 references as1 PDF file to Jason Brader at

Lindenwood (St. Charles, MO): The Lindenwood University Athletic Performance Department is looking to fill 3-4 Athletic Performance Intern Coach positions for Spring 2020. Positions require a 16-week commitment. These positions are unpaid but offer experience, education, and an opportunity to fulfill course credits while working with a staff comprised of a variety of professional backgrounds. The purpose of the internship program is to help educate and develop aspiring athletic performance coaches in all aspects of sport performance development. Successful candidates will begin around the second week of January 2020. Candidates must have a GPA of 3.0 or above and must be enrolled in an internship class working toward a bachelor’s or master’s degree in or related to Exercise Science during the time the internship would occur. A resume and 3 professional references should be emailed to Athletic Performance Coach Jen Taft at

Kentucky: The University of Kentucky Football Performance Staff is currently seeking applications for “VOLUNTEER” Strength and Conditioning Interns for the Winter/Spring Semester of 2020. This internship opportunity will be “UNPAID” positions beginning on Jan 13th 2020 and ending late April/early May. The interns will assist with “FOOTBALL” only. Preferred applicants must be highly motivated, have a tremendous work ethic, and be interested in becoming a Strength and Conditioning/Performance Coach. Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting the Football Strength and Conditioning Staff in all aspects of program administration. The position requires working directly with student athletes to teach proper lifting technique, assess and document progress of the student athletes during training, and maintain a clean, sanitized weight room. Within the UK Strength & Conditioning-Football Performance program, you will follow a protocol that allows you to learn how to: learn and teach proper lifting position and technique, research relevant training modalities, develop training programs and manipulate those programs based on time of year, sport-specificity, exercise progression, periodization, and utilization of available equipment. Please apply only if you are financially able. No compensation (stipend, meals, housing, etc.) will be given. A nationally accredited certification is preferred but not required. Intern applicants must be CPR/AED certified. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to University of Kentucky background checks. If interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references. Send all correspondence to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Deonte Mack via email only No phone calls please.

Florida State: Florida State Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for interns for the Spring of 2020.This is a volunteer, UNPAID, position and offers Division I experience and training in an educational environment and the opportunity for future recommendations or opportunities in the field of strength and conditioning.Responsibilities will include: assist the Football Strength and Conditioning staff in the training of the Florida State University’s Division I football program; assist with daily administrative and maintenance duties; assist in the set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout; spotting athletes; and participate in weekly projects and assignments for the duration of the internship.Minimum Qualifications: must have a strong work-ethic, enthusiasm and a desire to develop the characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach.Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field and pursuing CSCS or relevant certification from one of the following: NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW and CPR –First Aid certification.Candidates must email a letter of application, resume and the names of three references to Assistant Football Strength and Conditioning Coach Joey Carnes at

Washington State: The Washington State Football Strength & Conditioning program is now accepting applications for 2 volunteer interns for the Spring 2020 Semester. These positions are UNPAID. Successful candidates will work directly with football and assist with all training sessions in compliance with NCAA rules. Position responsibilities will consist of, but are not limited to, the following: assisting the staff in all aspects of the strength and speed programs, setting up and breaking down of training sessions, assisting with routine maintenance of training facilities, assisting with nutrition, as well as other assigned duties. This internship program consists of a rigorous academic curriculum along with a practical component. Minimum requirements: a current CPR/AED certification, a strong work ethic, punctuality, and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Preferred qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field, SCCC, CSCS, or USAW certifications, or experience as a collegiate athlete. Official start date will be Mid-January and end in Late-April/Early-May. There is no monetary compensation so if this position is not an economically feasible option for you, please do not apply. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and 3 references with subject line “WSU Spring Internship – Name” to Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Dan Kistler at

Tusculum: Tusculum University is looking for an Intern Strength and Conditioning Coach to begin immediately. The qualified candidate would receive housing and meals for the remainder of the fall semester, and have the opportunity to be promoted to a Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach starting January of 2020. All interested candidates please submit a cover letter and resume in one PDF file to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Ryan Poss at

Trinity College (CT): Trinity College is accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Interns for the Spring 2020 semester. Opportunities include: completion of volunteer hours for an academic degree program, assisting in the supervision and training of 30 Division III intercollegiate athletic programs and access to our strength and conditioning intern educational program. Preferred qualifications include: Matriculating through an exercise science or related academic program, current SCCC and/or CSCS certification, CPR certification and previous experience in a strength and conditioning program or have previous collegiate athletics experience. Minimum qualifications include: pursuing SCCC and/or CSCS certification and the desire to further one’s career in the field of Strength & Conditioning. This is an unpaid position. Interns will receive an educational experience that will prepare them for a future career in college athletics. Better understanding of program design and coaching techniques and receive college credit if applicable. To apply send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach; Matthew Hyde, via e-mail at