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Strength Scoop - Thursday December 6th, 2018

Thursday December 6th, 2018


Florida Tech: The Florida Tech Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for a full-time Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. The Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach reports directly to the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach. This position is responsible for assisting with the scheduling of strength and conditioning workouts in cooperation with the head coach of each sport, specifically for Football, and for other teams as assigned by the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach. Additionally, this position provides expertise, guidance, and training in the areas of strength training and physical conditioning. Preferred qualifications include a Master’s degree in related field, CSCS or SCCC certification, CPR/AED certified, and 5 years or more field experience. To apply visit this link.

Coppin State: The Coppin State University (D1-Baltimore,MD) Strength and Conditioning department is now accepting applications for 2-3 open positions for the Spring 2019 internship program starting January 8th and lasting through May 10th with the opportunity to continue into the fall (2019) semester. This internship is for Olympic sports ONLY (no football). Selected individuals should expect to gain experience working with all Olympic sports at Coppin State University. Applicants should be highly motivated, eager to learn, and possess the desire to be involved with high-level collegiate athletics. Applicants should be working toward a degree in Exercise Science, or hold an undergraduate degree in the respective field and be working towards an accredited certification (CSCS or SCCC). Accepted interns should expect early mornings, long days, and evening hours. The internship curriculum includes the opportunity to learn directly from the sports performance staff through team training sessions, as well as involvement in weekly staff meetings and intern education workshops designed to prepare interns for real life situations and to sit for the CSCS exam and/or the SCCC exam. You will be assigned to complete various different assignments including an annual program for a selected sport, and a professional portfolio. This is strictly a VOLUNTEER internship. There will be no monetary compensation for this position; however, selected individuals should expect to receive valuable experience with various Division 1 athletic programs. Interns will also earn a letter of recommendation at the completion of the internship (contingent upon performance). Applications will be taken until the positions are filled. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Director of Strength and Conditioning Matt Walker at

South Alabama: The University of South Alabama Strength and Conditioning Department is accepting applications for football interns for Spring 2019. This position offers Division I experience, training and the opportunity of advancement in the field of strength and conditioning. Responsibilities will include: assist the Football Strength and Conditioning staff in the supervision and training of the South Alabama football team; assist with daily cleaning and maintenance duties; assist in the set-up and break-down of equipment for every workout and spotting athletes. Minimum Qualifications: must have a COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE, PASSION for the strength and conditioning field and a TEAM FIRST MENTALITY. 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. Internship Start Date: Beginning the January 7. Candidates must email a letter of application, resume and the names of three references to Lance Ancar at

ECU: Head strength and conditioning coach Jeff Connors will retire effective July 2019, per WNCT.

Montana State: Montana State University is seeking qualified Sports Performance interns for Spring 2019. The internship will begin January 7th and will continue through May 3rd. This is an unpaid position, however applicants will gain experience working with Division 1 athletics. Successful applicants may also receive academic credits if applicable. Responsibilities will be assigned based on prior knowledge and experience by the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. Candidates will assist with set up and breakdown, team workouts, daily facility maintenance and upkeep, and complete assignments for professional development. Candidates should be working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in exercise science or a related field and working on the completion on any or all of the following certifications, CSCS, SCCC, USAW, PES, FMS, 3DMAPS. Please email a cover letter, resume and at least 3 references to Jeff Tremper, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach at

Gallaudet (D-III - Washington, DC): Gallaudet University is seeking a well-qualified intern for the 2019 spring semester. Gallaudet University is the premier institute of higher learning for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. The successful applicants will gain hands-on experience working with all 14 NCAA Division III varsity sports. It is the goal of Gallaudet University staff to provide interns with a well-rounded experience incorporating all facets of strength and conditioning. Interns who are entering into the internship program will assist the strength coaches with all sports and implement the strength, power, speed, agility, conditioning, movement assessment, and corrective exercise programs. In addition, interns will be taught the fundamentals of yearly planning and program design. An emphasis will be placed upon the professional development of each intern in an effort to ready them for a career as a collegiate strength and conditioning coach. Applicants must have or be working towards the completion of a degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Physical Education or another related field. Interns with either collegiate athletic or coaching experience are preferred but not required. A strong work ethic and willingness to work extended hours are a must. In order to apply each candidate must be First Aid and CPR/AED certified and either working towards or already certified strength coach. Knowledge of American Sign Language (ASL) is preferred. If the successful candidate has no prior knowledge, it will be expected that the intern is willing to learn. Interested applicants shall submit a cover letter, resume, and two references. The successful applicant will be provided with a dorm room and a $1000 meal card. To apply, email a cover letter and resume to Stephon Healey (