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Strength Scoop - Thursday February 20, 2020

Thursday February 20, 2020


Virginia: The University of Virginia is accepting applications for Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Interns for the 2020 Summer. The internship will start June 8, and continue through the end of July. Interns will complete a 9-week education program, developed by the UVA Strength and Conditioning Staff. Interns will work primarily with football. This is an unpaid internship. Responsibilities will include: Daily weight room maintenance, set-up, tear-down, assist with supervision of weight room and field work. Interns must be motivated, able to follow specific directions, and have a strong work ethic. Interns will receive hands on experience to multiple training methods, Tendo Units, and Catapult. Interns should be working towards a Bachelor’s Degree, and certifications through the CSCCA-SCCC, NSCA-CSCS. Interns will gain collegiate experience at the Division I level, and potential for future recommendations for future career opportunities. Please send a Cover Letter, Resume, and Three professional references in one document to: Coach Shumate, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, at The subject line of the e-mail should read: Your Name, Virginia 2020 Summer. This will be a rolling hiring process, we will interview and hire as qualified applications are received.

Houston: The University of Houston Strength and Performance Department is looking to fill a paid internship position that will start Spring of 2020. If selected to fill the position, candidate will have the opportunity to work with all student-athletes that conduct strength training in the Elmer Redd Strength and Conditioning Center. This is located in the University of Houston Athletics/Alumni Center. The goal of the internship is to prepare the individual for a graduate assistantship or assistant strength and conditioning position after the internship Daily Responsibilities will include but not limited to: As an Intern you will be expected to work varied hours that will include some weekends. A typical day can begin at 5 am and will vary as to when it may end. You will be expected to assist with set up and breakdown of training groups and assist, when asked, with providing instruction to student-athletes. It will also be expected to assist with daily care of the facility and other tasks that are needed inside the University of Houston Strength and Performance Department. Participation in the internship curriculum is expected and this will include topics that cover exercise science, the art form of coaching, educational presentations, debates, homework assignments, and practical application of Strength and Conditioning Knowledge acquired. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required in exercise science or related field. Must be certified or working towards the CSCCa-SCCC and/or NSCA-CSCS certification. Have strong desire to be a Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach and have a passion for learning. Must have an excellent work ethic and an ability to be proactive. CPR/First aid Certified. If interested please send your cover letter, resume, and references in one PDF file to Nathan Majnaric at The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Florida A&M: Florida A&M Athletics is seeking qualified applicants for one Strength and Conditioning assistant effective March 2020. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, design and implementation of sport-specific strength and conditioning programs for assigned teams, demonstration and instruction of lifting techniques, supervision of team and individual workouts, and assisting with the maintenance and upkeep of the weight rooms. Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in a related field; CPR, AED, and First- Aid certifications; and nationally-recognized certification (NSCA-CSCS or CSCCa-SCCC preferred). Preferred qualifications include at least one year of experience as a strength and conditioning coach/high-level intern and experience working with football, softball, baseball, and basketball athletes. The position will be full time. Please send resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to Coach Brooks, Director of Strength and Conditioning at