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Strength Scoop - Thursday August 30, 2018

Thursday August 30, 2018


Rice: The Rice University Football Strength & Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications for VOLUNTEER coaches for the 2018 football season. The internship is scheduled to begin Sunday, September 16, 2018 and will run through Wednesday, December 12, 2018 with the opportunity to earn a position on staff as one of the five designated strength & conditioning coaches for the 2018 football season. This is an unpaid position; however, this opportunity offers a valuable professional recommendation for advancement in the field of strength & conditioning. Responsibilities include, but not are not limited to: assisting with the daily implementation of in-season training for the Rice Football team, set-up and breakdown of daily strength and conditioning training sessions, routine maintenance, cleaning and organization of the training facility, data collection, as well as participation in a vigorous internship curriculum. Interns will also have the opportunity to assist in the design and implementation of various Olympic Sports training programs. Prerequisites include CPR/AED Certification, as well as completion of, or working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three references to Stephen Whitlock ( by Wednesday, September 5, 2018. Rice University requires selected candidates to partake in a background check prior to participation in the internship.

Wyoming: University of Wyoming Football Strength & Conditioning is currently seeking volunteers for an UNPAID internship to contribute to the program for Winter/Spring 2018. Qualified candidates will have the opportunity to assist the full-time staff with training sessions for football in compliance with NCAA rules. This is an unpaid opportunity that offers invaluable knowledge and hands-on experience assisting the full-time coaching staff in all aspects of the strength and conditioning program, and 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 is expected to begin January 2018 and end at the conclusion of Spring 2018. To apply, send an email with your cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to Kiefer Bribiesca, Assistant Football Strength and Conditioning Coach, at