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Strength Scoop - Thursday August 24, 2017

Thursday August 24, 2017


Cumberland: Cumberland University Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for the position of graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Fall 2017 semester. The position will begin immediately. Qualifications: Completed or working towards Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science or related field; acceptance into Cumberland University graduate program; current CPR/AED certification; desire to pursue career as a strength and conditioning coach; strong work ethic; punctual. Preferred: Currently possess or working toward CSCS or SCCC certification; previous internship/coaching experience; ability to work with Microsoft Office programs. Responsibilities: Include but are not limited to: Assisting head strength coach with the implementation and supervision of strength and conditioning/sports performance programs; supervision and instruction of training sessions to athletes including all assigned teams; data entry; daily maintenance and upkeep of weightroom facility, and any other duties assigned by the head strength and conditioning coach. Compensation: Full tuition waiver, on-campus housing and meal plan. Interested applicants must send cover letter, resume and list of 3 professional references to Ryan Cotton, Director of Strength and Conditioning, at

Buffalo State (D-III - NY): Buffalo State invites applications for the position of Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach/Life Skills Assistant through the NCAA Division III Ethnic Minority and Women’s Internship Grant Responsibilities 75% - Assist head strength and conditioning coach to provide a comprehensive year-round strength and conditioning program for all student athletes. Coordinate and supervise the operations of the Varsity Weight Room and related personnel and equipment. Also assist with recreation and intramural division by offering fitness classes that are open to the general student body. 25% - Assist life skills coordinator with planning and implementing programming for student-athletes related to healthy living. Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree. Certified strength and conditioning coach through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) or another nationally-recognized body. Excellent verbal communication, organizational, and computer skills. Anticipated Date of Hire – September 15, 2017 Apply: Email resume and cover letter to Head Strength & Conditioning Coach Nate Young at