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Strength Scoop - Thursday August 1, 2019

Thursday August 1, 2019


The strength profession is getting closer to their first $1 million coach

Georgia Tech: Georgia Tech Strength and Conditioning is now accepting applications for 2-4 interns for the Fall Semester of 2019 to work Olympic sports (Baseball, Softball, Swim and Dive, Golf, Track and Field) as well as Football. This is an UNPAID position; however, this opportunity offers a valuable professional recommendation for advancement in the field of strength and conditioning as well as assisting with the daily implementation of off-season or in-season training for assigned sports, set-up and breakdown of daily strength and conditioning training sessions, routine maintenance, cleaning and organization of the training facility, data collection and participation in an internship curriculum. There is an opportunity for the position to become a paid internship. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume and three references to Internship Director Zach Reed at In the subject line of the e-mail write your first and last name and “Internship.” Candidates must have or be working toward certification from CSCCa and/or NSCA. Candidates will be subject to a background check for the internship.

TeamBuildr: TeamBuildr is the platform for any strength coach in any setting. Every day, thousands of coaches log into TeamBuildr to write training programs, build questionnaires and access athlete performance data.

Tennessee State: Tennessee State University Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for 3 Volunteer Interns for the Fall of 2019. This is an unpaid position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for the football team and for the 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. Please Email a resume and cover letter to Tyler Miles at

Millsaps: Millsaps College’s Department of Strength and Conditioning is now accepting applications for 1-2 Strength and Conditioning Intern Coaches for the Fall Semester of 2019. Candidates will have the opportunity to design and implement programs for some assigned sports based on experience. Daily responsibilities will also include assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for Football and some Olympic Sports, weekly upkeep of the weightroom, and participation in weekly projects for professional development throughout the internship. FREE HOUSING AND MEALS WILL BE PROVIDED! Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree or be in the last semester of coursework for an undergraduate degree in exercise science or related field of study. Certification from one or more of the following (NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW) are preferred. Expected start date will be August 26 th . If you are interested in the position, please email a resume to Joel Higginbotham at

Robert Morris: Robert Morris University is currently seeking ONE qualified apprenticeship candidates for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is an unpaid position HOWEVER chosen candidates will receive financial reimbursement for the CSCCa- SCCC (this includes travel cost, lodging, meal money stipend and any fees associated with conference and exam). Chosen candidates must complete the required hours for the CSCCa – SCCC under the mentorship of Head Strength Coach, Robert Day. The strength and conditioning program will run from August 26, 2019 (Start date flexible) to May 1, 2020. Chosen candidates will be required to work a minimum of 30 hours a week during the fall and spring school semesters. It is acceptable to have a part-time job around working hours to assist with personal finances. The daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Design and implement all aspects of strength and conditioning of the women’s basketball strength and conditioning program, Assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning for football, Attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities, Professional development throughout the semester, Any other tasks assigned by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Apprentices will be used as an assistant strength and conditioning coach. Apprentices will gain hands on coaching experience in a collegiate setting, education in program design and application, have the potential to earn future recommendations for career opportunities, receive college credit if applicable. The apprenticeship program’s goal is to advance the apprentice’s future in the strength and conditioning profession. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, NSCA – CSCS, First Aid, CPR & AED certified, Strong work ethic, punctuality, enthusiasm, Effective communication skills, Desire to become a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. Preferred Qualifications: Pursuing or have attained a master’s degree in exercise science, kinesiology, exercise physiology or related field, Previous coaching experience in a collegiate, professional, high school or private sector setting, Competitive collegiate involvement, Pursuing or have attained other relevant certifications: USAW, FMS, etc. It is strongly advised that all potential candidates make sure that this apprenticeship is economically feasible before applying. Individuals chosen for the position are subject to University background checks. To apply all candidates should send an email labeled “S&C Apprenticeship” with a cover letter, resume, and three professional references in one PDF or Word document attached to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Robert Day at Review of applicants will begin immediately.

Louisiana Tech: Per source, the intern positions have been filled with the additions of Austin Peay graduate assistant Cody Bascom and Notre Dame intern Andrew Stevens.

Wisconsin Milwaukee: University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Strength & Conditioning is currently seeking volunteers for an UNPAID internship to contribute to the program for Fall 2019. Qualified candidates will have the opportunity to assist the full-time staff with training in compliance with NCAA rules. This is an unpaid opportunity that offers valuable knowledge and hands on experience assisting the full-time coaching staff in all aspects of the strength and conditioning program. During the internship, potential candidates will receive hands-on experience working at the Division 1 level and have the potential to earn recommendations for future career opportunities. Potential candidates must possess a strong work ethic and character, great energy and enthusiasm, as well as the ability to demonstrate effective organization and communication skills. Potential candidates must have a great desire to learn about the strength and conditioning profession as well as pursue a career in the collegiate setting. Previous experience in a strength & conditioning program, coaching internship experience or collegiate athletics experience is preferred but not required. This internship has an anticipated start date of August 26th, 2019 and an end date of December 2oth. To apply, send an email with your cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to Tom Bjugstad, Associate Director of Strength and Conditioning at

Trinity College (D-III - CT): Trinity College is accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Interns for the Fall 2019 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

Princeton: Princeton University is now accepting applications for FALL 2019 interns. This is an unpaid internship. Applicants must possess a strong desire to become a collegiate strength & conditioning coach. The intern will have the opportunity to learn in a practicum environment under the supervision of the Princeton University Strength and Conditioning staff. Duties will include but not be limited to: assisting with the supervision of training programs, completion of a comprehensive internship curriculum, and assisting with daily administrative duties and maintenance of the training facilities. Expected start and end date for the fall is 9/2/2019 and will end on 12/13/2019 (minimum 300 total hours at 20 hours per week). There will be an opportunity to begin the internship sooner based on availability. Qualifications: Currently pursuing Bachelors/Masters in Exercise Science or related field; a strong desire to become a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach; pursuing CSCCA, USAW, or NSCA certification(s). To apply applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to James DeVincenzi, Internship Director and Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach via email at