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Strength Scoop - Thursday April 2, 2020

Thursday April 2, 2020


Ole Miss: The University of Mississippi Football Strength & Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for the Summer of 2020. The duration of the internship is JUNE 1st – AUGUST 1st, with the opportunity to stay through the fall. Qualified candidates would get hands on experience with one of the most storied FBS / SEC Football Programs. This is an UNPAID position. However, the position offers the opportunity for advancement in the field of strength and conditioning, as well as the fulfillment of credit hours towards your degree. This position will offer first hand experience with the implementation of our program, set up and break down of equipment for all workouts and the maintenance and upkeep of our weight room. Required qualifications include having or working towards degree, a relentless work ethic, attention to detail and a desire to become a strength and conditioning coach. Preferred qualifications include certification from a recognized strength and conditioning association (USAW, CSCS, CSCCa), previous coaching experience and proficiency in teaching and performing Olympic movements. Please send your cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Lance Ancar at

Duke: Duke University Olympic Sports Performance is seeking qualified candidates for our fall 2020 Internship Program. Duke University is one of the most successful programs in Division I Athletics and competes in the Atlantic Coast Conference. As an intern, you will work with 23 men's and women's athletic programs excluding football and Men’s and Women’s basketball. We offer three different curriculum tracks for eligible candidates. Undergraduate/Graduate Student curriculum: Receive class credit through the candidate’s own institution Internship curriculum (1 semester track in the Fall, Spring, or Summer): Participate in a one semester curriculum which qualifies candidates to take the NSCA CSCS exam. Duke Sports Performance will cover the cost of the exam fee. Coaching Assistant curriculum (2 semester track in the Fall and Spring): Participate in a two semester curriculum which qualifies candidates to take the CSCCA SCCC exam. Duke Sports Performance will cover all costs associated with the exam including travel to the CSCCA National Conference and internship fees while being mentored by a CSCCA approved mentor. Program objectives: Be an integral member of the staff, gain experience in all aspects of collegiate sports performance and college athletics, and continue to successfully advance in the career of sports performance. Responsibilities: candidates are expected to assist full-time coaches in the development and implementation of sports performance programs, which includes directly coaching athletes on proper training fundamentals and techniques under the supervision of a full-time staff member, Interns are additionally expected to complete weekly assignments and attend weekly meetings as a part of their intern curriculum. Qualifications include: A strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm, and desire to pursue a career in the field of Sports Performance. Candidates must act in a professional manner and adhere to the Duke University Sports Performance Internship Program Standards and NCAA policies and guild lines. Why you should apply: We limit the size of the internship staff to 1-4 so you receive more attention. You are treated as an entry level member of the staff. We want to produce sports performance coaches, not shadows. We want you to move on successfully in the profession. The screening process consists of the following steps: 1. Resume review 2. Phone interviews with staff and current interns for potential-match candidates 3. Video interview with full-time Olympic Sports Performance Coaches for candidate finalists 4. Federal Background and Criminal Records Check Please only submit a resume if you are willing and able to: 1. Follow through with all four steps listed above, 2. Move to Durham, North Carolina for at least the length of one or two full academic semesters, and 3. Work a combination of early mornings, late evenings, and some weekends as necessary Candidates can apply by emailing a PDF of their cover letter, current resume with three professional references to Megan Rottler Hattori at no later than June 26th, 2020.