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Strength Scoop - Thursday August 22, 2019

Thursday August 22, 2019


Ole Miss: The University of Mississippi is accepting applications for a Winter/Spring 2020 semester internship position that would work with the Football Strength and Conditioning Department. This is an unpaid position that is responsible for assisting the Ole Miss Strength and Conditioning Staff with set up and breakdown of drills and equipment during the off-season program and other departmental functions. Required qualifications include completion of an undergraduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, and possess a strong work ethic. Other preferred qualifications include certification from a nationally credited association (NSCA-CSCS, SCCC), previous coaching in a collegiate setting, First Aid CPR/AED Certified, personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport, and proficiency in teaching and performing Olympic movements. There is no monetary compensation so if this position is not an economically feasible option for you, please do not apply. Applicants will also be asked to participate in a background check. Official start date would be Mid-January 2020 and end Early May 2020. Please send cover letter, resume, and at least 3 references to Coach Lanier Coleman at

William Penn: William Penn University is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant Athletic Performance coach. This is a 12 month position starting in Sept/Oct 2019 with a two year commitment. Full tuition waiver, a monthly stipend, apparel, and attendance to various professional conferences/clinics are included. Candidates must be admissible to the graduate program with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Responsibilities include assisting with the design and implementation for a variety of William Penn University’s collegiate sports. The qualified candidate will be assigned sports based on his/her background and experience. This will include programming and coaching opportunities at BOTH the collegiate and high school levels. The position will also assist the Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Performance, help with maintenance of the Randleman Fitness Center, and perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant AD for Athletic Performance. Proven knowledge and experience with sport specific strength, speed, and agility programs is necessary. A HIGH PRIORITY IS GIVEN TO THOSE WHO PLACE AN IMPORTANCE ON GAINING LARGE AMOUNTS OF EXPERIENCE IN BOTH PROGRAMMING AND HANDS-ON COACHING! · Candidates must hold a BA/BS in exercise science or a health related field and be working toward certification as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength & Conditioning Association or the SCCC through the CSCCa. Candidates with an athletic background or experience (volunteer/intern) in a collegiate strength and conditioning program is preferred. Candidates must possess strong communication skills and have the ability to effectively work with student athletes, the sports medicine staff, administrators and sport coaches. Candidates must possess skills and proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel. Qualified applicants email cover letter, resume and references to