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Strength Scoop - Thursday August 4, 2016

Thursday August 4, 2016


Cal State-Stanislaus: Cal State-Stanislaus is looking for unpaid, volunteer interns for the fall 2016 semester. Interns will have the opportunity to develop themselves as professionals and gain practical, hand on experience while assisting in the day to day responsibilities of training 14 sports. In addition there will be educational sessions to enhance knowledge of assessment, program design, speed & agility, exercise selection/technique, nutrition. Interested individuals should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to

Middle Tennessee State: Middle Tennessee State University Department of Strength and Conditioning is now accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning VOLUNTEER INTERNS. Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assisting with supervision and execution of strength training programs for all Sports, teaching student athletes proper technique and equipment use, and attending to the daily maintenance of the training facilities. Compensation: Division 1 experience with earned recommendation for future career opportunities. NO MONETARY COMPENSATION WILL BE PROVIDED. Candidates must have a strong work-ethic and have a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree or be in the last semester of coursework for undergraduate degree in exercise physiology or related field of study. Certification from one or more of the following (NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW) are preferred. CSCCa mentorship program will be available for candidates seeking to obtain the SCCC certification. If you are interested in the position, please email a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to

Millsaps: Trey Kilgore has been named the director of strength and conditioning at Millsaps, per source.

Northern Michigan (D-II): Northern Michigan University is seeking applications for UNPAID VOLUNTEER Strength and Conditioning Internship opportunities, both for the fall, as well as the spring semesters. The position will assist with Football, Olympic Sports, as well as the opportunity to train one to two teams, men and women, based on experience level. Preferred applicants must be highly motivated, have a tremendous work ethic, and be interested in becoming a Strength/Performance Coach. Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to: assisting the Strength Staff in all aspects of program administration. The position requires working directly with student athletes to teach proper lifting technique, assess and document progress of the student athletes during training, and maintain a clean, sanitized weight room. As an intern within NMU Strength & Conditioning, you will follow a protocol that allows you to learn how to: learn and teach proper lifting position and technique, research relevant training modalities, develop training programs and manipulate those programs based on time of year, sport-specificity, exercise progression, training age, and available equipment. All applicants will be subject to a background check. Please apply only if you are financially able. No compensation (stipend, meals, housing, etc.) will be given. A Nationally accredited certification is preferred, NSCA/CSCCa/USAW. Interns MUST be CPR/AED certified. Those seriously interested should send an email according to the following instructions. Subject: “Your Name NMU Strength Internship”. Within that email, a cover letter, resume, and three professional references should be attached. Send all correspondence to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Erik Wetton via email only No phone calls please.

Ohio State: The Ohio State University Olympic Sports Strength and Conditioning department is accepting applications for an intern that will primarily work with men’s and women’s basketball and men’s hockey. This is for the fall 2016 semester and the internship is non-paid and must be able to be here for the entire duration of the semester. You will have the opportunity to work with elite Division I athletes and will also take part of two one hour teaching/learning sessions per week. This internship qualifies for the CSCCa’s practicum/internship requirement to test for certification. From the teaching/learning sessions and weekly projects you will have a portfolio that you will be able to use at your next interview and at your next position. Upon your very successful completion, you will also be able to use our staff members as references and contacts along with The Ohio State University Athletics name. To qualify for on on-campus interview you must be at least a junior and are working towards a degree that will lead you to become a strength and conditioning coach. This program is also open to individuals who have received their bachelors or master’s degree. Priority will be given to those who need an internship to complete their degree program. Please e-mail a letter of interest, resume’, and a list of at least two references to Coach Britton at With all electronic communication please use the “reply” function to keep all dialogue together on one correspondence. Candidates will be responsible for travel and accommodations for the interview. All candidates interested in the position must participate in an on- campus interview. There are no exceptions. An on-campus interview does not guarantee a position in this program.