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Strength Scoop - Thursday August 6, 2017

Thursday August 6, 2017


Oregon: Oregon Football Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for interns for Fall 2017. This is a volunteer, UNPAID, position and offers Division I experience and training in an educational environment and the opportunity for future recommendations or opportunities in the field of strength and conditioning. Responsibilities will include: assist the Football Strength and Conditioning staff in the training of the University of Oregon’s Division I football program; assist with daily administrative, and maintenance duties; assist in the set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout; spotting athletes and participate in weekly projects and assignments for the duration of the internship. Minimum Qualifications: must have a strong work-ethic, enthusiasm and a desire to develop the characteristics necessary to become a successful strength and conditioning coach. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field and pursuing CSCS or relevant certification from one of the following: NSCA, CSCS; CSCCA, SCCC; USAW and CPR –First Aid certification. Candidates must email a letter of application, resume and the names of three references to Assistant Football Strength and Conditioning Coach Joey Carnes at

Upper Iowa: Upper Iowa University invites applications for the position of Assistant Strength and Nutrition Coach. The Assistant Strength and Nutrition Coach reports to the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach and will assist with the design, development, implementation, monitoring and assessment of strength and conditioning programs for 60-80 student-athletes competing in five to seven intercollegiate programs (work in collaboration and partnership with football) at the NCAA Division II level. The Assistant Coach will work cooperatively with coaching and athletic training staff to: develop team and individualized strength programs and nutrition plans in a positive and motivating environment, provide insight regarding health and nutrition as it relates to physical development and health, counsel student-athletes on optimal nutrition for exercise training, competition, recovery from exercise, weight management, hydration, immunity, disordered eating, travel, and supplementation, assist in the oversight and maintenance of two weight rooms and equipment, and assist with monitoring and developing of the intern program, including and not limited to the planning, supervising, and evaluating of all interns. Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferred in Health, Nutrition, Exercise Science or related field with a background or education in dietetics and a minimum of one year experience working in a collegiate sports nutrition and/or strength and conditioning environment. Working knowledge and understanding of NCAA rules and regulations. Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references. To apply, visit this link. Upper Iowa is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Saginaw Valley State: Saginaw Valley State University Strength and Conditioning, an NCAA Division II institution, is seeking two Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coaches. This position under university policy is a part-time position with a $8,250 annual stipend. Graduate Students will receive tuition for 6 Credit hours Fall, Winter, and 3 Credit hours Spring/ Summer Semesters respectively. Job responsibilities include: Program design, organization, and implementation for 3-4 Athletics programs at Saginaw Valley State University. Must maintain up-to-date records of all programming, testing, and assessments. Assist in the maintenance, integrity, and daily upkeep of all equipment within the varsity athletics weight room. Must maintain professional working relationships with athletic training, academics, and respective coaching staffs. Must maintain professional working relationships with athletic training, academiQualifications: Bachelors degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or similar field is required with a Minimum Cumulative GPA of 3.0. Acceptance into Graduate School is necessary for candidate’s consideration. Individuals must be CPR, AED, and First Aid certified as is required to work in intercollegiate athletics. CSCS or CSCCa SCCC Certification must be obtained during first year of Graduate Assistantship. United States Weightlifting level 1 is preferred and extensive working knowledge of Olympic weightlifting will be a necessity. One year of collegiate strength and conditioning experience is preferred in an Undergraduate internship or professional internship capacity. These positions will be open until filled.cs, and respective coaching staffs. Interested candidates can contact Chris Winter, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at