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Strength Scoop - Thursday February 7, 2019

Thursday February 7, 2019

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Albany: The University at Albany Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for Volunteer Interns for the summer of 2019. This internship will begin in June (TBA) and will conclude in August of 2019. These are unpaid positions. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for the University at Albany Football and all seventeen Olympic Sports. Interns will assist with set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and completion of the internship curriculum. Required qualifications include a strong work ethic, completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional in the collegiate or professional setting. Postgraduate applicants are also required to hold a certification from a recognized governing body (NSCA or CSCCA) and all undergraduate applicants should be working towards their certification. Other preferred qualifications include previous coaching in a collegiate setting and personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport. Applications will be taken until the positions are filled. All potential applicants are strongly advised to make sure this internship is economically feasible before applying. All interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume, and three references as one (1) PDF document to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Rich Irving at rgirving@albany.edu.

Montana State: Montana State University, is accepting applications for a qualified, highly motivated Graduate Assistant in Strength and Conditioning. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting in design and implementation of strength & conditioning programs for assigned sports; provide proper instruction for safe and effective lifting/spotting techniques and equipment usage; supervise weight room day-to-day activities and conduct periodic performance & strength testing; communicate regularly with sport coaches and sports medicine personnel. Qualifications: Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in sports sciences or related field/major, CPR certification and be certified through the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association (SCCC) or National Strength & Conditioning Association (CSCS). In order to be awarded the position the candidate must be admitted to graduate school at Montana State University. Compensation includes tuition waiver. Previous strength coaching experience preferred. Previous athletic experience preferred. Experience teaching the Olympic lifts preferred. Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel strongly recommended. Consideration will be given to individuals who possess integrity as well as strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills. The position will begin August 19, 2019. Application deadline is March 1st, 2019. To apply: Submit a letter of application, resume and references to Alex Jardine, Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at alex.jardine@msubobcats.com. Montana State University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to achieving a diverse community.

Houston Texans: Former Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has joined the strength staff as an assistant strength and conditioning coach.

Colorado: The University of Colorado Football Strength and Conditioning Department is now accepting applications for two (2) internship positions for the Spring 2019 Semester. Start date is ASAP, end date early May. These are unpaid positions. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting with the supervision and execution of the strength and conditioning program for the University of Colorado Football team, set up and break down for daily training, routine maintenance and cleaning of the training facilities, and completion of the internship curriculum. Required qualifications include a strong work ethic, completion or current pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate degree in exercise science or a related course of study, and a desire to become a strength and conditioning professional in the collegiate or professional setting. Postgraduate applicants are also required to hold a certification from a recognized governing body (NSCA or CSCCA) and all undergraduate applicants should be working towards their certification. Other preferred qualifications include previous coaching in a collegiate setting and personal involvement in a collegiate competitive sport. Applications will be taken until the positions are filled. All potential applicants are strongly advised to make sure this internship is economically feasible before applying. All interested candidates please email a cover letter, resume, and three references as one (1) PDF document to Football Strength and Conditioning Coach, Justin Geyer at justin.geyer@colorado.edu.

Missouri Western State: Missouri Western State University is accepting applications for two (2) Strength and Conditioning Volunteer Interns for the Summer of 2019. Start date is Monday, May 27th, 2019 and will go through Friday, August 9th, 2019. Interns will have the opportunity to work with all sports, primarily 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. Candidates must have a strong work ethic, pay attention to detail, and a strong desire to enter the field of collegiate strength and conditioning. Interns will receive hands on experience to our new training system, KongIQ, as well as complete a professional development curriculum set by the head coach. Interns should be working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in related fields, and certifications through the NSCA (CSCS), CSCCa (SCCC), or USAW. Interns will gain collegiate experience at the Division II level, and potential for future recommendations for future career opportunities. The subject line of the e-mail should read: Your Name, MWSU Summer 2019. Please send in a PDF, your cover letter,resume and 3 references to Austin Regenwether at aregenwether@missouriwestern.edu.