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Strength Scoop - Monday September 4, 2017

Monday September 4, 2017


Wisconsin: The University of Wisconsin Olympic Strength & Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for volunteer interns for Spring 2018. Application deadline Sunday, October 1st 2017. This is an UNPAID internship position with the potential for course credit for individuals currently enrolled in a degree seeking program. Internship start date for the Spring semester will be Monday January 8thand will complete Friday May 11th unless specified by assigned coach. Hours will be determined by facility and team needs but anticipate early mornings, late nights, weekends and possible holiday responsibilities. Qualifications: Currently pursuing, or a recent graduate of, an exercise science or related field, certified in CPR/First Aid, and a strong desire to become a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. Preferred qualification: 1-2 years’ of coaching experience within a collegiate strength and conditioning environment and NSCA, USAW or CSCCa certification(s). Individuals will gain knowledge and experience within a Division I Collegiate Strength and Conditioning setting. Individuals will have the opportunity to work within one of our three weight rooms on campus. Assignments will be based on staffing needs and strengths of the prospective internship candidates. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assisting with the supervision and execution of strength and conditioning related training programs for various sports, providing support for technological services, attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, and progression developmental opportunities throughout the internship program. Applicants must submit an online internship application via this link. Cover letter, resume and three professionally relevant reference list in one PDF document to Kevin Schultz at

Arizona: The University of Arizona Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for Volunteer Interns for the Fall of 2017. This internship will begin ASAP and will conclude at the end of December 1st, 2017 or at the conclusion of Bowl Season. This is an unpaid position. Compensation will include gear, learning from an approved mentor via the CSCCa, potential to sit for the SCCC certification, and recommendations for future career opportunities. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for the University of Arizona Football team and other University Athletic Programs, 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. All applicants should have, or be working towards an accredited certification (CSCS or SCCC). 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 to Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Bryan Klobucar at

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

Embry Riddle (D-II - FL): Embry-Riddle University is looking for a PAID INTERN Strength and Conditioning Coach. This position will start as soon as possible and end mid-May. All applicants must be highly motivated, with a strong work ethic, and wish to pursue a career in Strength and Conditioning. Duties will include programming and leading team workouts for assigned teams; working with athletic trainers and sports coaches; assisting with other sports teams. Required qualifications includes: A bachelor’s degree with CSCS certification or SCCC certification. This position pays $9.00 per hour and includes a meal plan. Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Jeremiah Larson at

Minnesota State Moorehead: The Minnesota State University Moorhead Strength and Conditioning Department is seeking applicants for a graduate assistant position. This is a 12 month position and may be renewed for a second year. This position includes partial graduate school tuition and a stipend is provided. Graduate Assistantship in Strength and Conditioning involves assistant coaching responsibilities which may include: Strength and Conditioning Coach for assigned teams, testing and evaluation, communication with sport coaches and athletic training staff, ability to coach and demonstrate Olympic movements, power lifts, and auxiliary movements. Ability to use software such as but not limited to Excel, Word, Outlook, power points, and video analysis. The applicant must hold one or more of the following certifications: CSCS, SCCC, or USAW. A strong desire to coach beyond your GA. Maintain a professional working relationship with members of the MSUM athletic department and University campus community. Please send cover letter, resume and three references to Travis Anderson, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, at