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Strength Scoop - Thursday January 23, 2020

Thursday January 23, 2020


New York Jets: The Jets are looking for an off season program volunteer intern. Tenetive dates are April 13th, 2020 through June 24th, 2020, 5:15a-6pm Monday through Friday (weekends possible). Compensation: Academic credit only. Responsibilities: Assist the Strength & Conditioning Staff in all aspects of the 2020 Off-Season Strength & Conditioning program. Adhere to the rules and regulations as outlined by NFL Personal Code of Conduct Policy and the policy and procedures of the NY Jets. Qualificiations: Applicants must be College Students pursuing a degree in Exercise Science or a related field. Applicants must have a strong work ethic and desire to become a strength and conditioning professional. Previous experience in strength and conditioning is preferred. REQUESTED MATERIAL MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Email cover letter, resume, and references (in one attachment) to Subject: Intern Position.

Washington Redskins: Brett Nenaber will serve as the team's director of player performance after five seasons as an athletic performance analyst.

Georgia: To fill the two assistant strength openings created with the departure of coaches to the Arkansas strength staff, Kirby Smart has hired Maurice Sims from North Carolina and Texas Tech's Tersoo Uhaa, who worked with the men's basketball team in Lubbock.

Marshall: The Marshall University Strength & Conditioning Department is currently accepting applications to IMMEDIATLEY fill multiple UNPAID internship spots for the Spring 2020 semester. One position will include housing for more experienced applicants. The chosen applicants will gain experience working in a Division 1 FBS environment. Qualified applicants must possess CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications, a strong work ethic, the desire to become a strength and conditioning professional, a flexible work schedule, and effective communication skills. Preferred qualifications include having obtained/or in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in exercise science or a related field, obtain /or in pursuit of a CSCS or SCCC certification. Responsibilities include assisting the Football Strength & Conditioning staff in the implementation and supervision of training sessions, data tracking, assist with the daily administrative duties, facility cleaning and maintenance duties, set-up and break down of equipment, nutrition room responsibilities, and all other duties that may be assigned by the Head Strength & Conditioning coach. Applications will be accepted until the spots are filled. These positions will start as soon as possible. More information will be provided upon applicant screening. Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references to Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Mitch Okey at

St. Mary's University (TX): St. Mary’s University is accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Sports Performance Coach to start August 2020. Individual must adhere to and support the mission of St. Mary’s University. All applicants must either currently have CSCS or SCCC certifications or have one/both by the start date. Applicants must also have current First Aid/CPR/AED certifications. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: creating and implementing annual training programs for 3-5 teams (depending on scheduling and previous experience); communicating with sport coaches and athletic trainers on a regular basis about student-athletes; educating the athletes about proper nutrition and recovery strategies; and maintaining a clean environment in the fitness center. Previous strength & conditioning coaching experience required (internships OK). Successful candidate will have programming experience, as well as experience working directly with athletes. Acceptance into St. Mary’s University Graduate program is required, but can be completed after position is offered. Interested candidates who meet the qualifications should email a single PDF document containing a cover letter, resume, and reference list (with names and contact info for at least 3 professional references) to Director of Sports Performance, CJ Richardson, at Include in the subject line: “Strength & Conditioning GA Position.” Applications will be accepted until a candidate is selected, with an anticipated final offer made by March 31st .

Benedictine College (NAIA - OK):Benedictine College is currently seeking applicants for an IMMEDIATE Graduate Assistant (GA) position in the Athletic Performance department. The Graduate Assistant for Athletic Performance is responsible for assisting in all aspects of the coordination of the Strength and Conditioning Programs for Raven Athletics. The GA is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by Benedictine College, the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart), and the NAIA. Benedictine College is a member of the NAIA. This is a full time, twelve-month position. Essential functions include assisting in the development of maintaining strength and conditioning programs in coordination with the Director of Athletic Performance for several sports. The GA will also assist in the development of strength and conditioning programs in coordination with the athletic training staff and doctors for rehabilitation of student-athletes. The GA will provide student-athletes with guidance and proper training techniques. The GA will develop recommendations for improvements to fitness based equipment to the Director of Athletics. The GA will maintain up-to-date records on the strength and conditioning programs of each team and specific individual training plans of every student-athlete as well as all other duties assigned. Position Qualifications: High level of personal integrity, outstanding work ethic, knowledge of and commitment to NAIA rules and regulations, demonstrated ability to inspire student-athletes to develop to their fullest potential, outstanding skills in oral and written communication, excellent organizational skills to prioritize and manage multiple tasks occurring at the same time. Bachelor’s Degree, recognizable certification (CSCS, SCCC etc.), CPR and AED certified. If interested please submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references in ONE PDF document to

Manhattan College: Manhattan College, an NCAA Division I institution and member of the Metro-Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC), is seeking applications for vacant position of Graduate Assistant for the Strength and Conditioning unit of the Athletic Department. The successful candidate will report directly to the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in all aspects of the strength and conditioning program including but not limited to: program design and implementation for assigned teams, meetings with sport coaches and sports medicine staff, facility management, equipment maintenance, daily set up and break down, etc. The successful candidate must be committed to assist in managing the program within the guidelines of the NCAA, MAAC and Manhattan College Department of Intercollegiate Athletic policies and procedures and will be expected to work cooperatively with all constituencies and campus units. This position requires working early mornings, nights, weekends, and occasional holidays. To be considered for the position, interested candidates must be accepted into one of the offered graduate programs as well as submit a cover letter, resume, and references. Applications and materials should be sent electronically to Review of complete applications will begin immediately. Compensation: This is a 10 month appointment beginning on August 1st and ending May 31st. The assistantship includes tuition remission up to 18 academic credits per Manhattan College fiscal year, housing, and stipend. Job Requirements Required qualification: (1) Bachelor’s degree in exercise science, (2) a nationally recognized certification (SCCC) by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association and/or (CSCS) by the National Strength and Conditioning Association and (3) certified in AED/CPR and First Aid. All candidates must have strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with all members of the college community. Preferred Qualifications: Previous work experience in strength and conditioning at the intercollegiate Division 1 level. Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Applicants from historically under-represented segments of the population are encouraged to apply, as well as those attracted to a college with a Catholic identity. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V.